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 […]
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 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 […]
Are You Awake During A Nose Job?
More and more facial plastic surgeries are being performed under local anesthesia. This means that patients are fully or–more commonly–partially awake during their surgery. Dr. Santos frequently performs facelifts, neck lifts, and facial liposuction, among others under local anesthesia. As one of the more common facial plastic surgeries, patients often wonder, “Are you awake during […]
Top Tips For Your Rhinoplasty Recovery
Recovering from any facial plastic surgery requires patience and specific aftercare instructions. Your plastic surgeon will give you instructions and tips to minimize recovery pain and time. However, there are some small things you can do to help along with a nose job recovery. Here are three of the top tips for your rhinoplasty recovery. […]
Is It Possible To Straighten Your Nose Without Surgery?
A nose job is one of the most frequently performed facial plastic surgeries. It is the only surgery known to alter the nose permanently and significantly. However, not all cosmetic concerns of the nose require surgery. For example, a hump on the nose can often be corrected with a non-surgical rhinoplasty. Is it possible to […]