Can You Help Design My Custom PEEK Jawline Implants?
Q: Dr. Eppley, . I have been following your work for years now since I am very unhappy with my lower jaw line. I had two surgeries, which in my opinion went very poorly. I have a strong chin asymmetry now, and a slight asymmetry of the jaw angles.I f inally found a new surgeon and a company to get PEEK wrap-around jaw implants in Germany. I wish I could get them at your institute, but considering the additional flight costs, hotel cost,… I probably won’t have enough money.
My question now is, if you would offer to help in designing the jaw implant? I would be very happy to get your insights about lateral and vertical projection of the jaw angles, what to pay attention in the chin area, etc.
I saw multiple before/after fotos of patients who got wrap-around implants by that surgeeon and I feel the results are lacking,
A: I only design implants in which I implant since there is a correlation between the implant design and the success in properly installing it.
Dr. Barry Eppley
World-Renowned Plastic Surgeon