Archive for June, 2009

How long does it take to heal after rhinoplasty

June 22nd, 2009 | Category: Rhinoplasty Recovery

We are often asked how long it takes to heal after a nose job. Patients are suitably concerned about when they can show up back to work, go on a date, see friends, or worse, go to a family wedding or reunion, without looking alien.

We often tell people that within two to three weeks after surgery, no one but themselves and any one else in on the truth should know that anything happened at all. Most patients are comfortable returning to work even after one week. Bruising and swelling should be minimal if present at all. Read more

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Ten things your plastic surgeon won't tell you

June 16th, 2009 | Category: Facial Plastic Surgery

There was an interesting article in The Wall Street Journal this month listing 10 things Plastic Surgeons won’t tell you. Among the list of zingers you’d never hear from your plastic surgeon are such statements as “I trained a whole weekend to learn this procedure”, and “Long-term effects? Beats me.” It was written, of course, with the author’s tongue firmly in planted in his cheek but the message was quite serious. Read more

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Top 50 Surgeon Bloggers

June 08th, 2009 | Category: Facial Plastic Surgery

We are happy to announce that we were recently named as one of the Top 50 Surgeon Bloggers by iScrub. iScrub is an informative blog dedicated to educating health professionals and consumers about information related to the health community. They have a number of good resources and links. Check them out.

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Loss of identity after rhinoplasty

June 04th, 2009 | Category: Revision Rhinoplasty,Rhinoplasty Philosophy

Everyone who has suffered a poor Rhinoplasty result experiences a range of negative emotions. All are understandably unhappy about their noses and fearful of misplacing their trust once more. Yet, there are some who experience a more extreme reaction, a few of whom we’ve seen recently. Read more

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