Category Archives: Rhinoplasty

Nose-Tip Rhinoplasty

I’ve performed plenty of rhinoplasty procedures over the years, and I think the shape of the nasal tip is one of the factors that can really “make or break” the aesthetics of your results. Some Seattle rhinoplasty patients don’t need tip surgery at all, but if you do (or you think you do), these two “tips” should help you avoid…

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Rhinoplasty Recovery: What You Need to Know

I take plenty of care in my rhinoplasty procedures to minimize recovery times and post-procedure discomfort as much as possible, but the fact is that rhinoplasty is an invasive procedure, and every patient will have some “downtime” during recovery. Here are some basic facts that can help you make the best choices for a faster and generally more positive recovery…

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Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty: 2 Typical Cases

Lately, many more patients considering San Francisco or Walnut Creek area cosmetic surgery are coming to my practice asking about “nonsurgical” rhinoplasty. I”ll tell you what I tell them, and give a few examples of cases where the nonsurgical approach can be appropriate and effective. What Is It? Many doctors used to be skeptical of the idea of nonsurgical rhinoplasty,…

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Quick Comment: 10-Minute “Nose Jobs”

You’ve probably seen some ads around for 10-minute “nose jobs.” I’m not a fan of injectable nose jobs in the first place, but what really strikes me about these ads is the time frame. A super-fast turnaround sounds great to busy New York City “nose job” patients, but “fast” doesn’t necessarily mean “effective.” Surgical rhinoplasty makes permanent changes to the…

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Nose Jobs for Teens: What’s a Reasonable Age?

If you”re a teen or the parent of a teen who is thinking of getting a rhinoplasty or “nose job,” you might be questioning whether this procedure is appropriate for younger patients. Rhinoplasties are some of the most complex cosmetic surgery procedures out there, so keep in mind that there’s no single deciding factor and no “perfect” age where the…

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