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Q: Dr. Eppley, When i was younger my head wasn’t that wide but with time and some jaw problems my temporal muscles got bigger and bigger because of the jaws. Now i feel like my head is a little bit ”too wide” in the temporalis place. When i press the muscles in with my hands […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m looking to make my eyes a bit more symmetrical but I don’t know what sort of surgery that requires or how it might be possible. Looking for more information and potentially surgery! I’ve attached a photo of my face, front camera, and a photo of my face in selfies ! Would […]

Q: Dr. Eppley,To give you a bit of historyI had hairline reshaping surgery several years ago. (I am a cis gendered female, I just wanted to make a few tweaks to my hairline) The outcome unfortunately was not what I wanted.  My hairline was significantly lower than what was discussed, and the shape given was a prominent […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m a transwoman who’s looking into hip/buttock/breast augmentation surgery and your practice is one of the ones I’m considering. Your custom hip implants are what convinced me to contact you since I think the way they extend into the thighs may offer a more natural look (they remind me of my padded […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello! I was hoping for a little insight on my overhang. I am a mom of four with the most recent two being twins. I am struggling so bad with body image after these two and battling yeast infections off and on (mainly during my monthly cycle when I seem to be […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I got a saggy butt because of weight loss. I’m a thin male in the upper body and have a saggy skin in my lower body especially my butt. This made me feel so uncomfortable I would like to do a surgery to remove this excess skin and make it look normal. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, What is your opinion on Lefort 2 surgery? For cosmetic purpose most of surgeons perform Lefort 1. However from what I saw Lefort 2 provides better results aesthetically. Do you preform Lefort 2 and would Lefort 1, with paranasal implants give same results as Lefort 2. Also what is down side to Lefort […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I would like to reduce the width of my cheekbones but I don’t want to break the bones to do so. Is there another procedure that make work instead? A:There is no other procedures to reduce the width of the cheekbones other than zygomatic or cheekbone reduction osteotomies. Dr. Barry Eppley Indianapolis, […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I was hoping to schedule my jaw implant surgery for the fall however I’ve got another procedure that may conflict. I’m having an MSE to widen the maxilla with reverse pull headgear to attempt to fix my class 3 underbite. This may be a dumb question but the headgear pushes on the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m having an issue after a (second) chin implant revision, and I have an unusual question. Is it possible to design/ fashion a small “lateral” chin implant (similar to the “wing” of an extended chin implant) to support/ fill in an area of tissue loss that resulted when I recently had a […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Is it possible to get nipple and areola reduction surgery? Also breast implants of my choice like Motiva or any brand I prefer?  Thank you. A: Certainly nipple reduction can be done at the same time as the placement of breast implants with no adverse effects. One has to be more thoughtful […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello. So, after blepharoplasty only on the left upper eyelid as you can see my left eye is much more open. I would like to avoid the skin graft for aesthetic reasons. As you can see my left upper eyelid is more hollow and the crease is more higher than my right […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am reaching out because I have some questions regarding an uncommon procedure that I am seriously considering, and that is shoulder widening. I am a male with noticeably narrow shoulders (even after working out for some time) that measure just barely under 17 inches across which takes a hit to my […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Is the jaw angle flare on this gentlemen achievable with an implant? I suspect he has had work done, his canthal tilt is sublime, my guess is orbital rim/cheek and jaw angle and chin combo.  it is extremely rare to have a jaw angle wider than one’s head, Brad Pitt is perhaps […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, How long do skull implants last and are there any long-term side effects? And how much big cut is needed for a complete head augmentation? A:Skull implants last a lifetime and never need to be replaced due to device failure as they are solid and do not degrade over time. Their effects […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hope you are doing well! I was just curious, when you perform Adam’s apple augmentation, does the grafted cartilage heal and become one with the preexisting Adam’s apple? And just in case you’re able to answer this as well, is the cartilage is only grafted from the rib area? Thank you so […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am experiencing some jowling in my lower face and my cheeks are slightly sunken. I still look okay, but tired some days. My face can seem drawn down with the mild aging. I am 51 and am trying to figure out the best solution. I am trying to decide among the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, As a male I would like to increase the length of the skin of my upper lip as I find it too short. How could this be done? A:You can not increase the actual external skin length of the philtrum. What you can do is roll out the internal mucosa of the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley,Hello, I got a buccal fat removal and I am not happy with the results my cheeks look hollow and I would like to see if there’s something I can do about it? A: Since fat removal is the source of your now hollow cheeks, fat replacement would be the logical treatment choice. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have a couple questions regarding style 2 custom cheek implants. I am scheduled to have a rhinoplasty in November 2021 and hope to perhaps pursue cheek implants in 2022.  1. How long post-rhinoplasty do you recommend patients wait before getting custom cheek implant surgery?  2. In addition, can you provide an […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello, how much shoulder width reduction s possible to reduce on a man? Just 1 inch or is it more? I work as a Speleologist/Spelunker and I would like my shoulders narrower for obvious reasons. A: Shoulder reduction surgery reduces each side  by 1.0 to 1.2 inches based on the patient’s height. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I want to ask you just a very quick question about brow bone reduction surgery. I have seen all articles on your website related to this – brow reduction, contouring, augmentation etc. In my case it has to be definitely just brow bone reduction (like on the first picture you send me) […]

Q: Dr. Eppley,I have done extensive research and have discovered the genius Dr Eppley! I am very impressed with his work and also the army of positive reviews online about him.  Upon research, I also discovered he is an expert in custom jaw/chin + forehead implants- both which I am very interested in. Would it […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I was interested in the total head widening procedure that you perform as I have a very rounded narrow forehead and browmridge and would like for them to be widened and advanced using implants.  More specifically, I was interested in this specific model shown on the website. What would the pricing of this […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m so impressed of your work to enlarge mouth, and I really want to do it for my mouth to make it wider (maybe 1″ would be the best).  As you can see in the picture, I have a ratio between nose and mouth around 1:1, which is not good and I […]

Q:Dr. Eppley, For context, I am a healthy man in his early 30‘s who wants mild-to-moderate enhancement of the chin as well as the jaw angles in the lateral dimension. I am going for a strong but natural jaw appearance.  Regarding sliding genioplasty, what is the rate at which additional surgery is required, either due to […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello! I am very interested in your iliac crest reduction procedure, and was simply wondering: when you shave down the hip bone what happens to the muscle attachments that connect to it? Hope this isn’t an impossible question! Thank you so much. A:What is released when you do iliac crest reduction, which […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have scheduled an appointment for rhinoplasty with you in the fall. Not sure if this is a question I should send to you but you told me to reach out with any questions. I just want to ask if this procedure would not only improve the tip appearance but the overall […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, My lower lip is slightly behind my upper lip maybe 2mm, I’ve had double jaw surgery in the past and it’s definitely better than it was, but it still bugs me and I find myself biting my lips a lot because of it. I know the only way too truly fix that […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, We had a consultation a few months ago and I got X rays done locally (not the cone bean scan you requested but similar). I was curious if you see an issue with my airway, in that its very narrow? I was told this could lead to sleep apnea/other breathing problems and […]

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