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5 out of 5 stars Nose Surgery
Close to 50, and never having had surgery in my life, I was a bit nervous, and wanted to make sure I selected the best surgeon for the job possible. The job - to help me stop snoring before my wife throws me in the backyard! I mean, I like to camp, but not in my own backyard, and not on a daily basis! I was referred to Dr. Furze through a variety of sources, and then followed up online,...
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BS in Neurobiological Sciences, University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Gainesville, Florida, 2000
Medical: MD, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, 2005
Post-Medical School TrainingFellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California - Irvine, Irvine, CA, 2011
Residency: Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, University of Texas – Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2010
Treatments offered at Facial Plastic Surgery OC
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Yes you can certainly have a slimmer look to your nose with rhinoplasty. You look like you have thick skin which will limit the definition that can be... READ MORE
Yes it can. Osteotomies are not needed to upset the cartilagenous support of the lower 2/3 of the nose. READ MORE
Typically you should follow your surgeon's recommendations for aftercare of your rhinoplasty. In most cases, your surgeon will want to be the one to... READ MORE
As you may already know, most surgical procedures are associated with some level of edema/swelling. This can be especially true for the lips.... READ MORE
Waiting at least a few weeks between the two surgeries will likely be enough time to prevent any cross infection from the two procedures. However, you... READ MORE
Waiting a month between the two surgeries will likely be enough time to prevent any cross infection from the two procedures. However, you may still... READ MORE
In general, a septoplasty will not fix a droopy nose. Whoever, sometimes a small additional procedure through the septoplasty approach can fix a... READ MORE
In general, 90 plus sinus infections are virally mediated in the beginning. For this reason antibiotics are not indicated of effective. If you caught... READ MORE
Try not to worry to much about your facial asymmetry. Everybody has some level of facial asymmetry which is normal. Sometimes some of these... READ MORE
In general, the crooked nose can be a difficult surgery. It's important to review the pre-op photos of your entire nose and not just the top of your... READ MORE
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