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Paul S Nassif, MD  
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Beverly Hills, CA

Specialties: Aging Face Surgery, rhinoplasty

Interests: rhinoplasty
Spalding Drive Cosmetic Surgery & Dermatology
310-275-2467
Beverly Hills, CA
My Posts
Sep 29, 2013 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 2
Hello, and sorry to hear about the issue you are experiencing. lt is difficult to provide you with advice without examining you in person. I would recommend discussing all of your concerns with your surgeon, as he/she knows the details of your procedure and will be able to advise you. I hope this helps, and I wish you the best of luck.
Sep 29, 2013 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 2
Hello, and sorry to hear about the issue you are experiencing. An exam would really be necessary to provide you with advice, and I would recommend speaking with your surgeon as soon as possible so he/she may examine you. I hope this helps, and I wish you the best of luck.
Jan 17, 2013 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 1
It really depends on your individual circumstances, and I would need to examine your nose in person to provide you with the best advice. It is possible there is a structural issue that is causing problems with your breathing, combined with a residual deviated septum. You may be a candidate for an open rhinoplasty to fix your deviated septum. There is als...
Oct 26, 2012 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 1
Hello, Not to worry, your swelling will generally peak 1-2 weeks following your procedure. It is not abnormal to be a little more swollen the second week, and this is not caused by anything you did - unless you overexerted yourself and did not take it easy the second week following your procedure. From here, your swelling should start to steadily decrease. 7...
Aug 25, 2012 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 1
Hello, Yes, it is possible to narrow the nasal tip. There are specific grafts that can be used to help obtain your desired look and also add support. A shield graft and columellar strut are two great options, and the ideal grafts to use will depend on your individual circumstances. Sometimes you can deal with the tip cartilage without grafts if it's to...
Aug 24, 2012 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 1
Hello, It is not uncommon to have asymmetries. I would not recommend performing any type of surgery to reshape the head. Thank you for the message, and please let me know if you have any additional questions. Dr. Nassif
Jun 28, 2012 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 1
Hello, Depending on your insurance company, they will cover some or all of the functional portion of your surgery. A deviated septum can sometimes lead to a deviated nose. If it is determined that the deviated nose is responsible for impaired breathing, then the insurance may cover some of the cosmetic changes that are necessary to improve breathing. An ...
Jun 28, 2012 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 1
Hello, Rhinoplasty is an extremely difficult procedure. It is important to do your homework prior to choosing a surgeon, and choose one who is board certified and has a great deal of experience performing the surgery. There are risks involved with any surgery. Risks associated with rhinoplasty include but are not limited to the following: 1) Asymmetry...
Jun 28, 2012 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 2
Hello, The minimum recommended age to have rhinoplasty performed is 15 years of age for girls and 16 for boys. Thanks for the message. Please feel free to contact my office any time and we would be happy to provide you with additional information.
Feb 13, 2012 in the Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs) Expert Forum - 1
Hello, It would be best for you to speak with your surgeon, as he/she knows the extent of your surgery and exactly what was performed. Thank you for the message, and best of luck to you. Dr. Nassif