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Piezoelectric Rhinoplasty and Balloon Sinuplasty

Taking surgery of the nose and sinuses to a new level

The constant of surgical advancement irrespective of specialty is to develop procedures and technology that make intervention faster and quicker, the results better, and the downtime minimal.

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Nasal Swelling after Rhinoplasty

dIf you’ve read up on rhinoplasty or you’ve had one in the past, you are likely aware that swelling is the name of the game after surgery. You’ve probably read that the nose is healed in 1 year after surgery. Very few surgeries are discussed in these terms, making the rhinoplasty healing process unique. I’d like to discuss and offer some additional thoughts on nasal swelling after rhinoplasty and healing process you may find useful in your research on rhinoplasty.

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5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT REVISION RHINOPLASTY

 

Revision rhinoplasty is a big undertaking. Patients naturally have many questions before they go through the process all over again. To make things more difficult, there is lots of information – both good and bad – on the internet making it impossible to know what's what. Here are 5 things to consider as you begin your search for a better rhinoplasty outcome:

  1. No two noses are the same

  2. No two surgeons are the same

  3. What are grafts?

  4. Are there any alternatives to surgery?

  5. Follow up

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Finding the best rhinoplasty surgeon or revision rhinoplasty surgeon when you can’t breathe through nose

When patients can't breathe through their nose THESE 5 factors could be the cause

One common area of concern for patients who present for rhinoplasty or revision rhinoplasty regards functional consequences of those procedures. In patients who have little or no nose or sinus complaints, they often verbalize concerns about possibly creating those issues after surgery.   Sinus issues are rarely the consequence of rhinoplasty or revision rhinoplasty, but breathing issues are not uncommonly seen. These issues arise from patients whose noses are made purposely smaller during the rhinoplasty or revision rhinoplasty surgery without meticulous attention to maintaining the integrity of the structural framework of the nose.

            In patients who present with complaints that they can't breathe through their nose, these issues become even more critical to address. The five areas that require addressing in these patients are the nasal septum, the internal nasal valve, the external nasal valve, the inferior turbinates and the sinuses. The best rhinoplasty surgeon or revision rhinoplasty surgeon is one who addresses and diagnoses the cause of these functional complaints prior to surgery.

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Rhinoplasty Blog: What to Know

Rhinoplasty is an exciting option for enhancing both the appearance and function of your nose. As a rhinoplasty specialist in Boca Raton, Dr. Nathan Nachlas understands that small changes in your nose's appearance can have a big impact on your self-image. Add to that the important role the nose plays in breathing, and it’s clear that your nose surgery should be performed only by a highly experienced nose specialist. Dr. Nachlas has performed over 3,000 nose surgeries, all the while maintaining a remarkable patient satisfaction rate (read patient testimonials here).

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Rhinoplasty Surgery for Teens: Not Just for Looks

 Rhinoplasty surgery for your teen gives your teen more than good looks -- it gives your teen self-confidence. According to the American Association of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), most young people who have nose surgery do it because they have been bullied about their appearance. If your teen has difficulty breathing the surgery can be combined with sinus surgery or with septoplasty to correct physical problems in your teen's nose.

Rhinoplasty surgery can give your teen more than good looks--it can give your teen renewed self-confidence.
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Rhinoplasty Surgery for Teens: When Is Ideal?

It's important to choose the right time in your teen's life for rhinoplasty. 

 
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Rhinoplasty Surgery for Teens: Age Matters

 

Although your teen may want nose surgery now, the nose might not be ready.

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Rhinoplasty Recovery and Teens: Four Things to Know

Rhinoplasty has long been one of the more popular plastic surgery procedures, and it continues to be popular. There was a 10 percent increase in the number of rhinoplasties performed by  rhinoplasty plastic surgeon between 2012 and 2013, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The surgery is popular with both men and women and with people in a wide range of ages, from teenagers to older adults.

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Enjoy a Comfortable Recovery After Facial Plastic Surgery

Recovery and downtime are part of the facial plastic surgery journey. Your new nose or younger-looking face won't be instantly visible. Your body needs time to heal. Usually, the initial recovery period lasts about a week or two. After that, your surgeon will most likely give you permission to head back to work or to resume certain activities.

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