Category Archives: Rhinoplasty

Refine, Don’t "Replace" Your Ethnic Nose

I’d like to take an in-depth look at some of the specifics of ethnic rhinoplasties which, along with other procedures like upper eyelid surgery, constitute the majority of the “ethnic” San Francisco cosmetic surgery procedures I perform. Why Your Nose Requires a Specific Approach The front of your nose is made of joined sections of cartilage attached to the bone.…

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Do All Rhinoplasty Patients Need Nasal Packing?

Although my rhinoplasty patients in Orange County generally look forward to their procedures, some express concerns about various aspects of the surgery and recovery. One such concern is about having their noses “packed” after surgery, a technique many doctors use to reduce bleeding by inserting gauze into the nasal chambers. The gauze stays in place until it’s removed at a…

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3 Tips for Rhinoplasty Success

Rhinoplasty at our Austin practice is one of the more complex surgeries we perform, partly because each patient’s case is so unique. Surgeons refine their techniques for years to master the many nuances of this complicated procedure. For patients, though, the rhinoplasty process need not be so complex. If you are unhappy with the appearance of your nose, here are…

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The Before-and-After of Rhinoplasty

Plastic surgery helps thousands of people annually enhance their bodies and regain confidence. But it’s not always a quick fix. Like other patients around the country, my Chicago-area rhinoplasty patients know that good results are often worth the wait. The nose is a complex part of the face. Whether rhinoplasty was performed to address functional issues, such as a deviated…

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Crooked, Humped & Wide: Common Reasons for Rhinoplasty

I have specialized in rhinoplasty in the Virginia Beach area for many years, and I can tell you with certainty that there is no such thing as the perfect nose. Attractive noses suit a person’s face, but they come in all different shapes and sizes. In the same vein, there is no single complaint across the wide swath of people…

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