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5 Things to Expect After Your Nose Job

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 and Pain It’s only natural that some swelling occurs around the area. While it’s not common to have pain following rhinoplasty surgery, swelling can cause a slight pressurized pain in the nose. Ease it by keeping your head elevated or using a cool compress. Source: … Read More

Plastic Surgery, Going Under — What You Need to Know About Anesthesia

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 today, the alleviation of pain in any surgery, whether plastic surgery or getting a tumor removed, lacks cruelty or discomfort. photo by Dan Cox History proves that humans weren’t always as lucky as we are today. Anesthesia, which comes from the Greek word for “loss of … Read More

When Will Health Insurance Cover Your Nose Job?

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. Source: beautyriot.com via Curlformers on Pinterest 1. Fractured Nose If your nose has been fractured or broken and you need to have it operated on, then you will likely receive the okay from a surgical specialist who will notate your rhinoplasty surgery as covered by insurance. 2. Cosmetic Surgery Just getting a nose job for cosmetic reasons is not likely something covered by your insurance. You … Read More

The Latest Plastic Surgery Trend: Tongue Splitting

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 centimeters. What are the complications of tongue splitting? Like any procedure, there can be risks involved — like infection, regrowth, speech complications, and loss of taste. However, when done right (and with the proper care afterward), it’s fairly straightforward! Source: alternativelooks.com via Claire on Pinterest … Read More

5 Strange Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

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 took part in the ever-growing trend of earlobe plugs, this surgery might just be the answer. Source: masterpierce.com via MasterPierce.com on Pinterest 2. The Cure for Cankles Who can deny the true beauty found in a perfectly shaped calf and ankle? Well, those suffering from … Read More

Dr. Konstantin Vasyukevich

Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Konstantin is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon specializing in artful treatment of the aging face, eyelids, and neck. He performs more than 1,000 facial cosmetic procedures annually, making him one of the busiest facial plastic surgeons in Manhattan.

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Dr. Konstantin Vasyukevich is a board-certified facial plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive facial plastic surgery for patients throughout New York City, Manhattan, and Brooklyn. His expertise includes facelifts, brow lifts, blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), rhinoplasty, and cosmetic injectables including BOTOX® Cosmetic and fillers.