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Seven Myths About Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that alters the proportions of the nose to fit the face or correct nasal defects that may impair breathing. There are some rhinoplasty myths, however, and among them are the following. Rhinoplasty is Covered by my Insurance Plan Cosmetic rhinoplasty is not covered by insurance. However, any portion of

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Your Ideal Nose Shape

Your nose influences the overall appearance of your face. Research suggests there may be up to 14 different types of noses, but only a few are considered more attractive than the rest. Classifications range from the “celestial” to the “fleshy,” and the most revered, including those most requested for rhinoplasty, are as follows. The Celestial

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Combining Rhinoplasty With a Chin Implant

A patient who has decided to undergo plastic surgery might consider the possibility of having more than one procedure at a time. Patients who are unhappy with the size or appearance of their noses might also notice that their chin sizes are disproportionate to their other facial features. Consequently, it may be beneficial to consider

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Go From Sawing Wood to Sound Sleep With Rhinoplasty

Sleep apnea and snoring are not only inconvenient for loved ones trying to get a good night’s sleep. These sleeping disorders can have dire health effects on the one who suffers from them. From shortness of breath all the way to premature death, these conditions are unhealthy, uncomfortable, and inconvenient. Thankfully, a simple medical procedure may

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Rhinoplasty Throughout the Centuries

Many people think of plastic surgery as a contemporary medical advancement, but the use of surgical procedures to change and enhance appearances actually goes back centuries. Rhinoplasty is one of the oldest surgical procedures known to scientists and anthropologists, with the first known procedure performed in 800 BC. Criminal Origins Rhinoplasty procedures were commonplace throughout

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What Cosmetic Issues Can Rhinoplasty Correct?

Whether big or small, upturned or straight, your nose is your most prominent facial feature. Smack dab in the center of your face, it is often the first thing people notice about you. When balanced and symmetrical, your nose naturally complements the other features of your face. But when your nose is crooked, oversized, or

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Main Reasons to Consider Medical Rhinoplasty

Many patients come to me to explore rhinoplasty for cosmetic reasons, but this surgery is also common for people suffering from a variety of medical issues. Because of the prominent position of the nose in the center of the face, it is often the unfortunate target of accidents and incidents. Breathing Issues A deviated septum

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What To Expect During Rhinoplasty Recovery

Patients desiring repositioning or reshaping of the nose often come to me for rhinoplasty. Sometimes this surgery is needed to help with breathing issues. Other times, patients want to change their appearance by improving the symmetry and size of the nose. Recuperation is a real concern for anyone considering this surgical process. Although patients undergoing

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