Endonasal Rhinoplasty Symposium

Last weekend I hosted a 12-hour symposium entitled “Mastering Endonasal Rhinoplasty in One Day,” facilitated by Quality Medical Publishing.  It was successful beyond my expectations — surgeons from 12 countries and many who joined us by live webinar. Seven surgeons participated from Facial Plastic Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Norman Pastorek (New York City), […]

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The Thrill of Teaching Through Videos

Last week, I completed the 4th and 5th videotaped surgical procedures for Volume 3 of my DVD series.  Live surgery is always an experience.  I have performed live surgery at many symposia and watched many other surgeons do the same, and it is uniquely taxing because the surgeon wants to do just as good a […]

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Knowing When To Stop

Just this week I saw a very nice patient whom I had seen in 2006 and again in 2011.  At that time, she had already had multiple nasal surgeries, the previous two by a superb surgeon.  Her nose was straight and worked well.  But she wasn’t happy.  Her descriptions were filled with disaster language: every […]

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“I Don’t Look Like Myself Anymore”

This is a sad complaint that I hear from many patients who have had rhinoplasties.  Too drastic a change is one of the things that patients fear most before surgery.  Just recently I received two emails from patients who have undergone surgery in the last month and feel that the change was just intolerable.  They […]

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How To Correct A Crooked Nose Safely

There are many ways to correct crooked noses, and some of the published results are very dramatic.  But like stock market investments, the bigger the potential gains, the bigger the risks. For example, some surgeons completely remove the deviated septum, taking out all the support for the lower two thirds of the nose, straighten the […]

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