Question: Rhinoplasty for biracial male? Answer: A rhinoplasty procedure can accomplish narrowing your bridge line, refinement of the nasal tip and narrowing the nostrils. Your nostrils can be narrowed with an alar plasty. The thick skin in the tip of your nose is going to prevent refinement in that area, so it is important have realistic expectations about how much refinement can be accomplished in the nasal tip area. Question: Would alarplasty and tip plastic
Question: How can my nose shape be improved? Do I have a deviated septum? Answer: A closed rhinoplasty approach can accomplish straightening the nose, narrowing and straightening the bridge line, refining the nasal tip, and shaving down the dorsal hump with all of the incisions placed on the inside of the nose. You will also require spreader grafts placed in the midportion of the nose where it is pinched and asymmetrical. A thorough internal examination
Question: Can this revision be done with local anesthesia?ā€ƒ Answer: Much more information is needed, such as a Full set of facial photographs, an internal examination of the nose, and a copy of the operative report to find out what was performed in the first procedure. In our practice, what you’re asking for would need to be performed under General anesthesia, since this is a surgical procedure performed on the nasal airway, not a minor
Question: Lower face/chin widening. How can this be remedied? Answer: I am almost 50 and have hallowing in the lower face next to my lips, is facelift the only way to correct this? Question: Would a lower facelift help to remedy my issue? Answer: More information is needed such as your age, and the status of the skin tone in your neck. If your skin tone is acceptable and you are less than 50 years
Question: 30, Caucasian, female, 110lbs, fair skin, what surgery to lengthen top lip? Answer: Consider performing a Closed rhinoplasty procedure to reduce the overall projection of your nose by shaving down the dorsal hump, reduce the hanging columella and nasal spine which is creating a tension upper lip. A properly performed rhinoplasty improve the look of your upper lip. Digital computer imaging would also be helpful see what your new nose would look like upon
Question: Is the removal of a chin implant a difficult process? Answer: Your chin implant can be simply removed, or replaced with another one under local anesthesia. An in-person exam would be required to choose another implant, since there are many options. Also important to know what size and style of implant was placed. Question: Would a chin Implant give me ideal results? Answer: From the limited photographs, it does appear that your candidate for
Question: My polly beak keeps returning. Will 5FU shots help, or is revision rhinoplasty the only way? Answer: Poly beak can be caused by residual cartilage left behind, or thick skin. Revision rhinoplasty is required to remove residual cartilage, while Kenalog mixed with 5-FU can treat thick skin. Best to follow up with your operative surgeon for those shots. Question: Loose skin and fat on chin, neck, jaw. How can this be treated? Answer: Congratulations
Question: Iā€™m 50 years old, would you recommend a facelift? Answer: The photos demonstrate early jowls, fat deposits in the neck and platysma muscle cords in the neck. In our practice , we perform a high SMAS lower face/neck lift which accomplishes lifting the jowls, tightening loose facial and neck skin, tightening loose facial and neck muscles, and removing fat deposits in the neck above and below the platysma in addition to a platysma-plasty to
Question: Look good from left side, wonky on right. What procedures can I get to fix this?ā€ƒ Answer: A full set of facial photographs from all angles are required to make a determination about how best to proceed with a rhinoplasty procedure. The nose is a three dimensional structure, and surgery is performed in all three dimensions. A closed rhinoplasty approach can accomplish refinement of the nasal tip, shaving down the dorsal hump, and narrowing
Question: Will rhinoplasty help to fix a long midface? Answer: A closed rhinoplasty approach can accomplish shortening your nose give the appearance of a better midface balance. The dorsal hump can be shaved down, the hanging columella reduced and refinement of the nasal tip. All incisions are placed on the inside of the nose. No external incisions are required, and no painful packing is required either. Also consider placement of a small chin implant for

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