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  • Texas Facial Aesthetics

    Your Face Deserves a Specialist

    At Texas Facial Aesthetics, we specialize exclusively in the treatment of the face, eyes, nose, scalp, and neck. We combine meticulous technique and delicate artistry to provide each patient with a personalized, natural result that reflects their own inner beauty.

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Ethnic Rhinoplasty Conveniently located to serve Dallas, Fort Worth and Collin & Denton County

Ethnic rhinoplasty in Frisco involves enhancing the appearance and/or functionality of the nose while preserving features that reflect the patient’s heritage and ethnic identity. Not all noses are the same, and our plastic surgeons at Texas Facial Aesthetics ensure that our patients’ unique ethnic features are well-preserved.

What Is Ethnic Rhinoplasty?

Ethnic rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that alters nasal bone, cartilage, and soft tissue in order to achieve a patient’s cosmetic and/or functional goals. It requires specific considerations based on the distinctive nasal characteristics of different ethnic groups. To get optimal results, plastic surgeons must utilize specialized techniques.

Am I a Good Candidate for Ethnic Rhinoplasty?

The best candidates for ethnic rhinoplasty are men and women who want to alter their nose’s appearance while preserving their ethnic profile. It is also important to note that rhinoplasty may not be recommended to people under 18 years of age.

Ethnic rhinoplasty may be performed on men and women of African American, Hispanic, Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern, or Native American descent. Candidates for this specific rhinoplasty procedure are typically not of Caucasian heritage.

When I had first came into his office for a consult I had already had poor experiences with other physicians, discussing with me about what “THEY” could do to fix me. However, upon meeting Dr. Richardson I knew that I wanted him to perform my rhinoplasty (so much so that I had my surgery with in within the next two weeks or so). He approached the situation in a way that was very comforting, asking me what “I” thought was wrong with my nose and how “I” envisioned it looking like. I explained what I disliked and even showed him a picture of what I wanted the outcome to be. Rather than forming his own idea of what my nose should look like he agreed to actually use my own photo as a reference for when he performed the surgery! As someone who had a very ethnic (arab) nose, I struggled with the courage to actually go through with surgeries because I feared that the doctor would put a nose that I didnt envision having on my face. Which I feared would have compromise my visually ethnic identity. However, thanks to Dr. Richardson’s approach I was able to have the best of both worlds! A natural looking nose that also suited my ethnic features!. Never be afraid to voice your concerns with him. He is always receptive to input and will be upfront about what he believes is attainable and what is not. At the half year mark, I had concerns with my nose as some of the swelling went down and my nose looked like it was slanted (honestly it was only a 1mm off but enough for me to notice). I consulted him about it and he was honest with me stating that it was. He gave me a few tips on how to help massage it and I just had my most recent appointment with him. My nose is looking straight and the swelling has significantly calmed down. It is looking more and more like my dream photo everyday and I cant wait for all the swelling to go down! Thank you, Dr. Richardson and your lovely staff for making this experience such an amazing one!


Your Ethnic Rhinoplasty Consultation

A consultation at Texas Facial Aesthetics for ethnic rhinoplasty will involve a discussion of your concerns and goals. The plastic surgeon will perform a physical examination of your nose and face. Photos will be taken to compare your before-and-after results. You will be asked about your medical history, especially underlying conditions, past surgeries, and current medications.

This is the best time for patients to discuss questions and concerns regarding ethnic rhinoplasty. It is crucial for patients to be well-informed about the process and primed on what to expect during and after the procedure. A complete treatment plan will be outlined, and the cost of the procedure can be discussed.

The Procedure

Ethnic rhinoplasty will begin with the administration of anesthesia. Anesthesia can be general or local with intravenous sedation. The types of anesthesia the doctor will use will be discussed during the consultation process to help patients determine the best option for their procedure.

Depending on the unique requirements of the patient, the plastic surgeon will create an accurate incision between the nostrils (on the columella) or within each nostril. Following this, the doctor will restructure the patient’s bone, soft tissue, and cartilage.

Once the procedure is complete, the plastic surgeon will then close the incisions with sutures. Most ethnic rhinoplasty procedures take one to three hours to complete.

The Recovery Process

Following the procedure, the patient’s nose might be wrapped with bandages or medical tape. In certain cases, a splint may be needed. Common side effects of ethnic rhinoplasty include swelling, bruising, discomfort, nasal congestion, stiffness, and nausea. To ease those issues, medications may be prescribed.

Patients can continue with their normal activities after taking 2 weeks of rest. By this time, most of the puffiness and bruising will have receded and signs of the rhinoplasty will not be obvious. Patients are often advised to keep their head elevated while sleeping for 2 weeks to ease the swelling.

Physical activities can be usually resumed after 2 weeks of recovery. If you work out, your doctor will advise you exactly when you are safe to return to your normal exercise regimen.

Ethnic Rhinoplasty Cost

The cost of an ethnic rhinoplasty procedure will depend on several factors, including the patient’s goals and desired results. The overall price will include anesthetic and surgical fees.

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Ethnic rhinoplasty in Salinas preserves the patient’s distinctive beauty and unique ethnic features. Contact Texas Facial Aesthetics today to schedule your consultation and learn more about this specialized procedure.

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