Does Rhinoplasty Leave a Noticeable Scar?

Are you interested in rhinoplasty surgery (also known as a nose job), but nervous about having a noticeable scar? Good news: in most cases, no one will be able to see your rhinoplasty scar. Read on to find out why! View More Patient Results *Individual Results May Vary  Discover a Scarless Rhinoplasty Procedure If you only need minor changes to your nose - for example, you want to shave down a bump or minimize an upturned nose - then you may be a good candidate for a closed rhinoplasty procedure. This surgery - which is also referred to as a scarless rhinoplasty procedure - allows your plastic surgeon to make incisions within the nasal passages themselves, meaning there’s no visible scarring whatsoever. What If [...]

By |2020-02-04T08:17:25-08:00March 14th, 2020|

Rhinoplasty: The Benefits of Breathing

Not all nose jobs are the same - and if you’ve always believed that a nose job was cosmetic in nature, it’s time to learn how a functional rhinoplasty procedure can help with your breathing. If you’ve wanted to learn more about Dr. Ali’s Just Breathe™ Rhinoplasty, you’ve come to the right spot! View More Patient Results *Individual Results May Vary  How Rhinoplasty Can Help with Your Breathing It’s not exactly breaking news that breathing is good for you. But surprisingly, many people aren’t enjoying their optimal breathing - and that can lead to a host of health problems.  Many of these breathing issues can seem innocuous in nature; symptoms, like snoring or having a crooked nose as a result of a previous injury, can [...]

By |2020-01-07T06:29:43-08:00February 14th, 2020|

How Much Does a Rhinoplasty Typically Cost?

Interested in changing the shape or appearance of your nose with rhinoplasty surgery? You’re not alone. In fact, the number of Americans who sought out plastic surgery in 2018 jumped by almost a quarter of a million from 2017, with many of those patients opting to get a nose job. And it’s no wonder - when done by the right plastic surgeon, a nose job can completely change your facial appearance in a good way (remember Ashlee Simpson?). You’re pretty much sold, with one caveat: How much should you start saving for your rhinoplasty procedure? View More Patient Results *Individual Results May Vary  The Cost of Rhinoplasty Surgery According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons - the folks who track data around popular plastic [...]

By |2020-01-28T05:22:24-08:00January 14th, 2020|

What Medical Conditions Can a Rhinoplasty Solve?

When you think of reasons why someone might seek out a rhinoplasty procedure - more commonly referred to as a nose job - you probably think of cosmetic ones, right? As it turns out, there are plenty of medical conditions that can be solved by rhinoplasty surgery. Let’s take a look at the top three medical conditions that can be alleviated via a functional rhinoplasty procedure. View More Patient Results *Individual Results May Vary  3 Medical Conditions Solved by a Rhinoplasty 1. Difficulty breathing. If you’re not able to enjoy a full range of breath through your nose, a functional rhinoplasty could alleviate the issue. This surgery can help open up the nasal passages or remove any deformities that prevent you from enjoying your full [...]

By |2020-01-28T05:23:10-08:00December 14th, 2019|

What’s the Difference Between a Post-Trauma and Functional Rhinoplasty?

A nose job isn’t just a nose job; in fact, there are a variety of rhinoplasty procedures that can help you achieve your cosmetic goals. If your aesthetic goals include addressing any issues that may have arisen as a result of injury or trauma to the nose, you may be wondering which nose job procedure is right for you: the post-trauma rhinoplasty or the functional rhinoplasty. But what are the differences between the two? And how do you know which one is right for you? View More Patient Results *Individual Results May Vary  Are There Differences Between Post-Trauma and Functional Rhinoplasties? In terms of the overall goals of each rhinoplasty procedure, there’s really no difference: they’re both dedicated to helping you achieve optimal nasal health [...]

By |2020-01-28T05:23:40-08:00November 14th, 2019|

What to Disclose During Revision Rhinoplasty

What to Disclose to Your Doctor When Discussing a Revision Rhinoplasty If you’re unhappy with the results of your rhinoplasty procedure, you don’t need to go through life with a nose you don’t like. That’s why there’s revision rhinoplasty - a specific surgical procedure that corrects mistakes or issues from a previous rhinoplasty while reconstructing the nose to better match a patient’s expectations. You’re a good candidate for a revision rhinoplasty if it’s been at least six months since your previous surgery, and you’re unhappy with your results. If this sounds like you, let’s take a closer look at what you should disclose to your doctor when discussing a revision rhinoplasty. View More Patient Results *Individual Results May Vary  3 Things You Need to Tell [...]

By |2020-01-28T05:24:15-08:00October 16th, 2019|

What is Ethnic Rhinoplasty?

You’re proud of your ethnicity. After all, it’s part of the story that makes you unique - and you want to preserve your heritage as much as possible. At South Coast Plastic Surgery, we are proud of our diversity and the diversity of Orange County.  But what if you have cosmetic or medical concerns with your nose? Can you address those aesthetic issues without compromising the unique physical characteristics that make you, you? As a diverse ethnic group ourselves, we understand. That’s why we’re thrilled to offer our patients ethnic rhinoplasty - the answer for people who want to preserve their ethnic characteristics while feeling more comfortable and confident about their nose. View More Patient Results What is Ethnic Rhinoplasty? Ethnic rhinoplasty is a surgical [...]

By |2020-01-28T05:31:31-08:00September 16th, 2019|

What’s the Recovery Time for a Nose Job Procedure?

Are you interested in getting your dream nose, but worried about how much it might take to recover from a nose job procedure? Worry no more: We’ve got the inside scoop on how much recovery time you’ll need for your nose job procedure, including how to have the most successful nose job recovery possible. View More Patient Results Average Recovery Time for a Nose Job While every patient is different, we usually recommend that patients take about one week off from their normal activities in order to fully recover from their nose job. Most patients tend to experience most of their nose swelling and bruising at this time, so it’s easier to spend it at home.  Dr. Ali Qureshi uses an Enhanced Recovery Protocol after [...]

By |2020-01-28T05:34:46-08:00August 16th, 2019|

How Can I Safely Reduce the Size of My Nose?

Does the size of your nose make you feel self-conscious about your facial appearance? Have you been mulling over the idea of getting rhinoplasty to safely reduce the size of your nose? If the above sounds familiar to you, read on to discover how you can safely reduce the size of your nose with an aesthetic rhinoplasty procedure. View More Patient Results Aesthetic Rhinoplasty: Safely Reduce the Size of Your Nose For those unhappy about the size of their nose, there’s aesthetic rhinoplasty. This surgical procedure - also referred to as a nose job - is specifically designed to correct cosmetic issues that may be causing clients to feel self-conscious about their appearance. These issues could be as minor as smoothing out a bump on [...]

By |2020-01-28T05:32:10-08:00July 17th, 2019|

Functional vs. Aesthetic Rhinoplasty: What’s the Difference?

Are you interested in undergoing a rhinoplasty - otherwise known as a nose job - but not sure which one is best for your specific needs? We can help. Take a look at the differences between functional vs. aesthetic rhinoplasty, including which one is right for you. What is a Functional Rhinoplasty? Functional rhinoplasty is a surgery that corrects medical issues that may have arisen as a result of nasal trauma (like breaking your nose) or from birth. For example, one of the most popular reasons why people seek out a functional rhinoplasty is because they’re having trouble breathing as a result of a deviated septum. The primary goal of the functional rhinoplasty is to correct medical issues associated with a misshapen or deformed nose, as well as [...]

By |2020-01-28T05:28:52-08:00June 14th, 2019|

How Much Does a Rhinoplasty Cost?

Are you interested in undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure, but not exactly sure how much you should budget? Take a look at how much a rhinoplasty costs, including what to expect from your rhinoplasty consultation. How Much Does a Rhinoplasty Cost? The average cost of a rhinoplasty procedure in 2018 was $5,350, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This cost does not include fees associated with surgical centers, anesthesia, medications, and more. The cost of your rhinoplasty procedure may vary according to where you live and the plastic surgeon you end up choosing. What to Expect from Your Rhinoplasty Consultation If you’re interested in undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure, the first step you’ll take is to schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. [...]

By |2020-01-28T05:28:31-08:00May 13th, 2019|
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