Category Archives: Rhinoplasty

10

Dec

What You Need To Know About Rhinoplasty: Nose Jobs

Published: December 10, 2015

Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a nose job, is any surgery done to change the shape of the nose. Rhinoplasty may be done for purely cosmetic reasons, for purely functional reasons such as to improve nasal breathing, or a combination of the two. Because the nose has a very prominent central location on the face, … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Rhinoplasty: Nose Jobs

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11

Jul

RHINOPLASTY – PLASTIC SURGERY – PHILADELPHIA

Published: July 11, 2014

The nose is an intricate structure on the human body that plays major roles in function and appearance. Its central location on the face makes is a particularly major player in your face’s balance and symmetry. For those who are unsatisfied by the size, shape, or alignment of their nose, you can have a rhinoplasty … Continue reading RHINOPLASTY – PLASTIC SURGERY – PHILADELPHIA

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15

Oct

HOW DO YOU SECURE NOSE GRAFTS FOR A RHINOPLASTY?

Published: October 15, 2011

Question: When using grafts for a nose job, how are they secured so that they don’t move around? Answer: I use many cartilage grafts in rhinoplasty.  Most of the grafts are sewn in place so that they don’t move. Occasionally, they are placed in a precise pocket that holds the graft in place and doesn’t … Continue reading HOW DO YOU SECURE NOSE GRAFTS FOR A RHINOPLASTY?

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16

Sep

ARE THERE ANY RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF GRAFTS FOR RHINOPLASTY?

Published: September 16, 2011

Question: Are there any risks associated with the use of grafts for rhinoplasty? Answer: There are no surgical procedures that don’t have any possible risks. I use cartilage grafts in almost every rhinoplasty in Philadelphia. Typically, I use nasal septal cartilage and occasionally ear cartilage. I can’t recall any complications from these grafts, but complications … Continue reading ARE THERE ANY RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF GRAFTS FOR RHINOPLASTY?

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15

Sep

IS 13 TOO YOUNG FOR A NOSE JOB.

Published: September 15, 2011

Question: I saw on TV that a 13 year old girl had a nose job and I was completely shocked. I thought that this age was way too young, am I correct? Answer: Yes, I agree with you, 13 years of age is too young. I do rhinoplasty on girls at 15 years of age … Continue reading IS 13 TOO YOUNG FOR A NOSE JOB.

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16

Aug

WAKING UP DURING A RHINOPLASTY.

Published: August 16, 2011

Question: During rhinoplasty, is it possible for the patient to wake up? For some reason this terrifies me. What type of anesthesia would ensure that I didn’t wake up during the procedure? Answer: It is possible for patients to wake up under sedation anesthesia for rhinoplasty, but this is very unlikely. If the anesthesiologist sees … Continue reading WAKING UP DURING A RHINOPLASTY.

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18

Jul

WHEN CAN I EXPECT THE SWELLING TO GO AWAY?

Published: July 18, 2011

Question: I had tip work done on my nose and it was only supposed to be the tip that was worked on. However, my entire nose looks swollen and awful. Is it normal for the whole nose to be swollen even though only a portion of it was actually worked on? When can I expect … Continue reading WHEN CAN I EXPECT THE SWELLING TO GO AWAY?

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21

Aug

AFTER MY RHINOPLASTY, WHEN CAN I RETURN TO MY KICKBOXING CLASS?

Published: August 21, 2010

Question: My kickboxing class is my one big stress reliever and I don’t like to miss a beat in there. After my rhinoplasty, when can I return to my kickboxing class? Answer: I recommend 2 weeks post op of no strenuous activity. I would recommend that you never get kicked in the nose, certainly for … Continue reading AFTER MY RHINOPLASTY, WHEN CAN I RETURN TO MY KICKBOXING CLASS?

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17

Aug

I RECENTLY HAD CORRECTIVE RHINOPLASTY TO REMOVE A NASAL IMPLANT

Published: August 17, 2010

Question: I recently had corrective rhinoplasty to remove a nasal implant.  It was taken out after 3 years because it was very unnatural looking. It’s been 2 months since the surgery and I still see that my nose appears larger than it was in its original state.  Is it possible that my nose might never … Continue reading I RECENTLY HAD CORRECTIVE RHINOPLASTY TO REMOVE A NASAL IMPLANT

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6

Aug

CAN REVISION RHINOPLASTY REPAIR PORTION OF MY NOSE CUT OFF DUE TO SKIN CANCER?

Published: August 6, 2010

Question: I am 57 years old, male and I had a portion of my nose cut off due to skin cancer. The nose does not look good now despite the fact that I was told it would. It is not symmetrical. Can revision rhinoplasty repair this? Answer: Yes, a revision rhinoplasty certainly can be done. … Continue reading CAN REVISION RHINOPLASTY REPAIR PORTION OF MY NOSE CUT OFF DUE TO SKIN CANCER?

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