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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…

The Psychological Aspects of Facial Structural Surgery

There are many reasons that patients request surgical changes to their face. With over twenty different facial regions that can be altered, there are seemingly endless options and combinations. But when you break it down, there are two main reasons for making cosmetic changes to the face. I divide these into either facial anti-aging surgery Read More…

Shaping The Male Face to be ‘Super’

  Superman has been an American cultural icon since he first appeared in comic books back in 1938. His appearance is absolutely distinctive, most notably that of his red, white and blue colors and the stylized S shield on his chest. The shield is so symbolic of his character than its appearance alone immediately brings Read More…

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