Category Archives: Rhinoplasty

How To Choose the Best Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) Surgeon

Choosing a Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Choosing the best rhinoplasty (nose job) surgeon for your San Francisco procedure is perhaps the most important step you’ll take in your plastic surgery journey. As you trust your face to someone else’s hand, you want to make sure that person is as qualified and experienced as possible, and also that they care about you and will support you each … Read more

Embracing Imperfection: How Nose Jobs Are Evolving

How Nose Jobs Are Evolving

As a San Francisco plastic surgeon specializing in rhinoplasty, I see many patients with different nose surgery requests. For the most part, people undergo surgery to hide imperfections or change the size of the nose. But recent trends have made rhinoplasty less straightforward As times change, rhinoplasty patients are requesting different things. While there are certain nose “ideals”—such as symmetry … Read more

“Liquid Rhinoplasty” Is Trending: What Are the Risks?

A woman receives an exam to determine what can be achieved with a non surgical rhinoplasty.

For those unhappy with the appearance of their noses, rhinoplasty has been the trusted solution for decades. It is a permanent fix to a persistent problem, allowing surgeons to adjust the size, shape, and slope of the nose. I specialize in rhinoplasty at my San Francisco plastic surgery practice, and I know how transformative the procedure can be. However, some … Read more

A Rhinoplasty Without Surgery? More Details, Please

A woman looks happy with her non surgical rhinoplasty results.

The nose is at the center of the face, which means it can attract attention if it’s large or asymmetrical. Many people undergo a rhinoplasty at my San Francisco practice so they can feel less self-conscious when looking in the mirror. But what if surgery makes you feel uneasy? Is there a less invasive way to change your nose? With … Read more

How Do You Choose a Septoplasty Surgeon?

Up close of a woman's profile

Often in my San Francisco plastic surgery practice, patients are referred to me for septoplasty. As a triple board-certified plastic surgeon with special training in otolaryngology (head and neck surgery), I am specifically qualified to help patients with septum-related issues, such as a deviated septum and turbinate reduction. What is Septoplasty? Septoplasty is traditionally taught in otolaryngology training programs as … Read more

Welcome the New Year With Your Best Face

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The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes a barrage of parties, meetings, family get togethers, and other social events. Spending time with family and friends is important and fulfilling, but the weight of multiple obligations can become stressful. Once those have passed, many patients feel ready to “treat themselves” for the New Year. These are some of … Read more