Rhinoplasty - May 2013

Rhinoplasty has long been one of the most frequently performed plastic surgery procedures. Some people want their nose reshaped because they are unhappy with the noses they were born with, and some with the way aging has changed their nose. For others, an injury may have distorted the nose, or the goal may be improved breathing. But one thing is clear: nothing has a greater impact on how a person looks than the size and shape of the nose. Because the nose is the most defining characteristic of the face, a slight alteration can greatly improve one's appearance.

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Put Your Best Face Forward Online, February 2013

Nothing brings attention to self-image like social media has in today’s age of high definition and instant recall. Pictures on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest can go from several hundred to multiple thousands. Even your professional LinkedIn profile asks for a headshot. This awareness has caused some to run to their plastic surgeon’s office for a ‘facebook facelift.’

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What to Expect From Eyelid Surgery, December 2012

As the third most popular cosmetic surgery with more than 147,500 procedures performed last year, eyelid surgery (or blepharoplasty) has the ability to make you look more rested, refreshed and alert. You can have the upper eyelid, lower eye or both areas tightened in one surgery depending on the condition of your eye area. In many cases, droopiness in the upper eye can inhibit vision, while puffy bags in the lower eye create the appearance of constantly being tired or sad.

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The Nose Knows, September 2012

Some people think that because the nose job has been around for a while, it’s a simple procedure that is no big deal. But, because the nose balances out a person’s facial structure as well as provides important functions like breathing and smelling, finding a board certified plastic surgeon who has experience with performing this procedure is integral.

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Facelift for the Long Haul, February 2012

In an article published last year in Aesthetic Surgery Journal, a patient survey on facial surgery discovered that 60% of the participants felt that the duration of results from a procedure was more important than cost when deciding on a treatment. This goes against the idea that everyone is only looking for a quick fix that is less expensive.

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Rhinoplasty, September 2011

The "nose job" has long been a popular plastic surgery procedure with over 130,00 people undergoing the procedure in 2010 according to statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. The size and shape of the nose affects the overall aesthetics of a person's face and rhinoplasty could help correct many imbalances. While there are many pertinent reasons to have rhinoplasty, like fixing a broken nose or correcting a breathing problem, most are looking to improve their image and quality of life. 

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