What Does Otoplasty Mean?

30 Apr 2015

Dr. Shahidi


The term Otoplasty is derived from the Greek language and simply refers to any re-shaping or re-modeling of the ear. When most people think of Otoplasty or cosmetic ear surgery they think of ear pinning, a procedure in which ears are flattened to reduce their prominence.
Otoplasty is a relatively minor operation and can be ...

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What is a Nose Job?

05 Mar 2015

Dr. Shahidi


A nose job, or rhinoplasty, is a surgical procedure undertaken in order to reshape the nose. This may be for aesthetic or medical reasons, or sometimes a combination of the two. Our guide outlines what you need to know about this potentially life-changing procedure.
Why consider rhinoplasty (nose job)?
There are two reasons to consider ...

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Why is my nose oily after rhinoplasty?

04 Feb 2015

Dr. Shahidi


Following Rhinoplasty, swelling and an oily nose is extremely common – in fact, the swelling is part of the reason that the skin becomes oily or has a shiny appearance. The good news is that, just like the swelling, it is not permanent and your skin should return to its previous condition in just a ...

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What is Rhinoplasty? The Simplified Guide to Rhinoplasty

28 Dec 2014

Dr. Shahidi


If you’re considering a nose job, you need to know more about Rhinoplasty surgery. It’s important to understand the process and challenges before you decide to meet with a surgeon for a consultation. We’ve put together this simplified guide to provide you with all the pertinent information you need to make a decision.
What is ...

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Male Rhinoplasty

14 Jan 2014

Dr. Shahidi


The number of Male Rhinoplasty procedures performed worldwide has increased dramatically over the past few years, as men have become more open and comfortable with the benefits that plastic surgery can offer.
Rhinoplasty is one of the most complex procedures in plastic surgery and although the basic surgical techniques used for both male and female ...

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Otoplasty (Ear Pinning) Surgery

02 Jan 2014

Dr. Shahidi


A simple procedure that can alleviate a lifetime of teasing. Although most people don’t think of ears as a particularly important beauty attribute, ears that stick out and that are out of proportion to the rest of the face can cause untold misery for some people.
Unkind remarks, particularly in the school playground, can have ...

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Open vs Closed Rhinoplasty

01 Jan 2014

Dr. Shahidi


Open or Closed Rhinoplasty? Which one to choose? The purpose of Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) is to ultimately improve the nose both aesthetically and functionally. Surgeons will usually adopt one or the other surgical method as their preferred approach to Rhinoplasty. Understanding the differences between these two surgical approaches gives patients the opportunity to make an ...

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