Can You Recommend a Rhinoplasty Specialist in North or South Carolina?

Any recommendations for a good rhinoplasty specialist in NC? I would consider SC or northeast GA also. Thanks.

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How to find a plastic surgeon in your area

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Rhinoplasty in the Carolinas

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I know of no one in the three state area that “specializes” in rhinoplasty. However, there are a number of very good board certified Plastic and ENT surgeons with significant experience in rhinoplasty. It helps to have training from both specialties to take care of both functional and cosmetic problems. You also want to know what the follow-up is, since it takes a year or longer to achiever the eventual result, and there is always the possibility of needing an injection or other minor correction. Since the nose is part of your persona, make sure you can talk to your surgeon and express exactly what bothers you and what you would like changed. Your surgeon should use these factors in deciding what to do, not just do a standard procedure.

Robert T. Buchanan, MD
Highlands Plastic Surgeon

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