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Types of Facial Plastic Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery Facial cosmetic surgery includes a wide array of treatments ranging from nasal refinement to lifting sagging skin and reducing the fat underneath the chin for superior definition. Surgical procedures of the face are usually undertaken for two reasons, either to provide the face with a more youthful look, or to enhance the…
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Ethnic Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)

Every race has its own inherent aesthetic features. Everyone belonging to a particular race does not share these features, and individuals do sometimes consider cosmetic surgery to alter them. Rhinoplasty is a sought-after cosmetic surgery procedure among those whose ethnic features include a wide nose. Many patients from Asian and African heritage choose ethnic rhinoplasty…
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What is Lip Augmentation?

Lip Augmentation Full and sensual looking lips can enhance the aesthetic appeal of an individual. Using lip augmentation with lip implant cosmetic surgery or non-surgical dermal fillers can add volume to the lips and improve the overall facial appearance. Patients with naturally thin lips or those who have experienced lip volume loss due to aging…
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Top Aesthetic Trends in 2018

Aesthetic Trends  Surgeons performing various cosmetic surgery and non-surgical cosmetic enhancements are in the best position to explain which procedures are popular and which are not as sought-after anymore. The trends that they believe will be significant in 2018 and beyond are described below. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Bram Kaufman provides a range of…
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Nose Alar Adjustment

Nose alar adjustment is a cosmetic surgery procedure designed to reshape flared or wide nostrils. The alar refers to the nostril’s outer edges. Alar adjustment is often performed along with nose width reduction. The surgeon can alter the level of tension leading to the unwanted flair in nostrils through removing a part of the tissue.…
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Defining Nose Width Reduction

When the nose is viewed from underneath, the nostrils and the tip of the nose would appear as a triangle known as the pyriform aperture. To decrease the nose’s width, a surgeon will make adjustments to the pyriform aperture. By making this triangle’s angles steeper at the point where the nostrils meet the face, a…
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Nose Projection Adjustment

  One of the surgical maneuvers in rhinoplasty involves ‘deprojection’ of the nasal tip. Notably, only surgeons who are truly specialist's in rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty cosmetic surgery should employ this technique. Deprojection means the reduction of the nasal tip projection to make the nose appear more harmonious and proportionate with the rest of the…
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Rhinoplasty Procedure: Nasolabial Angle Adjustment

  The nasolabial angle comprises of two lines. The first one runs from the nasal tip to the region above the upper lip. The second line runs from the upper lip to the base of the nose, where the nostrils are divided. Nose projection and nose tip rotation can impact the degree of this angle.…
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Rhinoplasty Procedure: Nose Tip Rotation And Reduction

One of the aesthetic goals in many rhinoplasty cosmetic surgery procedures is to rotate the tip. Rotation of the tip means that the angle that the tip makes as it comes away from the face is altered. Rotating the tip refers to tilting it upwards while de-rotating involves tilting the tip downwards. In many cases,…
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Straightening a Crooked Nose

A crooked nose is one that does not go down the center of your face in a straight line. Crooked noses are quite a common aesthetic or functional concern. The actor Owen Wilson is famous for having a crooked nose. They can occur due to a deviated septum or previous injury. According to estimates, approximately…
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Eric Yavrouian, MD | Facial Plastic Surgery