Bay Area Facial Plastic Surgeon
3351 El Camino Real, Suite 205
Atherton, California 94027 US
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5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty

Dr. Mehta Made Me a Very Happy Girl - Atherton, CA

I researched my butt off and met with 3 other surgeons before Dr. Mehta and instantly felt relieved after our consolation and very excited. He understood my dislikes and together we put together a surgical plan! I just got my splint off and couldnt be happier! My nose is exact to the per-operative images we decided on. Dr. Mehta is so gifted, smart, caring. He's always been there to answer any...

5 out of 5 stars Chin Implant

Personal Goal Met! 100% Satisfied! - Atherton, CA

I got a chin implant done with Dr. Mehta, and couldn't have been more pleased. Pros: Achieved desired aesthetic result Easy recovery Very little pain/bruising Cons: Lots of swelling the day after surgery Some numbness in chin region My motivation: I had always been unhappy with the way my facial proportions looked. First I blamed it on my teeth, but orthodontists...

5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

Love my New Nose!! - San Francisco, CA

I had a rhinoplasty when I was 20 and it looked OK when the surgeon took off the splint but over the next few weeks it started getting more and more pinched and twisted. I couldn't breathe and was always kinda self-conscious about it. I'm in my 30's now and am planning to get married this summer. I wanted my nose to look good in my wedding photos so I decided it was time to get it...

5 out of 5 stars Chin Implant

Expectations Exceeded - Bay Area, CA

Pro: The results I desired were exceeded Fairly easy recovery Con: Takes a few months for the implant to feel natural Results take several weeks Motivation: I have a naturally small jaw and chin (the latter of which is slightly crooked). This wasn't so much of a problem when I was younger, but my neck fattened up quite a bit over the past few years, consuming the little bit...

5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

I Can Breathe Again! - Atherton, CA

I had an incredible experience with Dr Mehta. After a botched septoplasty last December in NY, I had a large perforation in my septum (1.5 x 2.5cm according to my ENT) which other doctors said was too large to be fixed. I had whistling, bleeding and crusting from the perforation and was very hesitant about further surgery. After a consult with Dr Mehta, my fears were put to rest. He and his...

5 out of 5 stars Septoplasty

For the First Time in 34 Years, a Fully Functioning Nose - Atherton, CA

Overall unhappiness with schnoz: lifetime addition to nose sprays and congestion relief

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Botox and Fillers - Atherton, CA

I first saw Dr Mehta about 2years ago for a little Botox and some filler in the marionette lines. I was very pleased with not looking too beaten up post injections and with the natural looking results. Have been a patient ever since.

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Dr. Mehta Rocks! - Bay Area, CA

I found Dr. Mehta on RealSelf and so glad I did! I have done laser hair removal as well as fillers in the lips, nose, nasiolabial folds and cheeks with Dr. Mehta at his office in Atherton, CA. I was very nervous to try the laser hair removal as i've had friends who would tell me how painful it was. The procedure was PAINLESS. I have done my full 6 sessions, and couldn't be happier with...

5 out of 5 stars Revision Rhinoplasty

Coudn't Be Happier! - Bay Area, CA

About 10 years ago, I had what I'd call a very botched rhinoplasty, septoplasty, turbinate resectioning and spreader grafts by a dr. no longer at Stanford. The result was an ugly mess on many levels. So much so, that no other doctor wanted to touch it forcing me to go back to the same guy for additional mess-making. I've lived with an ugly, not-very-well functioning nose for 10 years since. If...

Had my Consultation and I Think I'm Ready for a Change

I have trouble breathing and hate my nose at the same time, ever since I was a teenager. My parents and siblings have very different noses than I, and it makes me very self conscious. My main problem is the flaring of my nostrils and the almost extreme notching. 1st DR consultation: I went to a PS and towards the end of the second consultation he was unsure he would be able to fix the...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and American Board of Otolaryngology

Memberships

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Consultation Fee

$95. If visit is covered by insurance, we are in-network and patient is responsible only for copay/deductible.

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Mehta has hospital affiliations at Sequoia Hospital, Redwood City, CA.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biological Sciences, Stanford University 1998
    Medical: MD, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2003
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2004
    Residency: Otolaryngology, Saint Louis University, School of Medicine, 2008
    Fellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Lasky Clinic, Beverly Hills, CA and Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA, 2009

Treatments offered at Mehta Plastic Surgery

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Teenagers and Rhinoplasty: A Guide for Parents

Teenagers and Rhinoplasty: A guide for parents What is rhinoplasty? Rhinoplasty refers to surgery intended to reshape the appearance of the nose. It is often combined with septoplasty, to straighten a deviated septum, if needed. What are the reasons for performing this procedure? Rhinoplasty and/or septoplasty may be performed for several reasons: 1) to restore the appearance of the nose after trauma 2) the patient is simply dissatisfied with the shape of the nose,...

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Upturned Pig-like Nose After Rhinoplasty

The upturned tip you are describing three days out from rhinoplasty is perfectly normal. The swelling at the base of the nose and upper lip as well as... READ MORE

5 Months Post Rhinoplasty Inverted V? How Do I Fix This? (photo)

Thanks for the question. You definitely appear to have an inverted V deformity which is the collapse of the upper lateral cartilages against the... READ MORE

Major Risks of Revision Rhinoplasty Using Rib Cartilage?

There are three types of cartilage used in revision rhinoplasty. The first choice is always cartilage from the septum, as it is straight, firm... READ MORE

Recovery After a Nose Job That Requires Breaking the Bone

I get this question all the time from patients. "Doc, do you really have to break my nose?!?" First off, a little background... Breaking... READ MORE

Under Eye Bags Treatment in San Jose

Thanks for the interesting question. Under eye bags can be quite common in younger patients. I have seen numerous patients in their late 20's and... READ MORE

What's the Best Way to Get Rid of Crows Feet?

The best option for wrinkles at the corners of the eyes (crow's feet) is to use a neuromodulator, such as Botox or Dysport. These treatments... READ MORE

Dimple Surgery Procedure

Individuals born with dimples have them because there is a small "hole" or defect in the buccinator muscle of the cheek. Dimple creation... READ MORE

Should I Have an Open or Closed Rhinoplasty?

Let me begin by saying that I perform both open and closed rhinoplasty so there's no bias on my part towards one approach or the other. As you... READ MORE

I Had Rhinoplasty 3 Months Ago...Nose Looks Much Longer now!

Thanks for the question and for sharing your photo. The first point is that at 3 months, you still have some ways to go before your nose is a... READ MORE

Radiesse Vs. Restylane

In my experience, all three of these products work beautifully for the nasolabial folds, also called the parentheses lines, extending between the... READ MORE

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What to Expect From Your Nose Job — Treatment Time, Anesthesia, and Recovery

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