The Aging Face – Part 2

The Aging Face – Part 2

Facial aging is not just a skin problem. There are complex relationships between the skin, soft-tissue, and underlying skeleton which culminate in the aging face. We now know that the facial skeleton changes significantly as we age. Over time, the bony framework...
The Aging Face – Part 1

The Aging Face – Part 1

The aging face is easy to identify; children can recognize the summation. Identifying the components of the sum is deceptively difficult. Before we look at the options for addressing facial aging, it is important to understand what things contribute to the sum of...
Part 5 – Closed Rhinoplasty

Part 5 – Closed Rhinoplasty

“Closed rhinoplasty” is a technique that does not involve external incisions and does not deglove the nose from its underlying framework. Alpine-style mountain climbing is often a swift, and difficult solo endevour. Closed rhinoplasty is similar in that it...
Part 4- Open Rhinoplasty

Part 4- Open Rhinoplasty

“Expedition” style mountain-climbing is like open rhinoplasty. It is the more widely practiced form of mountaineering. It involves a large support team to bring supplies and prepare the route up the mountain. It often utilizes the easiest route (rather...
Part 3-  Mountain Climbing and Noses

Part 3- Mountain Climbing and Noses

What in the world does Rhinoplasty have to do with mountain climbing (besides frequent frostbite on the nose)? Well, the different types of mountain climbing can illustrate the differences between types of rhinoplasty procedures. Just follow me a bit…...