Posts Categorized: Rhinoplasty

How Young is Too Young for Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is the most common plastic surgery performed for teenagers. The procedure enhances the appearance of the nose and aligns it with the rest of the patient’s facial features. Physical appearance plays a key role in teenage confidence, but a rhinoplasty procedure should only be considered if ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Nose Cast After Rhinoplasty

There are many different types of rhinoplasty — some nasal procedures are open while others are closed, some procedures alter nose bones while others adjust solely the nostrils or tip of the nose. Your individual nasal needs dictate the type of rhinoplasty procedure, and ultimately ...

Healing After a Rhinoplasty: Care Tips, Recovery Timeline & More

Rhinoplasty can change the size and shape of your nose so that it is in balance with the rest of your facial features. However, it takes anywhere from six to 12 months, or sometimes longer, for you to see the final results from your rhinoplasty. Many surgeons offer computer imaging during your initial consultation, which helps you imagine what you might look like after the procedure.