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Technical Strategies – The Potential 4th Ligation Site In the Multi-Level Treatment of the Prominent Anterior Branch of the Superficial Temporal Artery

The sometimes aesthetically prominent and often pulsatile artery that crosses from the temporal hairline into the forehead is the anterior branch of the superficial temporal artery. This can be very effectively treated by a multilevel ligation technique through very small incisions. Typically three microincisions are used located at the temporal hairline, lateral forehead and right Read More…

Loss Of 2.5cm Clavicle Length Does Not Affect Shoulder Function

Shoulder reduction surgery works by a removing a medial segment of the non-linear clavicle bone. When putting the bone back together the outer shoulder moves inwards creating the desired effect. The good quality bone at the reapproximated clavicle ends provides a high level of assurance that the bone will heal across the osteotomy gap. The Read More…

Treatment of Self-Harm Forearm Scars with a Rotated Ultrathin Autograft

Self-harm scars are a well known form of deliberate injury, usually to the forearms and in young people. These scars are often not an attempt at suicide but an expression of emotional/psychological distress. Their appearance is classic in that they are multiple and in a perpendicular direction to the longitudinal axis of the forearm. There Read More…

The Direct Incisional Approach to Anterior Temporal Muscle Reduction

Temporal reduction is a well known and effective procedure for head width reduction. It specifically removes the thinner posterior portion of the temporalis muscle that covers the convex portion of the temporal bone above the ear. This muscle due to its greater thickness in some people can create an undesired amount of convexity to the Read More…

The Midline Marker Positioning Aid in Custom Jawline Implants

A custom jawline implant provides a comprehensive augmentation of the entire lower face. Placed through a triangular incisional technique the subperiosteal tissues are dissected and the positioning of its three ‘corners’ is done under direct vision. What i not obvious in this process is that all three incisions are fairly small and such of the Read More…

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