The Subtle Rhinoplasty or The Dr. No-Name Nose Job

Posted June 04, 2008 in Blog, Rhinoplasty, Uncategorized

In the early years of rhinoplasty, having a nose that looked operated on was somewhat of a status symbol, so much so that a few surgeons had characteristic noses that they created consistently on their patients. In New York City there was the “Diamond” nose, and in Los Angeles the “Parkes” nose. Today, the goal […]

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Preville Silk: Smooth as Silk

Posted June 04, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized

I have been fortunate to use Previle Silk hyaluronic acid filler with lidocaine on a few of my patients. It is the first FDA approved hyaluronic acid filler available in the United States. It is manufactured by Mentor Corp. in lovely Santa Barbara, CA. The word “silk” aptly describes the product as it flows and […]

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What’s the Best Recipe for an Excellent Nose Job?

Posted May 25, 2008 in Blog, Rhinoplasty, Uncategorized

There is no recipe for an excellent rhinoplasty. Everyone is different. A beautiful nose gets out of the way of the eyes and mouth. The nose then “fits” the face. Choose your surgeon most carefully. They should have experience, they should be Board Certified in plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, or otolaryngology (ENT), but most […]

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PREVILLE Silk, New Hyaluronic Acid Filler First with Anesthetic

Posted May 25, 2008 in Blog, Plastic Surgery in the News, Uncategorized

The FDA has approved a new hyaluronic acid facial filler Prevelle Silk. Hyaluronic acid (HA) is the filler material in Restylane, Perlane, and Juviderm. Preville Silk is the first hyaluronic acid product to contain lidocaine, a local anesthetic. In a controlled study, patients reported significantly less pain during injection with Preville Silk as compared to […]

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