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Can Rhinoplasty Make You Look Younger?

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, rhinoplasty is one of the five most popular cosmetic procedures offered today.  Many people rely on it to reduce or enhance the natural shape of their nose. In fact, some people opt into rhinoplasty not for a ‘perfect’ nose, but to give themselves a nose that just better suits their face shape and features. Although rhinoplasty can offer a significant cosmetic change and improvement in aesthetics, it hasn’t traditionally been seen as a procedure for anti-aging. However, a new study published in November 2019 suggests that a nose job may be able … Continue reading »

How Rhinoplasty Fixes A Crooked Nose

A crooked nose can affect more than your appearance.  Often, they may result in frequent nose bleeds and/or difficulty breathing. The crookedness can also cause a nasal obstruction to one or both nostrils. Not only can this limit the ability to breathe through your nose, but it can also affect your sleeping. These are many reasons why rhinoplasty can sometimes be the best option for anyone who suffers from these difficulties. Today, we’re taking a look at how we use rhinoplasty to fix a crooked nose. Types of Rhinoplasty for a Crooked Nose There are different approaches to crooked nose … Continue reading »

Can Functional Rhinoplasty Improve My Sleep Apnea?

It’s hard to have a great day without a good night’s rest. Those suffering through sleep apnea are all too familiar with daytime fatigue, lack of concentration, and irritability. They can affect your work, your relationships, and overall happiness. The most common treatment for sleep apnea is using a CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway) device, but they aren’t the best option for everyone. Other treatments like nerve stimulation and dental appliances are sometimes used. The only treatment that doesn’t require a device, however, is functional rhinoplasty. How Functional Rhinoplasty can Benefit Sleep Apnea If your partner frequently complains about your snoring, … Continue reading »

Can You Tell Which Oscar Nominees Had a Nose Job?

When watching the red-carpet coverage for an award show like the Oscars, it’s easy to focus on how beautiful these stars are, without thinking about how they got there. Many celebrities stick to an intense fitness and beauty routine to achieve their flawless skin, perfect teeth, and fit, toned body. However, there are some things that just can’t be done by diet, exercise, and habits alone. Changing the shape of the nose is a common plastic surgery procedure formally known as a rhinoplasty. In the past, many celebrity nose jobs have been hidden from the public, and many celebs refuse … Continue reading »