Monthly Archives: February 2016

I had a rhinoplasty in 2003, and the tip of my nose was turned up too much. It looks like a pig nose! How can it be turned back down?

The amount that the tip of the nose is turned up or down is referred to as “rotation”. One important angle to look at is the nasolabial angle, or the angle the nose makes with the upper lip. For a … Continue reading

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Why is smoking such an issue in cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery?

Besides the links to many cancers and health problems, smoking is problematic for patients undergoing cosmetic, dermatologic or plastic surgery because it impairs proper wound healing. Skin has an intricate blood supply that is provided mainly by something called the … Continue reading

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