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Rebuilding One Side of the Nose

Learn about closed revision rhinoplasty technique used to rebuild this San Diego revision rhinoplasty patient's nose following trauma and collapse. Dr. John Hilinski was sought out because of his widespread reputation as one of the leading rhinoplasty and nose reconstruction specialists in all of San Diego, CA. This particular female revision rhinoplasty patient suffered trauma to the nose with subsequent collapse of her right side. Dr. Hilinski was able to use ear cartilage grafting and... Continue Reading
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Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Updates in San Diego, CA

We just updated our San Diego rhinoplasty gallery this past week with additional examples of cosmetic nose reshaping patients who had their nose job performed by Dr. Hilinski. Our rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty galleries are among the largest online examples of cosmetic nose surgery in southern California. As an experienced and dedicated rhinoplasty expert, Dr. John Hilinski performs this type of facial plastic surgery on a very regular basis - in fact, much, much more... Continue Reading
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Announcing the San Diego Rhinoplasty Website!

Dr. John Hilinski and his staff are proud to announce the launch of - a website dedicated to educating potential rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty patients. is intended to complement our main website - - as a specialized online resource for those considering cosmetic nose reshaping. The new site also contains an online rhinoplasty patient primer that is similar but distinct from our current rhinoplasty tutorial. As an authority and regional expert in... Continue Reading
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New San Diego Online Rhinoplasty Tutorial Chapter on Nasal Deprojection

San Diego's expert cosmetic nose reshaping surgeon, Dr. John Hilinski, is proud to announce his newest online rhinoplasty tutorial chapter focusing on deprojecting the nasal tip in facial plastic surgery. This latest chapter in the ever-growing San Diego Rhinoplasty Tutorial discusses the nuances involved with bringing the nasal tip closer to the face - also referred to as deprojection of the nasal tip. The San Diego Rhinoplasty Tutorial is one of the most comprehensive and... Continue Reading
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Injection Revision Rhinoplasty – But Not What You Think!

I happen to get several inquiries a week regarding possible injection rhinoplasty. Injection rhinoplasty is a term that was introduced years ago into the plastic surgery world to imply reshaping of the nose by injecting one of many different biocompatible materials. This primarily implied use of injectable fillers to reshape the nose - such as Restylane, Juvederm, Perlane, Radiesse, and Artefill. There is some controversy out there on the merits of injection rhinoplasty or lack... Continue Reading
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Nasal Exercises in Rhinoplasty and Revision Rhinoplasty

Dr. John Hilinski, rhinoplasty specialist in in San Diego, CA, has added another chapter to one of the most informative rhinoplasty resources online - the San Diego Rhinoplasty Tutorial. Dr. Hilinski is widely respected as one of the regions best rhinoplasty surgeons. This includes expertise in cosmetic rhinoplasty and revision nose reshaping as well as functional nose procedures to improve breathing. The latest rhinoplasty tutorial chapter discusses the nuances of nasal exercises following rhinoplasty and... Continue Reading
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Management of Turbinate Hypertrophy in Rhinoplasty & Revision Rhinoplasty

Dr. John Hilinski, expert nose surgeon in San Diego, CA, is proud to announce the latest addition to the ever growing online San Diego Rhinoplasty Tutorial - one of the most comprehensive online sources for rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty information. Dr. Hilinski is considered a regional specialist when it comes to complex nose surgery - including cosmetic nose jobs and functional reconstruction of the nose. This latest topic focuses on management of inferior turbinate hypertrophy... Continue Reading
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San Diego Revision Rhinoplasty Specialist Discusses Secondary Rhinoplasty Surgery

This San Diego revision rhinoplasty patient was thought to be a great example of revisionary cosmetic nose surgery and a good platform to discuss some of the details involved in this type of highly specialized surgery. She presented to our facial plastic surgery office with a request to have her nose reshaped further. Her history was significant in that she had undergone two prior nose jobs by other plastic surgeons. When you looked at her... Continue Reading
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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 requires a thorough understanding of the anatomical problem and a well strategized surgical plan. To learn more about this updated... Continue Reading
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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 smiling after their nosejob for at least 6-8 weeks. Instead, I suggest they try what I like to call a... Continue Reading
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Rhinoplasty Imaging & Realistic Nose Reshaping Results

I wanted to post a plastic surgery blog entry focusing on rhinoplasty imaging as it relates to achieving realistic results in nose reshaping. This particular San Diego rhinoplasty patient had suffered trauma to the nose when he was actually stepped on after falling to the ground. As you can see on his frontal rhinoplasty view, he had severe trauma to the bridge of his nose with collapse. You can see his frontal view looks 'washed... Continue Reading
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San Diego Plastic Surgery Expert in Revision Rhinoplasty Nostril Reshaping

One of the more common reasons for patients seeking revision rhinoplasty, or cosmetic nose reshaping, is for issues related to nostril asymmetry. For example, the San Diego rhinoplasty patient highlighted below had a prior nose job by a different plastic surgeon prior to consulting with our office. She consulted with us because of our reputation here in San Diego as a regional referral expert in rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty surgery. Nostril Asymmetry Her main issue... Continue Reading
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Spreader Grafting in Rhinoplasty (Nose Reshaping)

We recently published our San Diego online rhinoplasty tutorial on spreader graft use in the world of rhinoplasty and nose reshaping. Building on this particular topic in rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty, I decided to post this blog entry focusing on a recent San Diego nosejob patient who was in for a follow-up visit. Rhinoplasty Patient This particular San Diego rhinoplasty patient originally consulted with us to have her nose reshaped for cosmetic reasons. If you... Continue Reading

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