Face Surgery

REVISION RHINOPLASTY

Why is Revision Rhinoplasty Tougher?

Revision rhinoplasty, also commonly referred to as secondary rhinoplasty, is any time the nose has surgery performed on it after the first surgery. Revision rhinoplasty is more often than not more difficult to perform than a primary (first time) procedure. It takes more time to complete, will often require materials […]

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SPREADER GRAFT

What’s A Spreader Graft?

Plastic Surgeons who perform rhinoplasty on a regular basis and who apply the latest techniques in both primary and secondary rhinoplasty will be more than familiar with the term “spreader graft”.

This term will occasionally be mentioned during a rhinoplasty consultation, whether it be for functional or cosmetic reasons, or both. Many […]

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REDEFINING THE CHIN

Chin Implant versus Osseous Genioplasty

When a patient comes in with a deficient chin desiring a chin enhancement, they’ve often done some research on the different techniques that can be utilised. A question that is often raised is the choice between using a chin implant versus getting an osseous genioplasty. A chin implant is quite […]

By |September 15th, 2015|Face Surgery|0 Comments

ADJUSTING THE FULCRUM

… in other words, balancing the pivot point.

This principle applies to facial aesthetics, and in particular, nose and chin surgery.

An easy way of considering vertical facial proportions is to break it up into thirds: the upper third, made up of the forehead and eyes; the middle third, dominated by the nose; and the lower […]

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Anyone care for turkey?

 

We’re lucky we’re not turkeys.

Turkeys are born looking old. Just take a look at their necks. And it doesn’t get any better with time for turkeys.

Fortunately for us – humans – we have a more natural progression of ageing when it comes to our face and neck. We arrive into this world looking young […]

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