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Design Considerations in Male vs Female Jawline Implants

Jawline augmentation is traditionally associated with a male facial reshaping procedure. While this may have been historically true that is no longer so. You only have to look at commercials, ads, news women and female celebrities to realize that having a well defined jawline is a contemporary desired facial feature for women as well. More Read More…

OR Snapshots – Intraoperative Modification of Custom Cheek Implants

Custom designed implants have provided completely new types of facial augmentation effects not thought previously possible. This is particularly true in the cheek area where various oval-shaped implant styles are available as standard options. These create malar-submalar fullness over the anterolateral aspect of the cheekbone often called an ‘apple cheek’ effect. But such an aesthetic Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Vertical Lengthening Sliding Genioplasty with Custom Extended Jaw Angle Implants for a Total Jawline Augmentation Effect

Background: The ideal method for total jawline augmentation is a custom designed jawline implant. This works well for most patients but must be approached more cautiously when significant dimensional changes of the chin are desired. Because the enveloping soft tissues of the chin are tightly adherent over a solitary projection bony ‘point’, there are limits Read More…

Design Considerations in the Male Custom Forehead Implant

Forehead augmentation in the male is distinctly different than that for females.The key differences are that men often need a concurrent brow bone augmentation and their foreheads are distinctly wider and less round than women. Women often want a more vertical forehead while men need to have a slight backward slope to it near the Read More…

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