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May 1977

Experience With Gel-Filled Implants in Augmentation Mentoplasty

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, University of California, Irvine (Dr Parkes), and the University of California, Los Angeles (Dr Kamer). Dr Bassilios is a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1977;103(5):292-293. doi:10.1001/archotol.1977.00780220086011

• Many materials have been used for augmentation mentoplasty with varying degrees of success. In our experience with the silicone bag-gel implant in 50 cases over the past 18 months the results have been quite satisfactory and there were no untoward complications.

(Arch Otolaryngol 103:292-293, 1977)