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The Role of Buccinator Myectomies in Lower Cheek Slimming

The shape of the cheek area of the face is influenced by a variety of anatomic structures. This anatomic composition varies based on the level of the cheek of which there are three specific zones. In the upper cheek zone skin fat and bone are the three tissue layers and only an outer contour exists. Read More…

Maxillary Bone Contouring after LeFort I Osteotomy

  A Lefort I or maxillary advancement osteotomy is one of the most commonly performed orthognathic surgery procedures. By making a bone cut above the roots of the maxillary teeth,  the entire upper jaw bone can be separated from the midface bone above it and moved based on the palatal and mucogingival soft tissue attachments. Read More…

Plastic Surgery and Creating the Attractive Face

Every elective cosmetic facial procedure that a plastic surgeon does is to create a more beautiful or attractive face. Many patients that undergo aesthetic facial plastic surgery today have a very clear idea in their mind as to what deficiency they have and what procedures they think will give them the improvement they are seeking. Read More…

Asian Facial Reshaping by Cheek Narrowing and Jaw Angle Reduction

  Reflecting different facial characteristics from distant parts of the world is the difference between Eastern Asian and Caucasian facial bone structures. Prominent cheekbones and a strong jaw angle are common Asian features that are often asked to be reduced as they create a face that is perceived to be wide, square and relatively flat. Read More…

The Uniqueness of Male Plastic Surgery – Facial Procedures

The facial aging process is one that is well known as everyone will eventually see it on their face. The eyes get heavy, the brows descend, the cheek fall, jowls develop and the neck sags. Women become concerned earlier in the aging process and proceed to do procedures to treat or slow it down in Read More…

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