Primary Rhinoplasty

Dr. Kotler delivers natural noses, via the closed rhinoplasty approach and does it in less than half the time it takes most other surgeons. Often, that’s why there’s less swelling and bruising, and thus quicker return to school or work.

Primary Rhinoplasty Surgery in Beverly Hills

As the most visible part of the face, the nose has a tremendous influence on facial aesthetics, which is why many men and women seek rhinoplasty to improve their appearance. In skilled hands, rhinoplasty can eliminate cosmetic imperfections and beautifully enhance your features.

Dr. Robert Kotler is a leading rhinoplasty superspecialist whose reputation has drawn patients from all over the word. His proven track record of creating the most natural-looking results has distinguished his practice as the top choice for rhinoplasty in Beverly Hills. From ethnic rhinoplasty to Permanent Non-surgical nose enhancement, he offers a wide range of techniques to achieve your cosmetic goals. 

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Dr. Kotler has decades of experience performing nasal and facial surgery. See real patient results performed by a superspecialist in Beverly Hills, CA.

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Beverly Hills’ Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Even among plastic surgeons, rhinoplasty is considered to be one of the most challenging surgical procedures. When undergoing rhinoplasty, patients deserve the peace of mind that their procedure will be performed to the highest standard of care. Dr. Kotler’s elite training and extensive experience have made his practice the premier destination for rhinoplasty in Beverly Hills. He attracts patients from all over the world who are seeking an expert they can trust to enhance the most visible part of their face.

Dr. Kotler is differentiated by his high degree of specialization. Ninety-five percent of his procedures are nasal, allowing him to provide the highest level of expertise and artistry for patients seeking nose surgery. This super-specialization becomes even more important when dealing with challenging cases, such as ethnic rhinoplasty or procedures that require significant structural work.

Such a narrow focus of work is rare among plastic surgeons, and the benefits of choosing a superspecialist cannot be understated: this high level of skill ensures patients receive superior care and achieve the most natural-looking results possible. Take a look at Dr. Kotler’s before-and-after gallery to see the stunning results he consistently produces.

Exclusive Techniques Offered by Our Practice

Throughout his extensive career, Dr. Kotler has advanced the fields of aesthetic and functional rhinoplasty by refining the most effective techniques available. Patients who choose Dr. Kotler for nose surgery will benefit from these innovative techniques:

What is the Difference between RHINOPLASTY and A FUNCTIONAL NOSE JOB?

Cosmetic Rhinoplasty

Cosmetic rhinoplasty is used to correct imperfections of the nose. Dr. Kotler meticulously makes these corrections, so the results blend seamlessly and naturally with the patient’s facial features.

Rhinoplasty may be used to:

  • Straighten a crooked nose
  • Blend or remove bumps
  • Correct the rotation of the tip of the nose
  • Adjust projection (distance between the tip of nose and lip)
  • Reduce the width of the nasal tip or nostrils
  • Adjust the angle between the lip and nose

In many cases, a combination of nasal adjustments will be used to achieve the desired results.

Functional Nose Jobs

Functional nose jobs, also known as reconstructive nose surgery, is used to correct abnormalities caused by congenital disabilities or physical trauma that affect the appearance and most often, breathing.

Functional rhinoplasty is used to correct some conditions:

How Surgical Rhinoplasty is Performed

Closed (endonasal) rhinoplasty is performed using only internal incisions. This hides scarring, decreases operative time, and reduces swelling and recovery times. Self-dissolving stitches are used, so they do not have to be removed. Dr. Kotler performs 99% of rhinoplasty cases using this technique. It is superior regarding efficiency and results in a much more comfortable recovery period.

Only super-specialized surgeons have the skill to perform nearly every rhinoplasty and associated nasal septoplasty through the internal approach. With Dr. Kotler’s long experience and extensive specialized training, he is among the few surgeons to deliver this technique to his patients. Patients are happy and feel more confident with no external scarring.

Rhinoplasty Recovery

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preventing dry nose

Dry skin can happen for a variety of reasons after nose surgery. Disinfectants, tapes, and materials placed on the nose in rhinoplasty may cause some patients reactions such as dryness.  This results in dryness that while not a threat to the result nor likely to cause other problems, is a bit of a nuisance.

 To prevent dry nose after rhinoplasty, drink lots of water and stay hydrated. Good skin hygiene is key.

Post rhinoplasty moisturizers will be provided by nasal surgeons anticipating this temporary condition. Patients can also try at home moisturizers or hypoallergenic moisturizing lotion for decreasing irritation and hypoallergenic moisturizing lotion. Within weeks of your nose healing, dryness from your rhinoplasty should have subsided. If you’re still experiencing dryness months into your recovery, check in with your surgeon because they have evaluated you in respect to your preoperative condition.

how to care for nose skin

After rhinoplasty, some minor skin care is recommended.

For patients with dry skin tendencies, a simple solution can include gentle washing and application of a light moisturizer. 

For patients with oily skin, post rhinoplasty care can include post rhinoplasty preventative measures for any bacteria that can invade the surface. Rhinoplasty bacteria can evolve into acneaform dermatitis. This is not a serious condition and does not threaten the nose. However, it should be dealt with so that the appearance is more normal for the healing stage. Further, if left untreated, the condition can advance to the more invasive acne.

Care for removal of the oil and skin using a variety of astringents such as Witch Hazel is recommended. Furthermore, washing the nose with an anti-bacterial soap will eradicate the bacteria and hasten the resolution.