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Comparison of Standard Medpor vs Custom PEEK Jaw Angle Implants

While the chin has been a focus of lower facial reshaping for over half a century, it really only represents 1/3 of the total jaw surface area. While its surface area involvement is relatively small it has greater aesthetic significance to the face than the amount of bone area that it occupies due to its Read More…

OR Snapshots – Stacked Chin Implants

Chin implants are the most common form of chin augmentation surgery and are effective for mild to moderate horizontal deficiencies. But in more significant horizontal chin deficiencies the selected size may still be inadequate. Or the patient may decide later once all the swelling has gone down that they really want a larger implant size. Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Vertical Lengthening Chin Implant In a Male

Background:  The common nature of aesthetic chin augmentation, which often employs pure horizontal augmentation, makes it seem like a straightforward procedure. While this may be true in many chin augmentation patients, it speaks to what is the most overlooked/underdiagnosed aspect of chin augmentation …lack of vertical height. A vertically short lower chin can be hard Read More…

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