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Bad Nose Job: What Do You Do?

A bad nose job can change your life. Obsessing over what went wrong, depression and figuring out what to do next can occupy your mind.  When a rhinoplasty doesn’t go the way you expected, you may even blame yourself. It’s a hard thing to go through, but don’t worry, you do have options. Here are a few things to do and to consider when you’re not happy with a nose job. The Healing Process Healing is a tough time for some rhinoplasty patients.  You’re anxious to see how your new nose will appear, but can’t see past the initial bruising … Continue reading »

Finding the Perfect Timing for Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is usually an outpatient procedure, on average the surgery lasts about 2 hours and the patient may expect to stay in the surgical facility for a few hours after surgery.  Most patients find the recovery period to be better than expected. There is always some facial pressure, nasal congestion and swelling.  Bruising is variable between patients. Patients recovering from rhinoplasty typically need 2 weeks for bruising and swelling to go down. Again, this can vary on the patient. While most patients can work from home after a few days, the average “social downtime” is 10 – 14 days. With … 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 »