Will the bones be broken during my rhinoplasty?

Many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients ask if their bones will need to be broken during rhinoplasty.  Osteotomies, or controlled fractures of the nasal bones, are necessary in order to narrow the nose but also in certain cases to straighten a crooked nose with rhinoplasty.  When a patient has a dorsal hump or bump on the bridge of their nose, taking this down may lead…

Fix a deviated septum during revision rhinoplasty?

Many of my Houston revision rhinoplasty patients present with trouble breathing after their previous rhinoplasty.  This may be due to a residual deviated septum.  Despite attempts at correcting a deviated septum with septoplasty, loss of correction or poor technique may lead to a residual deviation in the septum.  Revision septoplasty is commonly performed…

Will eyelid surgery alter my eyelashes?

Many of my eyelid surgery patients considering blepharoplasty for upper eyelid hooding or lower eyelid bags may be concerned about their lashes after surgery.  Whether you are using Latisse, an eyelash conditioner or strengthener, or just have naturally long lashes, you can still have eyelid surgery.  

Eyelid surgery should not affect the eyelashes…

Will a mini facelift help my neck?

Many of my Houston facelift patients main concern lies with their jowls and jawline.  Their neck may bother them some, but they will state that their main concern is their jowls.  When performing a mini facelift, Dr. Funk's incisions are mainly in front of the ear and do not extend as far back behind the ear.  However, his dissection will elevate under the muscle in…

Will weight loss change my rhinoplasty?

Many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients will ask if the design of their nose should be accounted for future weight loss or gain before their rhinoplasty.  Other may state that they have gained weight and want their nose to match their slimmer face from before as they plan on losing weight.  

Rhinoplasty, or reshaping the nose, is a cosmetic procedure designed…