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Case Study – Extreme Custom Jawline Implant Replacement

Background: Custom jawline implants are the most powerful augmentation method of the lower third of the face. By increasing the outer contours of the lower jaw throughout its entire length, the continuous surface area coverage can have a powerful effect. Unlike standard implants which are often viewed in one dimension (e.g., chin implants and their Read More…

Case Study – Earlobe Feminization

Background: While everyone has an earlobe its shape is highly variable. Earlobe shapes vary significantly and are influenced by gender, age and overall ear sizes. While earlobe reshaping can be done by itself, it most frequently becomes part of an otoplasty ear reshaping. Ears that stick out frequently have earlobes that do also which can Read More…

Case Study – Custom Midface Mask Implant in Severe Facial Lipoatrophy

Background: While people have varying amounts of fat in their face, loss of a significant amount of it creates an unnatural and unhealthy look. Known medically as facial lipoatrophy, there are a variety of well known causes from genetics, extreme weight loss, medications side effects effects and certain diseases. Its variable presentations has created a Read More…

The M Genioplasty for Lower Facial Contour Reduction

  Making the face more slender or narrow consists of a variety of well known bone reshaping procedures that have origin in Asian facial reshaping. For the lower face V-line surgery consists of jaw angle reduction combined with a chin reduction osteotomy. Most commonly the chin osteotomy is a T-shape, removing bone in a vertical Read More…

Technical Strategies – Antibiotic Wells in Facial Implants

  Infection in any type of facial implant is always a risk. Traditional method of prevention include Iv antibiotics during surgery, pocket and implant antibiotic irrigateons during surgery as well as oral antibiotics after surgery. This approach keeps the risk of infection in facial implants fairly low in the 1% to 2% range on average. Read More…

Techniques in Medpor Facial Implant Removals

  Chin implants are the most common facial bone augmentation procedure. The vast majority are done using silicone materials which makes for easier introduction as well as uncomplicated and expeditious adjustments/removals. But other chin implant materials exist of which the most frequently used is that of porous polyethylene, also known as Medpor. By virtue of Read More…

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