Rhinoplasty, more commonly called a nose job, consistently ranks as one of the top cosmetic procedures across America. Board-certified plastic surgeon Jonathan Zelken, MD, in Newport Beach, California, brings balance to your face with surgery personalized to reshape your nose and improve your appearance. Call the office today or use online booking to request an appointment to discuss rhinoplasty. The Jonathan Zelken, MD, team treats patients from every ethnic background. It employs a Mandarin translator available to answer your questions.
Rhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure to enhance the appearance of your nose. It’s also done to repair structural problems in your nose affecting your breathing, like a deviated septum.
Consider rhinoplasty if you want to:
Though rhinoplasty is a standard plastic surgery procedure, it’s difficult to perform, requiring surgical skill and an artful hand. Just as every face is unique, every rhinoplasty procedure must be tailored to the person.
Yes, you can preserve your ethnicity while improving the overall appearance of your nose. Dr. Zelken spent time in Asia and trained under plastic surgery experts. He specializes in not only improving your nose while honoring your ethnic identity but also in restoring characteristic Asian qualities.
If you want to change your nose, the first step is scheduling a consultation with Dr. Zelken. You can explain what you don’t like about your nose and the changes you want to achieve. Dr. Zelken discusses whether you can achieve your goals with rhinoplasty or need to adjust your expectations.
You’re probably a good candidate if:
Facial growth stops sometime between 13 and 25, depending on each individual and their gender.
Dr. Zelken could make the incision inside your nose (closed rhinoplasty) or between your nostrils (open rhinoplasty), depending on the changes you want to make. With a closed procedure, you won’t have a visible scar. While an open procedure leaves a tiny scar, it’s well-hidden and barely visible.
During your procedure, Dr. Zelken changes the shape of your nose by sculpting the bone and cartilage. He can remove cartilage or take cartilage from another body area and transplant it into your nose.
If you want to change the size or shape of your nose, call Jonathan Zelken, MD, or go online today to request a consultation.