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A Solution For Your Rhinoplasty Regrets

Are you about to end 2017 with rhinoplasty regrets? Do you look in the mirror and regret ever getting your rhinoplasty procedure done? Your results don’t match the expectations that you had when you got your surgery? If this is the case, then Dr. Ransom at San Francisco Center for Facial Plastic, Reconstructive & Laser Surgery has a solution for you.

Revision rhinoplasty is for patients who suffer from dissatisfied results from their previous rhinoplasty procedure. There are two common reasons for the dissatisfaction. Read more “A Solution For Your Rhinoplasty Regrets”

Blowing Your Nose 101

Winter is knocking on the door of the cycle of seasons. And just like all cycles, it’s going to happen whether you like it or not. Cooler temperatures are a great time to break out your cute sweaters and boots to feel ultra cozy and snug! However, the cooler temperatures can break out winter common colds as well. A common cold can make the lining of your nose swell up and produce additional mucus to aid in the flushing away of your infection. With the extra mucus present in your nose, you’ll need to consider how to properly dispose of it in a safe way. Read more “Blowing Your Nose 101”

Does Your Nose Seem To Be Growing As You Grow Older?

Have you ever looked through pictures of yourself when you were younger and then glance in the mirror and wonder if your nose has grown over the years? You continue looking and comparing and you’re certain it’s grown. Could it have gotten bigger? Doesn’t your nose stop growing at a certain age?

Yes! Your nose does stop growing during your teenage years. Even though it stops growing, it will begin changing shape (and this can make it appear larger), as you grow older. Read more “Does Your Nose Seem To Be Growing As You Grow Older?”

Is Septoplasty For You?

If you have a perforated septum, a procedure called septoplasty may be the solution for you. A septal perforation is a hole in the dividing wall of the cartilage of your nose. The hole will vary in size and can cause several problems for you, mostly relating to breathing. You may also experience frequent bleeding. Chronic sinusitis and dry mouth are also common problems.

There are many reasons you may have a perforated septum. Prior nose surgeries and nose traumas are common reasons for perforations. Cocaine use and other medical conditions can be the cause. Even excessive nose picking can for the perforation. Determining the cause of your perforation is an important step in knowing how to correct it. After discovering the causative agent for your perforation it is important to abstain from it. Cocaine use is one of the causative agents that needs to be stopped. Read more “Is Septoplasty For You?”

Preventative Skin Cancer Methods For Your Nose

At San Francisco Center for Facial Plastic, Reconstructive & Laser Surgery, we offer reconstructive surgery after Mohs micrographic surgery. This is a surgical technique used to treat skin cancer in sensitive areas, such as the face and nose. Here is a picture of a common type of cancer on the nose called Basal Cell Carcinoma.

Specialized dermatologic surgeons who limit their practice to treating skin cancer patients perform this surgery. After the cancer removal, Dr. Ransom has extensive experience in the reconstruction of the resulting effects of the Mohs procedure.
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Preventing A Broken Nose

Accidents happen. We all know that there are situations and occasions where the inevitable happens and something gets broken, bruised or scratched. Sometimes it doesn’t matter how much care and caution you employ, there are things that are totally out of your control. These accidents and injuries can even happen to your nose.

The Mayo Clinic published some preventative guides to preventing nose injury and fractures. Here are some helpful tips for you, so you can prevent harm to your nose or a nasal fracture. Read more “Preventing A Broken Nose”

Reasons Your Dad Might Want Rhinoplasty For Father’s Day

Have you thought about what you’re going to give your dad for Father’s Day? It’s coming up on Sunday, June 18th. Have you considered changing it up this year? He always will enjoy gifts personally made by you. Gifts that have your words of love and appreciation for him are great ideas. However, you may want to choose something other than a power tool this year. Have you considered that he may want a male rhinoplasty procedure for Father’s Day? Read more “Reasons Your Dad Might Want Rhinoplasty For Father’s Day”

It’s Mother’s Day! Treat Yourself To A Liquid Rhinoplasty

If you’re still deciding what you’d like for Mother’s Day this year, why not consider something that will enhance the way you look? If you’ve been experiencing nose dissatisfaction and you’d like to explore possibilities for enhancement, why not consider a liquid rhinoplasty procedure? Mother’s Day is a perfect time to spoil yourself.

If you’re not quite ready to get a surgery to correct your nose dissatisfaction, liquid rhinoplasty may be the next best step for you. Liquid rhinoplasty is a totally non-surgical nose job. No scalpels are used; instead liquid injections of dermal fillers are used to enhance your nose. Read more “It’s Mother’s Day! Treat Yourself To A Liquid Rhinoplasty”

Dangers of DIY Nose Jobs

Nowadays you can Google just about anything for a DIY project. What was the last do-it-yourself project that you did? Are you enjoying the outcome of your endeavor toward independence, thriftiness, and cunning ability to “get er done” yourself. If so, we say “well done” to you. May your DIY garden boxes grow abundantly. May your DIY kitchen backsplash be the envy of your neighbors. And may your DIY crafty creations “wow” all those who have the honor to receive one from you.
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Not All Rhinoplasty Results Should Look The Same

When considering which type of rhinoplasty results you would like to see, it’s important to look at many factors such as your sex, ethnicity and function.   A successful rhinoplasty procedure is performed to improve the appearance of the entire face, while also yielding predictable results. For these reasons, the procedure is performed a bit differently for men (male rhinoplasty) than it is for women (female rhinoplasty). Read more “Not All Rhinoplasty Results Should Look The Same”