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Q: Dr. Eppley, I am a female in my 20s who is interested in maximizing my facial aesthetics. I did my research and came across much of your transformative work with facial implants. I am potentially interested in receiving a sliding genioplasty and jaw angle implants to beautify my face in hopes of achieving “model-like” […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, What are the mechanics of lowering the brow ridge via a custom brow bone implant? Does the implant wrap around the underside of the supraorbital rim to allow projection from a lower level than the pre-existing bone would naturally allow or do I misunderstand this procedure? Moreover, I’ve noticed that when it […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I could see that jawline implants inserted through the inside of the mouth have a higher risk of infections And considering the high price (operation + plane + hotel) of it for me, it is a risk that I cannot afford, unfortunately. However can we consider another option, instead of a single […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in temporal lifts. I have attached the wish pictures of results. Please tell me what do you think of these technique, and if this technique is the same you would do ? Also is there are chance of resulting a bad scar from this on the temporal hairline? And if […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am currently looking for ways to make changes to my face because I am not really satisfied with the shape. I have just discovered your site and am wondering if you can help me. My problem is difficult to explain, but I want to try it. My jaw is generally very […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello, the back of my head is completely flat from the top of my skull to my neck. This has always bothered me and thought I’d have to live the rest of my life with it. As a woman I’ve never been able to wear cute short haircuts. I keep my long […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have read from some sources that orbital box osteotomies is an extremely risky procedure, but have read elsewhere that the risks are over exaggerated. Can I please ask for your opinion of the risks involved? Also, are there any alternatives that you know of that can increase interpupillary distance? A: From […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello, I have a flat crown/flat back of skull. I figure I would need about an 1 1/2 inches of added depth to the top and back of skull to provide my ideal skull shape. Please advise if this can be attained realistically. Thanks. A: Thank you for your inquiry and sending […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had sliding genioplasty about an year ago. I am not happy with the results as the previous surgeon extended my chin downward by 5mm, but I had asked for an extension around 9-10mm. Is it possible to perform a revision on the prior surgery to give me the desired chin extension? […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Im interested in temporal lift to elevate my brows laterally only (not interested in endoscopic or coronal brow lift) including elevating my upper cheek lift, with the same temporal incision .. Will you be so kind to let me know the price for this procedure and what is your technique? Are you […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, 5 months ago I had jaw implants. I feel that the jaw muscles are a bit bulky and I’d like to get Botox to make them slimmer and more chiseled. Is there a legitimate risk of the Botox infecting the implants? I read one of your recent articles regarding placing filler on […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Two months ago I had infraorbital rim implants that extended into the mid face/cheek. The augmentation was only about 1.5-2mm for most of the cheek and about 3mm for the under eye area. I’m not happy with them and intend to get them removed.  Beside for not liking how they look, there […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Thanks for doing the imaging on my potential shoulder width reduction procedure. From the picture it looks like so much change. But I have the following questions. If the clavicle is cut, will there be any backbone issues as I have to always have the shoulders moving forward? Will it not create a […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I saw an article on your website wherein you discuss an orbital floor implant of hydroxyapatite cement. I was wondering if this is something you still do. I ask because I initially underwent a bridge-of-bone canthopexy with a lower lid skin pinch blepharoplasty. In other words: the canthus of both eyes was […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I wanted to know if I were to get a hair transplant in the same month as these skull and facial surgeries we were planning, would it be better to get that before or after these other surgeries? Or does it not matter? I figured the incisions would be in mostly different […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, About two months ago I had infraorbital-malar implants. It seems most of the swelling is gone (80% or so), but I’m not happy with the results. My doctor tells me recovery takes a full year, but quite frankly I just don’t believe that, and I’ve lost faith that it’ll get better with […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am scheduled this summer for a procedure for the removal of an occipital knob on the back side of my skull. Before fully committing to the procedure, I wanted to ask a few questions pertaining to concerns that I have about the operation.  From our consultation and the case studies that […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello, I have been looking to have chin surgery for a while now. My chin is my biggest insecurity. I never smile due to the way my chin pulls down when I smile. I also dislike the dimple in my chin and how wide my chin looks when I smile. A: Thank […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have a big complex with my head shape because my head is too wide. When I go a Korean plastic surgery hospital the doctor said most part of side head is bone, there is very slim muscle over the ear. Is that true that there is 7mm to 9mms tmuscle hickness […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Would this mess on the side of my mouth be correctable without a facelift? Just an incision beside mouth? I had filler placed there over a year ago and ever since it looks terrible. I have also had the area melted with devices and I am left like this. I’d take a […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Greetings, do you by any chance offer cranioynostosis treatment in adults, 19 years old to be specific. I have lived with sagittal craniosynostosis my whole life and I want to get it treated.Please refer me to someone that can perform this procedure if it is not in your field. A: Almost 100% […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I need this procedure. Can a custom skull  implant be made that creates a square shape without increasing the height of the head?  A: Creating a more square-shaped head requires a custom skull implant that elevated the lateral bony temporal line. While such an implant will cross the sagittal midline of the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Please find attached photos of my face at anterior, oblique and profile angles. I’m interested in custom paranasal silicone implants to address retrusion in the Lefort 2 area and general lack of definition in my midface. I’m hoping to achieve 5-6mm with paranasal implants. I’ll be looking into dental veneers down the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in Vertical Orbital Dystopia surgery obj my right eye. However, there is concern involved, as I have to put in eye drops. Here are the names of the drops: Vital Tears Eye Drops AzaSite Eye Drops Xiidra Eye Drops Retaine Eye Drops. These are all for dry eye purposes. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, One thing that bothers me is the fact that I don’t have hollow cheeks like a lot of models do. Why is this, and how could I get that as well as just get a more angular facial structure overall? I have heard that thick skin tissue plays a part, not sure […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I asked you the other day if the chin can, in a safe and natural manner, be vertically lengthened up to 15-20mm and you answered as follows: “Getting the chin vertically increased to 15 to 20mms is best done by a staged vertical lengthening bony genioplasty. In the first stage the bone […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have a question regarding custom forehead implants. I’m a saturation diver which basically means we live in hyperbaric chambers for a month at a time at depths at up to -300metres. We breath helium so we saturate our bodies in helium/oxygen. Would these implants be ok absorbing helium and decompressing as such. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have a question regarding paranasal implants. Could they be used in a way to bring the alar base upwards? The reason I’m asking is because this would enable a long nose to appear shorten, since if there was a way to bring the alar base forward and up (through means of […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in learning more about a surgical knee lift. I have very bad rolls of wrinkles from suntanning in my youth. I may need a calf lift too. I have sagging there also. I would love to see some pictures of any knee lift procedures. Thank you A: Thank you […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m interested in undereye-cheek implants. I prefer custom implants to be able to individualize the shape of the implants to suit my face, but on the other hand I’m worried that the costs will be much higher. Please inform me on the cost difference between custom and conventional implants and maybe on […]