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Q: Dr. Eppley, so about 2-3 years ago I was dating this guy and very long story short he punched me in the face and fractured my left cheekbone. I never got a surgeon to look at it because honestly I’m super broke. I mean I have money for small payments but I definitely don’t […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Would like lip implants and corners of mouth to have less frown. Can both procedures be done at the same time?If I’m a good candidate please quote me a price and how long it usually takes to get scheduled. Thank you. A: Thank you for your inquiry and sending your picture. Lip […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m interested in breast augmentation and a few other procedures. I’ve done some research and it seems as if the Revolve system provides the longest lasting results. Is that something you do?? A: There are numerous specific systems and many ‘by hand’ fat preparation methods for concentrating fat for injection. Resolve is […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I find your articles very informative and interesting to read .I am wondering what is your opinion on the use of PEEK for infraorbital rim augmentation? Best wishes. A: PEEK material is just fine for infraorbital rim augmentation. It is matter of the patient’s choice as well as the cost of the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, My surgeon has ordered x-rays, and the radiology clinic will call me next week to schedule those. I wasn’t going to bother you again, but I won’t get a second consultation with him (or really a way to communicate directly with him) until after he has the x-rays, and there’s a question […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I read some news about the use of the “fat grafting” technique to increase the height.  Basically, there would be fat injections under the heels. I wonder if you find it a good idea and a valid and lasting method to increase height by inches. I am doubtful about the lifetime stay […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I suppose this is an artery on my temple extending up into the forehead.. It pulsates the entire length of the bulge. Can it be removed? Thank you A: Thank you for your inquiry and sending your picture of your prominent anterior branch of the superficial temporal artery. Admittedly, even in my […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in knowing more about dermal fat graft for coccydynia. A: Thank you for your inquiry. The use of a dermal fat graft for coccygeal coverage is done to provide additional padding to reduce its prominence and discomfort due ti lack of adequate soft tissue coverage. It may or or […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I wonder if I could call upon your unique expertise one more time. I have found a plastic surgeon locally who is willing to remove my chin implant. He believes it may be a Medpor after all but won’t know for sure until he gets in there. I would prefer that another […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have a tall neurocranium (the upper third of my face is too big/tall compared to my lower and middle third), this results in a tall and narrow skull which, for males, isn’t sexually dimorphic thus not attractive. I want a more compact, “shorter” skull, so to speak.  Is it possible to […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have had a bony ridge in my forehead every since my youth. It’s visibility fluctuates with how much weight is on my face. I don’t mind the ridge that much though sometimes in photos you can see it. There are 2 protruding elements and a depression in the middle. However, when […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, my right occipital bone is a little bigger than left, maybe 4mm I think. It doesn’t bother me that much but when I think about this I feel “sad”. My head otherwise is round and overall good. My right back is but a little bit back. I don’t want to use a 3D […]

Q: Dr. Eppley ,I’m considering getting jaw angle implants. Looking at images of jaw angle implants on the internet, I noted from some images that the jaw angles seem to flare out.  Then I came across your website. When a woman has jaw angle augmentation, are the bottom of the jaw angles suppose to flare […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I would like to ask you about my options. I had done midface augmentations with injectable PMMA.  The infraorbital area looks a bit empty and I am not happy with results. I choose PMMA because I lost of facial fat by bad diet.  I am planning to take procedure to downsize tissue […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have a question about your clavicle lengthening procedure. I would like to know how long it takes for both clavicles to heal after the procedure and if it is possible to operate both clavicles at the same time or do you need to treat one clavicle at a time? Thank you. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi, I had very hollow under eyes and underwent a lower bleph with fat repositioning but still not happy with my under eyes. I’ve looked into orbital rim implants and read on a forum from one of your past patients that he had orbital rim implants with you and it filled the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Ten years ago I had a lost 130 pounds. I subsequently regained 40. I now weigh 185 lbs. My chest circumference is 40 inches yet my hips are roughly 32 inches. I had tummy tuck with liposuction about 4+ years ago and I have significant gouging in my left flank. What would […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi I have a question I’m 4’11 and 98 lbs and I’m a 32B but I want to get high profile, round shape and smoothed surfaced 34DD silicone gummy bear breast implants. Is this size too big for me? I’m trying to achieve a full figure with cleavage enough for myself to […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello, after having read so much and so good about you as a surgeon, I decided to write to you, first of all to see if you can give me your opinion. I had two facial lipofillings, the first one had a great result and I had a success that I had […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in facial feminization surgery of which I would like to start with cheek augmentation surgery first. Based on what I have seen of off the shelf cheek implants I know I would need custom cheek implants to achieve the midface look I am seeking. I have attached pictures and […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I was searching for a method how to be taller, and i found your website. It says in your hospital you do silicone head implant to grow taller. I would really like to be 5cm taller. I was thinking about Ilizarov limb lengthening but it would be too risky. I would like to do the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, have a 3 year old daughter who was diagnosed as an infant with torticollis. She developed severe brachycephaly as a result. We helmeted her for over 6 months but achieved minimal results. Her head remains quite wide, flat across the back and her forehead protrudes. As a mother who has lost countless […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have been dissatisfied with my lower third for years. Specific concerns include an undefined jawline, deep nasiolabal folds, lip incompetence, mentalis muscle strain when I try to close my mouth, and a slight overbite. I also have non-cosmetic issues like chronic snoring. Recently, I’ve realized many of my issues may be […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have facial implants that goes around my entire jawline, cheek and paranasal implants, Goretex material. I thought this would fix my problem but turns out orthognathic surgery (Bimax) is what I should have done. I have now consulted with a maxillofacial surgeon and he said that it was best was to remove all the implants […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am a black male considering a chin implant. I am Fitzpatrick skin type V/5. I am told the submental incision route for placing the implant is best but I am quite worried about scarring on my more melanated skin. I can’t seem to find any images of a submental scar on […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’ve attached your original morph (which I like very much) as well as 5 clear photos of myself from all angles. Forgive me for being so thorough, but I want to give you as much to go off of as possible since it is not feasible for me to meet him until […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am planning to get Sculpra filler (I think at cheek area and temples). Do my cheek, jaw, and chin implants make Sculptra riskier? Do you think that I would be substantially more likely to have some sort of abnormal growth or other unusual response? Thank you for any thoughts you have. A: Good to hear […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am a transgender male to female and I would like to get more curves. I am interested in rib removal for waistline as well as buttock and hip augmentations. A: Good talking to you this morning and sending all of your pictures. In looking at them your obvious fundamental goal is […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I previously had surgery to install Implantech’s Flower Mandibular Glove in size L https://www.implantech.com/product/flowers-mandibular-glove/  Unfortunately, I had to remove the chin implant due to an infection from a fishing-related accident; a fishing hooking was lodged into my chin – and an infection ensued.  Instead of going with same implant I am thinking […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have a deficient chin and would need an advancement of 8-10mm to bring my chin in line with my lips. I’ve done a fair amount of research and understand that I have a choice between chin implant or sliding genioplasty. I have no preference other than I would like to look […]

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