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Can a maxilofacial surgeon perform a nose job?

Can a maxilofacial surgeon perform a nose job?

Nose job: A maxilofacial surgeron should be able to perform a "nose job" - but they tend to do more reconstructive work. If you have questions about a specific surgeon - call the office and ask. With regards to plastic surgery - definately get at least two opinions and prices before proceeding. ...Read more

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Septoplasty (Definition)

Altering the anatomy of the septum for improvement in breathing or appearance of nose. See ...Read more


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Can an ENT doctor perform a rhinoplasty to straighten a crooked nose?

Can an ENT doctor perform a rhinoplasty to straighten a crooked nose?

Nasal surgeon: Yes. Rhinoplasty, both cosmetic and functional, is commonly performed by otolaryngologists (ent), in addition to plastic surgeons and facial plastic surgeons. ...Read more

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Will a ENT doctor recommend a nose job ever?

Not unless desired: A nose job, in the colloquial sense, is an elective cosmetic procedure. If you don't complain about concerns with your nasal appearance, it's unlikely your ENT will recommend this out of the blue. That is not their typical role. Their position is to treat medical conditions that you report when coming to see them. If however, you ask for a recommendation, they will be happy to provide a referral ...Read more

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Do I go to a plastic surgeon or a reconstructive surgeon for eagle beak deformity of nose?

Do I go to a plastic surgeon or a reconstructive surgeon for eagle beak deformity of nose?

Experienced surgeon: In either case, they may be capable of managing the condition but i would perform this based on the surgeon's experience as the primary criteria. ...Read more

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Where can I find the best plastic surgeon for a nose job?

Where can I find the best plastic surgeon for a nose job?

Rhinoplasty: Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. ...Read more

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I'm looking for a competent plastic surgeon who's not too expensive and is board certified for a liposuction, a tummy tuck, and maybe a breastlift. Can you recommend someone?

I'm looking for a competent plastic surgeon who's not too expensive and is board certified for a liposuction, a tummy tuck, and maybe a breastlift. Can you recommend someone?

Plasticsurgery.org: Along with the aesthetic society, it is important that you chose a board certified plastic surgeon. You can look on plasticsurgery.Org and input your zipcode to find a surgeon in your area. Make sure that the md has extensive experience with the procedures and ask a lot of questions. Also ask to see before and after photos. Don't be shy and make sure you are comfortable with your choice. ...Read more

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Is having a rhinoplasty best done by a plastic surgeon or by an otolaryngologist?

Is having a rhinoplasty best done by a plastic surgeon or by an otolaryngologist?

Rhinoplasty surgeons: Both ENT surgeons and plastic surgeons are well-trained in rhinoplasty. You should pick the surgeon who has extensive experience with this area, as there are surgeons in both fields who restrict themselves to reconstructive work only, cosmetic work only, or both. Ask to see before and after photos to make sure that you and your surgeon have the same aesthetic ideal in mind. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a general surgeon perform a hernia repair, or should I see a GI surgeon?

Can a general surgeon perform a hernia repair, or should I see a GI surgeon?

Both are general: While both are general surgeons, some surgeons focus their practice on hernia repair. Complex hernias should probably be taken care of by a surgeon which extensive experience in hernia repair. Straightforward hernias are routinely handled by most general surgeons. You could ask the surgeon what their experience is dealing with a hernia like yours. ...Read more

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Should I have nose reconstruction after mohs surgery done by the moh's surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon?

Should I have nose reconstruction after mohs surgery done by the moh's surgeon or a facial plastic surgeon?

ENT or plastics: A moh's surgeon is a dermatologist and they specialize in only moh's surgery. An ENT or plastic surgeon is your best bet for reconstructive cosmetic surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can an oral/maxillofacial surgeo alson be a practicing anesthesiologist?

Can an oral/maxillofacial surgeo alson be a practicing anesthesiologist?

Depends : Only if they have done two separate residencies after medical school. I would check to see if they are board certified. A surgeon although they can direct a nurse to give sedation can never actually give anesthetic agents themselves while doing a procedure. ...Read more

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How to find a rhinoplasty surgeon?

How to find a rhinoplasty surgeon?

Ask: The best way is to ask your friends who have had the surgery and are happy with the result. You can also ask your doctor for a referral. You can look at before and after pictures on the internet to get an idea if the direct referral is not available. ...Read more

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For nose job do I see plastic surgeon or head and neck surgeon?

For nose job do I see plastic surgeon or head and neck surgeon?

Therapy or cosmetic?: You have a choice to make! both plastic surgeons and ENT surgeons perform nasal procedures/nose jobs. Check your local referral network and visit the surgeons websites and office. View before and after photos from your surgeon. Medical diagnoses such as a deviated septum and associated breathing problems are occasionally covered benefit. Check your policy. ...Read more

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Does a surgeon break your nose during endonasal approach surgery for a pituitary cyst?

Does a surgeon break your nose during endonasal approach surgery for a pituitary cyst?

Pituitary cyst: This is endo-nasal surgery and a scope is usually used. Breaking the nasal septum is not part of the procedure. Going through the nose is the shortest distance to the pituitary. ...Read more

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How do I find right surgeon for a eagle beaked nose from first nose job?

How do I find right surgeon for a eagle beaked nose from first nose job?

Trusted sources: Ask for referrals from trusted sources such as your primary care physician or other healthcare professionals. Confirm hospital credentials and good standing with local and national professional societies as well as licensure/training. Avoid resources is the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Find a Surgoen site: http://www1.plasticsurgery.org/find_a_surgeon/ ...Read more

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Can an oral/maxillofacial surgeon also be a practicing anesthesiologist?

Yes: There are a number of people who graduated from dental school, completed an oral and maxillofacial residency, medical school and a residency in anesthesia who are now anesthesiologists. Even though they may have a dental/oral and maxillofacial training, many of these individuals may limit their practice to anesthesia. ...Read more

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How soon can someone use a cpap after a deviated septum surgery?

How soon can someone use a cpap after a deviated septum surgery?

Septoplasty/cpap: if you have OSAS you should continue on CPAP even the night of surgery. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of rhinoplasties a week/month should a plastic surgeon perform to be considered a good choice?

Depends: Most accomplished rhinoplasty surgeons do over 100 per year, yet this is not a number set in stone. If a surgeon is experienced they may work more part time, and do less than 100 a year, but they may be very accomplished. A better way to judge your surgeon is from other patient referrals, and your consultation where you want to look at their before and after pictures. ...Read more

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Where can I find a facial plastic surgeon?

Where can I find a facial plastic surgeon?

Plastic Surgeon: A board certified plastic surgeon by the asps (american society of plastic surgery) is also trained in facial plastic surgery. You can go to the asps website and use the locate a doctor feature. ...Read more

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Can a rhinoplasty repair a broken nose?

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Can a rhinoplasty repair a broken nose?

Reshape nose: Rhinoplasty can reconstruct and straighten a broken nose. After a traumatic nasal injury, often the bony as well as cartilaginous portions of the nose are affected, and the result is a nose with both cosmetic and functional issues. It's important to address both the breathing and the appearance when repairing these noses with rhinoplasty. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

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