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Postoperative Instructions: Inner Thigh Lifts

Inner thigh lifts are done to recontour the bulging or full area between the inside of the upper legs. In some cases, it is done to correct sagging inner thigh skin after a large amount of weight loss. Through a crecent removal of skin of varying widths with the upper end in the groin crease, Read More…

Postoperative Instructions: Migraine Surgery

  Migraine surgery can be done in the properly selected patient through decompression of what is known as peripheral triggers. These are various locations of large sensory nerves that may be entrapped by muscle and other tissues as they exit the skull bone. Three such peripheral triggers have been identified including the supraorbital nerves for Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Eyebrow Hair Transplants

The creation of a fuller and more hair dense eyebrow is done by single follicular transplants from the scalp. The grafts are usually harvested from the scalp hair above the ear. The single grafts are placed in a flush radiating pattern along the thin or deficient eyebrow from the inner aspect near the nose to Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Braline Backlifts

Braline backlifts eliminate back rolls that at or below the braline. The back roll is cut out, including skin and fat, and replaced with a horizontal scar that is designed to lay along or within the braline. This creates a flattening of the back for the trade-off of a scar. The following are the typical Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Temporal Implants

  Temporal augmentation with implants is done by inserting them through a small vertical incision in the temporal hairline. They are placed on top of the muscle but below the overlying fascia. They are composed of a very soft and flexible silicone material that feels like soft tissue (muscle or fat) and not hard like Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Scar Revision

  Scar revision is most commonly done by surgical excision of the scar and putting it back together as either a straight line or a geometric or broken line closure pattern. The type of scar revision used depends on the location of the scar, its size and dimensions and the patient’s skin characteristics. The following Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Breast Lifts with Implants

  Breast reshaping for many women requires a combination of volume enhancement/restoration and lifting of sagging skin and a low nipple-areolar position. Saline or silicone breast implants are placed in a complete or partial submuscular position and various types of lifts are performed on the overlying breast skin envelope. In most cases of significant breast Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Fat Grafting

  Fat grafting is done to either augment or restore soft tissue volume of the face and body areas. It can be done through one of two fat grafting techniques. These include either fat injections using concentrated graft material from a liposuction harvest or from the placement of a dermal-fat graft obtained through an open excision harvest The Read More…

Postoperative Instructions for Skull Reshaping

  Skull reshaping surgery is done to create a more normal skull shape and contours. It achieves this goal through the application to the outside of the skull of either augmentation (by adding materials), reducing bone or a combination of both techniques. Most skull reshaping techniques require an open incisional approach to be done. The following Read More…

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