May 31st, 2010
|22year old Hispanic female shown 3 months after rhinoplasty with alar base reduction. Notice the nasal bump has been removed and the tip lifted and refined and nostrils reduced. This is an example of an ethnic rhinoplasty with thick skin. The skin was defatted and sculpted internally in 3d. Additionally, the patient’s own septum cartilage was used to build and define her tip.|
May 13th, 2010
Featured on MSNBC.com, Top New York Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Sam Rizk comments about the rise of mother-daughter “cosmetic duets” appearing across the country. “I see it when there’s a wedding,” says Rizk. “The mother wants to have a little face lift and the daughter is getting a nose job. Or they both come in for Botox or fillers. I’ve even seen a daughter-mother-grandmother combo.” Seeing a family member go through plastic surgery can affect the decision of the individual, such as when a daughter sees the outcome of her mother looking rejuvenated and youthful again.
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May 7th, 2010
|25 year old Indian female with crooked and drooping nasal tip as well as severe deviated nasal septum. Patient underwent rhinoplasty and septoplasty with multiple cartilage grafts to define her tip as well as spreader and camouflage grafts to straighten her nose. Her tip was also lifted to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing profile.|
May 6th, 2010
|25 year old female complains about her tip as too boxy. Patient has separation of her lower tip cartilages and a saddle above her tip. This was corrected with cartilage grafts obtained from patient’s septum and suture techniques were used to make tip cartilages narrower. Patient’s deformities had resulted from a previous rhinoplasty and patient underwent secondary rhinoplasty with Dr Rizk to correct these deformities.|
Top New York Facial Plastic Surgeon and Rhinoplasty Specialist, Dr. Sam Rizk, was selected by the most trusted reference source, the Castle Connolly Guide, as one of its “Top Doctors” in the New York Metro Area for 2009. Based on his peers and patients reviews, Dr. Sam Rizk has been chosen as a “Top Primary and Specialty care physician”. Well-recognized for his innovative techniques, New York City Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Rizk is considered to be the first plastic surgeon to ever utilize 3d high definition live rhinoplasty and new powered-instrumentation cartilage sculpting techniques in Rhinoplasty surgeries.
See also: Castle Connolly’s Letter
|Patient is 33 yo Latino male who wanted better balance between his nose and chin and underwent rhinoplasty to remove the nasal bump and chin implant, neck liposuction, and necklift to define and project his chin more. Dr. Rizk does a special muscle tuck under the chin with 3d telescopes to achieve a better result than with just liposuction. This neck procedure is done only from a small incision under the chin and does not involve incisions around the ears.|