Rhinoplasty to build bridge

Rhinoplasty or nose job surgery to build the nasal bridge is frequently performed in ethnic rhinoplasty. This is a common procedure for Asian rhinoplasty or African American rhinoplasty. Frequently, with ethnic noses, the bridge or dorsum is low and needs to be built up. This…

Eyelid surgery recovery

Eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty is a common procedure that can be performed under sedation or general anesthesia. Upper eyelid surgery can even be done under straight local anesthesia.

Recovery after eyelid surgery for upper eyelid surgery is typically 5-6 days. Many patients…

Is Eyelid Surgery Covered by Insurance?

Many of my older patients ask if eyelid surgery is covered by insurance. This is truly dependent on the severity of your peripheral visual field loss which needs to be documented by an optometrist or ophthalmologist. This result is then submitted to your insurance and they can determine…

Rhinoplasty and breast augmentation

I have performed combination surgery with other plastic surgeons for rhinoplasty and breast augmentation. Rhinoplasty can be performed in combination with breast augmentation. Dr. Funk does not perform breast augmentation but has an excellent referral network of plastic surgeons who do excellent…

Can rhinoplasty fix snoring?

Many of my rhinoplasty patients have functional issues and one of those issues can be snoring. When asked if rhinoplasty can fix snoring, the answer is that it depends. If you have a deviated nasal septum or enlarged turbinates, septoplasty and turbinate reduction may improve if not cure…