Rhinoplasty - Enhancing Your Self-Confidence

A strong factor in defining balance and harmony among facial features, the nose is the central and most prominent feature of the face. Its shape and size can define personal beauty and facial balance. Many patients often remark that an aesthetically unpleasing nose puts their whole face out of focus, withdrawing attention from the beauty of their eyes and their brow or their lips and cheeks, much as an out of focus camera lens. Volumes of text have been written about features that make a nose beautiful or aesthetically unpleasing. When the nose is out of proportion with the rest of your facial features, it can negatively influence an individual's self-image and self-confidence. A large humpy ridge, or undefined and down turned tip steal undue attention and can make the owner very self-conscious even during normal conversation. Normal nasal function, with respect to breathing, is also important in maintaining health. A chronically obstructed nasal airway can significantly affect the life-style, sleep cycle, and overall health of an individual.

Some are easily recognized and agreed upon, such as removal of a large nasal hump, or mild lifting of a down-turned tip. Other features are subject to the keen eyes of the patient, her or his plastic surgeon, and the cultural norms. Determining what needs to be done requires excellent communication between the plastic surgeon and the patient aided by patient’s photographs, a deep understanding of the underlying nasal anatomy by the surgeon, and experience to perform hundreds of possible steps to achieve a desired outcome that can last a lifetime.

Whether you have a personal desire to improve your appearance, seek to improve breathing function or are self-conscious about the size or shape of your nose, cosmetic surgery of the nose, or Rhinoplasty, may be right for you. It can improve facial symmetry and balance, straighten a crooked nose, correct for breathing abnormalities, or reduce the size of an overly large nose by changing the shape of the bridge, tip, or nostrils. Functional corrective procedures such as septoplasty, and submucous turbinate resection often complement aesthetic Rhinoplasty to achieve improved function and well-being in the patient.

The first step in achieving the results you desire with nose surgery in Beverly Hills of the nose is a personalized consultation with Dr. Daniel Golshani M.D. For your rhynoplasty in Beverly Hills. Consultations typically include an evaluation of your individual case addressing both aesthetics and nasal airway function, a discussion of your primary concerns, the options available for surgery of the nose including both "Closed" and "Open" Rhinoplasty techniques, the possible outcomes of surgery, risks or potential complications, and the course of treatment that may be most beneficial to you.

Dr. Daniel Golshani performs a large number of first time and revisional rhinoplasty procedures using closed or open rhinoplasty techniques. He is regarded by his patients for his deep attention to detail and refinement of rhinoplastic techniques aimed at acheiving perfect form and function. As a patient undergoing rhinoplasty, you should expect no less.

"I am so glad I did this, I now have the face I have always dreamed of. Dr. Golshani is a true artist." – Jane K. from Albuquerque

  • Do you find yourself self-conscious or self-aware of your nose?
  • Are you never satisfied with pictures because you dislike the way your nose appears?
  • Does your nose feature lumps, bumps, or crookedness?
  • Do you feel your nose appears too large for your face?
  • Do you find yourself having difficulties with breathing?

If you've answered "yes" to any of these questions above, then a rhinoplasty procedure may be a great way to restore your self-confidence and functional ability to breathe efficiently and properly.

Enhancing Your Self-Confidence wth a Nose Job - What to Expect

Rhinoplasty is a very popular procedure both women and men have used to help smooth out their nose for a more appealing appearance, with the added benefit of allowing better airflow resulting in improved, easier breathing. There are a handful of benefits rhinoplasty offers.

Benefits of Receiving Rhinoplasty:

  • Greatly enhances self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Corrects breathing abnormalities caused by shape, size, and position of nose
  • No longer feel embarrassed to take pictures
  • Better sleep as a result of better breathing
  • More attractive physical appearance
  • Restores balance and harmony of facial features

Real Rhinoplasty Cases – Performed by Dr. Golshani

I have had the privilege to transform my patients' lives through the power of rhinoplasty – a procedure whose subtle results have such a dramatic impact in many areas of life. However, I wanted to focus on a few of my patients – who have given me their permission to share with you - in revealing real stories that may be very similar to your own case.

Case 1

This patient complained of her nose being too large with a bump that apparently "ran in the family." During her rhinoplasty procedure I softened her profile, shaving down the large bridge, and re-shaped the nostrils to give her the nose she had always wanted. Onced her nose healed up you couldn't even notice that anything had been done.

Case 2

This patient noted that her nose did not match her, and that taking photos and even looking others in the eye was an issue. With this patient's procedure I softened the nasal cartilage removing the bulbous shape on the tip, and decreased the size to match her facial profile.

Common Types Of Questions Asked About Rhinoplasty

The following are some of the most common Rhinoplasty Questions:

  • I’ve heard of different types of rhinoplasty such as “open” and “closed”. How do I know which one is right for me?

    Closed rhinoplasty is performed to hide scars as all incisions are made from the inside of the nose. Open rhinoplasty utilizes the whole nose for making the best incisions to meet your goals.

    The issue with closed rhinoplasty is that it limits the surgeon in utilizing the best techniques. As such, many surgeons prefer the open rhinoplasty method as it gives them free reign to craft the perfect nose. However, depending on certain factors closed may still be preferred. All of this information is discuss in full detail during a consultation.

  • Will I have scars after my surgery?

    This is always a major concern for any plastic surgery procedure. As mentioned earlier, I have perfected my trade in staying up-to-date with the best practices aimed at two aspects: minimal scarring and reduced recovery times. The patients I have worked on have all been extremely happy with their results with little cause of concern for scarring.

  • How long should I expect to be out of work for rhinoplasty?

    You should plan to rest and relax for at least one week following your procedure, or until the bandage is removed. Rhinoplasty is a procedure that results in bruising and swelling where certain actions such as blowing the nose will be painful. Recovery is quick and speedy as long as you follow your surgeon’s directions.

    Physical exertion is not something you should partake in for at least a month. If you have a job that requires heavy lifting or other physical exertion, then you will have to prepare some time off in order to promote successful healing.

  • He left no questions unanswered

    Self esteem? I never knew what that was. I mean, I never had any until after my rhinoplasty surgery. See, I was always the girl with her hair over her face. I would hear comments like, "The girl with the potato nose" or, "Oh yeah, she's pretty, but her nose". My nose was the first thing that stood out when I looked in the mirror. Ewh! There was no way to hide it. I hated it.

    Then I met Dr. Golshani. Since the first day I walked into his office I felt right at home. All his staff and everyone at his office were very courteous. Dr. Golshani made me feel confident about my decision. He knew exactly what I wanted. He described the procedure in plain and simple words that I understood.

    After doing my own research on rhinoplasty and going to several cosmetic surgeons, I made my decision as soon as I stepped out of Dr. Golshani's office. I knew he was the one. Right to the day of my surgery he made sure I was comfortable. He left no questions unanswered. Everyone at the surgical facility made me feel at ease. The nurse that was assigned to me was very nice and fulfilled all my needs.

    Dr. Golshani is the best! I recommend him to anyone that is considering cosmetic surgery. My life has changed tremendously. I am very confident now. I can wear my hair up without feeling self-conscious about my looks. I love my side profile now. I am very happy with the results. I have no regrets.

    E. H. Los Angeles, CA
  • Very Professional and Very Kind

    I had my initial consultation. I really appreciated how Dr. Golshani took the time to go over my medical history. He took the time to answer all of my questions, as did his assistant. They were both very professional and very kind. By the end of my consultation I felt I could trust Dr. Golshani and his team to take the best care of me.

    Onitra J.
  • I am one happy customer!

    I am one happy customer!! I opted to go with Dr. Golshani due to his professionalism, experience, and reputation. Dr. Golshani and his staff are wonderful and have treated me with such respect and kindness. I am absolutely in love with my new body and I feel that I made the best choice with Dr. Golshani. He listened to me and my results couldn't have been any better! Thank you!

    Zenaida C.
  • A True Renaissance Man

    Although Dr. Golshani's medical credentials speak for themselves, there is a calm, quiet strength that comes from Dr. Golshani that is difficult to capture on paper. If you are familiar with the term "Renaissance Man", it was coined for this incredible surgeon. There is no false bravado.

    He is a blend of excellent surgical skills, with the talent of a gifted artist mixed with professionalism, integrity and the right amount of sensitivity to make the entire surgical experience smooth and seamless.

    S. M.Beverly Hills, CA

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Why Dr. Golshani is the Right Choice for Rhinoplasty

The perfect nose is neither too long, too short, too round, nor too pointed. It takes a well-trained plastic & reconstructive surgeon to make this perfect nose become a reality.

I am a double-board certified plastic & reconstructive located in Beverly Hills with my own surgical center equipped with all of the latest tools, techniques, and practices. I have spent a large majority of my free time honing my skills, which has allowed me the opportunity to touch my patient’s lives through my work. However, I do not like to call it work – I prefer to call it an art.

You may find yourself reading tons of stories, blogs, opinions, browsing pictures, etc. online – but I urge you to seek out a personalized consultation with an experienced board-certified surgeon such as myself. Nothing found online will be as valuable as an in-person one-on-one discussion.