Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery) Candidates

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Most people considering rhinoplasty cosmetic surgery are concerned about their nasal appearance and want to make their facial features shutterstock_154418015-300x294 Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery) Candidates Rancho Mirage | Palm Springsmore balanced.

A small number of nose reshaping candidates seek this procedure due to functional and breathing difficulties arising from anatomical abnormalities or a previous ineffective rhinoplasty.

Ideal rhinoplasty candidates are in good overall health, comprehend the risks associated with the procedure, and have realistic expectations from the outcomes of the surgery. The surgeon will assess the patient’s overall medical condition, facial and nasal structure, quality and type of skin, and review their health records to determine their fitness for nose reshaping.

Prudent board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Suzanne Quardt (Dr. Q) provides rhinoplasty to patients in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, and surrounding communities in this part of the nation.

Candidacy

Candidates for rhinoplasty surgery are usually people who are unhappy about their nasal size or shape relative to other features of the face. Some candidates may be suffering from functional issues such as breathing problems or discomfort brought about by previous nose surgery, congenital deformities, or an injury.

Suitable nose plastic surgery candidates are adults in good overall health with clear aesthetic objectives as well as realistic expectations. Furthermore, they should be aware of the risks associated with the surgery. Ideal candidates are inclined to follow the surgeon’s pre and post-operative care guidelines dedicatedly to attain safe and predictable outcomes.

Areas of Concern

Nose reshaping candidates typically have one or more of these concerns regarding the shape of their nose:

  • In comparison to other facial features, the nose is too large or too small.
  • The nasal bridge has an unattractive bump or hump
  • The nose base is wide
  • The nasal tip is protuberant, droopy, or too large
  • The tip is flat or bulbous
  • The nostrils are oversized, pinched or flared
  • The nose seems off-center or crooked
  • The nose is asymmetrical because of an injury
  • The nose has anatomical abnormalities which make breathing through the nose challenging for the patient

Teen Candidates

Nose reshaping is an increasingly popular procedure among teenagers. But every teen is not a suitable rhinoplasty candidate. The surgeon will assess in-depth whether rhinoplasty is an appropriate option for a teen candidate.

They will evaluate self-confidence issues that the teen may be facing. The surgeon will also determine whether the teen is undergoing the procedure by their own choice or due to parental or peer pressure.

Some surgeons recommend that girl candidates should undergo rhinoplasty not before the age of 14 or 15. Boy candidates should ideally wait for some more years beyond this age before considering rhinoplasty. Regardless, the surgeon will only perform the nose reshaping procedure after the candidate’s nose is fully developed.

Candidate’s Objectives

In case the candidate seeks to enhance the balance between their facial features via nose surgery, the surgeon will assess the relationship between the nose and chin prior to recommending a suitable surgical plan. Focused cosmetic surgeon Dr. Q receives patients from Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, and nearby areas across the horizon.

To learn more about the plastic surgery treatments and procedures performed by Dr. Suzanne Quardt (Dr. Q) please contact us at 760-324-2660. To learn more about Dr. Q’s Medical Spa please visit drqmedicalspa.com

Breast augmentation cosmetic surgery, also known as augmentation mammoplasty, is usually performed for aesthetic purposes.shutterstock_114357193-300x277 Breast Augmentation Plastic Surgery Candidates Rancho Mirage | Palm Springs

This procedure can add fullness to disproportionately small breasts, create more symmetry between the breasts, and create a more voluptuous figure, depending on a candidate’s needs.

During the initial consultation, the surgeon will determine the patient’s candidacy for breast augmentation and recommend an appropriate surgical technique. Prudent board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Suzanne Quardt (Dr. Q) provides breast augmentation to patients in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, and surrounding locations across the horizon.

Need for Breast Augmentation

Patients typically choose a breast augmentation procedure to:

  • Make the breasts more proportionate to the rest of the body
  • Create more symmetry between breasts that are shaped and sized differently
  • Feel more appealing and feminine
  • Replace lost fullness of the breasts following pregnancy, nursing, or weight loss
  • Treat congenital deformities in one or both the breasts
  • Enhance confidence and body image
  • Add fullness to breasts that were unable to develop completely after puberty (micromastia)

After the patient understands the advantages, risks, and costs associated with breast augmentation plastic surgery, her candidacy for the procedure will depend on her overall health, goals, and realistic expectations.

Health Requirements

Any surgical procedure requires the patient to be in good overall health. The patient should candidly inform the surgeon of any pre-existing conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure or another issue that could impact their ability to recover from the procedure.

The surgeon may require the patient to adjust the schedule of any medicines that she may be taking that could affect the breast augmentation surgery.

Attributes of an Ideal Candidate

Ideal candidates for a breast enhancement surgery could be as follows:

  • A non-smoker or be willing to stop smoking for a specific period before and after the breast augmentation surgery
  • Near her ideal weight range and reasonably fit
  • Not have bleeding tendencies and infections
  • Willing to avoid or reduce alcohol intake during the recovery phase
  • Not pregnant or breastfeeding at present
  • Not have any cancerous and pre-cancerous breast tissue

Age Requirements

The FDA has approved silicone breast implants to be used for breast augmentation. However, it has stipulated that only women aged 22 years or more may receive breast enhancement using silicone implants. The same restriction extends to gummy bear (ultra-cohesive gel) implants too.

But women aged 18 and above can receive saline breast implants. Women below the age of 18 can undergo breast implant surgery only in exceptional cases, such as the treatment of breast injuries, breast reconstruction following mastectomy, or correction of congenital deformities.

Developing Realistic Goals and Expectations

In addition to good overall health, ideal candidates for breast enhancement procedures are knowledgeable about the surgery and have realistic expectations from the outcomes of the surgery while being completely aware of the possible risks and side effects.

A woman considering breast implant surgery should undergo the procedure for her own reasons rather than under any type of pressure. Breast augmentation may be a suitable procedure for adult women who are sure of their reasons to receive the surgery.

Accomplished cosmetic surgeon Dr. Q receives patients from Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, and other neighborhoods and communities in this section of the Golden State for breast augmentation surgery.

To learn more about the plastic surgery treatments and procedures performed by Dr. Suzanne Quardt (Dr. Q) please contact us at 760-324-2660. To learn more about Dr. Q’s Medical Spa please visit drqmedicalspa.com

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Rancho Mirage

70-017 Highway 111, Suite #1
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Tel: 760-992-7058

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