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Category Archives: Rhinoplasty

What Would I Look Like With a Nose Job?

What Would I Look Like With a Nose Job?

If you’ve ever wondered what you’d look like with a nose job and even searched for ways to see what your “after” photo would look like, you’re not alone. With the rise of photo editing apps, more people than ever are exploring ways to see what they might look like after rhinoplasty. As board-certified plastic …

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How to choose the best rhinoplasty surgeon.

How to Choose the Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Choosing a plastic surgeon to perform your rhinoplasty (or “nose job”) is no small decision. You want to trust your appearance and well-being to only the best rhinoplasty surgeon. Chicago men and women considering nose surgery have many highly qualified doctors to choose from, so thoroughly researching each one is an essential part of the …

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Rhinoplasty Consult 101

Rhinoplasty surgery is one of the most frequent operations I perform, yet it is considered to be one of the most difficult in all of plastic surgery. After all, the nose does occupy a very expensive piece of real estate on the body: the center of your face! Every maneuver and millimeter is important, so …

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Woman deciding between traditional rhinoplasty and nonsurgical rhinoplasty.

Cosmetic vs. Functional Rhinoplasty: What’s the Difference?

Not all nose surgery is the same. Patients considering rhinoplasty at my Chicago practice often ask if the surgery can correct issues they have with breathing through their noses. They also want to know if cosmetic rhinoplasty—designed to change the size or shape of the nostrils, bridge, nasal tip, or other structures—can be combined with …

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Young woman after a rhinoplasty in Chicago.

Rhinoplasty in Chicago: The Perils of Cost Comparison

Women and men considering rhinoplasty are often willing to make certain concessions (including traveling out of the country) to find lower-cost options. If ever there is a time to heed the age-old adage, "you get what you pay for," it's when you're considering elective cosmetic surgery of any type. Risking your health, not to mention …

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Older husband and wife dancing and discussing rhinoplasty

Too Old for Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is one of the few cosmetic procedures that people typically get when they're younger. Some of our older patients who come to us for a rhinoplasty consultation at our Chicago practice worry that they're too old for the procedure. It's possible to undergo cosmetic nose surgery at virtually any age as long you're in …

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Plastic Nose Lifters, Clips, and Rhinoplasty Knockoffs

Plastic Nose Lifters, Clips, and Rhinoplasty Knockoffs

With every major development in plastic surgery, there follows a flood of products that promise the same results for less effort and money. The “nose job” is no exception. While rhinoplasty surgeries at our Chicago practice are more effective than ever, gimmicky products continue to crop up, claiming to shape slimmer, more lifted noses with …

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The 6 Most Common Rhinoplasty Requests

The 6 Most Common Rhinoplasty Requests

The motivations for undergoing rhinoplasty can vary significantly from person to person. However, throughout my years performing rhinoplasty here in Chicago, I've heard a handful of concerns more frequently than others. If any of these 6 requests resonate with you, know you are not alone! Smooth a hump on the nose. Concern about a "dorsal hump" …

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Rhinoplasty Revision? Choose Expertise Over Cost

Rhinoplasty Revision? Choose Expertise Over Cost

The vast majority of patients who undergo rhinoplasty here in Chicago are satisfied with their long-term results, but occasionally the need arises for a revisionary procedure. Although there are several distinct reasons why a patient may pursue a revisionary rhinoplasty, the surgery is most often used to refine and correct the nasal shape. Patients who …

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The Truth About Nonsurgical Nose Jobs

The Truth About Nonsurgical Nose Jobs

Nonsurgical rhinoplasty, sometimes called the "5-minute nose job," is on the rise throughout Chicago facial plastic surgery practices. Although the idea of a nose job without surgery is appealing, this approach has several significant drawbacks. First, let's put parameters on a nonsurgical nose job. This is a rather broad phrase that can be used to …

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