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A Different Rhinoplasty Approach for Asian Patients

As a plastic surgeon specializing in Asian cosmetic procedures, I understand that the unique facial structure of Asian patients demands a different  approach. In Honolulu, our Hawaii rhinoplasty patients come from various racial and ethnic backgrounds, but they share the goal of having a nose that is in harmony with the rest of their face. That's …

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How Rhinoplasty Can Address a Wide Nose

I have many patients come into my practice who are self-conscious about the width of the bridge of their nose. This appearance is usually due to wide nasal bones. When I perform  for Hawaii patients at my Honolulu practice, my approach to a wide nose begins with the nostril sills or the alar insertions — sometimes …

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The Inverted V: When Revision Rhinoplasty Becomes Necessary

One of the most common causes of an inverted V nasal malformation (i.e., a dip in the nasal bridge) is complication after rhinoplasty surgery. Unfortunately, correcting it requires a revision , which we perform for Hawaii patients. But how does the primary rhinoplasty procedure create this kind of problem? When a dorsal hump is removed during …

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