Narrowing the nostrils without rhinoplasty

Many of my Houston ethnic rhinoplasty patients are simply interested in reducing their nostrils size, treating flared nostrils, or wide nostrils. Alar base reduction alone an be performed in the office to narrow nostrils and reduce nostril flare. This can comfortably be performed…

Will a facelift improve my eyes?

Some of my Houston facelift patients inquire as to whether a facelift or mini facelift will improve their bags under the eyes. Facelift surgery typically improves the jawline, neck, jowls and sometimes the mid face. It will not address the lower eyelids and not treat the bags under the eyes. Blepharoplasty or lower eyelid surgery will help lower eyelid bags and…

Rhinoplasty for a long nose

Some of my Houston patients complain of having a long nose. This can mean a nose that projects out too far off the face or a nose that is too long from the top to the top. Rhinoplasty for a long nose could mean bringing the tip in closer to the face to decrease projection, rotating the tip…

Will a facelift help my eyelids?

Some of my Houston facelift patients are also concerned about the appearance of their eyes. Facelift surgery will help create a tighter jawline, improve jowling, and help tighten the neck. This will create the appearance of a more youthful jawline, fuller cheeks, and lift the corners of the…

Will rhinoplasty change my eyes?

Many of my Houston rhinoplasty patients will ask if nose surgery will change other aspects of their face. Rhinoplasty will not necessarily change the shape of the eyes. However, it may lead others to focus more on your eyes. A crooked nose, bulbous tip, or nasal hump can draw attention away…

Can revision rhinoplasty be closed?

Many of my Houston revision rhinoplasty patients who present for consultation will have had a closed rhinoplasty during their previous procedure(s). Some revision rhinoplasty patients will ask if another closed procedure could be performed for their revision rhinoplasty.

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Lower eyelid surgery and rhinoplasty

As some of my Houston rhinoplasty patients may be in their 30’s or 40’s, they are interested in surgery for bags under the eyes. These patients question whether…

Can a facelift and rhinoplasty be performed at the same time?

Many of my Houston facelift and rhinoplasty patients are interested in having multiple procedures in order to have one recovery and one general anesthetic. Some of my Houston facelift patients are interested in having rhinoplasty during their facelift or neck lift procedure. Although these are both complex…

Retracted Ala after rhinoplasty

When evaluating my Houston revision rhinoplasty patients, many may have a pinched tip and retracted nostrils due to overzealous resection of cartilage with previous rhinoplasty. Retracted nostrils after rhinoplasty give a flared effect to the nostrils with too much nostril…

Upper eyelid surgery and eye closure

Some of my Houston eyelid surgery patients will ask if they will have trouble closing their eyes after upper eyelid surgery. If the proper measurements are taken prior to upper blepharoplasty, poor closure of the eye should not occur. Initially, complete eye closure may…