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13
Feb
Questions you may not think to ask about African American rhinoplasty Part 2

Does my African American rhinoplasty specialist need to give me an physical exam before the procedure can be scheduled?

Each African American rhinoplasty surgeon will ask you about your medical history and any medications that you are on.  Depending on your general state of health and age the doctor may require you to undergo a physical.  There are many factors that can attribute to this.  Remember, as your research has led you to the best African American rhinoplasty surgeon for you in New York you also want to be sure they are thorough and meticulous.

12
Feb
What to do if you get a cold after your African American rhinoplasty procedure

So you have just had your African American rhinoplasty procedure and your recovery is on track and you’re feeling great!  Then you start to notice the tell tale signs of having a cold.  Getting sick is always annoying but right after an African American rhinoplasty procedure may seem like a cruel twist of fate.

11
Feb
Questions you should ask your African American rhinoplasty specialist during the consultation

African American rhinoplasty is a safe but one of the most complicated and delicate of all cosmetic surgical procedures.  You need to be sure that your African American rhinoplasty specialist is fully qualified and able to fulfill all of your requirements.  Remember African American rhinoplasty is a procedure that is permanent and you must be certain that your surgeon is able to give you the nose that you have always wanted.

10
Feb
How to get from thinking about an African American rhinoplasty procedure to actually knowing all you need to know to make an informed decision

If you are currently in the process of considering an African American rhinoplasty procedure then you should make sure that you are familiar with all of the aspects of the procedure beforehand.  Let’s begin by taking a look at how you can go from thinking about having an African American rhinoplasty procedure to looking in the mirror each morning and loving your new nose.

09
Feb
After my African American rhinoplasty am I able to look after my children during recovery?

If you are a parent considering having African American rhinoplasty then you should know that you are not alone in asking yourself this very question.  Parents with young children are concerned that during the recovery period they will not be able to be as active.  The key here is to ensure that you have the appropriate support network in place before you go in for your African American rhinoplasty procedure

08
Feb
Questions you may not think to ask about African American rhinoplasty

I have a few body piercings, can I wear them on the day of my African American rhinoplasty procedure?

If you have any body piercings, they can remain in place during the procedure, but you should always ask the African American rhinoplasty specialist in advance if the have a different opinion.  Any piercings that are in the head or face area such as ear, nose, facial eyebrow or neck must be removed.  The last thing that you want is for any equipment to get caught and cause a tear or other complication.

07
Feb
How to power through the recovery period after your African American rhinoplasty surgery

The recovery period should not be something that you dread, it should be something you look forward to.  Sure, you may feel a little weary and uncomfortable as you adjust to all of the instructions that your African American rhinoplasty surgeon has given you for the next few weeks, but that is no reason why you shouldn’t take this as a chance to have some “me” time.  Here is a list of some great things that you can do as you begin to recover from your African American rhinoplasty procedure.

06
Feb
African American rhinoplasty for repairing damage to the nose through injury

If you suspect that you have broken your nose it is very important that you see an African American rhinoplasty specialist as soon as possible as if there has been any damage to the functionality of the nose it is best that you are aware of it.  This is because if there is any blood on the septum then you may have a septal hematoma.  Not only should you be concerned about the functional aspect of the nose, you should also take a close look at the appearance too.

05
Feb
Top 5 African American rhinoplasty facts and Frequently asked questions

African American rhinoplasty surgery is becoming more and more common.  This is hardly surprising as rhinoplasty in general is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries, but how much do you really know about African American rhinoplasty surgery, the development of this procedure and how it is performed.  We have compiled a list of some fascinating facts and frequently asked questions African American rhinoplasty patients often have.

04
Feb
Getting yourself prepared for your African American rhinoplasty surgery

It is perfectly natural that you are experiencing some conflicting emotions ahead of your African American rhinoplasty surgery.  Patients will often admit that their feelings are part nervous and part excited in the days leading up to their black nose jobs.  Remember that if you feel any concern over the upcoming African American rhinoplasty procedure then you can always ask your specialist additional questions to help calm your nerves.  What you are experiencing is perfectly natural.

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  • I’m a good-looking, middle-aged African-American male. I have always had an issue with the thickness of my nose. I've considered surgery for years, but was always overly-concerned with what the reaction would be toward a black man getting Cosmetic Surgery. I finally decided I have always lived my life on my own terms. Why stop now? I ventured out to find the right Dr. I was referred to a well-known Cosmetic Surgeon in Philadelphia. My interaction with him was the most humiliating experience I’ve ever had with a medical professional. The Dr....

  • I am so thankful to have come across Dr. Oleh Slupchynskyj of The Aesthetic Institute of New York and New Jersey. 'Dr. S.' (as I like to call him for obvious reasons, haha) is a Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, and it turns out he has an entire website dedicated to his work with African-American patients: www.africanamericanrhinoplasty.com. I was immediately impressed with the wealth of information that he has on his site, including information about his practice, his stellar credentials, his surgical inventions (i.e., the SLUPi...

  • I was terrified of having surgery but after two consultations with Dr. S., my anxiety was alleviated, and this was my biggest hurdle. I was able to see what my results would be after surgery through 'computer imaging'. He spent as much time with me as needed and said I could come back as many times as I wanted before making a decision. That was refreshing. I asked to speak with at least 3 other patients of Dr. S. and did. They shared my initial fear and they helped me by explaining their experiences from a patient's point of view! Dr. S. specia...

  • The doctor is very approachable and personable and I felt that he is really listening to me. He made every effort to be easily accessible via email or phone. He also followed me every step of the process, not only during the surgery but also during the recovery period.

  • Double Board Certified with specialized training and loads of experience in Nose Surgery. I was able to see and discuss my results beforehand thru computer imaging so I felt very comfortable with what my result would be. Having consulted with other Drs. who did not have same training, imaging and were twice the surgical cost, I made my decision.

  • Dr. S. is excellent. From the first visit to the follow-ups I always felt comfortable. Look great and feel great, have recommended him others. Really great bedside manner and I was not the best patient. Thanks Dr. S. I really appreciate your patience!!

  • I had a Rhinoplasty done by Dr. S. and he did exactly what I wanted, which was a custom bridge implant.

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  • Worth It
    I am a 27 year old, African-American female from the Midwest and I just recently had a Rhinoplasty procedure performed on February 9, 2012. I had known for a long time that I wanted to have the procedure done to correct a bump in the bridge of my nose, reduce the width of my nose, as well as to refine my down-turned nasal tip. This was an operation that I was not going to trust to just anybody, so I spent countless hours researching and looking for a surgeon who had significant experience working with African-American patients. Because I liv...
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