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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…

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…

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