The News on Noses!
“A nose which varies from the ideal of straightness to a hook or snub may still be of good shape and agreeable to the eye; but if the excess be very great, all symmetry is lost…”
This is Dr. Tae Ho Kim, plastic and reconstructive surgeon with the NYGPS. The partial quote above by the Greek philosopher Aristotle was actually making a political point, but I’ll take the liberty of applying it to cosmetic surgery today. A person whose nose is not “perfect” according to current standards may still look and feel quite attractive. It’s not the nose in itself, but the symmetry and balance of the face overall that determines what is perceived as aesthetically pleasing. Some people are quite happy with their looks regardless, but for others their nose is a source of upset that they’d like to fix and for them, rhinoplasty may be a good option.
Rhinoplasty is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure to reshape a person’s nose, otherwise known as a “nose job.” Rhinoplasty is one of the top five most performed cosmetic surgery procedures in the U.S., with about 243,000 done in 2012. But just because it’s done often doesn’t mean it’s easy to do! In fact, the anatomy of the nose is very intricate and complicated. Read More
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