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Fixing a Droopy Nasal Tip

Read about correction of a droopy, or plunging, nasal tip in this latest addition to our expanding online rhinoplasty tutorial – one of the most detailed and informative resources online for prospective cosmetic nose surgery patients. This case example reviews the nuances of evaluating a droopy, or ptotic, nasal tip deformity and includes a series of […]

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Nasal Valve Stenosis Correction

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, […]

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Pinched Nose Repair

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 […]

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Getting to Know Sculptra Aesthetic!

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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What To Expect During Your Sculptra Treatment

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 […]

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Galderma Preferred

Dr. John Hilinski and his staff are proud to be recognized by Galderma as a preferred center for cosmetic treatments. Galderma is the manufacturer of several products used by Dr. Hilinski on a regular basis. These include Dysport, Restylane, Resytlane Lyft, and Sculptra Aesthetic. All of these products are wonderful choices for patients of all […]

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Tip Rebuilding and Deprojection

See how this patient had his nose rebuilt following prior unsuccessful nose surgery performed by a different plastic surgeon. In the process of making his nose function better, I was able to bring the tip in closer to his face. This latter maneuver is called deprojection of the nasal tip. This featured patient is the […]

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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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Follow Us on Instagram!

Dr. Hilinski and his staff invite you to follow us now on Instagram at drhilinski! We look forward to adding new photos on a regular basis to keep you updated on office happenings as well as upcoming specials. And don’t forget to ‘like’ those photos you think deserve it!

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Facial Mole Shave Removal

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 […]

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