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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 on Read More…

Technical Strategies – A Superior Approach for Temporal Implant Placement

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 close Read More…

The Design of the Forehead Widening Temporal Implant

Temporal implants have become an effective surgical option to injectable filler and fat for aesthetic temporal hollowing. Placed in a subfascial location over the temporalis muscle through an incision behind the temporal hairline, they provide permanent temporal muscle augmentation. These now standard implants have their primary effects at the lower end of the temporal zone Read More…

OR Snapshots – The Extended Temporal Implant for a More Complete Augmentation

Temporal augmentation is most commonly done by injection techniques using synthetic fillers or fat. While offering a non-surgical approach, their results are often not permanent and the temporal contour may be uneven or asymmetric. More recently developed temporal implants offer an assured volume and a smooth temporal contour result. Placed through a small incision inside Read More…

OR Snapshots – Temporal Implants Placed Through a Browlift Approach

Temporal augmentation has become a popular facial area of augmentation due to injectable fillers and fat. While these injectable methods offer a non-surgical treatment method, their volume retention and smoothness of contour is far from assured. Temporal implants offer a facial augmentation method that is both permanent and straightforward to place. It is an implant Read More…

OR Snapshots – Placement of Subfascial Temporal Implants

Augmentation of the temporal region of the face has become popularized through the use of injectable synthetic fillers and fat. While such injectable treatments can be successful, they can be plagued by unpredictability of volume retention and the need for ongoing treatments. Like it is anywhere else on the face where aesthetic bone augmentation is Read More…

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