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Cosmetic rhinoplasty is designed to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing nose that is proportional to a patient’s face thereby creating overall facial harmony.
A rhinoplasty can change and improve the shape of the nose to a more pleasing contour. Dr. Izquierdo tries to achieve an elegant but subtle change in the nose commensurate with your other facial features.
"We experienced warm and friendly treatment with professionalism throughout the process. "
- Rhinoplasty Patient
Dr. Ricardo Izquierdo is a board-certified plastic surgeon and the President of Face And Body Plastic Surgery. He has gained expertise in all aspects of Cosmetic Surgery over the last 28 years. He has been named one of America’s Best Physicians in “The Guide to Top Doctors.” for more than 10 years.
By skillfully performing rhinoplasty and other surgical treatments for the face, Dr. Izquierdo creates rejuvenated, elegant and subtle results.
"Our goal is a elegant but subtle change in the nose commensurate with your other facial features."
Dr. Izquierdo believes that the finest aesthetic outcomes are achieved through a close doctor/patient collaboration which is why he schedules extensive consultations with all of his patients. Dr. Izquierdo takes the time to carefully evaluate each patient, learn about each patient’s aesthetic goals, and develop an individualized surgical plan.
From start to finish the entire experience couldn’t have been easier. Consultations were never rushed. All aspects of surgery were discussed and I felt completely at ease with my decision. Two months after surgery and I couldn’t be happier.
I knew the minute I walked out of his office I would be using Dr. Izquierdo. I had met with 5 other doctors for the same surgery and he met all expectations start to finish.
Having surgery of any kind is scary, but Dr. Izquierdo is very comforting and reassuring making this very first elective experience easier.
Rhinoplasty can be performed either via a closed or open approach. The closed, or endonasal method, has no external scars. All the incisions to access the items to be reshaped are internal. This method is indicated in patients that have minimal to moderate deformities and have not had previous surgery.
The open rhinoplasty will leave a usually imperceptible scar across the columella between the nostrils. This method is used for cases that are more complex or in patients that have had previous rhinoplasty.
Rhinoplasty typically requires one and one half to two and one half hours to complete. A splint is placed on the nose to stabilize the changes made during the surgery. You may have packing in each nostril. Bruising is not uncommon. Final results typically require 6-12 months of healing and softening.
"Beautiful results! Dr. Izquierdo did an amazing job and the office staff was extremely helpful and supportive. So happy I took the leap."
Most people are able to return to work within 7-10 days after rhinoplasty surgery. Minimizing and avoiding intense activity for 3 weeks is best for optimal healing
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