This is a great example of how rhinoplasty technique is used to help correct a collapsed nasal tip – or narrowed external nasal valve area. This very pleasant gentleman from San Diego was having problems breathing through his nose – especially on his left side. As you can see in his before rhinoplasty surgery photos, […]
This San Diego rhinoplasty patient recently returned for a quick inquiry about her nose. She is nearly 4 years out from cosmetic rhinoplasty that I performed on her. Normally, plastic surgeons and rhinoplasty experts, like myself, will see patients for upwards of a year or two after surgery. Rarely do we get to see our […]
Learn more about repairing a pinched nasal tip! See the latest addition to our ever-expanding online rhinoplasty tutorial. This most recent case focuses on a patient who had his tip collapsed following prior rhinoplasty by a different plastic surgeon. This very pleasant gentleman researched revision rhinoplasty online and discovered that our office was one of […]
Complimentary vial of Sculptra®? No, that’s not a typo! Our office is currently running a promotion that can save patients up to $745 off of their total Sculptra® treatment!* – that’s about the cost of an entire vial! When purchasing a full course of Sculptra® treatment, patients may qualify for the following discounts: $150 off 1st treatment […]
To help determine if Sculptra Aesthetic is right for you, we have answered a few frequently asked questions. What is Sculptra Aesthetic? Sculptra Aesthetic is a facial injectable designed to replace lost collagen, correcting shallow to deep wrinkles and restoring lost volume. Sculptra’s primary ingredient is poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) – a biodegradable, biocompatible material that has been used by plastic surgeons for many years. PLLA is also commonly found […]
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How long does the appointment take? You can expect to spend a total of about an hour at the office for a Sculptra treatment. The majority of the this time is dedicated to the preparation, including application of a topical numbing agent over the desired treatment areas. The actual injection portion is only a couple of […]
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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This is another great example of how moles can be permanently removed with minimal signs of scarring. This young lady desired to have her facial moles taken off. I recommended a specialized shave technique where the mole is removed without having to use sutures or stitches. You can see from the photo comparison here that […]