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The Myth of “Ethnic Rhinoplasty”
Figure 1: Illustration depicting the individual bones and cartilage that comprise the nose.

The Myth of “Ethnic Rhinoplasty”

Why can’t all non-Caucasian noses be grouped together as ethnic? Cosmetic surgery has become less taboo and more pop-culture in the 21st century. Members of various racial/ethnic groups, who were…

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The Broken Nose Evaluation
Figure 2: After a nasal trauma it is common to have fracture of the nasal bones (a), fracture of the septum (b) and tearing of nasal cartilages (c).

The Broken Nose Evaluation

Why should a nasal fracture be evaluated in a timely fashion? Question: I play basketball for my school and was recently injured during a game when I caught an elbow…

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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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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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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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Rhinoplasty Tips: Male Rhinoplasty
Male Rhinoplasty patient underwent nasal hump reduction and refinement of the nasal tip-note the natural appearance after surgery and a strong profile

Rhinoplasty Tips: Male Rhinoplasty

When we think of the aging face and cosmetic/plastic surgery we immediately conjure up images of an aging female patient. However, recent studies show us that more and more men…

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