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Wide Nasal Bones and Wide Tip

This is a great case study on how Dr. Hilinski used great rhinoplasty technique to narrow this San Diego lady's broad, wide nose. She consulted with Dr. Hilinski and noted how unhappy she was with the bulbous, wide nasal tip. When you looked closely at her nasal tip region, one could readily see how the nasal tip was lacking in definition. In addition, she had fairly wide, or splayed, nasal bones. She has obvious freckling... Continue Reading
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Male Rhinoplasty Chin Implant

Here is a great example of how rhinoplasty and chin augmentation with an implant can be combined to enhance the overall facial appearance. This male patient from San Diego disliked the broad, bulbous nasal tip appearance he had. In addition, he wanted to give his face a bit more structure and balance by adding projection to the chin using an implant. In patients like this, it doesn't mean they want to look entirely different after... Continue Reading
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Finesse Female Rhinoplasty

This is a great case showing what finesse rhinoplasty can do to create a nice, natural looking enhancement. This young lady from San Diego desired to have a more refined, defined looking nose - but didn't necessarily want to look entirely different. If you look at her nose, you don't immediately see a desperate need for cosmetic rhinoplasty surgery. However, she was still bothered by her wide, somewhat bulbous nasal tip as well as the... Continue Reading
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Lengthening a Short Nose

This young lady from outside of San Diego, CA desired to have a revision rhinopalsty following prior surgery by another plastic surgeon. Her main concern was in the region of the nasal tip where she thought her tip was too 'piggy' or turned up. Some people refer to this type of nose as also being too short since it is lacking proper length as measured from between the eyes down to the nasal tip. Others... Continue Reading
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Teenage Hump/Bump Reduction

This is classic example of hump or bump removal in rhinoplasty surgery. This young lady from San Diego decided to undergo cosmetic nose reduction surgery to reduce the dorsal hump or bump. This happens to be one of the most common types of nose jobs that Dr. Hilinski performs. Reshaping of this type of nose can be done with either an open or a closed rhinoplasty approach. The former is used more frequently by Dr.... Continue Reading
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Tertiary Revision Rhinoplasty

This is a quick example of a tertiary rhinoplasty outcome. So what is tertiary? Tertiary means this is the third time this young lady has had nose surgery. Unfortunately, she was involved in an accident many years ago that resulted in a number of cosmetic deformities to her nose. She underwent unsuccessful attempted rhinoplasty on two different occasions - performed by other surgeons. Despite the prior surgeries, her nose was left as you see it... Continue Reading
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Teenage Tip Refinement

Here is a quick case example of teenage rhinoplasty surgery to help create a more defined looking nasal tip. This young lady had more of a 'full' tip in that the end of her nose was not as defined as she desired. This is actually a fairly common complaint among teenagers seeking cosmetic nose surgery - they want to have the tip of their nose more defined. If you look more closely at her nose,... Continue Reading
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Bulbous Nasal Tip Repair

One of the most frequent type of nasal tip deformities I encounter is often simply called a 'bulbous' nose. This term refers to a nose that has the appearance of a ball on the end of it. This case example highlights management of this type of nose deformity with real before and after photos. This patient presented to me complaining of a bulbous looking nose. In addition, she noted difficulty breathing through her nose. Her... Continue Reading
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African American Rhinoplasty

African American rhinoplasty is a highly specialized form of ethnic cosmetic nose reshaping. Anyone considering this type of cosmetic procedure should consult with a very experienced rhinoplasty specialist who has not only expertise in the technical aspects of the surgery, but also a thorough appreciation of the esthetic beauty of the African American nose. Analysis of the African American Nose There are a number of specific features that have been classically associated with the typical... Continue Reading

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