Monthly Archives: September 2011
Question:I’ve heard of the 15-minute non-surgical nose job and I would like more information. I don’t have a large nose but I have a bump on it that I would like removed. Is this possible with a non-surgical rhinoplasty? Is this a painful procedure? Will there be redness and swelling that would keep me out [...]
Question: Where do the incisions occur for a rhinoplasty? Will the marks be very visible scars after the surgery? Answer: It depends whether the surgery is open or closed. For a closed rhinoplasty, all the incisions are made inside the nose. With an open rhinoplasty, the only external incision made is under the columella. Due [...]
Question:Does insurance cover the cause of a rhinoplasty if it’s needed due to car accident? Answer:It depends on your insurance company and the nature of the damage caused by the accident. The insurance company will likely cover some or all of the functional portion of the surgery. Certain cosmetic modifications may be included in the [...]
Question:What is an inverted V deformity? How will a rhinoplasty fix this? Answer:An inverted V deformity is a collapse of the upper lateral cartilages. This usually occurs following hump removal and osteotomies. An inverted V deformity can be corrected with the placement of spreader grafts in a revision rhinoplasty procedure. Thank you for the question.
Question: I have an indentation above my nasal tip that resulted from my rhinoplasty surgery. I know I have to wait a year before considering revision but in the meantime can I use a filler to fix it until the year is up? Answer: You can use filler in the nose to fill an indentation. [...]