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Abnormal Smile After Rhinoplasty?

One concern I hear quite often from my rhinoplasty patients relates to smiling during the early recovery process. It is quite normal for many rhinoplasty patients to experience a ‘stiff upper lip’ in the early weeks to months of recovery. This is especially true if I have done a lot of work near the columella […]

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Asian Rhinoplasty Surgery Examples Dr. Hilinski

I recently added another online case example of cosmetic nose reshaping – this time focusing on Asian rhinoplasty surgery, a certain type of ethnic rhinoplasty. We hope you enjoy this latest addition to our online rhinoplasty patient tutorial that focuses on Asian patients seeking rhinoplasty surgery.

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Rhinoplasty Incision Cleaning

We now have an instructional rhinoplasty video up on the website that goes into visual detail on how to properly clean your rhinoplasty incision. This should be helpful for anyone out there having an open rhinoplasty approach. You will find the video link on our ever-growing Rhinoplasty Tutorial page. I hope you find it useful. […]

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Asian Rhinoplasty in San Diego, CA

Dr. Hilinski, San Diego rhinoplasty specialist, is pleased to announce the release of his new online rhinoplasty tutorial chapter – Asian Rhinoplasty. This latest rhinoplasty discussion focuses on Asian rhinoplasty surgery – a niche cosmetic procedure in the Asian population. Dr. Hilinski discusses the nuances of evaluating the Asian rhinoplasty patient and how cosmetic nose […]

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Pinched Nasal Tip in Rhinoplasty & Revision Rhinoplasty

The Hilinski Clinic of Facial Plastic Surgery in San Diego, CA, is happy to announce the most recent addition to our San Diego Rhinoplasty Tutorial – the Pinched Nasal Tip. Management of the pinched nasal tip is one of the more challenging dilemmas in the world of rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty surgery. Obtaining successful outcomes […]

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Smiling After Rhinoplasty/Nose Reshaping

We at the Hilinski Clinic of Facial Plastic Surgery are quite proud of the fact that our San Diego nosejob patients love their rhinoplasty results. However, there is always the issue of whether or not patients should be smiling after a rhinoplasty procedure. I like to tell my rhinoplasty patients that they should refrain from […]

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Rhinoplasty Before & After Gallery

San Diego rhinoplasty specialist and California revision rhinoplasty expert, Dr. John Hilinski, is proud to report that he now has one of if not the largest rhinoplasty photo galleries in all of San Diego. In fact, Dr. Hilinski likely has one of the largest galleries of rhinoplasty photos in all of Southern California. As a […]

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Spreader Grafting in Rhinoplasty & Revision Rhinoplasty

San Diego nose specialist and California rhinoplasty expert, Dr. John Hilinski, has just added a new online chapter to the rhinoplasty tutorial guide. This latest rhinoplasty discussion focuses on use of spreader grafts in nose reshaping and correction of nasal obstruction. Spreader grafts are a specific surgical maneuver performed during nasal reshaping and typically only […]

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Removing Tape After Rhinoplasty or Revision Rhinoplasty

Many rhinoplasty patients out there are instructed to tape their nose on a regular basis to help the nasal skin shrink wrap down to the new shape of the nose. If you haven’t done so yet, please take a look at our online rhinoplasty tutorial on taping the nose following rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty. One […]

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Myths About Pain Following Rhinoplasty & Revision Rhinoplasty

I just saw of one my many San Diego nose job (rhinoplasty) patients in the office today to take off her cast following nose reshaping 5 days ago. She was doing quite well with minimal bruising and very little swelling despite a full reshaping of the nose. She was pleasantly surprised how little of a […]

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