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25
Mar
Preparing mentally for your African American rhinoplasty

The vast majority of people that are about to have African American rhinoplasty will have spent a long time researching and preparing for the procedure and have a detailed knowledge of their upcoming surgery.  One of the key aspects of this research is to ensure that they have the very best African American rhinoplasty surgeon in New York.  Being confident that they have found the right surgeon for them will make for a relaxed and easy couple of months.  

24
Mar
Why you should plan on having African American rhinoplasty in winter

Choosing to have African American rhinoplasty in the winter can have a number of great advantages.  You will be able to use the holidays as time to recover, and you will not have to worry about avoiding the sun as much as you would have to in the summer during your recovery period.  If you are planning to have African American rhinoplasty in the winter then there are a few minor adjustments that you will have to make to take the colder, drier air into account.

23
Mar
Can African American rhinoplasty have an effect on how your voice sounds?

African American rhinoplasty will almost certainly not have a negative effect on your voice.  There are a lot of factors that go into the success of an African American rhinoplasty procedure and this is one of them.  By taking your time when selecting your African American rhinoplasty specialist you can be sure that you have the best surgeon in New York and that your voice will not change after the surgery.

22
Mar
The importance of recording your African American rhinoplasty process from start to finish

For some, the decision to have African American rhinoplasty can be one that is very difficult.  It is often not as simple as “I don’t like my nose, I want a new one.”  So once the decision has been made it is very important that you never lose sight of your original motivations for wanting surgery in the first place.  A very good way to keep yourself focused on why you wanted to have African American rhinoplasty, is to keep a journal of the process. 

21
Mar
Talking About African American rhinoplasty with Your Family and Friends

Cosmetic surgery has become more and more commonplace in recent years and is considered to be quite normal.  African American rhinoplasty in particular has seen a huge uptake in popularity mostly due to a lot of celebrities having it done successfully and subtly.  If you are planning on having an African American rhinoplasty procedure performed then you have probably already thought about what other people will think.  Now you need to decide who and how you are going to tell your family, friends and colleagues.

20
Mar
Things every prospective African American rhinoplasty patient should know: part 3


African American rhinoplasty is very low risk

African American Rhinoplasty, much like most cosmetic procedures is very low risk, however your African American Rhinoplasty specialist will take the time to make you aware of any potential risks.  As African American Rhinoplasty is an elective procedure that is only performed on healthy patients, the risks are really quite low.  Surgeons are under an obligation to fully inform the patient of any and all risks associated with the specific African American Rhinoplasty procedure that they are about to have.

19
Mar
Things every prospective African American rhinoplasty patient should know: part 2

This may sound like an obvious statement, however there are many cosmetic surgeons that perform a whole host of procedures from jowl lifts to breast augmentation as well as rhinoplasty.  While they are all great at their jobs, rhinoplasty is considered one of the most complex and unforgiving cosmetic procedures.

18
Mar
Things every prospective African American rhinoplasty patient should know: part 1

Understanding some African American rhinoplasty based terminology

An African American rhinoplasty procedure will give the surgeon the opportunity to reshape and manipulate the nasal bones, cartilage and other tissue in order to change the appearance of your nose.

17
Mar
African American Rhinoplasty for Teenagers and the Elderly

When hoping you have an African American rhinoplasty procedure, every surgeon will make sure that you are a good candidate for surgery.  There are many factors to establishing this including what exactly you want your nose to look like, the existing architecture of your nose and your general health.

16
Mar
What you need to do after your African American rhinoplasty procedure

As you begin to look forward to your African American rhinoplasty procedure you have undoubtedly carried out a great deal of research on your surgeon, the hospital or clinic, and of course the procedure itself.  One often overlooked part of the research process is what you must do after your African American Rhinoplasty procedure.

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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....

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  • 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.

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    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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