A rhinoplasty—or nose job—sometimes has to completely restructure the nose including the bone, cartilage, and internal structures. Occasionally, a plastic surgeon will take cartilage from elsewhere on the body such as the rib to support the new structure. This can worry patients and they may ask, “Does rhinoplasty weaken your nose?” If done right, your […]
Category: Rhinoplasty (nasal surgery)
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Why Do My Teeth Hurt After Rhinoplasty?
Some minor pain and discomfort after rhinoplasty surgery are expected and normal. However, some patients may become concerned when they feel pain in areas that were not operated on. An example of one of these questions is, “Why do my teeth hurt after rhinoplasty?” After a nose job, patients may notice that they feel pain […]
Can You Do A Lip Lift & Rhinoplasty At The Same Time?
Rhinoplasty—or nose job surgery—has remained one of the most popular facial plastic surgeries for decades. Since the nose sits in the center of the face, it significantly impacts how the face is perceived. In more recent years, lip lift surgery has become popular. It is a plastic surgery that shortens the distance between the bottom […]
What Should I Avoid After Rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty surgery is exceptionally common and involves a fairly easy recovery for most people. However, it is still a surgical recovery and patients do need to take certain precautions and use care after surgery. Let’s look at the question, “What should I avoid after rhinoplasty?” First off, Dr. Santos will provide post-operative instructions which will […]
Does Rhinoplasty Leave A Scar?
Rhinoplasty surgery consistently remains one of the most popular plastic surgeries around the world. However, like with all surgeries, patients do worry about the possibility of scars. While an open rhinoplasty does not often leave external scars, it is not a technique commonly performed anymore. So, let’s look at the question, “Does rhinoplasty leave a […]
What Is The Best Age To Get A Nose Job For A Girl?
Rhinoplasty surgery is among one of the few plastic surgeries that people under eighteen seek out with relative frequency. Due to this, knowing the right age to get a nose job can be confusing and misleading. While some patients may need to wait longer than others for various reasons, or others undergo a reconstructive nose […]
What Is An Ideal Female Nose?
When seeking a rhinoplasty surgery, patients often want the ideal nose based upon scientific and beauty principles. However, sometimes this is not always the best possible nose for that patient. Dr. Santos will discuss the best options for your nose job. Regardless, let’s look at the question, “What is an ideal female nose?” In general, […]
Does Rhinoplasty Affect Your Teeth?
Facial plastic surgery is a big decision for many patients because the face is so interconnected and can make a significant impact on your outward appearance. That is why it is recommended that when considering facial plastic surgery, you seek a qualified facial plastic surgeon. Let’s look at one of the concerns patients have, “Does […]
Can A Teenager Get A Nose Job?
Plastic surgery is not usually performed on people under the age of 18. However, there are some procedures or cases, where cosmetic surgery is warranted. Among the most common surgeries for teenagers is rhinoplasty. Sometimes it is performed for reconstructive or medical reasons, and other times it is purely cosmetic. Let’s look deeper at the […]
Is There A Nose Job Without Surgery?
Nose job surgery has remained in the top five most popular plastic surgeries for decades. However, as plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures evolve, patients start to wonder if it is possible to achieve the results they want without surgery. While Dr. Santos specializes in facial plastic surgery, he also can discuss your candidacy and the […]