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Noses: like sponges, they swell after rhinoplasty After a nose job, patients often ask “how long is it going to take for the swelling to go away ?” Following rhinoplasty or any type of nasal surgery, a process known as edema -- swelling caused by excess...

[caption id="attachment_12677" align="alignleft" width="300"] Coping with Post-Op Swelling[/caption] Swelling is a normal, necessary part of rhinoplasty and the healing process. Post-op swelling is also involved in:    Rhinoplasty revision    Septorplasty, corrective surgery for a deviated septum    Tip plasty, corrective surgery on a nasal tip ...

Digital imaging (also known as computer imaging) can be the most important part of a plastic surgery consultation. In case you didn't already know, a  computer artist feeds your current picture into a special computer. Then, the artist -- working with the cosmetic plastic surgeon --...

[caption id="attachment_5014" align="alignleft" width="300"] Google Glass Assisted Nose Job[/caption] What is widely billed as the first rhinoplasty ever done by a surgeon wearing Google Glass was done several months ago at the University of Chicago. The patient broke her nose while at a local amusement park and...

Many a patient when going in for a first nose job or a revision rhinoplasty has asked about nasal grafts. Because the nose is three-dimensional, it requires internal support in various areas. Some supports can come from synthetic materials like Silicone or Gortex. But, in most...

[caption id="attachment_4691" align="alignleft" width="200"] Sinus Pain[/caption] There are many reasons why people might breathe too much through the mouth. But one of the most common is because a breathing channel through the nose is blocked. Mother Nature designed your nose as a tool to pass warmed, moisturized...

[caption id="attachment_3063" align="alignleft" width="224"] MIGRAINE!![/caption] A Texas facial plastic surgeon studied his patients for 17 years to find that a problem in the nose can be felt in the head. Kevin Smith, M.D. is board-certified in otolaryngology, a medical specialty focusing on head and neck surgery. (See an...

[caption id="attachment_2659" align="alignleft" width="300"] May I Help You?[/caption] After rhinoplasty, many patients have a situation in which they are not sure if they should phone their surgeon. They don’t want to be a pest and phone for nothing, but what if something serious is going on? Our...

[caption id="attachment_2716" align="alignleft" width="300"] Nose surgery[/caption] Thanks to a quick-thinking husband who  -- with no other weapon other than his teeth  -- came to his wife’s rescue during an attack by a vicious dog that tore off part of her nose. And how did the man’s teeth...