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OR Snapshots – Calf Implants and the Sural Nerve

Calf implants are placed on top of the gastrocnemius muscles but under their overlying enveloping fascia. To place the implants separate small incisions are placed on the back of the knee in the popliteal crease above each muscle head. From the incision to the gastrocnemius fascia it is necessary to dissect past the semimembranous/semitendinous tendons Read More…

The Surgical Technique For Vastus Medialis Quad Muscle Implants

The most common lower extremity body contouring implant is that of the calfs. Both the inner and outer head of the gastrocnemius muscles can be augmented through incisions placed behind the knee. But there are other leg implants that can be done above the knee in the anterolateral thighs. Thigh or quad implants are available Read More…

The Biologic Value of Perfusion Holes in Custom Skull Implants

Custom skull implants provide a contemporary method of aesthetic skull augmentation for a wide variety of head shape deficiencies. While the most common material for such custom skull implant is solid silicone, no skull augmentation material composition will allow tissue ingrowth. Tissue ingrowth  should not be confused with tissue adhesion. Tissue ingrowth is where an Read More…

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