Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)

Washington Rhinoplasty Dr NaderiRhinoplasty is the science & art of Aesthetic Nasal Surgery, which remains the most popular cosmetic surgery across all cultures, races, sexes and ages. The history of nasal surgery dates back thousands of years to ancient India where the skillful and compassionate surgeon, Sushruta, devised “cutting edge techniques” using forehead tissue as a “flap” to reconstruct women’s noses that had been cut off as a sign and punishment for adultery! We have fortunately come a long way since those cruel and inhumane times. However some of the techniques used and described by those pioneering ancient reconstructive surgeons are still valid and used today for reconstruction of the nose after trauma, cancer or dog bite injuries. In fact slight modifications of these ancient techniques gave rise to the Para-median Forehead Flap, which is the cornerstone of all significant nasal reconstruction.

History of Rhinoplasty

The history of Plastic Surgery and its milestones are tightly interwoven with the history and progress in Rhinoplasty. In the 16th century, the Italian surgeon, Gasparo Tagliacozzi, who is considered by most as one of the forefathers of Plastic Surgery, devised a clever “flap” using skin from the arm of a patient to reconstruct the nose by attaching the arm to the nose for a period of time until the arm skin developed its own blood supply from the nose. Although by today’s standards, such a procedure seems gross and primitive, this concept of a “distal flap” is one of the cornerstones of modern reconstructive techniques for very large total nasal defects using methods such as a “Radial Forearm Flap.”

The father of modern Plastic Surgery, John Orlando Roe, who was an Otolaryngologist (ENT) from Rochester, New York, is accurately given credit for performing the first endonasal or “closed” Rhinoplasty and for being the father of aesthetic Rhinoplasty. Later on Jacques Joseph, from Berlin, used this technique to help a young man who was so embarrassed by his overly large nose that he had avoided appearing in public.

During the “taboo period” of plastic surgery when the field was seen as superfluous and was not taken seriously by most surgeons, cosmetic surgery and Rhinoplasty where merely available to the select few of wealth and advantage. However, today more than ever before in history, cosmetic surgery is in the spotlight. It has gained wide acceptance as a valid field of medicine and the rewards of self-improvement, and increased self-confidence, and wellbeing are available for the first time to the general public.

This new “birth” of cosmetic surgery has also resulted in a “flooding” of the market by devices, procedures, and promises that are not always grounded in science and medicine but more so in “marketing” and “hype.” Plastic Surgery is being “sold” today in an alarming rate to the public, in the media and in cosmetic surgeons’ offices.

Rhinoplasty Today

Fortunately, the field of Rhinoplasty and aesthetic surgery of the nose has by enlarge been shielded from such hype and exposure; (with the few exceptions of the doctors offering “no-downtime-rhinoplasty” by injecting fillers like Radiesse into the nasal bridge in order to create a straighter profile). Overall, Rhinoplasty has evolved properly and stepwise over the last several hundred years into the safe, effective and impressive surgery that it is today when performed by the true “Rhinoplastic surgeon.”

Rhinoplasty is widely considered by all kinds of surgeons to be the most difficult of all surgeries. Hence, the Rhinoplastic Surgeon is considered to be the most meticulous, skilled and exquisite of all plastic surgeons. Aesthetic surgery of the nose is a three dimensional operation of millimeters. The successful Rhinoplasty requires skill, artistry and a complete understand of the nose, its architecture, as well as its functional physiology.

Trust a Facial Plastic Surgeon

Facial Plastic Surgeons who by training are specialists of the nose are inherently better equipped to deal with these issues. The five to six years of surgical training focusing specifically on the face and nose results in unparalleled skill and expertise.

Dr. Naderi, belongs to an even more sought after and specialized group of Facial Plastic Surgeons with specific training and expertise in Revision Rhinoplasty or Secondary Rhinoplasty. Dr. Naderi spends a large portion of his time correcting the work done by other plastic surgeons. Some of his patients may have had 2 to 6 unsatisfactory surgeries before being referred to him for help. He has authored chapters on this topic in major medical text books used by other surgeons around the world. Dr. Naderi has held a position at Indiana University School of Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Facial Plastic Surgery where he has taught many surgical residents the proper techniques of Rhinoplasty for both aesthetic and functional purposes. Furthermore, Virginia Plastic Surgeons quite often refer their “tough noses” to Dr. Naderi, favoring his expertise and skills.

As the centerpiece of the face, the nose can draw significant attention to itself. Given all the intricacies of Rhinoplasty and Revision Rhinoplasty and the skill and experience required, you can rest assured with Dr. Naderi’s unrivalled expertise in the greater Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia area.

Dr. Naderi takes the time to go over all of your options with the aid of the cutting edge “digital computer imaging” to show you what you may look like after surgery. He confidently encourages all his patients to seek several other surgeon’s opinions so they can feel totally comfortable with their ultimate decision to undergo Rhinoplasty or Revision Rhinoplasty as well as with their choice of surgeon.

Patients who choose Dr. Naderi as their Rhinoplasty Specialist Surgeon do so based on the carefully calculated decision and wise desire to trust a “specialist” with their face and nose. Dr. Naderi is a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon (exclusively performs Plastic Surgery on the face only) but above and beyond this, his busy surgical practice is focused practically completely on the nose (Rhinoplasty and Revision Rhinoplasty). Patients who choose Dr. Naderi do not do it based on price. He is not inexpensive! He takes excellent, skillful, artistic, and compassionate care of his patients and their noses. While no one can guarantee a “perfect” nose, his multitude of happy and grateful patients from all over the world are testimony to his skill. Do not choose Dr. Naderi if you are seeking a bargain. Choose Dr. Naderi if you want a surgeon who has the specialized skill and high ethics to take excellent care of you or your loved one.

Cost of Nose Job Surgery

“Average rhinoplasty total price” is around $7,000 to $10,000 with Dr. Naderi. Dr. Naderi’s Primary Rhinoplasty total cost can range from around $4,500 – $10,000 or above, and this price includes the cost of Anesthesia and Hospital Fees. “Average revision rhinoplasty price” is around $10,000-$12,000 with Dr. Naderi. For Revision Rhinoplasty Dr. Naderi’s total cost ranges from around $9500 to $17,000 or above, which includes the cost of Anesthesia and Hospital fees. Effective January 1st 2016 all primary rhinoplasty consult fees are still $100.

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Dr. Naderi went on to train above and beyond completing a fully accredited fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery with Dr. Stephen W. Perkins, one of the world's top cosmetic Facial Plastic & Rhinoplasty Surgeons and a past president of the American Academy of Facial
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Plastic Surgeon Dr. Shervin Naderi is a member of an exclusive & highly specialized group of Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeons who have dedicated their surgical practice and expertise to helping those who are looking to improve their appearance and quality of life
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Dr. Naderi is exclusively a face specialist.
He is a clinical instructor for Allergan and Medicis, in addition to having his own courses teaching other Dermatologists and doctors how to properly inject Botox/Dysport and Dermal Fillers.
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