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Doctor insights on: Is There A Way To Thin The Nostrils Via Cosmetic Surgery

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Cosmetic Surgery (Definition)

Cosmetic surgery is a procedure in which a person is operated on by a plastic surgeon to make some parts of the body more to the person's liking. Cosmetic surgery can be on any part of the body, such as the face. Examples include rhinoplasty, chin ...Read more


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Can there be a way to thin out the nostrils via cosmetic surgery?

Can there be a way to thin out the nostrils via cosmetic surgery?

Yes.: Best to seek consultation with board-certified plastic surgeons to discuss specific goals but generally speaking the size/shape of nostrils can be changed surgically. Make sure you also discuss the pros/cons ( as well as risk/complications) associated with any surgical option considered. ...Read more

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Is it possible to thin out the nostrils via cosmetic surgery?

Is it possible to thin out the nostrils via cosmetic surgery?

Rhinoplasty: The nostrils can be narrowed, or thinned if necessary. Rhinoplasty seeks to bring the entire nose into better balance with the rest of the face. ...Read more

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What are some ways to thin out the nostril via cosmetic surgery?

Alarplasty: The nostrils can be thinned out by alarplasty , the technique to remove a wedge of tissue from the sides of the nostrils close to the cheek attachment (alar groove). ...Read more

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When it comes to cosmetic surgery of the head and the neck who does it best?

When it comes to cosmetic surgery of the head and the neck who does it best?

Do your homework: As with any cosmetic surgery, do your homework. Look at on line reviews -/+. Ask other patients. Cosmetic surgery is both art and science; but art is most important. Look at before and after images. Certification, experience can guide you in your decision. Choose well. Most can get a driver's license, yet not everyone can drive. Certification is important, but experience and outcomes are more.. ...Read more

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Broken nose, could cosmetic surgery treat them?

Broken nose, could cosmetic surgery treat them?

Yes: Two types of breaks (fractures) - displaced in which the bones don't align and non-displaced where the bones are fractured but in good alignment. In the acute setting, the surgeon takes a displaced fracture and reduces it (places it in proper alignment) secondarily the patient and surgeon might choose to perfect your nose by cosmetic rhinoplasty. ...Read more

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Can genioplasty and another cosmetic procedure be performed at the same time? I am interested in not only having genioplasty performed, but also having cosmetic surgery on my nose. I am unhappy with how my chin looks and want it appear more prominent, tho

Can genioplasty and another cosmetic procedure be performed at the same time? I am interested in not only having genioplasty performed, but also having cosmetic surgery on my nose. I am unhappy with how my chin looks and want it appear more prominent, tho

Commonly Done.: These procedures are commonly performed together. The nose and chin ( as well as other facial features) should be in “harmony”. See a well experienced board certified plastic or facial plastic surgeon for precise advice. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to get cosmetic surgery help for free?

If you mean: Getting the surgery for free - that's unlikely. Even at a resident-run clinic, you'd still have to pay for anesthesia, supplies, and a facility fee. ...Read more

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Can hypnosis help someone overcome bdd or is cosmetic surgery the only way?

Can hypnosis help someone overcome bdd or is cosmetic surgery the only way?

Surgery won't help: Body dysmorphic disorder (bdd) means having an unrealistic assessment of one's own appearance. Since it's unrealistic, changing the face or body with surgery is unlikely to help. Many with bdd have multiple surgeries and are not satisfied. Psychotherapy, or maybe clinical hypnosis, are better options, to help create a more realistic self-assessment. ...Read more

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Do people die during cosmetic surgery?

Do people die during cosmetic surgery?

Very rarely : Find a qualified board certified plastic surgeon, have your surgery in an accredited facility with board certified anesthesiologists, and minimize your risks. Cosmetic surgery done in an appropriate setting with qualified surgeons and anesthesiologists, and done well has an extremely low mortality rate. ...Read more

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How much time until bioprinting is applied to cosmetic surgery?

3D comes 2 cosmetics: 3D printers are already being used for maxillofacial and craniofacial indications for selected reconstructive conditions. See this report from the BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-26534408 ...Read more

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What to do about first cosmetic surgery procedure and friends are not supportive!?

What to do about first cosmetic surgery procedure and friends are not supportive!?

Press on, carefully!: Friends' lack of support falls into several categories: genuinely thinking you are making a mistake by getting a procedure with which you are unlikely to be pleased, concern that you are doing it for the wrong reasons (to please a partner, for example), or simple jealousy of the courage or finances it takes to have the procedure! Examine your own heart and your relationship with your doctor! ...Read more

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What cosmetic surgery do i need to get a defined jawline?

Chin Augmentation: Chin augmentation most often is used to restore balance to the face due to a weak chin (underprojecting in profile). Chin implants can also create a wider, stronger chin. They can also be used to lengthen the face slightly. For more information: https://pacificcenterplasticsurgery.com/procedures/face/chin-augmentation/ ...Read more

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Exactly what are the risks involved with this particular cosmetic surgery?

Risks: The risk of a specific cosmetic operation will depend on the specific patient's condition and the specific procedure performed. In other words, every procedure has its own set of potential risk/complications. Careful selection of surgeon and education about the potential risk/complications are important, prior to proceeding with any type of cosmetic procedure. ...Read more

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How do I find a good cosmetic surgery clinic?

Many Resources.: I would suggest starting with the american society of plastic surgery and/or the aesthetic society of plastic surgery to obtain a list of well experienced board-certified plastic surgeons.? then, i would suggest you visit a few surgeons whose practices  concentrate him on aesthetic surgery. Ask  to see lots of examples of their work and preferably speak/see patients who have had similar procedures. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get canthopexy cosmetic surgery?

Is it safe to get canthopexy cosmetic surgery?

Should be...: This is done usually to tighten the lower eyelid if it is too lax or retracted downward. It can also be done to raise the outer corner of the eye for cosmetic reasons. If you have a competent board certified surgeon with experience operating in a certified facility, it should be quite safe. It does have complications, though, just like any other operative procedure. ...Read more

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Does a cosmetic surgery to reduce my hip size?

Does a cosmetic surgery to reduce my hip size?

It's possible: If your hips are large because of fat deposits, it is possible to reduce the hip size by liposuction. But if your hips are large because of bone or muscle, that cannot work. ...Read more

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Nostril (Definition)

Also called naris, is one of the 2 ...Read more