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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Design and Placement Considerations of the Vertically Lengthening Jawline Implant

Background: Chin augmentation is typically perceived as a horizontal deficiency. Conversely jaw angle augmentation is most frequently seen as a width deficiency. While these lower jaw corner deficiencies are certainly true for some patients, this is a limited perception of what are otherwise three dimensional structures. Undoubtably this is due to the historic implant styles Read More…

The Psychological Impact of Skull Shape Abnormalities in Bald Men

Aesthetic skull shape abnormalities are not rare and their presence and significance is up to the interpretation of the patient…like all aesthetic concerns. While aesthetic face and body shape concerns are more common and as a result better appreciated, head shape concerns in my experience are unique. Affecting men more frequently than women (80:20) due Read More…

OR Snapshots – Making A Tapered Chin Implant For Females

The chin implant is often perceived as a simple procedure with a high success rate. It is often a secondary procedure as a complement to a primary procedure, most notably rhinoplasty surgery. Placing an implant on a solitary projecting edge through incisional approaches that do not require trespassing through complex anatomy can make an aesthetic Read More…

Endoscopic Excision of Forehead Osteomas

Osteomas are benign bony tumors of the skull that are relatively common, occurring in up to 10% of the population. The most common osteoma is the peripheral type which emanates from the outer surface of the skull. They develop through centrifugal growth from the periosteum with trauma and vessel bleeding being the most recognized cause. Read More…

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