Rhinoplasty and Septal Perforation Repair
Figure 2: Frontal view of the nasal passages depicting a septal perforation.

Rhinoplasty and Septal Perforation Repair

  Is it appropriate to combine rhinoplasty and septal perforation repair procedures? Question: A few months ago I suffered a nasal fracture while playing baseball with some friends. At the…

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Frey’s Syndrome – Facial sweating and flushing
Figure 1A: Between the ear and dotted line demarcates a parotid and fascial defect from a previous surgery. Figure 1B: Placement of a graft to correct the parotid defect and prevent or treat Frey’s syndrome.

Frey’s Syndrome – Facial sweating and flushing

  Is Frey’s Syndrome an avoidable surgical complication of parotid surgery? Question: I recently had surgery to have my parotid gland removed. I noticed that a short time after surgery,…

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Did Beyoncé Have a Rhinoplasty?
LEFT: Beyonce’s nose during Superbowl XLVII pregame interview. RIGHT: Beyonce’s nose during her Superbowl XLVII performance appears significantly different.

Did Beyoncé Have a Rhinoplasty?

  Rumors abound in the press daily about which celebrity has had which surgery. Beyoncé is one of the latest celebrities to have the floodlights pointed her way. Speculation is…

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Septal Perforation – Treatment Options
Left: Septal perforation before surgical repair Right: Septal perforation closure after minimally invasive repair. Note that the perforation is completely

Septal Perforation – Treatment Options

  How do I know if I’m a candidate for repair of my septal perforation? Question:  I just had my 3 month post-operative appointment with my doctor after having a septoplasty…

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Rhinoplasty for Hispanic Patients
Figure 2. Before/ After rhinoplasty lateral view

Rhinoplasty for Hispanic Patients

  What is the difference between traditional and ethnic rhinoplasty? Question: I want a second opinion about performing a rhinoplasty after an old nasal fracture.  I just saw a plastic surgeon…

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African American Female Rhinoplasty
African American Rhinoplasty

African American Female Rhinoplasty

  African Americans traditionally have shunned cosmetic surgery procedures…at least publicly. Well, things seem to be changing. Improved technology, increased acceptance amongst younger African Americans, and less social stigma associated…

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