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Your Hispanic Rhinoplasty Consultation- 5 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon

Are you preparing for Hispanic rhinoplasty? One of the most important preparatory steps for your procedure is your consultation with a plastic surgeon. During this visit you’ll be able to discuss your goals, get expert advice, and discuss the specifics of your situation. For a great consultation, go in prepared. Asking your surgeon questions can help you better understand the procedure and your expected results. Make a list of your own questions, but consider adding a few of these to your list.

Am I a Good Candidate for Hispanic Rhinoplasty?

Many factors determine whether you’re a good rhinoplasty candidate. During your consultation, Dr. Sajjadian will carefully examine your nose, discuss your medical history, and work with you to determine if you’re a good candidate for surgery. Dr Sajjadian has written articles and book chapters on this area of rhinoplasty and has given lectures on the topic. Utilizing his experience, he has devised a classification system and algorithm for treating Hispanic noses.

What Rhinoplasty Techniques Would You Recommend for Me?

A skilled rhinoplasty surgeon may utilize a wide variety of different techniques, choosing those options that will provide each patient with the best results. Dr. Sajjadian is comfortable with many advanced techniques including hump removal, tip reshaping, cartilage grafting, open/closed rhinoplasty, and more.

How Often Do You Perform Hispanic Rhinoplasty?

Hispanic rhinoplasty is a type of ethnic rhinoplasty, designed to modify the function and appearance of the Hispanic nose. Often patients from a Hispanic background share some unique nasal characteristics including thicker, oily skin, flatter noses, broad bridge, and a lack of definition. These issues are correctable, but require a surgeon with extensive experience. Look for a surgeon that is very comfortable performing Hispanic rhinoplasty.  Dr. Sajjadian is a noted teacher and lecturer on Hispanic and ethnic rhinoplasty.

Are You Board Certified?

Board certification sets the best surgeons apart from the rest. To obtain board certification a surgeon must demonstrate their education, training, and skill. Dr. Sajjadian is triple board certified, an honor held by only a very few rhinoplasty surgeons.

What Results Can I Expect?

What does your ideal nose look like? With rhinoplasty there is no one perfect nose. Dr. Sajjadian strives to create noses that look natural and complementary for each patient. During your consultation he’ll be able to provide more information about your expected results. Before and after photos can give you a better idea of the results you can expect. The focus of the practice is to create a natural looking and proportional nose- a nose that fits the rest of your facial features.

If you’re Hispanic and thinking about rhinoplasty, choose an experience Hispanic rhinoplasty surgeon like Dr. Sajjadian. His expertise can help you to obtain the best results and avoid revision surgeries later on.