Tips for Communicating with Your Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Patient-surgeon communication is a critical aspect of plastic surgery. Being able to clearly communicate your concerns and goals with your surgeon will help him or her develop a treatment plan that achieves the best outcome. Here, Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Ashkan Ghavami shares some tips on communicating with your rhinoplasty surgeon. Do Your Homework Doing your homework before your consultation can make the discussion with your surgeon more productive. We recommend you take some time to research rhinoplasty, including what to expect before and after the procedure and when to expect results to become visible. You should also the take the time to research your surgeon’s background. View his or her before-and-after photos of former rhinoplasty patients so you ...Read More

Revision Rhinoplasty: What It Is & How It Works

Unfortunately, some people are not satisfied with the results of their rhinoplasty procedure. When this happens, a revision rhinoplasty may be able to give you the results you desired in your original procedure. In this post, Beverly Hills rhinoplasty surgeon Dr. Ashkan Ghavami discusses some of the reasons you should consider a revision rhinoplasty. Unnatural Appearance Inexperienced plastic surgeons sometimes take an overly aggressive approach to the rhinoplasty procedure. This can result in an unnatural appearance that makes a person very self-conscious about how their nose looks. Even skilled surgeons may be inexperienced with some types of ethnic rhinoplasty procedures, which can lead to an artificial-looking nose that the patient is not satisfied with. Your Nose Doesn’t Meet Your Expectations ...Read More

What to Know About Rhinoplasty Recovery

If you are considering getting rhinoplasty surgery, you may be interested to know what to expect during your recovery period. Patients are often anxious to return to their normal routines and want to see their results as soon as possible. However, downtime is an inevitable reality that comes with rhinoplasty, and knowing what to expect can ensure a safe and speedy recovery. In this post, Beverly Hills rhinoplasty surgeon Dr. Ashkan Ghavami tells you what you should know about rhinoplasty recovery. Initial Recovery Period A cast or splint may be placed on the nose to give it support after the procedure. You can typically expect to return to work about a week or two after the procedure. It’s normal to ...Read More

Common Myths About Rhinoplasty

Many myths persist about the rhinoplasty procedure, despite its popularity among patients of all ages. In this post, Beverly Hills rhinoplasty surgeon Dr. Ashkan Ghavami discusses some common myths about rhinoplasty. Myth #1: Nose Jobs Are Easy to Spot You may have seen celebrities who underwent overly dramatic rhinoplasty surgeries or looked at pictures of nose jobs that appear unnatural. However, these results are far from the norm for a rhinoplasty procedure. A properly performed rhinoplasty should appear natural and congruent with the proportions of your face. When you spot an obvious nose job, it’s generally the result of improper surgical technique or a nose shape that doesn’t fit with the patient’s facial structure. Always view your plastic surgeon’s before-and-after ...Read More

Signs of a Successful Rhinoplasty Procedure

Patient testimonials and before-and-after photos are invaluable resources when choosing a Beverly Hills rhinoplasty surgeon. They provide insight into a plastic surgeon’s skill and experience, and can help you visualize the results you can expect. An authority in rhinoplasty, Dr. Ashkan Ghavami has performed thousands of rhinoplasty procedures and is known for delivering consistently successful results. Here, the Beverly Hills plastic surgeon outlines signs of successful rhinoplasty that you should look for when reviewing patient testimonials and photos. Natural-Looking Results Undoubtedly one of the most obvious signs of a good rhinoplasty procedure is natural-looking results. In most cases, subtle changes to the nose can improve its appearance while producing the results that look the most natural. A nose that is ...Read More

Can a Nose Job Be Covered by Insurance?

If you are considering rhinoplasty (a nose job), one of the first things you will need to determine is how you will pay for the procedure. In some cases, medical insurance can cover a portion or all of the cost of septoplasty and/or turbinectomy, two techniques that are often combined with rhinoplasty. Since insurance coverage is a topic that frequently comes up during Dr. Ashkan Ghavami’s rhinoplasty consultations, the renowned Beverly Hills rhinoplasty surgeon decided to discuss the topic in this blog post. Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Is Not Covered by Insurance Most plastic surgery procedures are not covered by medical insurance. However, some procedures can be covered in part or in full by medical insurance if it they are deemed medically necessary. Rhinoplasty performed to ...Read More

Can Rhinoplasty Make You Look Younger?

It’s no secret that rhinoplasty is a popular facial procedure used to improve the appearance of the nose. But what many potential patients are not aware of is that the procedure can also help turn back the clock. In fact, one study published in the Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery found that rhinoplasty may make patients appear one and a half years younger. Dr. Ashkan Ghavami, a renowned Beverly Hills rhinoplasty specialist and board certified plastic surgeon, has helped hundreds of patients look younger and rejuvenated with rhinoplasty. In this blog post, he explains how the aging process affects the nose and how anti-aging rhinoplasty can rejuvenate one’s appearance. How Your Nose Changes as You Age The effects of aging are typically less obvious on ...Read More