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The Efficacy of A Facial Exercising Device on Facial Rejuvenation

  Facial exercising devices that promise a facial rejuvenative effect have been around for decades. Because of how they are often promoted (e.g., airline magazines) and the lack of any convincing clinical studies, they have been understandably perceived as a gimmick and not really effective. Their premise is that one can build the facial muscles, Read More…

2017 Real Self 100 Honoree Dr Barry Eppley

  On April 25, 2018, Real Self presented the 8th Annual RealSelf 100 which recognizes leading doctors of aesthetic medicine and surgery (Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists, and Aesthetic Physicians) for their ongoing commitment to patient education and high patient ratings for services provided. According to their CEO The RealSelf 100 recognizes committed medical professionals who are Read More…

Facial Skeletal Changes with Aging

  The anatomic structure of the face is well known to change with aging from the outer skin down to the bone. This recognition of how the face ages provides for more effective treatment strategies. While once skin pulling and tightening was the only treatment approach, the understanding of the loss of fat with aging Read More…

Case Study – Massive Palatal Tori Removals

  Background: The finding of a bony growth on the palate is most commonly the result of the development of a tori. They typically present as a small midline bony lesion less than a few centimeters in size in early adult life. They are capable of growth over one’s lifetime but it its usually very Read More…

OR Snapshots – Lingual Frenuloplasty

  Being tongue-tied is a common phrase that implies one can not speak due to a loss of words. But being tongue-tied is also a real medical condition that is a well known congenital oral defect known as ankyloglossia. It occurs when the attachment of the tongue (lingual frenulum)) is unnaturally short. The lingual frenum Read More…

Real Self 100 2016 Dr Barry Eppley

  Indianapolis plastic surgeon Dr. Barry Eppley has again recognized as one of 100 doctors worldwide to receive the RealSelf 100 Award, a prestigious award honoring the top influencers on REAL SELF the most trusted online destination to get informed about elective cosmetic procedures and to find and connect with doctors and clinics. In 2016, Read More…

Buffalo Hump Reduction

  The buffalo hump neck deformity refers to a collection of fatty collections on the back of the neck. The size of the fat collection can vary greatly from small lipomas to very large hump-shaped fatty tumors. They can appear gradually with no apparent reason or can occur because of well known causes such as Read More…

Tragal Flap Ear Canal Hair Removal

  Hair that grows on the ear is a well known phenomenon amongst men as they age. Often joked as hair that has migrated from the scalp, it appears as outcroppings of black hair from various parts of the ear. The greatest concentrations appear on the earlobes, helix and, interestingly, the tragus. Often ear hair Read More…

Vanquish ME for Non-Surgical Fat Reduction

  The market leader for nonsurgical fat reduction is Cryolipolysis or Cool Sculpting. It is the market leader not necessarily because it is the best body contouring device but because it is certainly the most heavily marketed to both physicians and patients. But it is not suitable for every patient that seeks nonsurgical fat reduction Read More…

Hydroxyapatite Granules for Facial Augmentation

  I get a lot of inquiries regarding the use of hydroxyapatite(HA) for facial augmentation. Some requests are for whether it will work for their facial augmentation needs. Others are with concerns about indwelling HA materials at various craniofacial implantation sites. Depending upon what you read and whom has written it, the advisability and safety Read More…

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