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Rhinoplasty: OK for Teenagers?

Nationally, the average age of a rhinoplasty patient is approximately 35. Some experts point to social media as the reason some younger patients consult physicians about rhinoplasty. In fact, the number of cosmetic surgeries performed on people age 18 and under was 74,233 in 2003, a 14 percent increase from 2000, according to the American… Read More »

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 »

New Technologies in Rhinoplasty Make Nasal Surgery Easier

Every year, half a million people seek consultation for changing the appearance of their nose, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Rhinoplasty surgery remains the most popular and most commonly desired plastic surgery procedure for both men and women under 35.  However, a typical recovery after nasal surgery can… Read More »

Rhinoplasty Infographic

Rhinoplasty is the most popular procedure among men and the 3rd most popular procedure among women. In 2013 there were over 221,000 nose surgeries done in the US.  There are many different reasons why people choose to have a rhinoplasty or nose surgery.  The most common reasons are: Functional Cosmetic Reconstructive Revision See the infographic below for… Read More »

Rhinoplasty FAQs

Frequently asked questions about Rhinoplasty – the procedure, the benefits, etc.  are answered below.  More information can also be found on the article written by Dr. Jay M. Dutton on the American Rhinologic Society website. Rhinoplasty Overview Jay M. Dutton, MD FACS, Midwest Facial Plastic Center – Oak Brook, IL Introduction: What is Rhinoplasty? The term… Read More »