You have many choices when considering enhancing your facial appearance with implants. At University Plastic Surgeons, you will be under the care of one of the most acclaimed plastic surgeons serving in Tennessee. Dr. Wallace is known throughout the medical community as being one of the most qualified, talented, and dedicated facial plastic surgeons practicing in Memphis. He is double board-certified, holding specialty credentials in both plastic and reconstructive surgery and otolaryngology, or head and neck surgery.
Facial Implants in Memphis
Facial implants are available for all parts of the face, from cheek to chin to jaw. To achieve greater facial balance or improve structure and appearance, implants can produce a remarkable improvement. In some cases, facial implants are needed for a reconstructive procedure. Whether you are unhappy with your facial structure, have suffered facial trauma, or are addressing a congenital deformity, facial implants can restore or enhance the face.
A sculpted facial contour can be yours.
If you inherited a flatter, less defined facial appearance, your look can be subtly altered to appear more appealing and attractive by altering your look with custom facial implants. Facial implants are available in a wide range of sizes and shapes and can be placed to subtly alter your overall facial appearance. Create definition, balance, and a more appealing facial contour with the help of Dr. Wallace.
Facial Sculpting with Implants
We are not all born with the facial structure that is recognized in our culture as attractive. A patient may feel less confident in business and social interactions when they have one of the following:
- Receding chin
- Concave cheeks
- Sagging cheek tissue
- Undefined jawline
- Trauma-related or congenital facial damage
- Damaged soft tissue
- Facial injuries from combat injuries
Creating a more pleasing facial structure can be achieved with implants. The sizes and shapes of implants varies widely. Selecting the appropriate size, shape, and projection of the facial implant is exceptionally important in achieving beautiful balance. At University Plastic Surgeons, we take our responsibility to our patients very seriously, and when planning a facial surgery involving implants, great care is involved in selecting the type of implant to be placed. Our goal is achieving the most harmonious facial structure.
Dr. Robert Wallace, facial surgery expert.
Under the care of our facial surgery expert, your facial structure can be enhanced, restored, or reconstructed if damaged due to trauma. Dr. Wallace is recognized as being among the finest facial plastic surgeons practicing in Tennessee.
Dr. Wallace educates young plastic surgeons at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, is the Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery, and a Professor of Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology, where he teaches advanced plastic surgery techniques, including facial enhancement or reconstruction with facial implants and other techniques.
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Procedure Facial Implant
In placing implants, the procedure varies based upon the location.
For patients who have a flatter face, the placement of implants can create a far more pleasing look. The patient is under general anesthetic in most cases. It is performed as an outpatient procedure. The incisions are placed within the mouth and will not leave visible scars. Tiny surgical screws are used to anchor the implant in place. The procedure requires about an hour to perform. The result can be a more beautifully structured face that has a greater appeal and more attractive contour.
To provide more projection, size, or better contour to the jawline, a chin implant can be placed. This procedure involves incisions made within the mouth (or beneath the jaw). The implant is placed and secured to the jawbone structure or in a pocket created surgically. The incision is then carefully closed with tiny sutures.
This type of implant is to add volume, structure, and definition to the jawline. The procedure is often sought by male patients who want a more masculine facial structure, or women who have smaller jaw that lacks balance with the other features. The procedure involves an incision inside the lower lip, or under the jawline. A pocket is created into which the implant is placed to repair the deficiency in the jaw structure. The incisions are closed, and once healed are almost invisible to the eye.
Facial Reconstruction with Implants
Patients who have suffered some type of facial trauma may require implants to restore the facial structure. As our team of plastic surgeons at University Plastic Surgeons in Memphis focuses the practice on both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, we have a great depth of knowledge and experience in facial reconstruction procedures.
Why choose University Plastic Surgeons in Memphis?
Create a positive first impression.
Your facial structure creates an impression, whether positive or negative. With the help of our talented facial plastic surgeon, a receding chin, flatter cheek structure, or other facial balance problem can be resolved. The first step is a private consultation to evaluate your facial structure and discuss the changes you envision.
At University Plastic Surgeons, we offer a wide array of surgical and non-surgical facial enhancements at our luxury, private plastic surgery clinic in Memphis, where we are known for surgical excellence and patient-focused care. Meet with us and discover a premier private plastic surgery clinic, where your personal vision can be realized.