Doctor Recommendation for Rhinoplasty on African American Female

African American Female with Wide Nose

Doctor Answers 6

Ethnic rhinoplasty

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Your goal for a thin aesthetic nose and profile may not be possible.  There are certain limitations in rhinoplasty, the thickness of your skin and quality of the underlying cartilage and bone.  You can look at features of noses that you like but it is most important to know that you can not put someone else's nose on you.

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 20 reviews

Ethnic African American Rhinoplasty

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Make sure to get several opinions. The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a great place to start for rhinoplasty specialists in your area. Be discriminating and look at plenty of rhinoplasty photo examples.

John M. Hilinski, MD
San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 44 reviews

Rhinoplasty for African American Female

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We frequently do rhinoplasties on African American females. In fact, I'm doing 2 next week. You and your surgeon should clearly outline what will be done. The goal should be a natural, ethnic, improved appearance.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 43 reviews

African american nose and rhinoplasty

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Most rhinoplasty surgeons are comfortable dealing with all types of patients of various ethnicities.  A good place to start is to go to the ASPS or ASAPS websites and find one in your area.

Steven Wallach, MD
New York Plastic Surgeon
4.2 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

African American rhinoplasty.

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We do a large number of females who are African American who want aore refined look trying to make it in theovie business. The thick skin, wide nostrils, lack of tip projection must all be considered. Seek out an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon who does natural looking noses.

Toby Mayer, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 38 reviews

Doctor Recommendation for Rhinoplasty on African American Female

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This is a highly specialized rhinoplasty procedure. You will have to consult with several surgeons who perform this type of surgery. Look at as many photographs as they can provide and see if you like the results. If the majority of these are to your likening, then you have found your surgeon.  Also, talk to friends who have had this surgery successfully and are happy with results.  Good luck.

Mohsen Tavoussi, MD, DO
Orange County Facial Plastic Surgeon

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