Dr. John Hilinski recently spoke at University of California, San Diego to fellow surgeons about surgical techniques for refining the nasal tip.
San Diego, CA – Dr. John Hilinski, a facial plastic surgeon in San Diego, was recently invited to give a lecture at the UCSD Medical Center Division of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds. He had the honor of speaking to fellow medical professionals on the topic of rhinoplasty — more specifically, how to perform various nasal tip enhancements through specific surgical techniques.
During his lecture, titled, “Nasal Tip Refinement: Tips and Techniques,” Dr. Hilinski discussed the technical details and challenges associated with cosmetic reshaping of the nasal tip region. This included referencing a variety of cosmetic nasal tip deformities such as:
- Bulbous tip
- Bifid tip
- Rounded tip
- Pinched tip
- Over-projected tip
Dr. Hilinski explained to the audience his rationale for choosing specific surgical techniques to achieve refined yet natural-looking results.
As a regional expert in cosmetic rhinoplasty, Dr. Hilinski feels it is important to help educate other plastic surgeons on the most beneficial surgical techniques for achieving a specific nasal shape. “When you hear this kind of information from someone who does the actual surgery much more frequently than you do, it may help alter your approach to future operations – for the better.” He continues with, “If I can help succeed in positively influencing even a few surgeons in the audience, the entire field will benefit.”
About John Hilinski, MD
Dr. Hilinski earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston and continued to complete a General Surgery internship followed by a Head and Neck Surgery residency at the UCSD Medical Center. Dr. Hilinski furthered his training of the face and neck in a fellowship at the University of Illinois, Chicago Medical Center. He is double board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Head and Neck Surgery. In addition to his plastic surgery practice, Dr. Hilinski stays active in the field through being a member of such professional organizations as the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He is available for interview upon request.
Dr. John Hilinski
3720 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103