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Crooked Tip

As a famous Otolaryngologist, Dr. Ogura, wrote many years ago “As goes the septum, so goes the nose”. You very likely have a deviation of the caudal [lower] end of your septum and it is pushing the columella [skin between the nostrils] downward and to one side. Apparently the deviation is to the right and […]

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Cheek Lift

If the doctor is a plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or an Ear Nose Throat physician with facial board certification you are best served. Dermatologists can be good at injecting fillers yet the more holistic opinion as to whether or not a filler injection or cheek implant or cheek lift […]

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Black Rhinoplasty 2

If you have a very wide nostril and tip, I think you are not in much danger of losing your ethnicity since narrowing your tip and nostrils in one procedure will give you only partial correction. Michael Jackson had over 6 operations and actually looked ethnic yet improved until he pushed the envelope with successive […]

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Black Rhinoplasty

This category of ethnic rhinoplasty is not simple since northern Egyptian-type noses may have a much higher bridge than people of a more equatorial African origin and many people who classify themselves as African American are of mixed race and perhaps inherited some Asian or Caucasian or Hispanic or whatever qualities in their nose in addition […]

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Asian Nose

It is considered at times appropriate for a doctor to introduce the concept of a chin augmentation during a rhinoplasty consult [since the nose always is seen based on its relationship to the facial plane and the chin can dramatically affect the appearance of the nose especially on profile]. However, it is not appropriate for […]

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Asian Nose “L” Implant

It appears that the doctor probably attempted to augment both your bridge and the tip of the nose with a single “L” shaped silicone implant. This implant has evidently pushed up and back and not only is it up between your eyebrows, but also the tip portion appears to be mal-placed at the supra-tip (area […]

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Combined Nose Chin Cheek

In combining procedures the surgeon you choose is the most important issue…the rhinoplasty is the more demanding procedure and your quest should be directed toward finding the best nose surgeon. Chin augmentation is routinely done (when needed) at the same time as rhinoplasty. Since the size of the nose is seen relative to the plane […]

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Am I Too Old for Plastic Surgery?

 Plastic surgery among more mature demographics has steadily grown in popularity over the last two decades. In fact, facelifts and cosmetic eye surgeries have more than doubled for people over the age of 65 in this short amount of time. Many attribute the increase to the fact that more people are living longer, working longer, […]

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Look Like You Again With Blepharoplasty

 People often say the eyes are the window to the soul. With a glance, we can convey a range of expressions including sincerity, amusement, and joy. As we age, the natural changes our eyes go through will inevitably affect how people read our emotions. When the effects of aging give you the perpetual appearance of […]

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The Pros and Cons of Liposuction

Liposuction remains one of the most commonly requested procedures by both men and women. This procedure sustains its popularity because fat is one of the top concerns for most people and can be stubborn and hard to target. Liposuction is designed to remove unwanted fatty deposits using a cannula hooked up to a vacuum device […]

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