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Q&A: Is there anyway to fix my protruding forehead bone?

HOWARD TOBIN, MD, FACS Picture - Hi, my name is Chelsea and I am currently a college student saving up some money. The top of my forehead bone protrudes and comes in in the middle of the forehead and on top of my brow ridge, creating ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Where can I find a surgeon who specializes in scar revision for a temple-to-temple scar on my 14 year old daughter?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - My 14-year old daughter needs scar revision for a scar that runs from temple to temple just behind the hair line. The scar is a remnant of surgery at 4 months of age to correct craniosyntosis(fusing of ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: How do I locate an appropriate plastic surgeon in central Kansas?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - yes I have another question. I am having trouble finding a doctor could you help me in that area? I live in the centeral part of kansas. Can you give me any kinda of help as to locating a doctor to get ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: What is the next step drooping upper eyelids if I am slightly bug-eyed?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - first, i must say that this an excellent forum for q & a re: plastic surgery. your feedback is excellent. thank you. my question relates to my eyes. because my upper eyelids sag and droop, (a hereditary ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Would a cheek implant be used to fix a broken cheek that was not popped into place after the first surgery?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - My brother had a tripod fracture or broken zygomatic Arch (cheekbone). We went through the first surgery of trying to "pop" the bone back in place. this was unsucessful. Is there a way to put ... View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Is there a surgery to get rid of bug eyes and what is the risk and pricing?

Gregory Caputy, MD, Chief Surgeon Picture - Is there a surgery to make someone with bugeyes look normal? If so what are the dangers, if any, and the price of the surgery? View full question & answer >>

Q&A: Is my 3 year old daughter too young to have surgery for open bite and how do I find info on Lefort I Osteotomy?

Dear Dr., My 3 year old daughter has an open bite. We have been reffered to an oral surgeon and told that surgery would be required. Are these procedures usually preformed on children of this age and ... View full question & answer >>