rhinoplasty

noun
rhi·no·plas·ty | \ˈrī-nō-ˌpla-stē \
plural rhinoplasties

Definition of rhinoplasty 

: plastic surgery on the nose usually for cosmetic purposes

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While many physicians who use the open rhinoplasty technique have great results, one technique does not fit all patients. Dr. Carlos Wolf, miamiherald, "Not all nose jobs are for all patients. If uncertain, get second opinion before surgery," 3 June 2018 Before-and-after photos show dramatic results thanks to the quick procedure, which touts zero down time and minimal pain at a much lower cost than rhinoplasty. Michelle Gant, Fox News, "The truth about those popular 'liquid nose jobs'," 4 May 2018 But Deschamps-Braly had convinced her that a rhinoplasty would harmonize the adjustments to the jaw, the chin, and the forehead. Jane Mayer, The New Yorker, "The Story of a Trans Woman’s Face," 12 Mar. 2018 Yet nose jobs, formally called rhinoplasty, appear to be on the wane, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Tom Avril, Philly.com, "Do selfies make your nose look big? Rutgers study says yes," 1 Mar. 2018 Her procedures included a revision breast reconstruction, revision rhinoplasty, tummy tuck, liposuction, Brazilian butt lift, eyelid lift, Botox, fillers and unspecified injectable treatments, all done by Dr. Franklin Rose. Joy Sewing, Houston Chronicle, "The most memorable fashion moments of 2017," 29 Dec. 2017 Claudia Sierra, 41, really committed to her vision, completing an eye lift, fat grafts in her temples and cheeks, rhinoplasty, breast implants, a tummy tuck, liposuction on her thighs and back, and a Brazilian butt lift, according to KTRK-TV. Breanna Edwards, The Root, "Texas Mom Goes Through 9 Surgeries to Look Like Melania Trump," 9 Oct. 2017 The procedures included an eye lift, fat grafts in her temples and cheeks, rhinoplasty, breast implants, a tummy tuck, liposuction on her thighs and back and a Brazilian butt lift. Eileen Reslen, Marie Claire, "This Woman Had 9 Plastic Surgeries to Look Like Melania Trump," 5 Oct. 2017 For reconstructive surgeon Dara Liotta, rhinoplasty is a popular gift, helping graduates reconstruct their noses. Dr. Manny Alvarez, Fox News, "Plastic surgery: A gift not geared for young people," 7 June 2017

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rhinoplasty

noun
rhi·no·plas·ty | \ˈrī-nō-ˌplas-tē \
plural rhinoplasties

Medical Definition of rhinoplasty 

: plastic surgery on the nose usually for cosmetic purposes

called also nose job

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