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Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a small anatomical chin implant five years ago and am seeking a revision. I want additional height and projection to the chin without looking too boxy along the jaw. Can you tell me which would work better? The flowers mandibular glove chin implant or the vertical chin lengthening chin implant? […]

Q: Dr. Eppley,  I have a recovery question after my perioral liposuction surgery. My healing process is going great and I feel great too! I was just wondering if I need to be massaging the liposuctioned area at all as it feels a bit hard? Perhaps that is normal but I wanted to ask, in case I […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, With my surgery approaching, I wanted to reach out with a couple of very specific questions. On the phone we discussed that I would still be about to practice martial arts (specifically Brazilian jiu jitsu) following rib removal surgery. You explained that the ribs removed really aren’t shielding anything and so it’s […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in surgery for a full custom wrap around jaw/chin implant. The desired outcome is to augment the chin both horizontally (widen) and vertically (elongate) whilst creating a more ‘square’ shape. The desired outcome is also to widen and create definition in the  lower mandible border and vertical elongation of […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a question regarding cheek sagging/puffiness after cheek implant removal. I had my cheek implants removed after 2.5 months because I wasn’t happy with the look. I felt my soft tissue didn’t look chisled, and the implants didn’t look natural. Even when they were in, I noticed that my lower cheeks seemed fuller, […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, if I’m going to vertical chin reduction done as part of my facial widening I want it to be substantial and not an improvement by just a little bit, it seems as though you’re suggesting that the shaving approach is much more involved and actually I thought that’s what we were going […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I really need help and advice. About two weeks ago I had chin implant surgery for the third time. The first time was five years with a .  Medpor 5mm implant. The time was in January of this year to make more volume. My surgeon desided to use a Medpor 9mm implant […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I see you do forehead implants. My question is do you prefer silicone or Medpor? I would not want to do bone cement. If the Medpor supra orbital implants are done, do you only get fullness just above the brow, or do you think you can also get a bit of central […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am planning on going on a high altitude hike four days after my skull reshaping surgery. I’m wanting to know would this be alright, and would the surgery affect my ability to do this hike?  A: I am not aware of any adverse effects of high altitudes on the healing and […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had jaw implant surgery using Goretex implants in my jaw, and ended up putting them all around my chin in areas I didn’t want.  My surgeon went way off base and I asked to have them removed. What he didn’t tell me, was that he shaved down the back gonial area […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi, I am 25 years old and have been extremely self conscious of my head shape for half my life. It causes me low self esteem every day, and am at a point where I don’t want to live with this problem anymore I want to know if there is a procedure […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Can I ask a few questions please about brow bone reduction. 1. What does this procedure entail ?. How long is recovery? I used to be a boxer, obviously I don’t compete anymore but I still train regularly in judo. After the operation am I still able to do sports that I’m […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am considering getting a skin treatment (likely either broadband light therapy, fraxel laser, or something else of the sort) to mitigate some facial wrinkles/sun damage, etc. I am wondering if you think that there is a substantial risk that the heat from the lasers would penetrate beyond the skin and cause any […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am very pleased with the morph you created for the augmentation of the chin only. (no jawline augmentation). I’m leaning towards sliding genioplasty combined with submentoplasty, but I have a few questions: 1)  In our consultation, you mentioned that this procedure would narrow the chin. Would the amount of narrowing have […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have worries about a silicone implant for skull augmentation. First I know it can cause cancer. Also, there will be a void between the implant to the actual skull (what will be filled in there I don’t know, and the feeling of it), probably I will need to replace it after […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I was hoping to receive some information about getting a revision surgery for my hip augmentation and also potentially getting my current buttock implants replaced with a larger size. I received both hip and buttock augmentation last year using custom implants for my buttocks and custom implants for my hips as well. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, how much to make top of head taller by 2 inches, head wider by about 2 inches, is it possible to lower upper and lower jaw down about an inch with tache, lips, cheeks? And the nose longer about 1 inch. if so how much. I have short face and want longer. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I was wondering if you have any experience with this new product Volux by Allergan, it seems like it is a higher density and mainly used for the jawline and chin. I have used Radiesse before and it did a good job but its all gone now. Also if you know about […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m contacting you because I would like a better profile of my face. I feel like I’m just going around in circles and I just need good advice. I hate my double chin. I had submental liposuction and it looks worse. Can I realistically get rid of all the fat under my […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am a female in my 20s who is interested in maximizing my facial aesthetics. I did my research and came across much of your transformative work with facial implants. I am potentially interested in receiving a sliding genioplasty and jaw angle implants to beautify my face in hopes of achieving “model-like” […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, What are the mechanics of lowering the brow ridge via a custom brow bone implant? Does the implant wrap around the underside of the supraorbital rim to allow projection from a lower level than the pre-existing bone would naturally allow or do I misunderstand this procedure? Moreover, I’ve noticed that when it […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I could see that jawline implants inserted through the inside of the mouth have a higher risk of infections And considering the high price (operation + plane + hotel) of it for me, it is a risk that I cannot afford, unfortunately. However can we consider another option, instead of a single […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in temporal lifts. I have attached the wish pictures of results. Please tell me what do you think of these technique, and if this technique is the same you would do ? Also is there are chance of resulting a bad scar from this on the temporal hairline? And if […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am currently looking for ways to make changes to my face because I am not really satisfied with the shape. I have just discovered your site and am wondering if you can help me. My problem is difficult to explain, but I want to try it. My jaw is generally very […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello, the back of my head is completely flat from the top of my skull to my neck. This has always bothered me and thought I’d have to live the rest of my life with it. As a woman I’ve never been able to wear cute short haircuts. I keep my long […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have read from some sources that orbital box osteotomies is an extremely risky procedure, but have read elsewhere that the risks are over exaggerated. Can I please ask for your opinion of the risks involved? Also, are there any alternatives that you know of that can increase interpupillary distance? A: From […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello, I have a flat crown/flat back of skull. I figure I would need about an 1 1/2 inches of added depth to the top and back of skull to provide my ideal skull shape. Please advise if this can be attained realistically. Thanks. A: Thank you for your inquiry and sending […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had sliding genioplasty about an year ago. I am not happy with the results as the previous surgeon extended my chin downward by 5mm, but I had asked for an extension around 9-10mm. Is it possible to perform a revision on the prior surgery to give me the desired chin extension? […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Im interested in temporal lift to elevate my brows laterally only (not interested in endoscopic or coronal brow lift) including elevating my upper cheek lift, with the same temporal incision .. Will you be so kind to let me know the price for this procedure and what is your technique? Are you […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, 5 months ago I had jaw implants. I feel that the jaw muscles are a bit bulky and I’d like to get Botox to make them slimmer and more chiseled. Is there a legitimate risk of the Botox infecting the implants? I read one of your recent articles regarding placing filler on […]

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