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Revision Rhinoplasty Patient Video

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk August, 08/30/2018 - 07:32 PM

When a rhinoplasty isn’t performed correctly or under/over correction occurs, problems such as pollybeak deformities or other nasal abnormalities can arise. A pollybeak deformity causes the nose to resemble a parrot’s beak and is a characteristic that requires revision rhinoplasty for correction. New York board-certified facial plastic surgeon and rhinoplasty expert Dr. Sam Rizk recently […]

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Recording Your Rhinoplasty Progress

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk 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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The Dangers of Nose Reshaping Devices

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk February, 02/05/2016 - 09:00 AM

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DIY (Do It Yourself) makeovers and transformations are all the rage these days. Each day, millions of people turn to YouTube and other corners of the Internet for beauty tips and tricks. But it’s important to remember that many of the videos, blog posts and other sources of information on the Internet are posted by […]

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Dr. Rizk – A Doctor That Will FaceTime You

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk February, 02/19/2015 - 03:17 PM

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  I was recently featured on a Huffington Post article about “Health and Beauty Tips for the Busy Lady.” This article gave many great tips and suggestions for how a busy woman can still get the health and beauty regimen and results she desires, and mentioned me as a “Doctor That Will FaceTime You.” As […]

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Can Rhinoplasty Resolve My Snoring Problem?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk January, 01/05/2015 - 07:01 PM

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  In most cases, rhinoplasty is performed for cosmetic reasons. However, the procedure can also be performed for other reasons; for example, to reconstruct a nose that has been damaged due to trauma, or to resolve functional issues that cause snoring. What Causes Snoring? Snoring may seem normal, but it can become a serious problem. […]

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A Former Patient’s Beautiful Letter of Thanks to Dr. Rizk

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk December, 12/12/2014 - 04:12 PM

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Dr. Rizk received a letter of thanks from a patient he performed a revision rhinoplasty on. This patient had two prior rhinoplasties with other surgeons before coming  to Dr. Rizk for the third and final surgery. Being able to change a patient’s life and restore his/ her happiness and confidence is what drives Dr. Rizk’s […]

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Post-Rhinoplasty: Adjusting to Your New Nose

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk November, 11/25/2014 - 03:55 PM

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  Many patients are shocked when they look in the mirror after rhinoplasty surgery. They may not recognize themselves with all the medical packing, dried blood, stitches, bruising and swelling. A patient’s initial reaction may be panic or regret because it is difficult to visualize the final result.   But don’t panic. Bruising and other […]

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Why Are More Middle Eastern Patients Going to Dr. Rizk?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk October, 10/01/2014 - 09:42 PM

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    When choosing a surgeon to perform your rhinoplasty, you want to make sure you are not going to just anyone. Ethnic rhinoplasties are no different. In fact, ethnic rhinoplasty patients tend to be even more meticulous when picking a doctor to perform their nose job, so as to avoid having a nose that […]

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Nose Fractures

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk July, 07/03/2014 - 12:00 PM

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A nose fracture is any crack or fracture to the bony part of the nose. Nose fractures are the most common type of facial fractures. They can affect the septum, nasal tip cartilages and other bony structures of the nose.  

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Do You Recommend Getting a Celebrity Nose Job?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk June, 06/30/2014 - 12:30 PM

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Some people think that celebrities have access to some special type of nose job procedure that makes their results come out better. This is not the case. For one, not all celebrities get good results. But it’s not a good idea to try to copy their results anyhow. Your nose is specific to your face, […]

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