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Finding the Best Plastic Surgeon in Beverly Hills

When looking for a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon who specializes in facial surgery, it is important to do your homework. This means checking the doctor’s website and various doctor rating sites, speaking to professionals and ex-patients familiar with his work and, finally, having a consultation. While having a prestigious address in Beverly Hills and being affiliated with a University and various societies looks impressive, it is more important that you get a sense that the doctor understands what your goal is and that he can actually carry it out. Even if the doctor has operated on some celebrities, appeared on numerous talk shows or has edited a book on Facial Plastic Surgery (many recent grads seem to be doing that these days), it is important that you get a sense that he can deliver what you specifically expect. And don’t be talked into having a facial procedure, which you have not researched, added on to other procedures which you have. The facial plastic surgeon should be able to go over, in detail, what he would do to reach your endpoint and should be able to show you many “before & after’s” which exemplify his abilities to “walk his talk”.

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Rhinoplasty

Being centrally located, the nose should blend harmoniously with the other facial features and not draw attention to itself.
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Neck Lift

The necklift is a procedure to tighten and better define the jawline and the areas below it. In some instances, this effect can reach all the way down to the collar bones
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Face Lift

Surgeons use the term "facelift" to describe any procedure on the face that results in a tighter, more youthful appearance.
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Revision Rhinoplasty

The operation consists of correcting areas of asymmetry and deformity resulting from a prior surgery.
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Eyelid-Brow Lift

The eyes are the first features noted when people meet. And having puffy, sagging or wrinkled eyelids can convey a false image of being tired, sad or old.
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Lips

The lips should be full and wide with the upper lip slightly rotated, revealing the lower portion of the front teeth.
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The Telltale Signs of a Bad Rhinoplasty

Having revised thousands of rhinoplasties, I have noticed certain features common to all.

Even a structurally symmetric, aesthetically pleasing nose can be a poor result if it is out of proportion with the other facial features by being too small or too large. However, the real clues to a poor result are the asymmetries, malpositions, disproportions and decreased function that are seen. We can see collapse of the side walls and/or nostrils producing a “pinched look” or asymmetry between the two sides. The bridge can be too low or too high, and the tip can be overly rotated or not rotated enough. There can be too much “nostril show” from aggressive cartilage resection causing upward migration of the nostril rims. Or too much nostril show from failure to raise the columella (area between the nostrils). Also, irregularities or distortions in the nasal tip can occur which can present technical challenges to the revision surgeon. There can be deflections or angulations of the tip or the entire nose. As mentioned above, nostril asymmetries are particularly common with one nostril appearing higher or wider than its companion. Finally, there can be a worsening of breathing , especially if a reductive rhinoplasty was performed. Making a nose smaller has to be accompanied, many times, by measures to assure that the airflow is not compromised. This means correcting any septal deviations and/or turbinate enlargement, as well as maintaining adequate openings through the nostrils and the areas above called the internal valves. I’ve included photos of a nose showing most of these deformities with the subsequent post-operative results, after I corrected them.


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