Chin

Feb 9, 2020 by in Craniofacial surgery Comments Off on Chin

Chin augmentation with implants is the most frequently performed facial implant surgery. It has long been considered a simple procedure, often done in the office setting, and one that always…

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Mandible

Feb 9, 2020 by in Craniofacial surgery Comments Off on Mandible

Indications Three groups of patients benefit from implant augmentation of the mandibular body, angle, and ramus. These include patients with normal, deficient, or surgically altered anatomy. Normal dimensions Most patients…

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Designer faces: CAD/CAM facial implants

Feb 9, 2020 by in Craniofacial surgery Comments Off on Designer faces: CAD/CAM facial implants

Indications for and Advantages of Cad/Cam Computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) provides added sophistication to facial implant surgery. It provides three-dimensional millimeter accuracy in implant design and manufacturing specific to…

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Pyriform aperture

Feb 9, 2020 by in Craniofacial surgery Comments Off on Pyriform aperture

A relative deficiency in lower midface projection may be congenital or acquired, particularly after cleft surgery and maxillary fractures. Since the majority of white faces are convex, midface concavity is…

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Malar

Feb 9, 2020 by in Craniofacial surgery Comments Off on Malar

Prominent malar bones are considered attractive. Hence, the malar area is frequently augmented with implants. Although not documented in the literature, personal experience with primary and secondary malar implant surgery…

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Infraorbital rim

Feb 9, 2020 by in Craniofacial surgery Comments Off on Infraorbital rim

The upper midface skeleton has direct and indirect influences on the appearance of the face and, particularly, the eyes. The relationship between the globe and the orbital rims will determine…

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Internal orbit

Feb 9, 2020 by in Craniofacial surgery Comments Off on Internal orbit

The size and shape of the internal orbit determines orbital volume and the position of the eye. An increase in orbital volume results in enophthalmos – the recession of the…

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Temporal augmentation

Feb 9, 2020 by in Craniofacial surgery Comments Off on Temporal augmentation

Concavity in the temporal area is often referred to as “temporal hollowing.” It reflects a deficiency in the bulk of the temporalis muscle, the temporal fat pad, and/or an underlying…

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