Rhinoplasty of the past The history of rhinoplasty is long, but not pleasant to read about. Ancient Egyptian doctors could rebuild the nose, to help thieves whose noses had been cut off. In India in the 6th century B.C., skin from foreheads was used to rebuild noses. The method of sewing skin from elsewhere in…

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The many different types of nose With the nose right in the center of the face, it can make the difference between being shy and being confident. But its role is to complement the other features instead of drawing attention away from them. What people generally want from a nose job is a nose that…

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If your son or daughter wants a nose job No matter how uncomfortable a teenager is with his or her features, surgery should be avoided until his or her features have fully matured — about age 15 in girls and 17 in boys. The holidays are a good time for teen rhinoplasty. They’ll need to…

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What makes a nose masculine or feminine One request plastic surgeons sometimes get is for a nose job to make the nose look more “masculine” or “feminine.” This may seem strange, but if you’ve ever thought your own nose looks too heavy or too delicate, you’ll understand. Male skin tends to be a little bit…

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Be ready to spend money Don’t go abroad to have rhinoplasty done cheap. People who’ve gone to Thailand for rhinoplasty and gotten bad results have been unable to successfully sue for damages. Also, revision rhinoplasty is more complicated than regular rhinoplasty, just as expensive, and you’ll have to wait at least a year after the…

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Getting a nose job after an injury Rhinoplasty is sometimes done because of a recent injury. When a nose is broken and not set properly, people often want it fixed as soon as possible. Everything depends on the timing and nature of the injury. In most cases, a surgeon will wait for the nose to…

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People who want male or female noses People come to a rhinoplasty surgeon wanting all sorts of changes. Sometimes they want their nose to look more masculine or feminine. So what does it really mean to say that a nose looks more male or more female? Male skin is usually slightly thicker than female skin,…

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A Christmas nose job? Christmas is a few months away. You may be planning to give someone you love an unexpected gift that doesn’t take up a lot of room, such as a nose job. But as gifts, nose jobs are like pets — you want to be absolutely sure it’s wanted. You probably shouldn’t…

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Getting a second nose job

If at first you don’t succeed… Very few nose jobs need revision. If yours does, you’ll have to wait at least a year after the initial surgery. Find someone who has particular experience in revision rhinoplasty, as this is a more delicate procedure. After any nose job, you need to look after yourself. You’ll need…

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Nose job Q&A What’s the best way to prepare for a nose job? First, have a long talk with your surgeon. Make sure you communicate your desires and listen to his or her advice. There may be a computer in the office that can show you a 3D image of your face with a new…

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