Rhinoplasty may involve altering the size and shape of the nostrils, bridge, nasal tip and/or other structures. The goal is harmonizing the shape and proportion of the nose with the entire face.
Most patients who come seeking rhinoplasty have a similar concern. They think that their nose is too big and that it doesn’t harmonize with their facial shape.
ASPS compiled six of the most popular questions from its Ask a Surgeon service and asked ASPS President Alan Matarasso, MD, FACS, to provide answers.
Revision rhinoplasty applies to any patient who has previously undergone rhinoplasty one or more times and desires improvement in the appearance and often the function of the nose.
Patients often seek out a rhinoplasty to reduce the overall size of the nose and to reshape the nose to address exaggerated features that they find undesirable.
A nonsurgical rhinoplasty is a relatively new procedure, utilizing the benefits of injectable fillers for an in-office "nose job."
Surgical rhinoplasty is one of many options available within the realm of plastic surgery that can completely renovate your face and impact your overall beauty.
Medical literature in plastic surgery has suggested that the revision rate of rhinoplasty can be as high as 15 percent since it is one of the most difficult facial surgeries. For this reason, a prudent patient must scrutinize their surgeon's qualifications—e.g., training, experience, and board certifications.
In today's high-tech world, top plastic surgeons have access to digital imaging software that can help patients to communicate their desires to their surgeons more effectively prior to facial cosmetic surgery.
Our number one cosmetic procedure was breast augmentation, followed by rhinoplasty (nose reshaping), eyelid surgery, liposuction and facelifts.