How does Rhinoplasty Work?

With rhinoplasty, or nose job surgery, the underlying framework of the nose is reshaped and the skin contracts and redrapes over this new framework. The skin can be completely elevated using either the open approach to rhinoplasty or through a closed rhinoplasty approach.…

Asian Rhinoplasty or Nose Job

Noses come in different shapes and sizes. Different ethnicities exhibit different nasal features. The Asian nose typically presents with a flat bridge, thicker nasal skin, wide nasal bones, an amorphous or bulbous tip, little tip projection off the face and a wide base with circular or horizontal shaped nostrils. Different Asian nationalities may have various features from country to country in…

What is the Recovery after Rhinoplasty or Nose Job Surgery?

Almost any surgery requires a certain amount of recovery time for proper healing and rest. Recovery after rhinoplasty or nose surgery is no exception. My patients will have a cast on their nose for the first 6 days after surgery. The nose is retaped on day 6 for 2 more days. On day 8 after…