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OR Snapshots – Perioral Mound Subcutaneous Fat Layer

Like the body the face has numerous fat collections/compartments that lie either right under the skin or within or around deeper structures.  Unlike the body, however, the fat locations in the face are more limited and less easily accessed for removal. The most well known facial fat collection is the buccal fat pad which can Read More…

How Are All Other Aesthetic Body Implants Different From Breast Implants?

When it comes to implants for aesthetic body contouring, there are significant differences between breast implants and every other type of body implant in numerous ways. Breast and all other body implants are frequently confused in their physical properties and characteristics because they are made of a similar basic silicone material.  From an implant composition Read More…

The Dermal Anchor Technique in Setback Otoplasty

Correction of the protruding ear, known as setback otoplasty, has been around for well over one hundred years and numerous techniques have been described to treat it. Because so many methods have been described for the procedure this speaks to the observation that there is no one perfect way to do it. What separates these Read More…

The Challenges of Hip Implant Augmentation

The interest in the hip augmentation has skyrocketed as the number of adjacent buttock procedures have risen over the past decade. While some buttock procedures can create some degree of a hip augmentation effect (fat injections, subfascial implants), most of the time the resultant hip widening is seen as either short-lived (fat injections) or incomplete/inadequate. Read More…

Direct Excisional Approach To Superior Helical Rim Lidding

The complexity of the ear shape leads to a wide variety of potential developmental deformities. Even in normal appearing ears, it is rare that both ears are perfectly symmetric in shape. Once type of well known congenital ear deformity is that known as lidding. When it appears in newborns it usually represents when the continuation Read More…

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