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FACIAL IMPLANTS

FACIAL IMPLANTS (Chin, Cheeks & Jaw) OBJECTIVES: Facial surgery is most often done to bring the face into balance by building up the chin, the cheeks, or the jaw.Plastic surgeons use facial implants to improve and enhance facial contours. Frequently, these implants will help provide a more harmonious balance to your face and features so that you feel better about the way you look.

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LIPOSCULPTURE

LIPOSCULPTURE (Autologous Fat Transfer) A fat injection adds fat to the area beneath the skin, and has the effect of ‘filling out the face’ to a more youthful state. Patients may be familiar with the use of fat injections for lip augmentation, but there are many other uses in the face. For example, fat injections can also be used to lessen the lines around the mouth,

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FACE LIFT

FACE LIFT (Rhytidoplasty) OBJECTIVES: As people age, the effects of gravity, exposure to the sun, and the stresses of daily life can be seen in their faces. Deep creases form between the nose and mouth; the jawline grows slack and jowly; folds and fat deposits appear around the neck. A face lift (technically known as rhytidectomy) can’t stop this aging process. What it can do is “set back the clock,” improving the most visible signs of aging by removing excess…

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NOSE RESHAPING

NOSE RESHAPING (Rhinoplasty OBJECTIVES: Rhinoplasty, or surgery to reshape the nose, is one of the most common of all plastic surgery procedures. Rhinoplasty can reduce or increase the size of your nose, change the shape of the tip or the bridge, narrow the span of the nostrils, or change the angle between your nose and your upper lip. CANDIDATES FOR RHINOPLASTY: Before you decide to have surgery, think carefully about your expectations and discuss them with us. The best candidates…

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BLEPHAROPLASTY

BLEPHAROPLASTY (Eyelid Surgery) OBJECTIVES: As people age, the eyelid skin stretches, muscles weaken, and fat accumulates around the eyes, causing “bags” above and below. Eyelid surgery (technically called blepharoplasty) is a procedure to remove fat-usually along with excess skin and muscle from the upper and lower eyelids.

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Breast Reduction, Lejour

Breast Reduction, Lejour Introduction Breast reduction is one of the most common procedures performed by plastic surgeons in North America, South America, and Europe. It is the surgical treatment of macromastia, a condition that comprises the presence of enlarged and heavy breasts.

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Breast Reduction, Amputation

Breast Reduction, Amputation Introduction Large, pendulous breasts, where much of the parenchyma is below the inframammary fold, require a different approach when considering a reduction procedure. This involves markings, anticipation of anatomic changes with reduction of weight and volume, and handling of the nipple-areolar complex as a full-thickness skin graft.

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Breast Reconstruction, Nipple-Areola Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction, Nipple-Areola Reconstruction Introduction Breast cancer is second only to skin cancer as the most common cancer in women. Each year, 215,100 women in the United States are diagnosed with breast cancer and approximately 120,000 undergo breast conservation therapy. In 2005, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgery, nearly 58,000 women underwent breast reconstruction, most with expanders and implants and about 12,000 with some type of flap reconstruction.

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Plastic Surgery of the Face – Facelift

Plastic Surgery of the Face – Facelift A facelift is plastic surgery to repair sagging, drooping, and wrinkled skin on the face and neck. As people get older, the effects of gravity, exposure to the sun, and the stresses of daily life can be seen in their faces. There may be deep creases between the nose and mouth, the jaw line may have grown flabby, and there may be folds and fat deposits around the neck. A facelift will not…

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Head and Neck Cancer: Reconstruction

Head and Neck Cancer: Reconstruction Introduction History Current treatment in head and neck cancer is based primarily on combined therapy, which includes radiation therapy, surgery, and chemotherapy. Orthovoltage radiation therapy was the mainstay of head and neck cancer treatment until the 1940s. Advances in the field of anesthesia and new, safer techniques in surgery led to the current combination of therapy offered to patients with cancer of the head and neck. The defects created with these advanced techniques at the…

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