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The answer to your question depends on the type of material for the threads you are going to insert into your nose. PDO threads can last to about 6-9 months . As such, it is safe to have a rhinoplasty 9 months after a nose thread lift unless threads of other materials are pu...
9 Oct 2019
Dr Terence Goh
"Plastic Surgeon at AZATACA Plastic Surgery"
(17 Reviews)
Silicone Rhinoplasty Silicone implants have been used as the implant of choice for rhinoplasty for decades. For a period of time, silicone implants (L-shaped) or implants that were too big were associated with increase risk of extrusions. However, the newer silicone implants are softer and...
2 Oct 2019
Dr Terence Goh
"Plastic Surgeon at AZATACA Plastic Surgery"
(17 Reviews)
This is a much often asked question after silicone rhinoplasty when patients want to 'touch up' or improve and refine their results. In a silicon augmentation rhinoplasty, the body forms a capsule around the silicone implant. As the silicone implant is a foreign material it does ...
19 Sep 2019
This is an excellent question, but the answer may take a while and be a bit technical so please bear with me: Firstly, let's start with anatomy. The septum is the major structure that gives our nose its shape and size. It's primary function is as the skeleton for the nose. This e...
25 Jun 2019
There is an extremely small, theoretical risk of permanently losing your sense of smell, although I have not personally encountered such a case before. Indeed, understanding the anatomy and physiology of the sense of smell, it would more likely than not, improve it. That said, y...
25 Jun 2019
One way to approach this question is to weigh the pros vs cons: Pros - Generally, septorhinoplasty, even with a rib harvest, is considered a very safe procedure. - You get to breathe better! - Correct Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: A deviated septum can occasionally cause ...
25 Jun 2019
It depends. You can certainly do a threadlift, but it may or may not be complicated. There are a few questions that needs to be answered: what is it you are trying to correct with the threadlift that your autologous rhinoplasty did not address (bridge? tip?) what has bee...
25 Jun 2019
Dr Terence Goh
"Plastic Surgeon at AZATACA Plastic Surgery"
(17 Reviews)
Thank you for your question. This is a rather technical question and it depends on what the initial problem is and what is done during the surgery. Nonetheless, this is a good question and I’m glad more patients are now able to appreciate the different techniques and the impli...
26 Mar 2019
Septoplasty surgery is usually done after 16 to 18 years of age, when the facial structures are fully grown. It is a surgery to correct the central nose bone structure that divides the 2 halves of the nose. The internal deviations of the nasal bone may or may not be accompanied by e...
22 Feb 2019
Dr Terence Goh
"Plastic Surgeon at AZATACA Plastic Surgery"
(17 Reviews)
I completely understand the consideration of costs and as consumers in this era of connectivity, it is so much easier to search online, compare prices and look for something that is more "cost-effective". Certainly the old adage “you get what you pay for” still holds tru...
6 Feb 2019
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