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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, like 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 leaders Read More…

Age-Related Facial Skeletal Changes

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 has Read More…

Plastic Surgery 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 slow. Read More…

OR Snapshots – Lingual Frenuloplasty for Tongue Tie Release

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 is 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…

First U.S. Penis Transplant

The first U.S. penis transplant was performed in Boston on May 8 and 9th by a team lead by a plastic surgeon. This is the third such penis transplant in the world. The 64 year-old male patient had his penis previously removed due to cancer. The operation took 15 hours over two days with the Read More…

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