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Biologic Observations in Medpor Facial Implant Removals

There are a variety of biomaterials that are used for aesthetic facial implants. The vast majority are either solid silicone or Medpor (porous polyethylene) all around the world. There are advantages and disadvantages for the use of either biomaterial and there are an equal number of advocates for each as well. Silicone is the Coke Read More…

Technical Strategies – The Collapse Method for #10 Rib Removal

Posterior rib removal is the end stage approach to horizontal waistline reduction. It removes the last anatomic barrier to a more narrow waistline after fat reduction by liposuction and muscle contouring by fascial plication in a tummy tuck. It creates this change in waistline profile by virtue of the angulation of the free floating ribs Read More…

Product Review – Cellfina for Cellulite Treatment

  Cellulite is a very common aesthetic problem for women (and a few men) that has defied an absolute solution for many decades. The number of externally applied creams, lotions and massage approaches speaks to the fact that a successful non-surgical approach remains wanting. Numerous surgical approaches have also been used that focus on either Read More…

Joan Rivers – A Comedian’s Legacy to Plastic Surgery

  Joan Rivers, comedian and and, in many ways, a champion of plastic surgery, died last week…ironically, having a minor surgical procedure. (however, not a plastic surgery procedure). She is the second such famous female comedian (Phyllis Diller in 2012) that has been tied to plastic surgery that has died in the past few years; Read More…

Patient Satisfaction with Latisse Eyelash Growth Enhancement

As one ages, many bodily functions slow down and may even fail to function. Hair, like all bodily structures, is likewise so affected as many men and women can attest. The hair of the eyelashes is not immune to the aging process and many women can speak to their experiences with thinner and less long Read More…

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