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Current Concepts in Chin Ptosis Correction

Sagging soft tissues of the chin, also known as a witch’s chin deformity or chin ptosis, is the result of a loss of attachments. One cause is that of aging, particularly in the person who wears dentures, where the jawbone has resorbed down to the point of loss of the upper mentalis muscle attachments. In Read More…

Current Techniques in Forehead Reduction

The shape of the forehead is affected by various hard and soft tissue components. The forehead is framed by the hairline superiorly, the brows inferiorly and the bony temporal lines to the sides. The projection of the forehead is controlled by the thickness of the frontal bone and its degree of convexity and smoothness. The Read More…

Current Concepts in Horizontal and Vertical Chin Reduction

Chin reduction, while less commonly performed than chin augmentation, is also an important form of chin reshaping surgery that can improve one’s profile. It involves changing the size and possibly the shape of the chin in order to make it appear smaller. It is far more commonly performed in females than in men. It is Read More…

The Aesthetic Effects of Blended (Extreme) Chin Augmentation

The classic debate, and sometimes an actual controversy, is whether chin augmentation is best done with an implant or by moving the chin bone. While patients and surgeons often try and compare them by their level of invasiveness, that is really an irrelevant and short-sighted thought process to that decision. That discussion more likely emanates Read More…

Prospective Evaluation of PRP-Enhanced Fat Grafting to the Face and Hands

Injectable fat grafting is widely used for many aesthetic and reconstructive indications. Considerable debate and research has gone into how to best create predictable fat graft volume survival. Every aspect of harvest, preparation and injection technique has been evaluated with varying opinions amongst surgeon evaluators on what is best. One method of improving fat graft Read More…

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