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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Removal of Custom PEEK Jaw Angle Implants

Background: Custom jaw implants can be made out of a variety of materials, each offering their own advantages and disadvantages. The newest member of potential custom implant materials is PEEK or polyether ether ketone. This is a semicrystalline thermoplastic material that was originally developed back in 1982 and had the appeal of being structurally stable Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Submental Vertical Chin Reduction and Custom Implant Reshaping Through The ‘Mobile Window’

Background:  Aesthetic manipulation of the chin can be done using a variety of implant and bone reshaping techniques. Implants provide various dimensions of augmentation. Bone reshaping is more versatile being capable of both horizontal and vertical increases as well as horizontal, vertical and width reductions. In some patients implants and bone reshaping techniques may be Read More…

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