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Plastic Surgery Case Study – Large Two-Piece Custom Skull Implant for Fronto-Temporal Contouring after Prior Craniofacial Surgery

Background: Craniofacial surgery is a collection of bone reshaping procedures of the skull and upper face that is typically used to treat various congenital deformities. While most commonly perceived as being done in very young patients, many craniofacial operations can also be done in older patients as well. While craniofacial surgery produces some remarkable results, Read More…

Surgical Technique in Parietal Eminence Skull Reduction

The skull is typically thought of as a single unified smooth surface throughout its entirety. But the reality is that it is common of 12 different bones that come together and grow to create the overall skull shape. One of these is the parietal bone which is located behind the frontal bone and above the Read More…

Clinic Snapshots – Male Occipital Knob Reduction Result

The occipital knob, sometimes called occipital bun, is a protrusion of bone on the back of the head at the bottom of the occipital bone. It is actually a normal bony protrusion, known as the inion, but in some men becomes excessively large. Rather than staying hidden under the nuchal ridges its enlargement appears as Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Custom Skull Implant for Right Occipital Skull Defects from Infant Cranial Vault Surgery

Background: In pediatric craniofacial surgery one of the most known procedures is that of cranial vault reconstruction. Done for craniosynostosis and other severe congenital skull deformities, it involves the extensive removal of misshapen skull bones and their immediate reconstruction in infants and very young children. The success of these procedures is based on the remarkable Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study -Skull Reduction for Occipital Protrusion

Background: A proportionate shape to the skull is an important element to a pleasing appearance. These heads shape proportions can be disrupted by large areas of concavities (flattening) or convexity.(protrusions) Treating skull depressions or concavities can create greater amounts of improvement through material addition which is only limited by the stretch of the overlying scalp. Read More…

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