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Technical Strategies – The Extended Temporal Implant Placement

  Temporal implants have come into usage to create a permanent augmentation effect of the muscle to the side of the eye. Some temporal augmentation patients have been through injectable fillers and fat injections first while others opt right for a permanent surgical effect with implants. These soft and very flexible implants are designed to Read More…

Case Study – Male Total Forehead Reshaping

  Background: The forehead occupies one-third of the face’s surface area. It also has a lot of animation effects from changes in eyebrow position and the creation of various horizontal and vertical wrinkle lines. But short of motion the shape of the forehead and the surrounding hair locations also impact the impression of one’s facial Read More…

OR Snapshots – Subfascial Placement of Temporal Implants

  The one permanent and often most effective treatment for temporal hollowing is an implant approach. Temporal implants offer a smooth and volume-assured method for building out the anterior temporal aesthetic zone next to the eye. Of all the facial implants, it is the only one that augments muscle, not bone, and is very straightforward Read More…

Technical Strategies – The Shim Technique for Temporal Implants

  Like all facial implants, temporal implants comes in a number of standard sizes and styles. Standard and extended implants exist to cover either the anterior lower temporal (zone 1) or the both anterior lower and upper temporal areas. (zone 1 and 2 or extended style) Within these two styles there are also various thicknesses Read More…

Technical Strategies – Incision for Male Temporal Implants

  Injectable fillers, fat and implants are all options for the treatment of temporal hollowing. But the one permanent and assured smooth treatment is that of temporal implants because of their shape and non-resorbable material composition. But temporal implants do require an incision to be placed over the main body of the temporalis muscle underneath Read More…

The Appearance of Temporal Implant Scars

  Temporal implants offer the only assured permanent method of treatment for temporal hollows and improving the width/convexity of the upper facial third. It is a procedure performed through small vertical incisions in the temporal hairline. This provides the most direct method for placement by going underneath the deep temporalis fascia to place the implant Read More…

Technical Strategies – A Superior Approach for Temporal Implants

  Temporal implants offer a permanent and effective augmentation method for unaesthetic temporal hollowing. They are usually inserted from the side into a subfascial pocket through small vertical skin incisions in the temporal hairline. While this incisional approach usually heals quite well, its use in the male patient who shaves his head or has a Read More…

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