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Technical Strategies – Surgical Placement of Bicep Implants

Of the available eight sites for possible augmentation of the body by implants, the biceps muscle is number three, following pectoral and calf muscle augmentations. Like its cousin on the opposite side of the upper arm (triceps), the biceps muscle plays a major role in the movement of the arm. It has always had a Read More…

Thigh Implants for Aesthetic Augmentation of the Upper Leg

There are a variety of solid body implants available for augmentation of various muscles for aesthetic contour changes.. Most well known are chest (pectoral), buttock and lower leg (calf) implants. Lesser well known ones involve the arms (biceps and triceps), trapezius and shoulder (deltoid) implants. But this is not the complete list and one of Read More…

Custom Deltoid Implants for Shoulder Augmentation

Soft solid silicone implants are commonly used in men to augment multiple muscles throughout the body. Enhancement of the chest (pectoralis major) and calves (gastrocnemius) has been done for a long time as evidenced by multiple styles and sizes of performed commercially available implants to do so. More recently other muscle groups of the upper Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Male Trapezius Muscle Implants

Background: There are many upper body muscles that men strive to build by exercise. These include the arm (bicep and tricep) and chest (pectoral) muscles for which aesthetic implant augmentations can be done to assist or replace the need for strenuous exercise. But one upper body muscle that is often developed by weight training is Read More…

Custom Hip Implants for Failed Fat Grafting

Hip augmentation is most commonly done using fat injections. Even for patients that do not have a lot of fat to harvest, enough can almost always be obtained to fill in indentations or divots on both sides of the hips. But when combined buttock and hip augmentations are needed or in a thin body type, Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Male Custom Bicep Implants

Background: Most body implants are done for muscular enhancement. The only exception is that of the female breast implant. In augmenting the muscle size, it is usually most effective if the implant is placed on top of the muscle under its fascial lining. This is certainly true for muscular augmentations that are on the extremities Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Trapezius Muscle Implants

Background: The trapezius muscle is a large superficial muscle in the upper back. It extends from the occipital bone superiorly down to the spine to the lower thoracic vertebrae and then out laterally to the shoulder blade. (scapula) Muscular development of the trapezius muscle by male body buillders and exercise enthusiasts is focused largely on Read More…

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