Category Archives: Functional Rhinoplasty

Celebrity Nose Jobs… Did You Know?

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Celebrity nose jobs have always been common, but people are now more confident thanks to celebrities being more open about plastic surgery. Continue reading »

Does Climate Influence Your Nose Shape?

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Science has shown that climate impacts our nose shape more than many realize. This article looks at how this discovery could impact your rhinoplasty journey. Continue reading »

5 Rhinoplasty Choices Based on Your Aesthetic Need

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This post details rhinoplasty nuances that depend on how much change to the nasal structure is required. This will help patients choose a style of rhinoplasty. Continue reading »

Breathing Easy With A Functional Rhinoplasty

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Sometimes, nose shape is related to breathing issues. We explore how nasal function and aesthetic can meet in the middle when considering rhinoplasty. Continue reading »

Rhinoplasty for Nose Bleeds: Can Rhinoplasty Fix Frequent Nose Bleeds?

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From blowing your nose, to dry winter air, most people experience a few nosebleeds during their lifetime, while some people have an ongoing problem with frequent nosebleeds.  Those affected by frequent nose bleeds may experience them multiple times a month or even per week. This chronic condition can range from mild inconvenience to a severe medical issue. We look at whether seeking a rhinoplasty procedure can be a solution for frequent nose bleeds. Causes of Nosebleeds Choosing the right solution for your nosebleed starts with understanding its cause. Structural defects or damage may benefit from rhinoplasty. In other cases, the … Continue reading »

How to Use Virtual Nose Jobs | Rhinoplasty Digital Imaging

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Advanced digital imaging is a valuable tool to use before getting a rhinoplasty. Here’s what you need to know before your surgery and before imaging your future rhinoplasty.  Rhinoplasty Digital Imaging Computer imaging software makes it possible to visualize rhinoplasty results better. The rhinoplasty digital imaging software scans your face to map out a 3-dimensional image. By creating this digital map, the program creates a model of how you would look after specific procedures. Seeing your potential “after” picture before getting the surgery is a great way to determine what adjustments are right for you. The surgeon can sit with … Continue reading »

Sculpting A More Masculine Nose | Male Rhinoplasty

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Nose jobs for men can accomplish the same goals as a nose job for women. Straightening, shaping and resizing a nose with rhinoplasty is a common practice among both genders.
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Causes (& Solutions) of Nighttime Nasal Congestion

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Constantly feeling ‘stuffed up’ at night? While this can be a symptom of a known issue, continual breathing problems could be a sign of ongoing nasal dysfunction. Continue reading »

Nostril Reduction: How to Correct Nostril Flaring

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For a more elegant nose, a rhinoplasty procedure to reduce nostril flaring, or to reduce nostril size, can be a small change to enhance beauty or self-esteem. Continue reading »

Rhinoplasty Aftercare – Post Operation Steps

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Learn how to manage your rhinoplasty aftercare safely with helpful tips from expert rhinoplasty surgeon Dr. Richard Rival. Continue reading »