Tip Rhinoplasty and Lateral Crural Strut Grafts


In tip rhinoplasty, it has come to my attention that there is a debate among rhinoplasty surgeons. The debate is about what structures provide tip support when performing a tip rhinoplasty. There is no doubt that central support of the tip with a  columellar strut is key. However, it is the belief of this surgeon that | Continue Reading »

Fast Plastic Surgery


Fast plastic surgery seems to be a new fad I see popping up all over the internet and on television segments about breast augmentation and liposuction. In Beverly Hills where I practice, there are a multitude of plastic surgeons that advertise fast operations. These ads discuss the SPEED of the operation as opposed to the | Continue Reading »

Ethnic Rhinoplasty


Many people ask me if I perform ethnic rhinoplasty…and I have to explain that I perform rhinoplasty in Southern California…thus, of course I perform ethnic rhinoplasty! I operate on patients of every race, creed, color and ethnic background on earth! And it is truly one of the many great pleasures of being able to serve | Continue Reading »

Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at Roxbury.Marina.USC


This year is the third year of the Plastic Surgery Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship that combines the power of Roxbury Clinic and Surgery Center, Marina Plastic Surgery, and USC Division of Plastic Surgery.  This year, Phillip Dauwe, MD and Ziyad Hammoudeh, MD are the new fellows who come from excellent institutions and are looking to extract | Continue Reading »

Rhinoplasty Technique – Spreader Grafts


Spreader Grafts in Rhinoplasty Operations Patients are able to acquire a great deal about rhinoplasty just by surfing the internet.  However, understanding the information is a different story.  In this article, we will discuss spreader grafts.  This will hopefully help patients understand this valuable technique that I employ about 30% of the time in primary rhinoplasty, | Continue Reading »

Plastic Surgery and Botched!


My two friends, Terry Dubrow, MD and Paul Nassif, MD have struck gold with their show Botched!  I congratulate them on a plastic surgery showcase that brings balance to the world of plastic surgery and specifically, the world of secondary plastic surgery or revision plastic surgery.  Their show presents the ins and the outs of | Continue Reading »

Rhinoplasty and Surgical Education


It has become clear to me that many plastic surgeons and otolaryngologists would like to become more proficient at the art and science of rhinoplasty.  I know this because the number of invitations I receive to speak at strictly rhinoplasty or facial aesthetic meetings is going up dramatically.  However, I have come to realize that meetings | Continue Reading »

Rhinoplasty Discussion with Style.com


A recent interview Style.com/Arabia & Elizabeth Whiston-Dew Dr. Jay Calvert is the go-to rhinoplasty (nose job) surgeon in Beverly Hills. Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery Society and an avid member of the Aesthetic Rhinoplasty, he has a particular interest in aesthetic rhinoplasty and reconstructive nasal surgery. Dr. Calvert has published papers within the | Continue Reading »

Rib Graft Nasal Reconstruction


Spent the day operating at the Rox Surgery Center in Newport Beach and had the distinct honor to have Dr. Rollin Daniel visit for the rib graft nasal reconstruction we did. He and I are very interested in the technical aspects on the way the tip gets reconstructed. There are many theories about the directionality | Continue Reading »