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OR Snapshots – Nanoliposuction for Facial Fat Grafting Removal

  Fat injections to the face are a common treatment for a variety of soft tissue deficiencies from aging. They are done alone or in combination with other facial rejuvenation procedures. Their popularity lies in the virtually scarless harvest method (liposuction), the relatively low volume need for facial applications, and ease of placement. (injection) There Read More…

Calf Implants and Fat Grafting in Congenital Club Foot Deformity

  Underdevelopment of the calf muscles in congenital clubfoot is a common sequelae no matter how timely or well primary treatment for it is done. Such underdevelopment of the lower leg, particularly in asymmetry or unilateral involvement, can be a source of patient sensitivity and lowered self-esteem. Calf muscle hypoplasia can be treated successfully in Read More…

Improving Fat Grafting Outcomes in Linear Scleroderma

  Linear scleroderma is a well recognized craniofacial deformity that involves the atrophy of tissues along the distribution of the trigeminal nerve in many cases. This unusual disease process is not understood but treatment focuses on restoration of lost tissue volume. Today injectable fat grafting is a mainstay of its treatment. While the survival of Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Ultimate Buttock Makeover

  Aesthetic buttock surgery has evolved over the past four decades into a  wide variety of reshaping procedures available today. Historically only excisional procedures for removing excess tissue at the top or bottom of the buttocks existed. Implants became available in the 1990s but they remained used in the U.S by only a handful of Read More…

Case Study – Dermal-Fat Graft for Labiomental Fold Tightness

  Background: The intraoral approach to chin surgery for either implant placement or bony reshaping is common. Reaching the chin bone requires going through the origin of the mentalis muscle. (technically some attachment of the muscle to the bone is left to put back together during closure) While such intraoral access is common and very Read More…

Case Study – Labiomental Fold Reduction with Dermal-Fat Grafting

  Background: The labiometal fold is a feature of the lower third of the face on the chin that exists in varying degrees. Whole usually called a fold it is really a sulcus or indentation. The significance of its presence is determined by numerous factors which include the strength of its subdermal attachments, the size Read More…

Fat Injections for Hand Rejuvenation – A Clinical Study

  Despite great improvements made in the aging face and neck, the hands of the older female are often a giveaway for her age. The dorsal surface the hand undergoes a variety of aging changes at both the skin and deeper levels including fine wrinkling, loose skin, brown spots, and visible veins and extensor tendons. Read More…

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