If you are not satisfied with the size or shape of your nose, our talented board-certified plastic surgeons, Dr. Summer Black and Dr. Elliott Black, can work closely with you to evaluate the concerning conditions of your nose and create a distinctive treatment plan to cosmetically enhance your nose. Whether the displeasing aesthetics of your nose are from an injury or just genetics, rhinoplasty, or "a nose job" surgery may be right for you. A rhinoplasty is performed by removing, rearranging, or reshaping the bone and cartilage in the nose.
Not only can this type of surgery make your nose gorgeous by removing bumps, improving the angle, and/or reducing the size of your nose, we can also improve a patient's breathing by correcting a deviated septum if needed. Rhinoplasty at Dr. Black Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery in Metairie, LA can give you a completely new look! Before scheduling the procedure, you will talk in depth with one of our plastic surgeons about your desired appearance, and how we can make it happen. Call and schedule a consultation today.
"I've been a patient of Dr Summer Blacks for about 4 years and I would never go anywhere else. I am ALWAYS ecstatic with her work and have had Botox and Restylane filler in my cheeks and lips. Dr Black is not only a total perfectionist but she becomes a friend you feel comfortable confiding in and sharing your life with. I would recommend Dr Black to my own mother....and in fact I did! Now we are both her patients who regularly visit her for all our anti-aging facial perfecting cosmetic work."- A.R. / Google / Feb 06, 2017
"Excellent communication and professionalism: Dr. Black showed genuine concern and interest in my special case and she made me feel like I was getting the best of her talents and medical care. She was recommended by another very well respected doctor who had all the confidence in the world in Dr. Black. I also greatly appreciated her asking her father to concur with her on my case and he was also there for my surgery. You have no doubt that her excellence runs in the family. Her skills are the best in the industry which means she's definitely no.1 in New Orleans!"- B.B. / Google / Jul 10, 2019
"Dr. Summer Black is wonderful. Her calming, encouraging bedside manner eased all my concerns. Dr. Black was patient as she answered all of my questions and Dr. Black was very accessible as she personally followed up with me numerous times after my procedure. I highly recommend Dr. Summer Black!"- J.A. / Google / Jul 06, 2019
"Dr. Summer Black was compassionate, caring, and accessible. My surgery was a success and her calming and encouraging bedside manner took aware any fears I had. She took her time answering any questions I had and followed up with me numerous times after my procedure. I would highly recommend Dr. Black."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Jul 06, 2019
"I would recommend Dr. Black to anyone. She took her time at each appt, explained things throughly, and made me feel extremely comfortable. Her office staff was always friendly and eager to help when I called. More than satisfied with the outcome of my surgery from start to finish!!"- N.L. / Healthgrades / Jul 04, 2019
Do I Qualify?
Rhinoplasty surgery is often used to administer several changes. No matter the look of your nose, our team is standing by to address your requests. After years of surgical practice, our board-certified plastic surgeons are able to remedy an array of cosmetic issues:
- Nose size in relation to facial balance
- Nose width at the bridge
- The size and positioning of your nostrils
- The profile of the nose – eliminate visible humps or depressions on the bridge
- Eliminate enlarged or bulbous nasal tips
- Address drooping, upturned or hooked noses
- Alter nostrils that are large, wide, or upturned
- Remedy nasal asymmetry
- Correct a deviated septum
What to Expect
Rhinoplasty is usually performed as an outpatient procedure with the patient under general anesthesia. Each patient's surgical experience will differ due to their individual needs and goals. There are a number of approaches and techniques that can be used during nose surgery. When augmenting the nose, the surgeon can take cartilage from deep within the nose or the cartilage may be harvested from other areas of the body such as the ribs.
Following surgery, patients can expect to have swelling and bruising around the nose and eyes for approximately 2 weeks. Patients will need to keep their head above their chest to help improve swelling. This should go away quickly. A lightweight splint will be applied to maintain the shape of your new nose, and will be removed within a week. The area may feel tight and uncomfortable, but that shouldn't last for very long, either.
Congestion is also common following rhinoplasty and may be caused by the splint and nasal packing worn the first few days post-surgery. After removing the splints, patients will be able to see and admire their newly shaped and contoured nose.
Plan Your Procedure
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Dynamic Rhinoplasty Results
The nose is often considered a focal point of our face, which is why it is important to ensure that your nose complements your overall facial aesthetic. For patients whose nose crooks one way or the other or those suffering from injuries to the nose, rhinoplasty may be a good option. We strive to give every patient the look they desire with advanced techniques and surgical options to make sure your new nose meets your cosmetic goals. Schedule a consultation at Dr. Black Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery to learn more about nose surgery and how it can improve your appearance and breathing.