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Considerations in Asian Cheek Implant Augmentation

Cheek augmentation is a common facial reshaping surgery that can be done by a variety of different methods. Temporary synthetic injectable fillers, fat injections and bone-based implants are available midface augmentation techniques, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Surgeons may have their preferences but it is never such that one cheek augmentation methods works Read More…

Outcome Assessment of Comprehensive Facial Feminization Surgery

Facial feminization surgery (FFS) is a well recognized collection of facial reshaping procedures that is largely reductive in nature. While most commonly associated with the male to female transgender patient, it also applies to non-transgender women who simply want to soften their facial features. It is a collection of mainly facial bony changes to reshape Read More…

The Occurrence and Cause of Some Cheek Implant Asymmetry

Cheek implants are the one assured permanent method of midfacial structural enhancement. They have been available for clinical use for almost forty (40) years and numerous styles and sizes are available which has evolved over the years. While the biggest fear with cheek implants like any facial implant is infection, this is not the most Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Downsizing the Large Custom Jawline Implant

Background: A custom jawline implant is the single most powerful procedure I have seen in facial reshaping surgery for many patients. Expanding the inferolateral bony contours of the lower jaw around its entire surface predictably creates a change in the shape of one’s face that creates a visible difference in the face-neck transition. Custom jawline Read More…

The Posterior Zygomatic Arch Osteotomy for Posterolateral Cheek Reduction

Cheekbone reduction surgery is a well known procedure that moves the width of the external cheek appearance inward. It is most commonly done with an intraoral anterior osteotomy through the main body of the zygoma combined with a percutaneous osteotomy through the posterior end of the zygomatic arch. This allows the cheekbone (zygomatic body and Read More…

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