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How to Prepare for Nose Surgery

What should I do and what can I expect before the actual surgery on my nose? Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, is a big deal. This is true whether your goals are functional or aesthetic. Maybe you have made the decision based on the need to improve your breathing by having something done about your deviated…

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Rhinoplasty: Choosing a Closed or Open Procedure

Which is better for a nose procedure, the closed method or the open method? Nose surgery, technically, rhinoplasty, but commonly referred to as a “nose job”, has become increasingly common, not only for women but also for men. The term procedure is also often used when discussing nose surgery, but, actually, this is not accurate….

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man with a deviated septum

Could a Deviated Septum Be Causing Weight Gain?

Is it possible to lose weight as a side benefit of having a septoplasty? Weight loss is a billion-dollar industry here in the U.S. Millions of Americans seemed to be locked into a never-ending struggle with issues related to body weight. Visit a Barnes and Noble book store and you will find multiple sections devoted…

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Woman receiving treatment after rhinoplasty.

Can Rhinoplasty Improve Sleep Apnea?

Is surgery an option for sleep apnea? Ancient documents that include descriptions for repairing damage to the shape of a nose tell us that there may have been versions of rhinoplasty being performed as long as 5,000 years ago. It’s quite possible that sleep apnea has been around just as long, if not longer. There…

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Is Rhinoplasty Worth the Cost?

How do I know if I am making the right decision to have surgery done on my nose? The most recent statistics put out by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that rhinoplasty continues to be one of the most sought after forms of cosmetic surgery being done today. Taking the top slot in the…

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Questions to Ask Your Rhinoplasty Surgeon

What are some of the things I should ask a prospective surgeon during the initial evaluation for rhinoplasty surgery? Rhinoplasty, or a nose job as it is more commonly known, continues to be one of the most requested types of plastic surgery. Many types of cosmetic or plastic surgery are performed solely for the purpose…

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Here’s what to look for in a plastic surgeon

As plastic surgeries gain popularity, they may start to feel like they are no big deal. It’s important to remember, however, that cosmetic procedures are real surgeries and should not be taken too lightly. Researching and understanding the expertise of your plastic surgeon is just as important as researching the procedures themselves.Whether you are wanting…

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