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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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Custom Rhinoplasty Los Angeles by Dr. Grigoryants
Dr. Grigoryants  performs custom rhinoplasty in Los Angeles. One of the best ways for patients to communicate their wishes is by modifying their own nose using photoshop or a free software ( e.g. Plastic Surgery Simulator Lite).  Having patients do the actual computer modifications allows patients to think through what ...
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Closed rhinoplasty for an overprojected nose by a Los Angeles rhinoplasty surgeon Dr. Grigoryants
  Overprojected nose with a dorsal hump is reshaped using closed rhinoplasty.  Overprojected noses frequently have a tenion lip.  The upper lip is pulled forward by the overprojected nose. In these patients, the tip will usually move when the patient talks or smiles.  During surgery, the tip was deprojected,  dorsal ...
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Scarless Rhinoplasty – Closed rhinoplasty Los Angeles and Beverly Hills
The advantages of closed (scarless) rhinoplasty is that there is no scar going across the columella. By now, I have seen a number patients with visible/notched columella scars after their open rhinoplasty from elsewhere. Unfortunately, open rhinoplasty results in visible scarring more commonly than thought especially in ethnic patients. Therefore, ...
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Scarless Rhinoplasty (Closed rhinoplasty) Review by Dr. Grigoryants
There are two ways to do rhinoplasty - closed rhinoplasty (sometimes referred to as scarless rhinoplasty) and open rhinoplasty. The main difference is that in open rhinoplasty, an incision is made across the columella and nasal  skin is lifted off the nose.  In scarless or closed rhinoplasty, all incisions are ...
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What are spreader grafts? Dr Grigoryants Reviews Spreader graft use in rhinoplasty
Review of Spreader Grafts  by Dr. Vladimir Grigoryants Spreader grafts are frequently used in rhinoplasty.  Spreader grafts are strips cartilage made of patients own cartilage that are placed on each side of the septum ( between the septum and the side wall).   Typically, the mid or lower portion of ...
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Dr. Grigoryants Reviews Post-rhinoplasty Instructions
The following instructions are given to Dr. Grigoryants' patients after rhinoplasty. These instructions may be modified for each patient depending on what was performed during surgery. First day after surgery:  Keep you upper back elevated 30-40 degrees.  Apply cold compress (cloth soaked in cold water or crushed ice  in a glove ...
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Dr Grigoryants Reviews | Dr Vladimir Grigoryants Reviews
When selecting a plastic surgeon, patient frequently turn to online reviews.  We would like to warn our prospective patients that recently   someone  started writing negative reviews about our practice on various websites.  This poster under different user names creates  posts  with with false and misleading stories accusing us of ...
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