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Patient Story: Rhinoplasty with Dr. Sam Rizk

Posted July, 07/25/2017 - 03:50 PM

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Is ultrasound rhinoplasty really a thing?

Posted April, 04/21/2017 - 12:00 AM

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Surgical rhinoplasty remains the gold standard for nose reshaping, but it’s not the only option. For example, the ultrasound rhinoplasty technique claims to employ sound waves to remove nasal humps and bumps without surgery, and without damaging the surrounding tissue, membranes or blood vessels. This can mean less bruising, bleeding and swelling, plus a shorter […]

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Are The Use Of Filler Injections In Rhinoplasty Procedures Safe?

Posted March, 03/21/2017 - 03:25 PM

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There’s been a good deal of buzz about non-surgical nose-reshaping (rhinoplasty) or filler rhinoplasty recently. During these procedures, a facial plastic surgeon like Sam Rizk, MD, uses fillers, typically hyaluronic-acid based injectables, to reshape the nose — without surgery. The results of filler rhinoplasty do not come close to the dramatic reshaping that can be […]

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Be Careful With Non-Surgical Nose Job

Posted October, 10/05/2016 - 09:19 PM

A botched procedure in China recently cast light on the potential dangers of non-surgical nose jobs. According to state news agency China News Service, a 21-year-old woman from the eastern province of Jiangsu was blinded in one eye after receiving “micro plastic surgery injections” aimed at reshaping her nose. The woman, identified only by her […]

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Plastic Surgery Outlawed for Colombian Minors

Posted September, 09/21/2016 - 08:54 PM

Colombia recently passed legislation forbidding plastic surgeons from operating on minors. Procedures such as breast augmentation and buttock enhancement are wildly popular in the South American country, including among teenagers. Colombians will now be required to wait until age 18 to have these procedures. Procedures and treatments covered under the legislation include breast enhancement, liposuction, […]

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Talking About Plastic Surgery with Your Family

Posted September, 09/07/2016 - 08:50 PM

While society’s view of cosmetic surgery is evolving in a more positive direction, there is no denying that some people still have negative opinions of it. For some people who are considering aesthetic enhancement, these opinions can be difficult to ignore, particularly if they are coming from close friends or family members. In some cases, […]

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Rodrigo Alves & Multiple Rhinoplasty Procedures

Posted August, 08/07/2016 - 03:21 PM

A UK man coined “the human Ken Doll” provides a glaring example of why it’s usually a bad idea to have multiple rhinoplasty procedures. Earlier this year the man, Rodrigo Alves, who is originally from Brazil but now living in London, suffered a flesh-eating infection following his seventh nose job. To date Alves has reportedly […]

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Recording Your Rhinoplasty Progress

Posted July, 07/14/2016 - 03:30 PM

In the past, most rhinoplasty patients took great pains to keep their surgery a secret, both before and after the procedure. But times have changed! Though some people still like to keep their cosmetic treatments under wraps, plenty of others turn to social media and other public forums to chat about their plans, report on […]

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Patient Story: Rhinoplasty with Dr. Sam Rizk

Posted June, 06/28/2016 - 01:16 AM

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A. S. is one of Dr. Rizk’s patients. He agreed to share his story on the blog, hoping that other people in his situation will find it inspiring and educational. The patient had previously undergone rhinoplasty in Beverly Hills which left him with quite a bit of scar tissue and weak nose bridge. So, he […]

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Did Kim Kardashian Have a Nose Job?

Posted May, 05/07/2016 - 09:00 AM

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In recent months the social media world has exploded with speculation over Kim Kardashian’s nose. The rumors began when Kim first reappeared from seclusion after giving birth to her child, Saint West, late last year. As images began to emerge and circulate on social media, the Twitterati erupted with theories and accusations of plastic surgery […]

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