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Discuss Asian rhinoplasty with Dr. Christopher Kolstad


Facial harmony is desirable for the most attractive appearance. However, some patients are not born with the natural beauty they desire. For many Asian patients in the area of La Jolla, CA, the nose may be much smaller than is [...]

Discuss Asian rhinoplasty with Dr. Christopher Kolstad2019-09-20T08:46:48+00:00
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New Year, New Nose


The New Year brings with it so many goals that it makes our heads spin. You may want to learn a new language, take time off work to travel, take up dance lessons, or hit the gym more often. Weight [...]

New Year, New Nose2019-05-28T20:17:46+00:00
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Rhinoplasty Questions


This time of year is a great time to treat yourself to a treatment or surgery that requires a little more downtime. But, do you know why? Because insurance deductibles have been met, and work tends to slow down this [...]

Rhinoplasty Questions2019-05-28T20:17:46+00:00
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Dreaming of a Nose Job?


Whether you’ve been curious about rhinoplasty (also called a nose job) for a long time or just for a few months, there’s probably a lot you’ve been wondering about. Maybe you’re curious what you would look like with a new [...]

Dreaming of a Nose Job?2019-05-28T20:17:46+00:00
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How Are Middle Eastern Noses Different From Those Of Other Ethnicities?


Persons of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern descent can have noses that appear to be elongated and overly prominent.  When examining a nose it is helpful to evaluate the individual subunits. Nasal Tip: Middle Eastern noses can have tips that droop [...]

How Are Middle Eastern Noses Different From Those Of Other Ethnicities?2019-05-28T20:17:48+00:00
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Asian Liquid Rhinoplasty


Surgical and Nonsurgical Asian Rhinoplasty San Diego   A common request at Kolstad Facial Plastic Surgery is to increase the size of the bridge of the nose. Many of our Asian patients have trouble getting glasses to fit because the [...]

Asian Liquid Rhinoplasty2019-05-28T20:17:50+00:00
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How Do I Reduce Swelling After Rhinoplasty


This is a question that everyone will ask themselves at some point during the recovery period. After rhinoplasty surgery the nose will look “puffy” and feel “spongy”. Surgical swelling can last in the nose for up to 12 months. The [...]

How Do I Reduce Swelling After Rhinoplasty2019-05-28T20:17:55+00:00
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Asian Rhinoplasty in San Diego


Every nose is unique and requires specific alterations to bring it into balance with the rest of the face. This is even more true in ethnic rhinoplasty. In California ethnic rhinoplasty is a general term commonly referring to noses of [...]

Asian Rhinoplasty in San Diego2019-05-28T20:17:55+00:00
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Why Do I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes a Month After Rhinoplasty


Bruising under your eyes should be expected with every rhinoplasty. When the nasal bones are narrowed there is almost always a little bleeding underneath the skin. Dark circles under the eyes usually don’t appear for at least 24 hours and [...]

Why Do I Have Dark Circles Under My Eyes a Month After Rhinoplasty2019-05-28T20:17:56+00:00
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What is Rhinoplasty?


Nose surgery (rhinoplasty) can be performed for many reasons. Many times patients are not concerned with the size and shape of their nose, but have a difficulty breathing through one or both sides of their nose. When the goal of [...]

What is Rhinoplasty?2019-05-28T20:17:56+00:00
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Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty


Can I have a nose job without going to surgery? What is injectable rhinoplasty? I have a small nasal bridge do I need surgery to fix it? These are common questions asked in Dr. Kolstad's San Diego plastic surgery office. [...]

Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty2019-05-28T20:17:57+00:00
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Revision Rhinoplasty in San Diego


Revision rates with inexperienced physicians have been reported to be as high as 20%. Rhinoplasty surgery is complicated and without question requires an experienced surgeon who specializes in plastic surgery of the face. While a dissatisfying outcome in nasal cosmetic [...]

Revision Rhinoplasty in San Diego2019-05-28T20:17:58+00:00
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Is 13 Too Young for a Nose Job?


In my practice it is common for both adolescent young men and women to be unhappy with the size and shape of their noses. Teenagers express many of the same complaints that I hear from adults. The nasal tip is [...]

Is 13 Too Young for a Nose Job?2019-05-28T20:17:59+00:00
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What is the Average Cost of a Nose Job?


QUESTION: WHAT IS THE AVERAGE COST OF A NOSE JOB?   There are a number of specific considerations which determine the cost of rhinoplasty, the cost of facelift surgery, or any other cosmetic procedure. Generally speaking, prices will vary based [...]

What is the Average Cost of a Nose Job?2019-05-28T20:18:00+00:00
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