Why should I choose Dr. Tadros to perform my rhinoplasty procedure?
Dr. Monica Tadros has been a distinguished rhinoplasty surgeon in Bergen County, NJ for the past 20 years. She is among the most sought after rhinoplasty doctors in the country. If you are looking to treat your breathing disorder schedule your consultation with Dr. Tadros. If you are unsatisfied with your physical appearance, Dr. Tadros can expertly refine the shape of your nose. Whether you need to correct an asymmetric tip or straighten a crooked nose, you will come out with a more beautiful and proportional nose .
The outcome of your rhinoplasty is highly based on the surgeon’s experience and expertise. Facial plastic surgeon Dr. Tadros is one of the only dual board certified providers in Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. She consistently produces outstanding results and predictable aesthetic outcomes. As a leading head and neck surgeon, Dr. Tadros published many papers in medical literature related to rhinoplasty procedure.
Rhinoplasty, most commonly performed plastic surgery, also known as a “nose job” is performed in our accredited surgical facility. Only a few surgeons, including Dr. Tadros, are familiar with the newest rhinoplasty techniques and are considered to truly master the wide scope of technical nuances. Her dedication to innovations and aesthetics make her the best rhinoplasty specialist.
As an international rhinoplasty expert, Dr. Tadros is known for meticulous planning, excellent surgical skills, and consistently outperforming her opponents. She has earned some of the nation’s most prestigious awards. As one of the top providers of rhinoplasty surgery, Dr. Tadros has been voted by her peers as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor as well as New Jersey Super Doctors and has been voted to the prestigious list of New Jersey Magazine Best Doctors.
What is the Anatomy of the Nose?
The nasal bone, cartilage, and the septum determine the shape of your nose. The bone supports the bridge of the nose. The upper cartilage supports the sides of the nose. The nasal cartilage creates the width and shape of your nose. The nasal cavity is the hollow space behind the nose through which air flows. The septum, made of bone and cartilage, separates the nose. The septum creates the two nasal cavities.
The mucous membrane lines the inside of your nose, throat, and sinuses. It warms and cleans the air you breathe in. The sinuses are the hollow chambers around your nose that drain the mucus.
The turbinates are the curved bony ridges inside the nose. They also help warm and clean the air. Cilia, the little hairs in your nose, are there to further filter the air you breathe. Cilia protects from dust and other particles from getting into the lungs.
When you breathe in through your nose the cilia, mucous membrane, and turbinates filter the air. The air travels from your nose to your lungs and bronchial tubes through the trachea.
What is Rhinoplasty Procedure?
Rhinoplasty surgery can alleviate any concerns with your nose. These include correcting breathing, restoring trauma, and refining the shape of the nose. Every year, over a million people seek a rhinoplasty consultation. The surgeon helps improve the appearance of your nose.
Dr. Tadros is an expert in rhinoplasty in NJ & NYC. She creates a plan for her patients who desire a more harmonious nose shape. Our plastic surgeon accepts most POS and PPO insurance. She is an out of network provider.
Why do most people consider the nose the defining feature of the face? Why do they wish to undergo a nose job surgery? The nose imparts an initial impression. In ideal situations, the character of one’s nose suits their personality. It is important for your nose to compliment your remaining features. In less than ideal situations, the nose lacks definition. It can overpower the face if it is not harmonious with your features.
What Are the 4 Distinct Types of Rhinoplasty?
- Cosmetic rhinoplasty improves the nasal shape and its proportion to the rest of the face. During this type of procedure, the nasal surgeon makes cuts within the nostrils. She reshapes the bone and cartilage to produce a more aesthetic appearance. This surgery is performed under general anesthesia, with which you will be asleep throughout the entire procedure. You can opt for local anesthesia. With local anesthesia you will be awake, but sedated and unable to feel the pain in your nose.
- Functional rhinoplasty alleviates breathing difficulties. This type of procedure deals with structural problems, obstruction, or past trauma to the nose. The appearance of the nose may improve during this procedure, but that is not the primary goal. A functional nose job can improve your overall quality of life by helping you breathe better. Functional nose jobs usually are covered by medical insurance, but the cost of any cosmetic reconstruction will have to be covered out of pocket.
- Reconstructive rhinoplasty rebuilds a severely damaged or congenitally malformed nose. This type of procedure can repair trauma, scar tissue, or deformity. The aim of this type of surgery is to return the nose to its more natural shape. A reconstructive nose job can remove cancerous cells and restore your self-confidence after cancer surgery. Dr. Tadros uses skin flaps or skin graft missing tissues and opens up the airway. Restoring proper nasal function and improving appearance is the main goal of this procedure.
- Revision rhinoplasty corrects a suboptimal result from an earlier surgery. Revision surgery is for patients who have undergone a nose job before and wish to fix or change the result. Scar tissue from previous surgery is a problem that revision surgery can fix.
What Are the Different Kinds of Rhinoplasty Procedures?
The four basic cosmetic and medical nose surgery procedures include:
The open rhinoplasty procedure is used for major nose reshaping. During this surgery, the doctor will make an incision in the strip of skin. This separates the nostrils. With the skin and soft tissue lifted off, the surgeon can work with the underlying nasal anatomy.
The advantage of an open rhinoplasty is that it provides the surgeon with a direct visualization of the cartilage and other nasal anatomy. This gives the surgeon the ability to manipulate nasal shape with more control and precision.
With a closed rhinoplasty, the incisions made are within the nose. The skin, separated from the bone and cartilage, allows the surgeon access to the underlying structure. The bone and cartilage is reshaped, removed or augmented to achieve the desired shape or structural correction.
Closed rhinoplasty has the advantage of decreased surgery time. It involves less swelling and postoperative healing time.
Your plastic surgeon will discuss these procedures with you. She will tell you which surgery option is the best for your needs.
Revision rhinoplasty is also known as secondary rhinoplasty because it’s a second surgery performed to correct problems that have developed and persist after a previous surgical procedure.
A patient who does not like the outcome of the first surgery is an ideal candidate. This surgery may have to be performed due to some structural difficulty. It is also done because of trauma after nose altering surgery. Secondary rhinoplasty is done with either an open or a closed procedure.
With filler rhinoplasty procedure, your doctor will use injectable fillers. This changes the shape of your nose. Some commonly used fillers for this non-surgical procedure are hyaluronic acid (Restalyne, Juvederm) or calcium hydroxyapatite (Radiesse).
With this non-surgical approach, the doctor can smooth out sharp angles and bumps. She can change the shape of the tip of your nose and restore symmetry.
Patients should take note that this is a cosmetic procedure. A filler nose job will not correct medical problems such as a deviated septum.
What Are the Benefits of Rhinoplasty?
Some of the benefits of having a rhinoplasty or nose job include:
- Breathe easier – Blockage in the nose, caused by a misshapen septum.
- Sleep well – Nasal cavities can cause excessive snoring, sleep apnea and other breathing difficulties.
- Improve self-esteem – Getting a nose job provides a boost of confidence for patients who were self-conscious about their nose.
Watch the video below of double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Monica Tadros, discuss the benefits of nasal corrective surgery.
How Long Does the Recovery Process Take?
You will wear a nose splint for the first week. You will have slight bruising and swelling around the nose and eye area. This will gradually dissipate over the course of a few days or weeks.
While recovery is different for every rhinoplasty patient, you can generally expect the following:
- A slight headache and minor pain
- Sleep interference
Besides following doctor’s orders, a few things you can do to maximize your recovery include:
- Avoid vigorous exercise
- Avoid heavy chewing
- Don’t laugh or smile too hard
- Avoid pulling clothing over your head
- Keep your new nose out of the sun
How to Choose a Rhinoplasty Surgeon?
When it comes to rhinoplasty in NYC & NJ, choose the right surgeon. Find someone who feels comfortable evaluating and treating the entire nasal organ. A facial plastic surgeon like Dr. Tadros is double board certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (ENT). She has the most training to treat both your structural and cosmetic concerns.
Dr. Tadros has a unique background in the Form and Function of the nose. She is renowned for her aesthetic eye. The result is superior surgical rhinoplasty outcomes for her NJ patients. This formed the foundation of her success. She is an educator, international and national guest professor, and Director of Facial Plastic Surgery at Columbia University. At Columbia, she taught other surgeons in training for a decade.
Dr. Tadros’ success starts with her individualized approach toward surgery. Dr. Tadros is a top facial plastic surgeon in NYC & NJ and believes that “No two noses should look alike”. Nose jobs are unlike other rejuvenation plastic surgery. Modern day nose surgery requires an artistic sensibility. This aesthetic vision distinguishes specialist surgeons.
Dr. Tadros formulates a treatment plan as individual as you are. She takes the time to listen to your needs and considers. She takes into account your ethnicity, gender, prior trauma or nasal surgery, breathing or sinus problems, and your unique facial attributes. After a thorough evaluation, Dr. Tadros will counsel you on what may be the best rhinoplasty option for you.
Dr. Tadros Philosophy on Modern Rhinoplasty
Dr. Tadros’ success starts with her individualized approach toward corrective surgery. Dr. Tadros is a top facial plastic surgeon. Modern day nose jobs require an artistic sensibility that distinguishes specialist surgeons.
Dr. Tadros is a leading nose expert in NYC & NJ. She is an internationally recognized best-rated plastic surgeon. She formulates a nose job treatment plan as individual as you are. She takes the time to listen to your cosmetic needs. As part of her plan she considers many nasal variables. She takes into account your ethnicity, gender, prior trauma and previous rhinoplasty or nasal surgery, breathing or sinus problems, and your unique facial attributes into your nasal surgery plan. Dr. Tadros will counsel you on what nasal procedure may be best for you.
What Other Associated Nasal Conditions should be evaluated before Rhinoplasty?
Cosmetic rhinoplasty changes the architecture of the nose. Usually, this involves making the nose smaller. Nose surgery may unmask structural problems you didn’t even know were there. Some problems include a deviated septum, an unstable nasal valve or hypertrophic turbinates. These issues result in breathing problems or poor circulation in the sinuses.
Before and After Rhinoplasty Photos
View before and after photos of male, ethnic, teen and adult patients who had rhinoplasty procedures at Dr. Tadros plastic surgery office in NJ.
Schedule your no-obligation rhinoplasty consultation with double board-certified surgeon Dr. Monica Tadros today.
Most POS and PPO insurance is accepted for any medical issues related to the nose as an out of network provider.
Who Is an Ideal Candidate for a Nose Job?
The ideal nose job candidate should be healthy. The patient should be at least 16 years of age. You should also have realistic expectations about the outcome. If you are dissatisfied with the size or shape of your nose you are an ideal nose job candidate.
What Are the Risks of Rhinoplasty?
All surgeries carry some risks. Some possible risks after rhinoplasty surgery include:
- Trouble Breathing
- Pain and Swelling
- Numbness Around the Nose
What Are the Contraindications for Rhinoplasty?
You should not have nose surgery if you are not medically healthy. It may not be safe if you are on blood thinners that you cannot stop for 2 weeks prior to surgery. If you have severe heart conditions, diabetes, are pregnant, smoke excessively and cannot stop for 2 weeks before the procedure, have substance abuse issues, or unrealistic expectations from the procedure you should not undergo nasal surgery.
Patients should be 18 years old or have parental consent to have surgery if they are younger. The face and nose stop growing and maturing at 15-16 for girls and 16-17 for boys, so you should also take that into consideration.
How Much Does Rhinoplasty Cost?
The final cost of your rhinoplasty depends on several factors. These include the type of nose job you need, anesthesia costs, operating room costs, and other related expenses. You should take into consideration the cost of post-surgical medication. Revision surgery is more complex, and therefore, more expensive.
Types of Rhinoplasty That Are Covered by Health Insurance
You must first consult with a surgical specialist, a physician, or a facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Monica Tadros is a double board-certified surgeon in NJ. This makes her qualified to evaluate and treat nose related conditions. A qualified surgical specialist first makes a diagnosis. She will then recommend a surgical procedure plan for your particular case. Your plan is based on your goals and desired look of your nose.
Here are the rhinoplasty procedures that are covered by your health insurance provider.
Deviated Septum Surgery (Septoplasty or Septal Reconstruction)
Surgery for a deviated septum is called septoplasty, or septal reconstruction. This surgery involves straightening the septum to address breathing problems that arise from a crooked septum. A deviated septum is something that many patients are born with. Patients elect to have this repaired as adults because of breathing problems. Others develop a deviated septum as a result of some injury to the nose. Many patients do elect to have their nose reshaped at the same time as having septal surgery. However, each procedure can be done without the other.
Enlarged Turbinate Reduction Surgery
The turbinates are structures inside the nose that run parallel to the nasal septum. They help your nose humidify inspired air. There are three pairs of turbinates in the nose – the inferior, middle and superior. In most cases of nasal obstruction, the inferior turbinate that is the culprit. In many patients we see in our NJ office, the turbinates become enlarged. This can block the nasal airway in terms of breathing. Turbinate reduction surgery is intended to make the turbinate structurally smaller. This reduces the activity of the turbinate so that there is less nasal congestion.
Nasal Valve Stenosis Surgery
Nasal valve stenosis implies a specific condition where the nose is blocked on the inside due to the narrowing of either the external or internal valve. These two critical areas inside of the nose refer to the nostril opening and the middle one-third of the nose on the inside, respectively. Nasal valve surgery is primarily intended to help improve your nasal function. Usually, there is some passive change in the appearance of the nose from the graft placement.
Repair Of A Fractured (Broken) Nose
Repair of a fractured, or broken nose is a very common procedure. A broken nose repair is normally covered by your health insurance. In most cases, patients who have fractured their nose elect to repair it within the first two weeks of sustaining the injury. Others choose to wait months to years before having the broken nose fixed. With repair, there is some degree of visible change to the appearance of the nose. In this type of injury to the nose, the septum is addressed at the same time as the fractured nose repair.
How To Prepare For Rhinoplasty?
Before your surgery, you should let your doctor know all the medications you take. Stop using any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (Advil, Motrin, naproxen) two weeks before surgery. Acetaminophen is fine. You should avoid smoking for 2 weeks before your procedure. Do not eat or drink anything after midnight the day before your surgery. Make arrangements to have someone drive you home. Try to stay in the New York area if you live far.
On the day of your surgery, you should arrive at our NY or NJ office a little early. Wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing and avoid wearing any jewelry. You can wear your glasses but don’t wear contact lenses.
What Should I Expect the Day Of My Procedure?
The surgery day your doctor will make sure you have stopped taking your medication. It is normal to feel nervous on the days coming up to your surgery. Your nose surgeon will give you sedatives. An anesthesiologist will administer anesthesia. Your doctor will make sure you are comfortable. The surgery takes about 1.5 to 3 hours. You will be able to return home the same day. The doctor will give you gauze and nose padding that you will have to change once a day.
Are Rhinoplasty Results Permanent?
The results of your nose job are permanent. It is important to choose a qualified experienced plastic surgeon. Make sure you express your goals for your new nose to your nose surgeon. Dr. Tadros can show you what your new nose will look like with a digital nose viewer. Make sure you ask any questions you may have before the procedure.
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