Open Rhinoplasty vs. Closed Rhinoplasty – the Debate Goes On

closed tip rhinoplasty

I have been performing rhinoplasty for over 17 years, and can start to look in the back mirror and reflect on my own journey of learning one of the most difficult procedures in cosmetic plastic surgery. What makes it so difficult you may ask? Well, there are about a hundred different variables that one has…

Facial Skin Reconstruction (MOHS)

Facial Skin Reconstruction - Nose

If you are planning or already have had a procedure performed by a dermatologic (MOHS) surgeon to remove a neoplasm from your nose, face, scalp, ear or neck area. This is the first, and most important step in the treatment of skin cancers. Once a growth has been removed, this may leave or may already…

Nasal Valve Insufficiency & Collapse

Woman frustrated with nasal strips

“Are you tired of wearing those sticky strips to help you breathe? Are you a constant “mouth breather”? You could be suffering from nasal obstruction. What is nasal obstruction? It’s a blockage in the nose that can be due to a structural issue or a problem with the nasal valves, septum or turbinates. Poor breathing…

Rhinoplasty Trends and What’s Next

Trends in fashion and hair change regularly throughout the years and plastic surgery is no stranger to changing trends either. Dr. Joe Shvidler talks about rhinoplasty trends of the past and where he thinks the future of the nose is heading. by Joseph Shvidler, M.D. Trends in any kind of surgery change over time. We…