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Temporal Augmentation by Intermediate Fat Pad Filler Injection

The use of injectable fillers in the treatment of temporal hollowing is common. It can be debated whether the hollowing is due to fat atrophy, muscle thinning¬† or both. Contemporary thought is that temporal hollowing is due to fat atrophy, hence the targeting of injectable filler placement into the temporal fat pad regions. It is Read More…

Plastic Surgery Case Study – Total Temporal Implant Augmentations Combined with Large Custom Skull Implant for Maximal Head Reshaping

Background:¬† The shape of the head consists of five zones of projection. There is the height superiorly, projection anteriorly (forehead) and posteriorly (back of head) and bilaterally at the sides. (temporal) Differing thicknesses and contours of all of these areas combined create the total head shape appearance. Anthropometric studies of head shape have been extensively Read More…

The Anatomy of Temporal Implant Augmentation

Augmentation of the temporal region is a new area for synthetic facial implants. While every other facial implant designed is for bony augmentation, temporal implants provide enhancement of the soft tissue (muscle) region of the side of the forehead and eye.¬† While injectable filler and fat provide a less invasive approach, they do not offer Read More…

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