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CO2 Laser for Rhinophyma

Here is yet another happy patient of Dr. Hilinski's who underwent CO2 laser for rhinophyma! This middle-aged male traveled to San Diego to have Dr. Hilinski evaluate his nose for possible rhinophyma treatment. Rhinophyma is a skin condition that involves overactive sebaceous glands in and around the nose that can lead to unwanted excess skin thickness. Indeed, this is precisely what Dr. Hilinski noted in this patient here. As you can see in the photo... Continue Reading

CO2 Laser Rhinophyma Treatment

This is one of my favorite procedures to perform - CO2 laser treatment for rhinophyma. As an expert rhinoplasty surgeon, performing cosmetic reshaping of the nose never gets old. This is a unique type of nose that has excessive glandular activity creating the classic look of rhinophyma. I used a CO2 laser to actually sculpt and reshape this patient's nose - restoring what is essentially a normal look. These results demonstrate what typical rhinophyma patients look... Continue Reading

Rhinophyma Laser Treatment

This is another example of CO2 laser treatment for a condition called rhinophyma. This is a disease that causes the skin of the nose to become overgrown - resulting in the appearance of a very bulbous nasal tip region. For many patients, this can become a significant cosmetic disturbance. In others, this heavy, thick skin can also result in some degree of breathing difficulty. The patient shown here had developed rhinophyma over a period of... Continue Reading

Rhinophyma Surgical Treatment in San Diego

Learn more about rhinophyma surgical treatment in the latest addition to our growing online rhinoplasty tutorial at Rhinophyma is a somewhat uncommon condition that results in the nose skin becoming excessively thick and nodular in appearance. In many cases, this creates much anxiety in rhinophyma patients simply due to the unusual appearance. In cases like this, I will use a carbon dioxide laser to surgically treat the skin to help restore a more normal... Continue Reading

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