Monthly Archives: October 2014

What Is Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty?

Posted on by Dr. Richard Rival

Dermal fillers are often used to help smooth wrinkles and restore volume to certain areas of the face. It’s less common for patients considering rhinoplasty at my Toronto practice to ask about a non-surgical nose job. Soft tissue fillers can augment areas of the nose or refine irregularities in ways that are more subtle than surgical rhinoplasty. Dermal fillers such as JUVÉDERM®, RADIESSE®, and Restylane® are also options for revision rhinoplasty in cases where the surgically altered nose needs only minor changes. I perform all cosmetic injections at my practice, and that’s especially important for patients seeking non-surgical rhinoplasty. Using … Continue reading »

A Nose for News: Welcome to My Blog

Posted on by Dr. Richard Rival

Throughout my career as a facial plastic surgeon in Toronto and internationally, I’ve dedicated much of my training to rhinoplasty. That’s why I’ve decided to start a blog where patients who are considering cosmetic nose surgery can learn about the latest developments in this complex and ever-changing procedure. The patients I see in Toronto for rhinoplasty represent diverse backgrounds and often pose unique cosmetic challenges. A nose job is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures, yet it requires a surgeon who combines excellent technical skill with the aesthetic sense needed to provide balance and harmony to a patient’s … Continue reading »