Rhinoplasty Topics of Discussion

Question: Is it important to have a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon? Answer: Yes, indeed, it is important to make sure that your plastic surgeon is board-certified in plastic surgery, or facial plastic surgery. It’s also very important to study your prospective surgeon’s before and after facelift photo gallery to make sure that it is extensive with lots of natural results. Question: Do I need upper and lower blepharoplasty, please? Answer: From the one limited photograph,
Question: Will the leftover filler affect the rhinoplasty since it is a closed rhinoplasty? Answer: The filler placed in the nose after nine months will probably not affect the results of your rhinoplasty procedure. If you think there’s still a significant amount leftover in your nose, then have it reversed by the person who placed it there in first place. A closed rhinoplasty just means all the incisions are placed on the inside of the
Question: How common is entropion after lower blepharoplasty done from outside the eyelid? Answer: In our practice for over 30 years, we remove all fat through the inside of the lower lid, which is the gold standard to prevent ectropion. If there’s loose and extra skin present on the lower lids, then we make an incision just underneath the eyelashes only remove a small pinch of the skin itself. The reason for the incision on
Question: Am I a revision rhinoplasty candidate? Answer: Best to wait at least one year before undergoing a revision rhinoplasty. A closed rhinoplasty approach can accomplish straightening the nose and reducing the hanging columella present. All of the incisions are placed on the inside of the nose. No external incisions are required. Also important to know if there is any cartilage left over on the inside of your nose for grafting purposes since you may
Question: Am I a candidate for eyelid surgery? Answer: You have low eyebrows which are creating the hooded look on your upper lids. Consider a brow lift procedure to raise the eyebrows and lift your lower lids off your eyelashes. Question: Can  a doctor choose the placement of a chin implant? Answer: No, all chin implants placed in a very specific position underneath the periosteum of the mandible directly at the lower leading edge of
Question: 56-year-old woman, looks like I’m frowning. Starting to get jowls and neck looks like a turkey. How do I treat this? Answer: From the limited photographs, it appears that you have significant facial changes of aging for which a lower face and neck lift can significantly improve. The goal of a lower face and neck lift is to tighten loose facial and neck skin, tighten loose facial and neck muscles, lift the gels, and
Question: Would I be a good candidate for a lower facelift? Answer: No, you’re not a candidate for a facelift at age 30, since your skin tone is not an issue at that age. You have fat deposits in the neck and a recessive chin profile. Consider a neck lift with a platysma plasty and placement of a small, chin implant to Augment your recessive chin forward. Both procedures are complementary to each other to
Question: Would a revision rhinoplasty be worth it? Answer: If the crooked appearance of your nose bothers you enough, then consider undergoing a revision rhinoplasty to straighten the nose. That’s the most obvious issue the photographs presented. The amount of refinement in the nasal tip may only be subtle, and is going to depend upon how thick the skin is in the tip of the nose. Expect only minimal results in the nasal tip. Question:
Question: Are a minilift or fillers the best option for a natural looking uplift at my stage of aging? Answer: More information is needed, such as a set of pictures from inside profile demonstrating the laxity in The skin in your neck. A lower face and neck lift Will need to be performed to accomplish tightening loose and elastic skin in the neck itself. Question: What type of surgery do I need to fix the
Question: Eyelid/eyebrow droopiness – what procedure(s) would be helpful? Answer: You are not a candidate for upper eyelid surgery due to the fact that you have very low eyebrow position. Consider a brow lift procedure, which can accomplish lifting your eyebrows to a more natural position. Question: What type of treatment would provide the best and long-lasting results on my jowls? Answer: At age 67, the best treatment is a lower face and neck lift

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