How to Select a Surgeon for Ethnic Rhinoplasty in NYC

asian-rhinoplasty-nycRhinoplasty is desired by many who seek to correct specific issues with their nose and those who are looking to acquire facial balance in relation to their nose. Rhinoplasty can correct impaired breathing, nasal asymmetry, bumps, nasal tips and much more. Those who have ethnic features usually want to seek out a surgeon that is experienced with ethnic rhinoplasty in New York City.

Finding a surgeon that you can trust and feel comfortable with is essential to making the experience successful. You should take your time and choose the surgeon that is best qualified to perform your nose job surgery. Here is a guide to help you select the perfect surgeon for your ethnic rhinoplasty surgery.

Locate Board-Certified Surgeons
New York City has an abundance of plastic surgeons that specialize in rhinoplasty. Narrow down your search by creating a list of surgeon who are board certified. This assures you that the doctor completed an approved educational program and meets board certification requirements. You should look for surgeons who have certifications from the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. In addition to the board certifications, you should also inquire if they are a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Members of this Academy have an abundance of experience performing facial cosmetic surgery. Make a list of these qualified surgeons.

Make an Appointment
Set up an appointment with each surgeon on your list of board-certified surgeons. Bring a notebook with you to write down notes from each of your consultations. You will want to note if the surgeon is polite, friendly, pays attentions to your needs, listens to your concerns and spends time answering all of your questions. You are looking for a surgeon who has the ability to perform excellent work as well as have a polite and calm bed-side manner. The staff should also be attentive and helpful. The facility should be clean and welcoming.

Ask for References and Pictures
Ask each surgeon for references and if you can speak to some of his previous clients regarding their experience. Also ask to see plenty of before and after pictures of previous clients. Specifically those who have ethnic features. This will allow you to see the capability the surgeon with ethnic rhinoplasty. Seek out pictures of previous clients who had similar issues with their ethnic nose that you have and compare the before and after pictures. Are these the results you are looking for?

Choose Your Surgeon
Narrow down your list to the surgeon that will best perform your surgery as well as make you feel comfortable with the entire process and procedure.

Ethnic rhinoplasty surgery is a decision that should be made carefully and with a lot of thought and consideration. Changing the shape of your nose will enhance other features on your face as well as provide facial balance and proportion. Remember to make an appointment with board-certified surgeons who are highly experienced with ethnic rhinoplasty. Always ask for references and pictures of previous clients to see if these are similar to the results you are looking for and always choose your ethnic rhinoplasty surgeon carefully.

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Click here to view Dr. Philip Miller’s before & after photos of ethnic rhinoplasty patients. 

You can learn more about rhinoplasty by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Miller. Just fill out our convenient contact form or call us at (646) 791-3112, and one of our helpful Patient Advisors will provide you with more information.