Patient of the Month: Samara's Rhinoplasty

by Dr. Ramtin Kassir, M.D., F.A.C.S. | Oct. 24, 2013, 9:53 a.m.

Do you have any problems breathing through your nose or do you have chronic nose or sinus complaints? Has a prior injury made your nose out of proportion to your other facial features?
 Watch Samara's Testimonial    Each year 500,000 people seek consultation to approve the appearance of their nose, states American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Healthy teenagers and adults who wish to have an improvement in their nasal appearance are good candidates for the rhinoplasty procedure.Rhinoplasty, or nose job surgery, is the surgical procedure that involves changing the shape and size of the nose. The goal of rhinoplasty is often to achieve better harmony between the nose and the other facial features. 
  The top 5 Features of the Nose Resulting in Rhinoplasty are: Too long, Crooked or twisted, Too big, Profile out of balance, and/or Thick tip. The time in surgery for rhinoplasty patients is between 1 and 3 hours, and the recovery time is roughly 7-10 days.
  Before                                              18 days after Rhinoplasty by Dr. Kassir 


  Before                                                    18 days after Rhinoplasty by Dr. Kassir