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The Five Critical Steps in Waistline Narrowing By Rib Removal Surgery

Rib removal in aesthetic surgery is associated with waistline narrowing. Once thought to be a myth, the partial removal of the downwardly sloped free floating ribs is a valid surgical procedure that does remove bony support of the lateral waistline. But to make the procedure effective there are some basic steps to maximize its potential Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Secondary Nasal Augmentation of the Short Nose with ePTFE Implant and Cartilage Grafts

Background: Augmentation rhinoplasty can be done using either synthetic implants or autologous cartilage grafts. Each approach has its distinct advantages and disadvantages and debates have existed amongst rhinoplasty surgeons for decades about the merits of each approach. But around the world the most common method of augmentation rhinoplasty probably used is with an implant for Read More…

The Bulge In Your Nostril Is Probably Caused By A Deviated Caudal Septum

Aesthetic nasal surgery is divided into a total external reshaping (rhinoplasty) or external reshaping combined with functional airway surgery. (septorhinoplasty)  By its name it is obvious that septorhinoplasty includes management of a deviated septum as part of improving the ability to breathe through one’s nose.  While many deviated septums are not that apparent externally if Read More…

Evolution of Head Widening Front-Temporal Implant Designs

The desire for head widening can have several different meanings/objectives. It may refer to a widening of the side of the head that excludes that of the forehead, accurately described as temporal head widening. The other form of head widening is where it includes the side of the forehead and often the back end of Read More…

The Benefits of Dorsal Restoration in Hump Reduction Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is a collection of a variety of tissue manipulations to reshape the nose. Almost invariably to undertake these manipulations portions of the nose must be dismantled and then put back together again, either being reduced, augmented or simply reshaped.. This is no better illustrated the when it comes to dorsal reduction, one of the Read More…

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