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Plastic Surgery Case Study – The Coronal Dip Custom Skull Implant

Background:  The skull develops and is composed of multiple plates of bone that are connected by various suture lines. Developmentally the suture lines have the immediate effect of allowing bone overlap so the head can get through the birth canal. Secondarily it allows the skull bones to grow with the expanding brain and, once its Read More…

Custom Facial Implants – XI. Wider Foreheads and Enhanced Head Widths

The temporal area is a unique facial implant site for augmentation because it is not a skeletally based implant site and technically is not on the face. It is really augmentation of the temporal muscle, whether it is the non-hair bearing traditional temporal hollows (anterior temporal zone) or the hair-covered posterior temporal zone above and Read More…

Custom Facial Implants – X. Forehead Reshaping

Forehead augmentation is sought after by both men and women almost equally. Men typically seek the procedure to either correct a retroclined forehead slope or develop an overall stronger with more prominent brow bones. Women usually seek to have a rounder and more convex forehead with increased verticality. (i.e., the forehead is too flat or Read More…

Custom Facial Implants – IX. Brow Ridge Enhancement

A more prominent brow bone is an almost exclusive male aesthetic feature. While all men have some semblance of a brow bone,  some are less defined due to lack of frontal sinus development than others. There are no preformed brow bone implants commercially available and making them by hand out of various materials works so Read More…

Custom Facial Implants – VIII. Raising the Bridge of the Nose

Of all custom facial implants made, the need for custom nasal implant designs is rare. They are so uncommon that in the near 1,000 custom facial implants I have ever designed and implanted, I have only performed a custom nasal implant twice. Due to the wide array of preformed nasal implants in both dorsal and Read More…

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