Nasal Implant Infection


Nasal Implant Infection: could change Asian Rhinoplasty I am here in China discussing the future of silicone nasal implants in Asian rhinoplasty. Nasal implant infection is apparently having an effect on the choice of material for nasal bridge augmentation in Asian Rhinoplasty. It is very interesting to me that the Chinese rhinoplasty surgeons are moving | Continue Reading »

Plastic Surgery Meeting: Simposio Guerrero Santos


Dr. Guerrero Santos I just returned from the plastic surgery meeting,Simposio Guerrero Santos in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  It was a great learning experience and I am happy to report that I learned much from my colleagues.   I learned from both old friends and new ones.  Most importantly, I learned that all of us in | Continue Reading »

Broken Nose


Broken Nose repair Fixing a broken nose is not the same as doing a nose job or a rhinoplasty. When a patient comes in with a broken nose (medical term is nasal fracture), I spend a good bit of time explaining their situation as it pertains to possible plastic surgery intervention.  A broken nose is | Continue Reading »

Asian Rhinoplasty in Beverly Hills with Dr. Jay Calvert


Asian Rhinoplasty by Dr Jay Calvert I perform Asian rhinoplasty  fairly frequently.  However, we really need to consider this term…I mean, Asia is a big place!  And there are many different ethnicities throughout Asia.  And these various peoples have different looks and desires based on their cultures and cultural difference in beauty interpretation.  Thus, I | Continue Reading »

Lengthening the Short Nose in Secondary Rhinoplasty


Short Noses can be made longer Rhinoplasty surgery sometimes produces unfavorable results. Many patients present to my practice with the complaint that their nose looks “done” or that they have an ‘operated look” after rhinoplasty.  When we drill down the problems that are causing their dissatisfaction, many times it is because their nose was simply | Continue Reading »

Septal Perforation Repair


Septal Perforation Repair Its is very interesting how many ways surgeons choose to approach the repair of septal perforation.  I find that this is a very difficult problem to fix and that patients must understand this fact. Like most things in health care and medicine, patients would like to believe that there is an easy | Continue Reading »

Secondary Rhinoplasty


Secondary Rhinoplasty It is difficult for most to understand why secondary rhinoplasty is so very different from the primary rhinoplasty. A primary rhinoplasty is a nose job that occurs in the absence of any other previous surgery. It is the first nose operation a patient undergoes. In fact, it is hopeful that it will be | Continue Reading »

Secondary Rhinoplasty with Rib Cartilage


As I plan my lectures for two upcoming meeting, I am realizing how many secondary rhinoplasty operations require rib cartilage to make the result work.  In the past, I would have said that ear cartilage could be used for many secondary rhinoplasties.  Now, I am not so sure.  I use composite ear cartilage grafts quite | Continue Reading »

Dr Jay Calvert Rhinoplasty meeting


Rhinoplasty Surgeons, Facial Plastic Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons Dr Jay Calvert: rhinoplasty meetings do not come along too frequently. Do not miss this great meeting in Las Vegas! January 13-15 at the Cosmopolitan hotel. Dr. Jay Calvert and a group of experts will be presenting their methods and thought processes on rhinoplasty. Register here This meeting | Continue Reading »

Plastic Surgery on the Black Market


This video popped up on my account as one I “might like.”  This is a blast from the long ago past when I used to make a fair number of TV appearances as an expert on the Tyra Banks show. I love that the episode was translated, as well, with subtitles.  What is very | Continue Reading »