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Q: Dr. Eppley, First of all, thank you for the more than complete information you provide in your websites. It is very useful for those of us who need information about surgical procedures that are not usually offered by most plastic surgeons. My problem is that I suffer from plagiocephaly, with the right back side […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’ve been a clandestine fan of your practice; you’ve been quite innovative. Congrats.  I have a question about rib resection, something I have no experience with or have thought about much. I just don’t get it, one can make the case that the floating ribs don’t have much effect on the waist […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I hope this email finds you well and healthy I am a dermatologist in Brazil and am writing about a male patient with cutis verticis gyrata (CVG) who came to my office at an early stage and I would like to know if you have positive therapeutic experience with fat grafting or […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, My rhinoplasty questions are: 1. Is it possible to do a nose reshaping with results similar to the pictures I’ve attached? My main concern is how far my nostrils project into my nose tip. I would like to have more of a tip to my nose. I also would like my nose […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m writing to ask your professional opinion on whether or not my goals are reasonable and obtainable with chin surgery. Ten years ago I had surgery to address my ptotic chin where there doctor removed an ellipse of tissue approx. 5 cm x 8 mm (there was no bone work done). He […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi, I’ve come across your website a couple of times and saw the before and after of the patient who went through the brow bone reduction and forehead augmentation. The results look amazing and I had a couple questions about that because I am planning to get this procedure done. My forehead […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am post facelift ( one month) with my 3rd chin implant.  The implant just doesn’t seem right and I would like you to give me your opinion on what size I need. I feel it’s too wide and not feminine at all .  The prior implant shifted off the bone and […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a buttock augmentation with implants elsewhere but the implants on the right side flips….I had a MRI but I really don’t know what can be done….some doctor say I can do nothing due my muscle is too thin…..someone say better to remove the implants and exercise it a lot before […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have bone loss in my forehead. One dent is under my hairline going horizontally. It is approximately an inch and a half long (horizontally) and maybe an inch wide.There is another one going down vertically from that one that has now run into the first one that is approximately an inch […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello! I had specific questions about the chin implant. I got 2ml of chin filler done this past month and I absolutely love the results! However chin filler isn’t a permanent solution, and it’s also a costly upkeep and migration is bound to happen. I was wondering if for someone in my […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m a young male that’s looking for some changes to my chin/jaw. I would like to have a more masculine and chiseled jawline and chin (I have included some photos of the type of result I’m looking for, as well as my own profile currently). I was considering a chin implant however […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I was hoping to get your input on a nerve injury. I had jaw reduction surgery 2 months ago. The square sides were cut and chin shaved (no genioplasty). Now my mouth is crooked when I smile. I marked the numb area on my chin in the attached photo. From looking online […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, My son has Occipital Plagiocephaly and his head is flat on one side of the back of his head. He is only 8 years old but when he’s old enough to understand I want to talk to him about possibly correcting the shape of his head by having cosmetic surgery. How much […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I suffer from my neck, and after researching I concluded that it is called webbed neck, so I contacted one of your assistants on Facebook and gave me this website. I want to know how successful this surgery is and how dangerous it is, will the suture effect remain with me, and […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello! I have read quite a bit about the external occipital protuberance, I am very interested in the procedure; Although the size of my head is somewhat wide, however, I present said protuberance and when sliding my fingers over the area the nuchal lines feel very pronounced, all four stand out together […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have a few questions about clavicle lengthening. 1. If the clavicles are lengthened without lengthening the scapula, will the scapula follow and become wider naturally or pull the clavicles back inwards eventually and will it look natural aesthetically? 2. How much can each clavicle be lengthened by? A: In answer to […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I would like to pose the questions my son has regarding the logistics of the plastic surgery and what is achievable and what it not as his guardian.  In his email he asked the following questions :  1. Is it possible to shorten the vertical length of the nose by 5 mm, while […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello I don’t have pictures to upload I’m just looking for your opinion on this: In your opinion is it ever really necessary to place malar or submalar cheek implants in through an eyelid incision? Or could this be accomplished intraorally. A: While a lower eyelid approach is one method for placing […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Ive been looking into cranial implants for some time to add some width to the shape of my skull and finally decided to do something about it. I’ve been doing some research and most surgeons seem to use medical grade PEEK or titanium implants. The quotes I’ve received have come up particularly […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi, I recently had sliding genioplasty surgery and I’m very unhappy with the result. My surgeon has told me revision is impossible and he refuses to do it, despite me crying in his clinic saying I want one. He told me that revision is dangerous and if anyone tried my entire jaw […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am writing to get your opinion on whether I should pursue a genioplasty with you vs. jaw surgery. I have sleep disordered breathing and after having a CT scan and seeing how small my airway is — it’s only 3mm wide at the narrowest — I feel like I’m a textbook […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, last year we had contact because I was really interested in skull reshaping. I would like to ask for your advice again. Today I still struggle with the same problem and I still always wear bun to hide the shape of my head. To wear hair down is my biggest wish and […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Can a customized wrap-around jaw implant be designed to give a chin an additional vertical projection (downwards) or do one need to perform it with a sliding genioplasty for a vertical projection effect to be included? A: It depends on the amount of vertical chin length needed as well as how much […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Please see pictures of my face attached for you to look at. I also like to ask you if I would need orthognathic surgery because it was brought up by my dentist if that is the case can I do that at the same time as my jaw line implant and cheek […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m interested in a jaw reshaping / reduction procedure. I’ve considered a trip to South Korea but don’t love their V-line approach.  My biggest concern would be sagging skin as a result but looking at your results, I believe there are techniques to address that. Possibly fat grafting under eyes and temples […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, if I decide to get a open browlift with hairline lowering (if it stretches) can I later on get a skull implant or will that make it harder or undo the lift?  just confused as to which sequence I can do these and what is a big no no etc. A: Getting […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in getting custom hip and buttock implants and fat transfer from my abdominal area to my legs. Would all this be possible at one time? What are the recommended post operation procedures, in particular, how long would I need to be away from my home? As for the follow […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have always had a hereditary lack of volume under my eyes. My eyes have thin, purplish hued skin under them that lacks fat and creates significant dark circles. I am quite frankly tired of looking tired and believe having the appearance of raised cheekbones and a fuller midface will greatly enhance my […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello, I was looking online to see if anyone else had my condition. After shaving my hair I noticed how the back of my head is really indented got concerned. I realized my father also has this but it never bothered us. Aesthetically though, after shaving my hair, I don’t feel comfortable […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, My son (5) developed a flat head when he was a baby. My daughter (6) also had a flat head due to sleeping on her back, but it corrected itself pretty quickly. Because of this, I assumed my son’s head would correct itself, but it never did… and now I find myself […]

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