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Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello I am an Asian male and I have a large complex with my head shape. I have a very prominent side head, so the head width is very wide. When I was photographing a head ct, I was told that there was not enough temporal muscle and the skull was only […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Can you please let me know if you think I’d be a good candidate for a chin implant? If so, what type of implant would you recommend? Do you typically use general or local anesthesia for chin implant surgeries? Please see attached photos of my chin. Despite my recessed chin, my bite […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a hair transplant procedure recently and they tried to build up my temple area with more hair follicles. After it was done not long after my left temporal artery began to bulge and now it’s staying that way and it’s look very much bothers me, especially when I workout. I’m […]

Q: Dr. Eppley,The problem that plagues me is the shape of my head. I have a small head, behind it is flat and above and narrow and has indentations, irregularities. A surgeon promised me the transfer of fat. He told me that the insertion of prostheses is a risky, very, very expensive operation that leaves […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello Doctor! I’ve read many of your answers and have seen your results and would love to go to you for my lip aug. I was wondering how you do the smile/lip widening and bull horn lip lift. I just had one syringe of lip filler last month for vertical height. A:Thank […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, You did my breast implant surgery two years ago. I had wanted the silicone implants removed and a silicone implant put in at a total of 1600 ml. Due to my physical limitations you were only able to bring my liquid up to 1050. Since it has been almost 2 years is […]

Q: Dr. Eppley,, is it possible to vertically advance the bottom jaw via the ramus? I understand that most surgeries involving the ramus are used to correct jaw asymmetries but I would simply like to lower the position of my bottom jaw as it is poorly positioned and makes my face appear crowded to the […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, For my face what would be the best procedure to chisel out jawline and cheekbones? Kybella? Buccal fat removal? A:Thank you for your inquiry and sending your picture. I can certainly see why you seek more defined cheekbones, and possible the jawline , because of your long and narrow face. Your cheeks […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in getting a chin implant as well as jaw angle implants. I had a couple of questions I was hoping to get answered:  – Are you currently open for virtual consultations and procedures during coronavirus?  – For your implants, is the material used made of silicone?  – I see […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hi I’m interested in calf implants and possibly implants put in my ankle. I have very skinny legs below my knees that don’t match the rest of my body? A:Thank you for your inquiry and sending all of your pictures. It is also very helpful that you were clever enough to send […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have an asymmetric orbital rim problem where my left eye is lower than my right eye. I have taken a picture and drew a red line where the horizontal plane should be. Since I have a long face is it possible to move my right eye down to the same level […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a sliding genioplasty about two years ago. It has left me with a deep and tight labiomental fold. The maxillofacial surgeon who performed the procedure suggested division of the muscle and overlapping them to release the fold. I see on your website that you strongly suggest a fat graft to […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, For my sliding genioplasty post concerns am I correct in understanding that the best options  for me are (1) a submental chin tuck with ePTFE implants or (2) total reversal of the genioplasty and placement of a new implant? Would one or the other yield better results?  Do you have any before/after […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I read what you wrote about the bone on the chin. “The alveolar  bone is less thick than the lower cortical bone and is more prone to see deeper implant settling. This can look very dramatic and ominous in x-rays and there probably have been a handful of such chin implant cases […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am a middle aged female with facial asymmetry that is worsening with aging. Left mid face flattening, left dropping nasal tip, uneven nostrils, split columella, weak chin and jaw. Interested in options. Facial implants vs orthognathic surgery? Rhinoplasty? Ideas for staged approach. A: Thank you for your inquiry and sending all […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I have two questions, one relating to the custom midface implant and one about the custom wraparound jaw implant.  1. When I put my fingers in my nostrils and pull my nose forward, I really like the “tightening” effect of the area around my nose, and I presume the implant will permanently […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Since our last email, I have definitely been thinking about the custom jawline implant, swaying back and forth and honestly, I would like to have the implant, I believe it will give me a great result.  Like any patient, I am nervous particularly of the outcome of how it will look and just […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a sliding genioplasty six weeks ago in order to correct my microgenia. My main concern was that I always got a double chin when I put my head down slightly (I am not overweight), and the fact that I did not have a lot of definition in my chin/jaw line […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I am interested in learning more about shoulder augmentation. I am 24 year female old and the shape of my shoulders have always bothered me. I have pretty narrow shoulders and wide hips, which makes my hips look wider and I want to know what options there are for widening my shoulders […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Could you clarify a few more things for me? I may look to move forward with a consultation soon. 1) is 8-10mm on the large side for an implant? I’ve heard over 7mm can look unnatural and this is my biggest concern.  2) I notice the implant is significantly more affordable. Is […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’ve always been self conscious of my eyes, I think I have a mild ptosis and a somewhat negative canthal tilt. If I open my eyes all the way I look crazy, but everyone thinks I’m always high if I just let my eyes do their own thing. I was wondering if […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hello dear doctor, I hope everything is all right .  So, I attach an image taken from your instagram profile . This implant interests me greatly .  I think it goes to modify the upper orbitals , lateral and inferior .  Now I ask you, kindly if you could answer these questions […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I had a question regarding a potential facial fracture I was hoping you could answer. So back in January I took a couple falls after drinking a little too much. There wasn’t any terrible pain or obvious swelling, however I did have a lingering feeling in the mid face for several months. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m a young student thinking of getting a genioplasty for my weak lower jaw. I’ve spoken to an orthodontist who recommended either a genioplasty, or more extensive lower jaw surgery. I’ve attached the diagnostic records from my orthodontist’s office. I’d welcome any recommendations for improving my appearance as I don’t have very […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Hey I really like the custom implants you have available. I’m looking for something to augment my jaw angles, and change my chin in three dimensions. I’m also looking to obtain high cheekbones that are prominent in terms of width and length along with some type of under eye support like an […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, Is it possible to look half ~ fully caucasian with a custom brow bone and nasal ( possibly chin ) implant and a blepharoplasty with the goal of making the eyes look as white as possible? My cheekbones are relatively high and wide and I have little to no facial recession. A: […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I would like to inquire about scar revision in chin implant revision problems. I’ve had multiple unsuccessful Medpor chin implant surgery from the intraoral incision. Now it’s almost a one-year postop, and I have scar contracture both mucosa and under the skin.  Basically, the web banding inside the month feels very uncomfortable/stretching. […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I read your article “Plastic Surgery’s Did You Know? Fat Atrophy after Trauma”. I bit my lip quite hard a few months back and now have atrophy at that area. Does atrophy resolve itself without intervention, and if so, how long does this take?  Please let me know,  A: Once fat atrophy […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m wondering if you could be so kind as to help provide me with an opinion as to one aspect of my surgery. My surgeon is proposing a standard Lefort 1 movement of my maxilla. However, I’m not convinced this will adequately address what I perceive as the deficiency in my midface […]

Q: Dr. Eppley, I’m a huge fan of your work! I am considering two procedures and was hoping to learn more about their logistics, including price, transportation, and recovery. General advice on whether these surgeries are appropriate would also be greatly appreciated.  First, I want to get a sliding genioplasty to increase both the vertical […]

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