Barry L. Eppley, MD, DMD, is one of Indiana's most expertly trained plastic surgeons. Utilizing his extensive background and years of experience, Dr. Eppley is skilled at helping his patients achieve their cosmetic surgery goals. Specializing in all procedures of the face, breast and body; he takes pride in his ability to help his patients achieve beautiful and natural-looking results whether nose revision, breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tuck or buttock augmentation. He cares for each of his clients and will works with them through each and every step of the cosmetic surgery process ensuring their comfort and satisfaction.
Having received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Washington University in St. Louis; he also earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He also completed training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Barnes Hospital and St. John's Mercy Medical Center Hospital while in St. Louis.
While at Indiana University, Dr. Eppley continued his training in General Surgery, Craniofacial and Cleft Surgery, as well as extensive training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The result of this education and training; Dr. Eppley is a licensed physician and dentist and board certified in both Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
With offices in Indianapolis, Avon and Carmel, Dr. Eppley's unique background and training has given him the skill, experience and necessary perspective to help his clients with a variety of cosmetic procedures; ranging from reconstructive craniofacial and maxillofacial procedures, to enhancement procedures such as breast implants, rhinoplasty, and tummy tucks, to the non-invasive procedures such as Botox and other anti-aging fillers.
Welcome to OLOGY! Dr. Eppley's creation blending a state-of-the-art medical office with the relaxing ambience of a spa. Here you can trust that you will receive the best in Western reconstructive and cosmetic medicine combined with the tranquil, calming and healing techniques known in Eastern medicine.
Once a woman decides to undergo a breast augmentation there are several important decisions to make to ensure beauty, comfort and long-term satisfaction. The most important aspect of any breast augmentation is the type of breast implant she chooses. With options ranging from saline breast implants, to silicone gel, including cohesive gel and gummy bear breast implants, it is essential to understand how each one will look and feel with your particular body style. Dr. Eppley will meet with you during your initial consultation and explain the pros and cons of each breast implant type so that you feel both safe and satisfied with your choice.
More attention is being paid to a rounder, shapelier buttock these days. Fortunately, patients have a choice when it comes to a fuller rear-end. Dr. Eppley offers both fat injections to enhance existing curves, or a buttock (gluteal) implant for a more permanent curve appeal.
Fat injections do require an adequate amount of donor fat or tissue to be available, typically drawn from the abdomen or hips. There are pros and cons to this procedure that Dr. Eppley will discuss in detail during your consultation; such as needing multiple procedures as fat resorption is typical.
Unlike breast implants, buttock or gluteal implants are made from a solid silicone. Still soft and pliable for comfort, there is no risk of implant rupture or silicone leak. Available in different shapes and sizes; Dr. Eppley will work with you to determine what we will best to reach your cosmetic surgery goals safely and aesthetically.
Liposuction and Smart Lipo
Since its inception, liposuction is one of the most sought after cosmetic procedures to help remove unwanted pockets of fat that seem resistant to diet and exercise. Whether used as a stand-alone procedure or combined with another cosmetic surgery, Dr. Eppley is skilled at the different types of liposuction available, though often using laser-assisted liposuction, also known as Smart Lipo for it superior ability to remove fat, but also tighten the skin. Currently, Dr. Eppley is the only physician in Indiana to operate the SmartLipo MPX, the most powerful laser liposuction machine on the market today.
Also referred to as “nose job”, this revision, sometimes reconstructive procedure is one of the oldest and most common plastic surgery procedures of the face. Dr. Eppley's training and board certification in Plastic Surgery, Craniofacial and Maxillofacial Surgery arenas makes him the most-skilled at working with the delicate bones and cartilage of the nose. Whether a patient is choosing to create a more pleasing profile or repair damage and restore a quality of life through better breathing and function of the nose, Dr. Eppley will work with you to ensure satisfaction in all areas of function and aesthetics.
With the use of computer imaging, Dr. Eppley is able to accurately show and communicate what the after affects of rhinoplasty will be and give his patients a more reasonable expectation. This is also a valuable tool in that it may discover other helpful facial changes that can be performed at the same time as the rhinoplasty, such as chin augmentation or cheek implants.
Whether a patient has excessive, loose and flabby belly skin due to weight gain and loss, pregnancy or simply due to age, Dr. Barry Eppley is highly skilled at performing tummy tucks (abdominoplasty) to help his patients achieve a firmer, flatter and more shapely mid-section.
Having several procedures to choose from such as mini-tummy tuck, full tummy tuck or tummy tuck with liposuction, Dr. Eppley evaluates each one of his patients' cosmetic goals and body type to determine which procedure will produce the most desired results.