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Custom Facial Implants – IV. The High Cheekbone Look

Standard cheek implants are designed to augment the main body of the cheekbone (zygomatic major) and have an oval shape to do so. This creates an anterolateral fullness which is primarily seen as more of an  ‘apple cheek’ effect in malar styles) and an expanded version of that by filling in the soft tissue area Read More…

Custom Facial Implants – III. Total Jawline Augmentation

Augmentation of the complete lower jaw, more commonly referred to as a custom jawline implant, is one of the most frequently requested custom implants particularly in the younger male. While standard chin and jaw angles implants can be used for the same intended purpose, they are less effective at achieving the complete jawline augmentation effect Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Male Custom Cheek Implant Replacements for Undesired Aesthetic Effects from Standard Cheek Implants

Background:  Cheek implants have been around for over four decades and have undergone some significant evolution in their shapes and cheek augmentation effects. With three basic implant styles (malar, submalar and combined malar-submalar) and numerous sizes between them many different types of cheek augmentation needs can be met. But what all of these cheek implants Read More…

Custom Facial Implants – II. 3D Chin and Jaw Angle Reshaping

3D Chin Reshaping Custom chin implants are beneficial for different lower facial reshaping effects. They are of great value when trying to achieve vertical chin lengthening, for a more posterior extension of the implant effect back along the jawline towards the angles, and for specific chin shape effects such as square or tapered/v-shaped looks. They Read More…

Custom Facial Implants – I. Introduction and Overview

The Need and Benefits of Custom Facial Implant Designs The number and types of off-the-shelf facial implants styles and sizes has expanded  over the past twenty  years to address patient’s expanding aesthetic desires. Along with increased implant options the different types of materials used to make them has also increased. Besides changing facial beauty standards, Read More…

Can Custom Facial Implants Break Or Become Displaced By Trauma?

One of the very common questions patients ask about facial implants, and in particular custom implants, is what will happen to them if they are exposed to external trauma. With the implant fracture, become displaced or even make the bone more susceptible to being fractured? Most of these questions are based on potential sports-related trauma Read More…

The Transpalpebral Approach in Brow Bone Reshaping and Browlift Surgery

Aesthetic upper eyelid surgery is primarily associated with the blepharoplasty procedure due to it being commonly performed. Whether for the removal of excessive upper eyelid tissues, the correction of a low hanging eyelid (ptosis repair) or the creation of a double eyelid, the supratarsal crease line is largely used for direct surgical access to perform Read More…

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