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Techical Strategies – The Perforated ePTFE Paranasal-Maxillary Midface Implant

Paranasal augmentation has been done using various techniques for differing anatomic reasons. By history paranasal augmentation meant the placement of a bony implant for a skeletally deficient midface often done in conjunction with rhinoplasty typically in Asian patient with flatter midface profiles. Since the introduction of injectable fillers and with increasing use of fat injections, Read More…

OR Snapshots – ePTFE Orbital Rim Implant for Undereye Hollowing

The treatment of undereye hollows is most commonly done by injection techniques. Using synthetic fillers and autologous fat, adding volume to the deficient infraorbital rim by injection offer an immediate voluminizing effect in a non-surgical manner. When effective these injections are very treatments even if their volume effects are not maintained long-term. But the infraorbital Read More…

Using Standard Implants for an Infraorbital-Malar Augmentation Effect

Augmentation of the undereye area has become popularized because of the convenience of injectable treatments. For those affected by undereye hollowing and volume deficiency the use of injectable fillers can provide an immediate and profound improvement. But of all the areas of the face to inject the undereye or infraorbital rim area is the most Read More…

Techniques in Medpor Facial Implant Removals

Chin implants are the most common facial bone augmentation procedure. The vast majority are done using silicone materials which makes for easier introduction as well as uncomplicated and expeditious adjustments/removals. But other chin implant materials exist of which the most frequently used is that of porous polyethylene, also known as Medpor. By virtue of its Read More…

Concepts in Paranasal Implants in Aesthetic Facial Augmentation

Augmentation of the central midface refers to building out the skeletal margins that surround the pyriform aperture. While such augmentation can be done by injectable fillers and fat as well as implants, the most assured outcomes come from placing a permanent material on the bone. Such materials around this area have been given various names Read More…

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