Monthly Archives: February 2020
Can You Tell Which Oscar Nominees Had a Nose Job?
Posted on February 28, 2020 by Dr. Richard Rival
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 »
Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty, What’s the Difference?
Posted on February 27, 2020 by Dr. Richard Rival
When it comes to rhinoplasty, no two surgeries are the same. The goals, nose, and facial symmetry of each individual will determine the best approach. However, when it comes to how the surgery is done there are two types of approaches: Closed Rhinoplasty Open Rhinoplasty Closed Rhinoplasty Closed or Internal Approach Rhinoplasty is the more popular option. On average, about 9/10 nose jobs use the internal approach. The reason for this is that all of the incisions occur on the inside of the nose, so there is no noticeable scarring after the procedure and less recovery time. The plastic surgeon…Continue reading »
What Good Nose Jobs Have in Common
Posted on February 25, 2020 by Dr. Richard Rival
The nose is the defining feature and central focus of your face. A good nose job has a significant impact on your appearance and self-confidence. This is why nose reshaping is one of the top 5 most common cosmetic surgical procedures. The popularity of this procedure, however, doesn’t mean it’s easy. Every nose and every face is different, requiring a skilled and attentive plastic surgeon with an eye for facial symmetry and aesthetics. Today, we’re guiding you through the elements that all good nose jobs have in common. Expectations The capabilities of a good rhinoplasty surgeon can be incredible. Modern…Continue reading »
Fixing a Bulbous Nose: Big Nose to Small Nose Surgery
Posted on February 22, 2020 by Dr. Richard Rival
Do you feel like your bulbous nose draws attention away from your other features? If you are self-conscious about a large or bulbous nose, take heart – Rhinoplasty can redefine your nose to aesthetically suit your face and draw attention to your eyes. Bulbous nose rhinoplasty is, in essence, a big nose transformed into a smaller nose surgery. Many of our patients who have undergone this procedure report that they feel like people are really seeing them for the first time. Your nose can be corrected with one procedure that does not affect your overall nasal structure. Read on to…Continue reading »
How Many Times Can I Get Revision Rhinoplasty?
Posted on February 5, 2020 by Dr. Richard Rival
A good nose job can be positively life-changing. While it can create an immediate impact on the way the world sees you, more importantly, it can reinforce and boost your confidence and how you see yourself. But what is the results aren’t what you expected? Even in the best hands, the revision rate for rhinoplasty can be around 5% to 10%. Revision, or secondary rhinoplasty, is when someone undergoes an additional nose job if they are unsatisfied with the first procedure. Some of the most common reasons for revision rhinoplasty include: Adding of removing volume Altering the nasal tip Addressing…Continue reading »