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Q: Dr. Eppley, I would be interested in finding out about fixing the shape of my skull (a bit pointy towards the top and flat on the back). See the pictures attached. I just found out about Dr. Eppley’s work here online and am impressed by the results from the photos I saw. Please contact […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, The back left side of my head is a little smaller than the right side and I never really realized there was a difference until now. I’m now 25 years old and I’m extremely self conscious about it. It’s extremely noticeable when I turn my head to the side, my whole left […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m curious about your testicular implant surgeries. I have used metal testicle stretchers (1-10 lbs at a time), and have done saline infusions into my scrotum (up to 2.5L of 5% dextrose saline) and have learned about your surgeries recently. I know of people that inject silicone into their scrotum, but the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I just had a quick question regarding surgeries you preform. Is it possible to get both clavicle reduction surgery, and rib removal surgery for a smaller waist, at the same time? Additionally, does liposuction of the waist work to get a smaller waist measurement for patients who are skinny or normal weight, […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, My face is severely lopsided and my lower jaw does not sit exactly in place. It is very noticeable when looking in the mirror or inverted photos of myself. One of my eyes is also larger than the other and one of my cheeks has much more skin/fat than the other as […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have several questions about sagittal ridge reduction surgery:  – Is a CT scan required if only burring will be performed (e.g., no implant)?  – Do all sagittal ridge reductions require placement of a drain? If possible, I would like to avoid a second scar from the drain tube, even if it […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, •Is the Rhinoplasty with an open or closed scar? My previous surgery was closed and would really prefer not having another scar if possible. •How far into the sides of my head is the incision for the forehead advancement? Also does the “zig-zag incision effect the shape of the hairline result or […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a Zygomantic Sandwich Osteotomy 1 year ago. I want to reverse it and not do anything else. My face became somehow “bloated” and I don’t like it. I also had SARPE. I know, that a genioplasty would also improve my face, but that is not a concern at this moment.  […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, For the pectoral implants, I have a question. I still have fatty tissue and glandular tissue on my male breast. It must first be removed before the pectoral inplants is inserted?  A:  Gynecomastia reduction surgery can be performed concurrently with pectoral implant placement if the patient so desires. Dr. Barry Eppley Indianapolis, […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, So I would like to place custom medpor cheek implants because I have read that over time it will adhere to the bone but I have also read that the risk of infection is higher than with silicone implants but I also read that silicone implants can cause bone erosion over time […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I might need to have a dental implant in the future. Will the jawline implants make this more complicated/impossible?  My reasoning for wanting a sliding genioplasty in addition to implants is that in case my implants get infected and have to be removed, at least I would have improvement from the sliding […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a closed rhinoplasty in 2015. The surgeon did a good job but its not perfect. My columella is cooked and my nasal tip points down. My facial muscles are also very strong and make my nose very wide when I smile. I am hoping this can all be repaired with […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I wanted to reach out given your extensive experience with lip surgery and see if I would be a good candidate for a procedure that I have had in mind for a while. I have a thin upper lift with a bit of a blurry vermillion border, which makes the lift procedure […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m becoming concerned about the muscle reattachment after the bony chin reduction and if it will cause any types of anomalies such as the chin muscle “balling up”, the bottom lip becoming lax or the chin muscles just simply not returning to their normal function. I do feel I have an overactive […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Will intraoral chin resuspension work for the loose chin tissue that I now have after mini V line surgery? A: You suffer now from chin pad ptosis/’extra’ tissue from the loss of bone support and the wide stripping off of tissues to perform the chin osteotomy. Simply put you have too much […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, How accurate is computer imaging of the face in regards to the final outcomes achieved? A: The role of computer imaging in facial surgery is frequently misunderstood by patients. Computer imaging is done to help determine what the patient’s aesthetic goals are. It is a method of interactive visual communication to help […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I do have a couple of follow up questions for you in regards to the total jawline augmentation that we discussed 1) Are you able to combine a sliding genioplasty with a single piece custom jaw wrap around implant or can it only be combined with 2 lateral custom jaw angle implants? […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I hope this email finds you well. I am interested in a non-custom chin implant of about 7.5mm, or whichever size you would recommend for my face. I also have a bit of asymmetry where my chin skews toward the left and is especially visible from the front, which I’m also hoping […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Are there any risks to a genioplasty revision not present in the original procedure (or risks that rise when you do a revision, versus the original)? I.e.: mentalis sag, infection, step off About how many secondary genioplasties have you done? (can be in the last few years, or whichever time period, but […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi my 14 year old son has a great complex.  He has uncorrected brachiocephaly. The pediatricians told us that it would correct itself but it did not.  At what age could I place the 3D implant? A: Once past puberty I think it could be done anytime that the patient feels that […]

Q: Dr. Eppley,Thank you for getting back to me. I truly appreciate your team’s time, as I know that Dr. Eppley is renowned in his field and ahead of the curve. I have one last question for him, so that I can consider my options and then decide which one I want to schedule a consultation for. My […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have egg shaped eyes and I would like a more almond shaped kind of look sorta like Megan Fox’s eyes. I would just like for my eyes to be smaller instead of big and I was wondering if that was a thing or not. Also do you guys do the cat […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am a patient who would like to inquire about reversal otoplasty surgery for over-corrected ears. I have attached some photographs. I had otoplasty 10 years ago, and I regret it. At the time I was young and insecure about my appearance, but have since come to the opinion that my original […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am very very stressed about a situation i am confronted with. I have put medpor jaw angle implants actually and i don’t like the way it looks on my face and i would like to replace them.  However I read in several web sites that it’s impossible to replace, others say possible […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, My wife is due to have breast enlargement surgery done but, because of Covid 19, her surgeon has put it back until April/May 2021. My wife really wants 1500cc (Saline), but in your country, we only do 800/900cc. Her surgeon has asked us, if we can find a manufacture or practice that would […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, in the past I consulted with you regarding custom facial implants. We agreed I should wait until after my jaw surgery to have them done. I am now 3 months from my jaw surgery and had 2 questions. 1.How long should i wait for maximum saftey after the jaw surgery and placing […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, a while ago I had asked you about cheekbone surgery and expressed the concern about sagging. After some time I am now thinking if it could be an option for me to do the cheekbones surgery to reduce the width and then subsequently get cheek implants in order to take care of […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, “Concerning the implant design process, glad to see previous implants are helpful to anticipate results, would pictures before my implants be helpful also? Its a few years/few pounds back admittedly. I see 2 design rounds are built into the process, how does someone accurately give feedback on a 3D model knowing its […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Came across your site after seeing the mouth widening procedure you perform. I’ve always felt that my smile/lips are very narrow [and small], accentuated by a long face shape.  I’m interested in having this procedure to widen them, as well as additional lip augmentations to improve the overall look and size.  Additionally, […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I want to remove Medpor jaw angle implants. I would like to know if the masseter muscle is automatically injured and disrupted ? For the aestethic aspect what is the consequence of this disruption ? Bulge around the angle ? Or is it just functional problem ? Thank you  A: In answer […]

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