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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Comprehensive Vertical Orbital Dystopia Correction With A Six Step Approach

Background: When evaluating facial asymmetries I divide them into two basic types, craniofacial and aesthetic. Some many view this distinction as minor vs major but the terms craniofacial and aesthetic is more meaningful as it differentiates how they are treated. Major facial asymmetries are often syndromic (e.g., hemifacial microsomia), usually involve earlier intervention in childhood Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study- Forehead Masculinization Using A Custom Brow Bone Implant Placed Through A Triangulated Incisional Technique

Background: The one primary feature that separates the male forehead from that of the female is the presence of visible brow bone mounds/protrusions. Males have these inferior forehead prominences and the suprabrow break above them that creates this uniquely male forehead shape. Occasionally some females will be seen with brow bone prominences but they are Read More…

Design and Placement Concepts of Custom Midface Implants

Augmentation of the midface is a variable term and concept. This could mean a wide range of augmenting the convexities and concavities that make up the central third of the face. Traditionally midface augmentation meant cheek implants. And although there are various styles of cheek implants this means increasing the convexity of the zygomatic major Read More…

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…

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