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Male Rhinoplasty in Los Angeles
Men frequently the present to plastic surgeons to reshape their noses. Some of the more common complaints in male rhinoplasty are a dorsal hump, wide bridge of the nose, wide and droopy tip, and wide nostrils. In general, the goal of male rhinoplasty is to produce a straight masculine profile ...
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Crooked nose rhinoplasty
Correction of a deviated (crooked) nose and septum  one of most components in rhinoplasty.  Straightening a deviated nose involved straightening the nasal bones,  septal weakening by scorring to allow it to straighten, and keeping the septum straight by adding cartilage grafts of one or both sides of the septum.   This ...
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Closed rhinoplasty for deviated septum
Closed rhinoplasty can be performed to straighten the deviated septum and perform cosmetic changes.  The advantage of closed rhinoplasty is that it avoids a scar across the columella which in some patients can be noticeable. The patient below underwent closed rhinoplasty over 3 years ago. Her tip was  refined and ...
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Phone cameras / selfies distort the face making the face and nose look wider and longer.
Phone cameras and selfies have became very popular nowadays.   However, the phone cameras  distort the face and nose making them wider and longer.   A number of patients before surgery complain that they do not like their noses  in their photos.  Also, some patient after rhinoplasty  complain that their noses still ...
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Subtle Refinement Rhinoplasty
This patient underwent closed rhinoplasty  to lower the dorsum (bridge), decrease tip projection, raise and refine the tip, and shorten the nostrils.  Nasal deviation was improved.  Deviated septum was treated with septoplasty and nasal walls were supported using the patient's own cartilage to prevent collapse ...
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Long term results after rhinoplasty.
Is one year enough to see the final result after rhinoplasty?  Although most swelling after rhinoplasty resolves by 12 months, there is almost  always some swelling present in the tip and midnasal area.  Any experienced rhinoplasty surgeon, would see his/her rhinoplasty results evolve over   3-5 years after surgery. At 12 ...
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Julia’s rhinoplasty consultation, day of surgery, and before/after photos.
Julia underwent closed rhinoplasty by Dr. Vladimir Grigoryants. This video shows her initial consultation, preoperative discussion on the day of surgery, the procedure, and immediate before and after photographs. The procedure included a cosmetic portion (dorsal hump reduction,  tip refinement, raising of the columella, nostrils reduction) and functional portion ( septoplasty, repair of ...
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How to tape the nose after rhinoplasty, reviewed by Dr. Grigoryants
Dr. Grigoryants instructs patients to tape the nose after the split comes off.  The tape needs to be applied overnight to minimize swelling.  Two to three strips  of paper tape are applied on the dorsum  of the nose with a gentle pressure against the bridge and one one strip is ...
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Review of J’s closed rhinoplasty by Dr. Grigoryants.
J underwent closed rhinoplasty by Dr. Grigoryants to reduce the dorsal hump refine and lift the tip, and narrow the nostrils.   The procedure is performed under general anesthesia.  Bleeding during surgery is usually minimal. No packing is used.  The splint is removed 5-7 days after surgery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dkG74gGLmw ...
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