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Techniques in Cupid’s Bow Reshaping of the Upper Lip

Lip enhancement is one of the most commonly performed non-surgical procedures and is usually done with injectable fillers. Adding volume to the lips can be highly effective and can meet most patient’s lip augmentation objectives. But filler can not achieve very specific types of lip reshaping changes. This is particularly true in the cupid’s bow Read More…

The Fundamental Techniques in Cat Eye Reshaping Surgery

There are numerous types of eye reshaping of which the most commonly known and performed are rejuvenative in nature. Traditional blepharoplasties and browlift procedures are typically done in older patients and treat age-related periorbital changes of which the goal is to refresh one’s appearance and not really change it. Less commonly known and usually performed Read More…

Did You Know? Hyaluronic Acid – Based Injectable Fillers

Injectable fillers are one of the most commonly performed non-surgical aesthetic facial procedures performed. I would suspect that at least a million ccs of injectable fillers are placed  in faces every year in the U.S. Of these injectable fillers the majority are composed of what is often called hyaluronic acids. The term ‘acid’ seems incongruous Read More…

Techniques in Sliding Genioplasty – Plate vs Lag Screw Fixation

The sliding genioplasty is a well known chin reshaping procedure that has its origins in the weak chin were advancement of the bone was needed. In this more straightforward application wire ligatures were originally used to hold the cut bone into its new position. Such wire ligature fixation was replaced with more rigid forms using Read More…

Facial Reshaping Surgery and the Contemporary Concepts of Facial Beauty

Defining facial beauty or attractiveness has been done for centuries. Most of the time it is discussed from an artist’s perspective looking at ratios, linear measurements, angles and proportions. While these all have merit surgery is not like making a painting or creating a sculpture. It is far less precise and the influence of how Read More…

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