Is Rhinoplasty Painful?

Many patients seeking rhinoplasty or nose job surgery will frequently ask if it is a painful procedure or if they will require lots of pain medication after rhinoplasty. Although I have not had rhinoplasty, the majority of my nose patients will state that the procedure was not painful but…

What is Ethnic Rhinoplasty?

Ethnic rhinoplasty is a generalized term describing nose surgery or a nose job for patients of ethnic decent. In order to answer this, I guess one must define, what is “ethnic”? Is an Hispanic nose job ethnic rhinoplasty? What about an Arab nose surgery? Most of the time,…

Rhinoplasty and a Deviated Septum

Is a deviated septum fixed with rhinoplasty? This is a common question asked by many patients. Rhinoplasty typically requires obtaining some septal cartilage for grafting purposes. If there is a deviated septum then septoplasty should be performed to correct this deviation while a small amount of cartilage…

Rhinoplasty Recovery Time

Recovery after rhinoplasty is fairly straightforward and most patients are social by 8 days. The first two days after surgery can be uncomfortable with moderate congestion (especially if septoplasty for a deviated septum or turbinate reduction is performed). By day 3 or 4 after rhinoplasty, you may feel…

Rhinoplasty Cost Houston

Rhinoplasty or nose job surgery prices may vary between Texas cities such as Houston, Austin, San Antonio or Galveston. The cost of rhinoplasty will depend on the complexity of your nose surgery. Those patients who may have had previous rhinoplasty have a more complex nose and revision rhinoplasty will be more complex than primary rhinoplasty. Patients who require the use of ear cartilage or rib…