Balance and Sculpt the Centerpiece of Your Face
Our face is the first thing most people see, and our nose is one of the most prominent features. If the way your nose looks is not your ideal, it may be time to consider rhinoplasty. More than just straightening crooked lines or smoothing bumps, this procedure can add symmetry to the face and refine your entire look.
Dr. Fredric Newman, MD, and his entire team are ready to help guide you through the process to ensure you receive outstanding results. Dr. Newman has developed an advanced technique known as “The Newman Nose” and delivers stunning outcomes every time he performs surgery. So, for those looking for the best rhinoplasty Westchester County has to offer, many end up making the added effort to come to Dr. Newman just 30 miles east, in Darien, CT.
Rhinoplasty is a facial cosmetic surgery procedure that adjusts the structure of the bone and cartilage in the nose to reshape and contour. It is used to address both aesthetic and functional concerns. Dr. Fredric Newman will determine which of two standard techniques to utilize for your surgery. Though they are similar, each one has its specific pros and cons.
Open rhinoplasty surgery is performed by making a very small incision at the skin between the nostrils to elevate the skin and allow the nose to be “open” during the surgery. This method is beneficial for correcting concerns with the septum and at the tip of the nose. With a closed rhinoplasty, no incisions are made outside the nose; they are made exclusively within the nostrils. Using this method, there is no visible scarring. Dr. Newman typically opts for a closed rhinoplasty because of the advanced tools and techniques he uses. Ultimately, he will decide which one to use based on each patients’ specific needs.
Ethnic rhinoplasty is typically used to describe surgery performed for non-Caucasian descended patients who would like to enhance or alter the appearance or function of their nose while preserving distinct features of their ethnic background.
If a patient underwent a rhinoplasty and was not satisfied with the results, they may opt for a revision to make slight adjustments. However, this can sometimes be very delicate, and choosing a skilled surgeon for revision surgery is crucial.
Rhinoplasty can sculpt your nose, make it smaller, and balance your nose and facial features. If you have sinus or breathing problems due to a deviated septum, it can address these concerns for a better quality of life. Rhinoplasty benefits include:
Optimal candidates are those who are in good physical health and understand the goals and outcomes of surgery. For those considering rhinoplasty Westchester County patients of Dr. Newman's have typically had one or more of the following cosmetic or functional issues:
During your Westchester County rhinoplasty consultation, Dr. Newman will meet with you to discuss your aesthetic goals and your medical history. Then, he will evaluate your nose and face to determine the best type of rhinoplasty. You will also receive detailed guidelines on what to expect and how to prepare before surgery.
This procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia. The skin is separated from the underlying structures during the procedure and sculpted into the desired shape. The skin is then readjusted and replaced. Most rhinoplasties take about 1.5-2 hours.
Since the nose is a reasonably delicate area, you may have some tenderness for a few days. You will receive detailed instructions for post-op care to ensure the best possible outcome.
Dr. Fredric Newman is a top rhinoplasty surgeon with thousands of successful surgeries performed.
A previous Westchester County, NY resident and former practitioner serving the area, he is excited to once again be offering expert procedures to the area! He completed his general surgical training at Harvard Medical School and has extensive training and experience in plastic surgery. He has performed thousands of procedures, and rhinoplasty is his specialty. He is affiliated with multiple top-tier universities and professional associations, including:
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For most people, there is very little pain associated with the procedure. Even on the first day after surgery, most patients rate a pain level of 0 to 2 out of 10.
With a certified surgeon, rhinoplasty is a very safe, uncomplicated procedure. However, with someone less experienced and without certification, severe risks can include infection, loss of sensation around the nose, and breathing problems.
Yes, the changes made during the surgery are permanent.
If you have heavy frames, it’s best to wait up to 4-6 weeks. In addition, numerous products on the market are designed to be worn along with your glasses to take pressure off the nose.
Yes, since this procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia, you will need someone to drive you home afterward and help you for about 24 hours.
Proper healing is an integral part of the recovery process, and your sleep position can make a significant difference, so we recommend sleeping with your head elevated and on your back for one to two weeks after your surgery.
While there is no specific age that is considered ideal for a rhinoplasty, many surgeons consider before 35-40 years of age optimal since there is better skin elasticity at this point. But, there is no absolute upper limit. For teens, after 13 years old is best (as long as the patient has gone through puberty) so that the nose is fully developed.
Since there is an assortment of ways that this procedure can be performed, and it depends on the individual patient, the cost of rhinoplasty varies, but will be discussed during your private consultation.
Dr. Fredric Newman's extensive training and experience in plastic surgery began at Yale College, and he completed his general surgical training at Harvard Medical School. He has performed thousands of procedures during his career and is affiliated with a number of top-tier universities and professional associations, including:
To schedule a consultation at our Darien, CT, plastic surgery center, contact us online, or call our office (203) 656-9999.
Dr. Newman and his team will continue to provide safe, comfortable, world-class care thanks to their private, free-standing surgical facility. We are here to help you get answers to your questions, plan appointments safely and securely, and eliminate wait times. Consultation over video chat and Skype are available. Schedule your consult today.