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Flank Liposuction in Rib Removal Surgery

Rib removal surgery is the final effort used for waistline narrowing. It is a procedure that is poorly understood in terms of what is actually done in the surgery and how it anatomically works. It is perceived as a bone removal procedure which allows the waist soft tissues around the ribs to collapse inward after Read More…

The Safety and Effectiveness of Perioral Liposuction

In trying to achieve a slimmer face, for a facial derounding effect, there are limited areas of fat removal which can help do so. The most well known is the buccal lipectomy procedure in which an encapsulated areas of fat is directly removed in the cheek area through an intraoral approach. Fat removal by liposuction Read More…

Zygomatic Arch Liposuction for Facial Width Reduction

When trying to reduce facial fullness due to fat there are three procedures recognized to do so. Submental liposuction (neck), buccal lipectomies (upper/mid cheek) and perioral liposuction (lower cheek) have¬† been widely used with good clinical success. Because of the location of the facial nerve branches in the rest of the face liposuction is not Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Secondary Lower Facial Augmentation With Chin Implant Removal and Replacement With Custom Jawline Implant and Face/Neck Defatting

Background:¬† The most common historic and contemporary approach to lower facial augmentation is the chin implant. This is the first and oldest form of facial augmentation and the chin implant has undergone a variety of material and design innovations since its inception. Its popularity remains today as bringing forward the anterior projection of the lower Read More…

OR Snapshots – Lateral Facial Liposuction

Liposuction is a well known method for fat removal that is mainly done on the body. The only facial area that is known to commonly undergo fat removal is in the neck, usually referred to as either submental, neck and jawline liposuction. But this is not really the face as defined by any location north Read More…

Technical Strategies – Cannula Size in Perioral Liposuction

Thinning the face by fat removal has limited surgical options. The buccal lipectomy procedure is the most well known as it removes a discrete collection of mid facial fat that usually approximates 3 to 4ccs in volume from each side. But the buccal lipectomy is not the only facial fat sculpting procedure. The perioral. region Read More…

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