Open vs. Closed Revision Rhinoplasty Surgery: Which Is The Best Option For Me?

Every year, Dr. Porter of Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery in Bethesda, MD sees patients in need of revision rhinoplasty because they received unsatisfactory results from their initial procedure performed by another plastic surgeon Sometimes a lack of communication results in a look the patient didn’t want. Occasionally the patient has increased difficulty breathing. Whatever the reason, revision rhinoplasty is sometimes needed, and Dr. Porter......
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What Is The Ideal Age To Get A Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty performed by Dr. Porter at Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery, involves surgical techniques that will improve the appearance and function of Washington, DC patients. If you want to change certain features of your nose, or improve your breathing, having rhinoplasty can improve both and lead to a better quality of life. Dr. Porter often finds that many people are curious about what the ideal......
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What Are The Different Rhinoplasty Approaches?

At Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery, Dr. Porter and her team want to ensure that each patient gets the care they need. If you’re considering rhinoplasty, she encourages you to start by calling her Washington, DC area office to make an appointment so you can discuss your concerns and goals, get the information you need about rhinoplasty, and learn what type of rhinoplasty technique will......
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How Will My Nose Be Adjusted During Rhinoplasty Surgery?

Men and women all over Washington, DC come to see Dr. Porter at Chevy Chase Facial Plastic Surgery each year to make a change to their nose through rhinoplasty. In fact, according to the, rhinoplasty is one of the top three plastic surgery procedures performed in America. Not only can a nose job give you the profile you’ve always wanted, but it can also help......
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Thinking About Rhinoplasty in Maryland?

Growing up, you were often made fun of because of your lumpy nose. Sure, you can take in air, but when you have any degree of nasal inflammation, it can be pure torture. In essence, your nose makes you miserable. So, to remedy this problem, you have been seriously considering having rhinoplasty performed in Maryland. But you are a little hesitant. You want to make......
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Nose Job: What to Expect

Your nose has always stood out, and that has been a cause for concern most of your life. You were not born with what you consider to be an attractive nose. It may even be difficult to breathe. You have wanted a normal nose for a long time now, but you are not sure if you should get a nose job or not. While you......
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From the Desk of Dr. Porter: Rhinoplasty Approach – Open vs. Closed

Rhinoplasty, the art of changing the outside appearance of the nose, continues to be very popular. In my 19 years of practice, I have seen more and more patients are gravitating toward a natural result versus the overdone looks of yesteryear. The approach to rhinoplasty is variable based on the needs of the patient. The difference is related to a small scar across the columella,......
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Benefits of Revision Rhinoplasty

It never fails. If something can go wrong, it is likely going to happen to you. It is as if the universe singles you out to be the unfortunate one. At least, this is how you felt after your first rhinoplasty surgery. Although the recovery time was not all that extensive, you really were not satisfied with the outcome. You thought getting this procedure would......
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Functional Benefits of Rhinoplasty

When you think about the reasons why a person would want to get a nose job, or rhinoplasty, it’s likely you think about cosmetic reasons. Maybe their nose is too big, it’s too small, it’s crooked or they have a hump in their nose that they want to remove. And while it is true that a good portion of individuals who get rhinoplasty do so......
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Can Rhinoplasty Improve My Breathing?

When most people think about rhinoplasty, they think about it from the standpoint of an individual who is not happy with the appearance of their nose having corrective surgery done to make their nose symmetrical, to remove a bump from the bridge of their nose, or fix some other defect. While rhinoplasty is an effective form of cosmetic surgery, there are also functional reasons for......
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