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Five Rhinoplasty Myths Exposed

Each year, more than 500,000 people consult a physician to discuss the appearance of their nose, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Many choose to undergo either a cosmetic or functional rhinoplasty (nasal surgery). Despite the fact that rhinoplasty is so common, misconceptions exist that can discourage some people from… Read More »

The Pinocchio Syndrome

Fact or fiction: Does your nose continue to grow as you age? Experts explain that the nose doesn’t technically grow past a certain age, but subtle changes in the shape of the nose do continue to occur with age. These changes can make a nose appear larger. According to Everyday Health, a person’s overall nasal… Read More »

Revision Rhinoplasty

Most Rhinoplasty procedures, whether cosmetic or functional, are very successful with minimal, post-surgery side effects. Patients enjoy a more confident look and/or improved nasal breathing. Some physicians, including Dr. Jay Dutton of Midwest Facial Plastic Center, specialize in minimally invasive Rhinoplasty, which allows for minimal downtime. However, a very small number of patients who undergo rhinoplasty are… Read More »

Caitlyn Jenner: The Path to Facial Feminization

Bruce Jenner’s transformation to his female self, Caitlyn, was no small undertaking.  According to CBS News, her surgery included repositioning of the eyebrows and hairline, chin and jaw reductions, cheek augmentation, lift lips, reducing the size of his Adam’s apple– and more. These procedures will also require periodic touch-ups to keep her face looking fresh… Read More »

Beauty at Any Age

The desire to put your best face forward doesn’t end as you get older. And, experts agree that if you are considering facial cosmetic surgery over ‘a certain age,’ your overall health is a more important consideration than your age. More septuagenarians, octogenarians and even nonagenarians undergo facial procedures in order to subtract a decade… Read More »

Rhinoplasty: Then and Now

Nasal reconstruction may seem like a fairly modern procedure because of its association with celebrities such as Ashlee Simpson, Scarlett Johansson and Jennifer Grey, but, in fact, rhinoplasty has a very rich history. Rhinoplasty techniques date as far back as the Roman Empire as evidenced by the publication of Aulus Cornelius Celsus’ De Medicina which… Read More »