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Q: Dr. Eppley, I wanted to ask a question regarding iliac crest reduction. I have a wide bony iliac crest (photo attached) and as a man, it kinda bothers me. You are the only surgeon I could find online that does iliac crest reduction. I was wondering do you have any before and after photos […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, These are the two procedures I was hoping to discuss:  1) Buccal fat pad removal with perioral liposuction to get a more defined jaw line and decrease my chubby cheeks. I’ve had chubby cheeks my entire life and I was hoping as I got older they’d get smaller. They have a bit […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Back in 2017, a surgeon convinced me to get a chin implant alongside a rhinoplasty to give me a better profile and to relax my strained mentalis muscle. The implant felt tight and worsened my strain, giving me a pebble chin so I had it removed in 2019.   My chin sagged […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I would like to know if I am a good candidate for frontal bossing shaving and hairline lowering. I understand you may not be able to make my forehead flat but I was hoping that shaving it down a little and pairing that with hairline lowering could make a difference for me.  […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had the tricep implants in the attached photos 3 years ago (subfascial) and I have not had a chance to change them yet- unfortunately the margins can be seen.  I’ve been reading one of your articles on tricep implants- https://exploreplasticsurgery.com/technical-strategies-triceps-implants/?doing_wp_cron=1619401676.5458180904388427734375 As it says in the article, the implants are placed sub-fascial (underneath […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a jaw wraparound done in Europe but very unsatisfied as it has lost me all my angularity even before the surgery, me cheeks now bulge out like there’s air in them especially when I talk, I feel like I have to bite them in to look good. Is this an […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am biologically male, and have been undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for about a 18 months now. I am more comfortable with most of my body now, except for my shoulders, which seem out of proportion to me. From at-home measurements, my bideltoid width is about 47cm. I would like to […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi! I’m contacting you regarding the article here https://exploreplasticsurgery.com/case-study-transgender-rib-removal-surgery-body-contouring/?doing_wp_cron=1619818519.8208200931549072265625 , I’m also transgender and am interested in rib removal to reduce my waist circumference, but I didn’t know that ribs could also be reshaped to change the way they protrude. Would it be possible to alter the size or shape of the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I would like to know if an operation is possible. As you can see from my attached photos (+ MRI), I have a lump in the vault of my skull. It makes me very self-conscious. I would like to know if it is possible to reduce it very slightly simply at the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, As you may know, I’m currently deciding between a custom chin implant and a “standard” implant. I have a question for you, if you wouldn’t mind. It is: If we discount the superior aesthetic flexibility from the equation, does it still make sense to choose custom over a standard chin implant for minimizing the risks […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, What is the side by side custom testicle implant? It is hidden when cold and hangs down when it is warm. So I am not sure if you are thinking one or two silicone prosthetics .. wouldn’t it be weird to have 4 balls to touch .. 🤔 I probably did not […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m in the beginning stages of planning a facelift. I’m a 32 year old male who lost 100 lbs when I was 17. I went from 285 to 175 – and with that weight loss, came some loose skin around my body. My face is my biggest concern as it’s hard to […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I notice a lot of wraparound jaw implant cases from your practice. I myself am looking into jaw and chin augmentation and was wondering what justifies recommending jaw implants over orthognathic surgery besides the respective recovery periods? Are the transformations in appearance generally not as drastic with orthognathic surgery alone? Are implants […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, is hairline lowering + forehead augmentation possible during one procedure and for a male patient? I have a slight asymmetry in my frontal bone where one side bulges out and is more prominent while the other side is flat and has a slight dip. This can be seen in pictures. The result […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I believe I have hyperdynamic chin ptosis as my chin appears normal at rest, however it is very prominent when I smile. I have never had any surgery done, so I believe this might be genetic. I would like to have this issue adressed so that I look the same when at […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I recently had upper forehead contouring surgery. (attempted forehead horn reduction). The discussed outcome however wasn’t met, as my forehead had been made flat on one side with the other side still having a horn/bump on it, to the point where my forehead is sloped and uneven. The side where my forehead […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in aesthetic forehead/skull reshaping, in addition to anterior temporalis muscle reduction for head width reduction, however I previously had a coronal brow lift done.  I understand that certain procedures, such as hairline lowering in particular, are contraindicated if one has previously undergone a coronal brow lift due to potential […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have had manly broad shoulders my whole life it’s made me quite self conscious wondering if there’s anyway we couldn’t shorten them I’m not sure if this is a thing please let me know I look forward to a response!  A: Shoulder reduction surgery is a real and effective surgery for […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m looking for a solution to my hollowed out eyes. Or perhaps you would consider them deep-set. In any case, it seems that ocular surgeons are afraid or unwilling to fill the hollows under my eyes, and I can’t understand why. Perhaps you have a different opinion or solution. A: I fill […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had an online  consultation with you three years ago and you provided me with predictive imaging of the procedures I would be getting. (custom Infraorbital, midface and jawline implants). I had originally planned on getting these procedures done this year but after getting a sleep study and CBCT scan of my […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi, I want to look tall with a head implant. Is that possible? And how many cm will I grow? Minimum how many cm? A: With a 1st stage scalp tissue expansion one can have a skull implant that adds 3cms…but you have to careful in just adding height as the head […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, my situation is I had a zygomatic sandwich surgery done and now look like a woman. It gave me way to much projection in the lower part of the cheekbones, I have a revision surgery booked for later this month and I will either reverse 100% the zygomatic sandwich surgery and get […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in getting a mandibular angle implant surgery (on one side only) to correct asymmetry on the lower part of my face. In other words, I am looking to match the side that is flatter to the side that is fuller. I had asymmetry in the mandibular area since birth. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi there! I had a question about facial implants.  I had vertical lengthening jaw angle implants about four years ago and I am starting orthodontics for TMJ soon and it will be moving my lower jaw forward just shy of 2mm and moving other teeth etc.  I was hoping that my jaw […]

Q: Dr. Eppley,I am slightly concerned about the eye incision for the infraorbital-malar implants: 1) What are the reasons for not inserting them through the mouth? 2) What types of patients are more at risk of developing lower lid retraction? 3) Are patients with darker skin tones more likely to develop lower lid retraction? 4) […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am 20 years old and my skull and temples are narrow which makes my face looks bigger is there any other way other than surgery and implants. Can’t you put something on top of the scalp or skin and not inside it. I just want to look normal but I am […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am just over 3 weeks out from having double jaw surgery (3 piece lefort 1 w/BSSO).  I also had cheek implants added because of deficient mid face growth. Lastly I had a mandibular jaw angle implant on one side only… reason was that  the other side has a little bump that […]

Q: Dr. Eppley,I have a few additional questions about the secondary t-shaped genioplasty procedure. I would be interested in a small amount (2-3mm) of additional narrowing at the same time as my projection is restored. Would this be possible given that I had a t-cut osteotomy as part of my original genioplasty in November, or […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, In 2017 I had double jaw surgery, bottom was moved backwards and top moved forward. After time has passed my cheeks have gotten really saggy and my midface is unbalanced. I am wondering if maybe cheek inplants can sort of give me more fullness in the mid face and also add structure, […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I underwent a buccal lipectomy about a year and a half ago and I was very dissatisfied with the result. Searching for a solution to my problem, I recently read your article on buccal lipectomy reversal with dermal-fat grafts and was interested. I would like to know if you did more cases […]

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