You've just had rhinoplasty surgery and you're anxious to see your gorgeous new nose. Before you get too far ahead of yourself, remember that the healing process means that your face will go through several changes until you can truly see the finished product. Here's what to expect after getting your beak tweaked. 1. Swelling…Read More
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Surgery is no new concept for humans -- since the discovery of pain, we have searched for cause and relief. Primitive “doctors” explored herbs as methods of treating pain in medical procedures. Early forms of anesthesia included soporifics -- which dull the senses and induce sleep -- and narcotics, such as opium, jimsonweed, marijuana, and alcohol. Fortunately…Read More
Getting rhinoplasty, whether for cosmetic or functional reasons, can be a costly procedure. However, there are times when your health insurance will cover the cost of your nose job, at least to an extent. If you're like many of my rhinoplasty patients in Manhattan, you likely want to know this question: When will an insurance…Read More
Just when you think the world couldn't get any stranger, you discover a new plastic surgery procedure that essentially creates a lizard tongue on a human being. The procedure, known as tongue splitting, is gaining much popularity across the country and involves a surgeon cutting into the middle of the tongue between three and five…Read More
Obtaining ultimate and everlasting beauty is no longer limited to common and routine operations like facelifts and breast augmentations. There have been a few rather unusual surgery requests coming to light, including the following five. 1. Earlobe Lifts While many may see this procedure as unnecessary, for people who once wore too-heavy earrings or maybe…Read More