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Q: Dr. Eppley, I have an existing chin implant but I do not like the effect it has. I am interested to know more about sliding genioplasty and possible some jaw angle implants. I have attached images of what my chin and jaw profile looks like today with the existing implant, and what I would […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Am I a good candidate for rib removal surgery? As you can see in my pictures I am very thin but have no shape. A:Thank you for your inquiry and sending your picture. Perhaps a surprise to many, the typical rib removal patient looks like you with the identical story…thin female who […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, How can I get rid of this lower fullness in my midface that did not exist prior to a LeFort I osteotomy? A: In regards to trying to reduce lower midface fullness after a LeFort I osteotomy, a significant maxillary advancement does create a bony shelf that was not there previously. This […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m considering face implants with you but I also have thick skin, so not sure if this is the correct procedure for me, fellow researchers have said bimax and other bone cutting surgery’s are more effective in providing a non bloated face. These two people below with thick skin got implants placed […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Is Medpor implant removal more difficult if they are placed long time ago ? Thank you. A: The time duration of implantation (short of a few days after surgery) does not affect the ‘difficulty’ of Medpor implant removal. I have removed hundreds of them from months to years after they have been […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I currently have 1350 cc saline implant with internal bra(alloderm)my implant is under the muscle i would like to get around 1800-2000cc and i would like to get a lift too but many doctor have told me that its not worth it if i do a lift because I have a poor […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Many years ago I had an endoscopic brow lift that left my brows significantly higher than expected, leaving me with what is typically described as a startled, or ‘deer-in-the-headlights’, look. I’m researching as to whether my brows can be lowered and, if so, how much? I have read where, yes, brows can […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, As a child I had an orthodontist to a lot of extensive grinding of my teeth. Later, a car accident damaged my right TMJ joint. Over time, my face has shifted and to the right side. Four years ago I found the best orthodontist in the city and we have worked hard […]

Dr. Eppley, I have some type of plagiocephaly. The right side of the back of my head is flatter and weirder looking than the other side, and my face bulges out on the right side. I have included pictures, and want to know if its anything severe. What my goal is, is for my head […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am a part time male model considering cheek implants. I have flat cheeks that creates a sad look when not smiling. I’m in my mid forties and have had a mini lift to help improve my mid face and soften my nasal labial folds. It was very helpful, but due to […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m a transgender woman, fairly early on in my transition and I am very interested in having the shoulder reduction surgery you offer. I have some questions…  1. How long is the current lead time from booking to surgery?  I would like to try to get the surgery done this year well […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have the same problem your lady seen in pictures has.Case study with the 67 year old female. Does a crooked or larger chin implant make the bunching under chin as seen in picture. My chin looks like this and I have a terrible scar. I have had my chin implant for […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Im interested in a rough estimate for infraorbital malar implants AND lateral and supraorbital rim projection to give the appearance of upper midface and masculine dimorphic forward growth with minimal upper eyelid exposure.  Would you advise these put together? would the result look too artificial? Ill be fixing the forward growth in […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I may get a hair grafting procedure two months before my custom facial implant surgery with you. Do you have any objections to that? A: That is really a question for the hair transplant surgeon as to whether this major facial surgery may stress the newly implanted hairs. It would make more […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello, I have a few questions about temple implants. Firstly, whether they are secured with screws or not, and if not, then wouldn’t they get displaced from their place? Maybe come lower due to gravity of move with trauma? Specifically the bigger temple implants that are longer.  A: Temporal implants are muscle […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am a transwoman and contouring my body would greatly help my dysphoria. I am seeking a surgeon who does Iliac crest implant or the Pelvic Plasty surgery in the U.S. I read about it also on your website. Have you performed this surgery? Thank You so Much.  A: Iliac crest implants […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m interested in jawline augmentation and custom square chin implant. I have a couple of basic questions:  1. Is the incision intraoral or outside? Is the incision visible? Will there be any scars?  2. Will I be conscious or anesthetized during the surgery?  3. What is the average expectation after the surgery?  […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in shoulder narrowing surgery. I was curious if you performed this procedure; if so, how many times have you performed it? (if you do not offer the surgery I would appreciate a referral) I was interested in the healing time for the procedure and if it would make sense […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am a 23 year old female from the UK wanting to enquire about shoulder feminiation surgery. I have significantly broader shoulders in proportion to the rest of my frame that bother me a considerable amount as no clothing sits right on me and it they make me look larger than I […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have a somewhat long philtrum and was wondering what the options were to correct this? I have heard of lip lifts, but am hesitant as I feel it would look too feminine or unnatural (I am a guy). My nose is also somewhat short (contributing to the long philtrum). I was […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, My whole midface is kind of recessed which makes my mouth look protruding and my chin look large. Besides I feel my eye socket is too shallow and my eyes look tired. I had rhinoplasty before, the surgeon used cartilage to reshape my nose tip and placed ePtfe implant on my nasal […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Very interested in deltoid fat transfer to make my shoulders wider. I lift weights but have a a small frame naturally. I have never gotten lipo surgery before and am currently at 17% body fat. I would like to have the procedure done if it is feasible and can be successful. Thank […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, we went over this possible procedure during our last consult few months ago, I have attached pictures. The area I’m pointing at is by might right sideburn right by where the hairline meets with the beard line. I would prefer for that not to protrude as much as it widens my face and […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have lip incompetence, and I think I have Long Face Syndrome. I assume the cause of the lip incompetence is due to my allergies. I have a really long philtrum (about an inch long) What is the solution to this? I don’t think I have an overbite or a gummy smile.  […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am the photo in the middle. My hope was to change my eyes and nose to look more like Justin Bieber. Is that possible with how my face looks? I’m a senior in high school and hoping to get the surgery sometime in the future. Just wanted to know if it […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I currently have a rhinoplasty surgery scheduled for later this summer with another surgeon. Please find attached images of my face at various angles. My main goals with this procedure would be: from the front, a wider jaw and bigger/wider chin; from the side, enhancing the overall look of my profile view […]

Dr. Eppley, Hello doctor, my case is unusual, I would like to know If you can remove Ellansé filler from the cheek and replace it with implants to give the ogee curve on a male? A: Your request is not unusual (remove filler and replace with implant) but doing it successfully (remove the filler part) […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I supposedly have a Peek chin implant, it does not project enough and is skewed pointing off to my left. I would like my chin to be symmetric with more outward projection. It was interesting that you wrote that the flesh adheres more readily to the Medpor implant as apposed to Peek, […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in pectoral and testicle implants. Do I need custom implants or will standard implants work for both? How much does a testicle implant weigh?  A: Thank you for your inquiry and sending your pictures to which I can provide the following information: PECTORAL IMPLANTS The key in pectoral implant […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have another question which I think we may have covered during my consultation but I want to confirm… I currently have and have always had low blood pressure. My last blood pressure reading was 90/70, but it sometimes goes lower. I want to confirm that temporal artery ligation is safe in […]

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