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Buccal Fat Pad Recycling for Facial Fat Injections

The buccal lipectomy is a well known facial contouring procedure that is effective because of its discrete encapsulation of fat. Like Buccal fat extraction provides a unique aesthetic procedure that is unlike the traditional liposuction method and is performed no where else on the face or body. The fat is also quite distinctive in appearance Read More…

The Use of Allogeneic Bone Blocks and Chips in Sliding Genioplasty Surgery

A sliding genioplasty is an effective multidimensional chin reshaping procedure. Because it alters the bone along the inferior border through a pedicle bone flap repositioning, the profile of the chin bone is changed. This profile change is commonly called the bony stepoff, which is most evident in significant forward advancements…although it occurs with any type Read More…

Technical Strategies – Fat Injection Reduction of Chin Clefts

While the chin can have a wide variety of different dimensional appearances, it has only a few potential topographic features. The labiomental fold is the superior horizontal indentation that may be present and the lower soft tissue chin pad can have indentations of various shapes from circular (dimples) to vertical. (clefts)  It is common misconception Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Nostril Narrowing after LeFort I Osteotomy

Background: The LeFort I osteotomy is a well known midface procedure that repositions the upper jaw bone. To perform the procedure a complete subperiosteal undermining is needed across the entire maxilla including around the pyriform aperture. A well known adverse aesthetic sequelae of this procedure is widening of the nostrils due to the lateral pull Read More…

Technical Strategies – Repositioning of the Upper Ear in Otoplasty

Otoplasty for protruding ears is the most commonly performed aesthetic procedure of the external ear. Its technical execution has been described by a large number of cartilage manipulation techniques to make the ear less prominent. What is shared by every technique is that the goal is to bent the ear framework into a modified shape Read More…

Forehead Reduction by Frontal Hairline Lowering – Long-Term Results

The long upper third of the face, or the vertically long forehead, can only be treated by one fundamental approach…lower the hairline. To do such forehead reduction requires either hair transplantation or the frontal hairline advancement procedure. There are advantages and disadvantages to either approach and neither one is an ideal solution to every patient. Read More…

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