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Chin Implants on the Rise
Figure 1: Illustrations depicting the chin, otherwise known as the mental region.

Chin Implants on the Rise

Although more popular in other parts of the world, augmentation mentoplasty (chin implants) is becoming increasingly popular for both men and women in the United States. According to the American…

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The Effect of Bulimia on the Parotid Gland
Figure 1: Illustration depicting the parotid gland and the closely associated branches of the facial nerve.

The Effect of Bulimia on the Parotid Gland

The parotid gland is the largest of three salivary glands in the human body and is partly responsible for the production of saliva which contains enzymes that function to lubricate…

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Nasal Fractures
Figure 2: Image of nasal fracture (left) and repair via closed nasal reduction (right).

Nasal Fractures

What is a nasal fracture? A nasal fracture or broken nose is caused by blunt trauma to the nose. There are many types of nasal fractures that are differentiated by…

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