March 29th, 2011
Our eyes affect our appearance more than many people think. Crow’s feet and fine lines around our eyes are becoming one of the factors that allow other people to determine our age. Dr. Rizk was recently featured in a MWB blog post, in which he explains how people can turn back the clock by using a combination of seven techniques to rejuvenate eyelids.
March 16th, 2011
|54 yo female with history of severe nasal trauma to nasal bridge/nasal reconstruction. Patient has a severe saddle nose, overprojected nasal tip, deviated nasal septum, and multiple collapsed areas in external nasal valve region. Patient underwent rhinoplasty, septoplasty, as well as medpor implant placement on nasal bridge. Patient had septal cartilage grafts to external nasal valve and nasal tip as well. Patient shown 4 weeks postoperatively. Patient was given options of rib versus medpor for the nasal bridge and chose the medpor instead after the advantages and disadvantages of each were given.|
March 15th, 2011
|26 yo Greek/Mediterranean patient who underwent rhinoplasty to elevate nose, remove nasal bump and narrow the tip. It is very common in Greek patients to require tip support and in this case a columellar strut was used to support the nasal tip. specialized sutures and cartilage grafts were used to define the nasal tip.|
March 7th, 2011
|34 yo latino/hispanic female interested in a profile change in her nose only. Patient has a history of nasal injury where she developed a nasal bump. Her tip cartilages were weak and required grafts to create more tip support. The tip was rotated slightly and the nose was shortened to create an aesthetically pleasing profile which fits the patient’s face.|