New York Facial Plastic Surgeon
1305 York Ave., Weill Cornell Medicine, Fifth Floor
New York, New York 10021 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology

Memberships

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Sclafani has hospital affiliations at New York- Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center; Fifth Avenue Surgery Center; Manhattan Surgery Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY
    Medical: MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
    Residency: The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
    Fellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

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Wondering if I am a candidate for under eye filler as I was told I was not by one surgeon

At your age, a temporary answer means many, many treatments over a lifetime. You certainly could treat this with fillers, as long as you understand... READ MORE

Pig nose. How much will it go down from this and will it be more defined?

As this is your third rhinoplasty, you know that swelling takes time to resolve. Post-operative swelling generally lasts longer with each subsequent... READ MORE

Can steroid shot or rasping help remove an AlloDerm implant? (Photo)

AlloDerm does undergo partial resorption over time. For major issues, it is unlikely it will resolve on its own and surgery is indicated. However, if... READ MORE

Cast came off yesterday. The bridge is wider, like a lion. Have you seen this before or is it too defined for normal? (Photo)

There is always swelling of the nose, I would expect this to be fairly significant 1 day after the cast was removed. Keep your scheduled post-op... READ MORE

I'm 3 weeks post-op and know to be patient, but are these my final results? (Photos)

At three weeks after rhinoplasty, there is still considerable swelling. I generally tell patients that they will have a reasonable sense of the final... READ MORE

Revision to add spreader grafts for Inverted V. Can a deformity occur?

Even in the best hands, any surgery can have unwanted or unexpected effects. In particular, revision rhinoplasty by its nature is trying to correct a... READ MORE

Swelling and redness 9 days after surgery and getting worse, is this normal? (Photo)

While it is possible the redness and swelling could be related to the cast and tape and confined to the skin, increasing redness and swelling may... READ MORE

Upturned Pig-like Nose After Rhinoplasty

Swelling at the tip of the nose can take time to resolve, but at 3 days it is not uncommon at all. Significant improvement in the swelling occurs... READ MORE

10 days PO platysmaplasty, chin implant (oral incision) & neck lipo. I have jowls that were not here before. (Photos)

Even without seeing ore-op photos, you are clearly still swollen and it is still too early to assess results. Discuss your concerns with your surgeon... READ MORE

Tip Rhinoplasty: What Is It?

Tip rhinoplasty refers to changing the shape and appearance of the nasal tip only. It may be more limited than a complete rhinoplasty and may not... READ MORE

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