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How to Fix a Broad or Wide Nose

Does your wide nose bother you? A nose can maintain a wide appearance for a number of reasons. For many people, lack of nasal bridge height causes a nose to look wider. This is often genetic and thus, more common in particular ethnic groups. In ...

What is Nasal Tip Rotation?

Do you have what some call a “droopy nose,” where the tip of the nose naturally points downward or droops when you smile? The drooping nose is also called nasal tip ptosis, which can be present from birth or the result of a previous rhinoplasty. ...

The Ski Slope Nose

As you know, noses come in many different shapes and sizes. Some patients desire a more rounded, pointed tip, while others prefer a flattened, smooth structure. The ski slope nose has a shape desired by some patients and disliked by others – it depends on ...

The Effects of Smoking and Plastic Surgery

Cigarettes contain over 4,000 chemicals and they are detrimental to your health. Plastic surgery poses risks for any individual, no matter the procedure, but these chemicals significantly heighten the risks for smokers. If you smoke and are considering plastic surgery, consult an experienced plastic surgeon ...

What Are the Different Types of Facelifts?

If you are dissatisfied with your facial volume, structure or the elasticity of your facial skin, it’s important to educate yourself about the available options. Your surgeon will be able to recommend a solution specific to your facial needs, but before your initial consultation, it ...

How to Get Rid of a Double Chin

Many people believe that weight gain and aging affect whether or not we have double chins. While excess fat and aging contribute to neck aesthetics, genetics plays a bigger role in the fat distribution to different areas of the body. When people refer to the fat ...

How to Treat a Dorsal Hump

Many patients consult surgeons to remove or lessen the bump on the ridge of their nose – the dorsal hump. This bump can have a range of prominence and can be the result of multiple causes. No matter the origin or size, the dorsal hump ...

A Nose Job Failure: Revision Rhinoplasty

A nose job failure sounds like a scary thing. But, before you determine that your rhinoplasty has failed, it’s important to know about rhinoplasty healing time and side effects. And, luckily, if you do experience a failed rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty is an option. Healing After a ...

What is an Alar Base Reduction?

An alar base reduction, also known as nostril reduction surgery or an alarplasty, is a rhinoplasty procedure that narrows the width of the nostril base, decreasing the nostril size and amount of nostril flaring. Alar Reduction Rhinoplasty Patients who qualify for an alar base reduction have a ...

How to Fix Flared Nostrils

Most of us have the ability to flare our nostrils, but some people’s nostrils are more pronounced when smiling, inhaling, laughing or when static and at rest. There are solutions to reducing nostril flares, no matter when your nostril flaring is most prominent. What Do Flared ...