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OR Snapshots – Removal of Medpor Cheek Implants

Medpor or porous polyethylene is one of the most common facial implant materials used. It is distinguished by having a significant or fierce soft tissue adherence to it. While this poses some challenges to revising or removing such implants, this should not be confused with impossible. A difficult task should not be mistaken for not Read More…

OR Snapshots – Eyelid Incisions for Custom Brow Bone Implant Placement

Augmentation of the brow ridges can be done by a variety of techniques. Injectable  fillers is the non-surgical approach and, while it can be effective, their effects will be temporary. Fat injections offer a minimally invasive surgical method but how well the fat survives and whether it will be smooth is unpredictable. While both injectable Read More…

OR Snapshots – Skin Flap Closure over the Ear in Facelift Surgery

The facelift operation is one of the most recognizable anti-aging facial surgeries. Since its inception over one hundred years ago, when it got its original name of rhytidectomy or the excision of facial wrinkles, it has undergone many technique advancements and variations. Many of these have been done on what lies under the skin with 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…

OR Snapshots – Management of the Bony Stepoff in the Sliding Genioplasty

The sliding genioplasty is a well known chin reshaping procedure that is most commonly associated with a horizontal advancement augmentation. In so doing it is recognized that there will be a resultant ‘step off’ that did not previously exist. As the lower downfractured bone segment is brought forward underneath the fixed superior bone segment, a Read More…

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