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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EAR PINNING IN CHILDREN

Posted August, 08/14/2018 - 04:05 PM

Ear reduction surgery (otoplasty) is often in the news as a potential solution to bullying for children with protruding ears. If you are considering this procedure for your child, you likely have many questions about what to expect. Dr. Rizk will attempt to answer the top questions he gets from parents, as well as adults […]

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Is Rihanna’s Nose the Latest Plastic Surgery Inspo?

Posted July, 07/30/2018 - 08:52 PM

Hip hop goddess and make-up mogul Rihanna is inspiring something other than dance moves. Many fans of the singer-turned-actress are visiting facial plastic surgeons and requesting her…nose. It’s even been referred to online as a ‘rihannaplasty.” Used to besting others on the pop charts, this time Rihanna is beating out celebs for the most requested […]

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Three Questions to Ask Before Booking A Revision Rhinoplasty

Posted July, 07/02/2018 - 12:01 AM

Rhinoplasty is one of – if not the – most popular facial plastic surgery procedure. It is also among the most technically challenging, which means that revision or secondary rhinoplasty can be even more challenging for many reasons including the presence of scar tissue. Of course, no one goes into rhinoplasty anticipating a second procedure. […]

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Thinking about Rhinoplasty? 10 Questions To Ask

Posted June, 06/27/2018 - 05:43 PM

Considering nose reshaping (rhinoplasty) surgery? You’re not alone. Each year, about 500,000 people see a facial plastic surgeon to discuss rhinoplasty, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS.org). Some individuals, both males and females, may be bothered by the way that their nose looks, while others may be focused solely […]

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RAPID RECOVERY FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY

Posted June, 06/20/2018 - 06:34 AM

Today, people want to get back to their busy lives as quickly as possible today after all forms of facial plastic surgery. This is especially true with men, but with women as well. One week to ten days is often the maximum tolerance for downtime. As a facial plastic surgeon, I do everything in my […]

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Your Facelift

Posted May, 05/21/2018 - 08:02 PM

The decision to undergo a facelift is a major one and should not be entered into lightly. Facelift is the only procedure that address all of the signs of aging on the face namely skin changes such as wrinkles and age spots, dynamic lines from overactive muscles (think crow’s feet), loss of volume in the […]

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Dr. Sam Rizk- NYC Rhinoplasty Specialist Speaks at UChicago Medicine

Posted May, 05/15/2018 - 06:36 PM

Dr. Sam Rizk recently delivered a rhinoplasty presentation at UChicago Medicine, demonstrating his unique analysis of the internal and external aspects of the nose in regards to his advanced surgical technique. The NYC based facial plastic surgeon discussed his knowledge of fundamental concepts related to cosmetic and aesthetic rhinoplasty, more specifically- procerus in rhinoplasty. The […]

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THINKING ABOUT AN EYELID LIFT? HERE ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS TO ASK

Posted May, 05/08/2018 - 06:04 AM

Eyelid surgery can make a big difference in how you look and your self-confidence. They are, and always have been, among the most requested facial plastic surgery procedures, and eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) may be growing in popularity due to advances in techniques and technologies as well as the epidemic of tired-looking eyes. We live in […]

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HOW YOUNG IS TOO YOUNG FOR NOSE RESHAPING SURGERY?

Posted May, 05/03/2018 - 12:02 AM

Rhinoplasty or nose-reshaping surgery can benefit self-esteem and even improve a person’s ability to breathe, but such benefits are most dramatic when the procedure is matched to the right person. Age is often a key factor in this decision. There is no one-size fits all answer on how young is too young for rhinoplasty, and […]

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EXPOSED: THE DANGERS OF COSMETIC SURGERY TOURISM

Posted April, 04/18/2018 - 05:56 PM

Lured by promises of cheaper prices and amazing results, thousands of people leave the US to undergo cosmetic surgery each year. They may head to Dominican Republic, Colombia, Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, El Salvador, China, Syria and Turkey for a virtual laundry list of surgical procedures. And while such cosmetic surgery tourism may seem attractive […]

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