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Common concerns of San Diego rhinoplasty patients and why they don't need to have them.

The 3 Things That Worry Rhinoplasty Patients (And Why They Shouldn’t)

Rhinoplasty is one of the top 5 cosmetic plastic surgical procedures performed yearly with over 200,000 in 2017 according to statistics compiled by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The ASPS represents over 6,000 board-certified plastic surgeons and is the largest plastic surgery society in the world. So while rhinoplasty is a trusted and …

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Rhinoplasty: Open or Closed?

Rhinoplasty: Open or Closed?

When researching your own in San Diego, you've probably come across a wealth of unfamiliar terms and concepts. One common one my patients ask me about is the "open" vs. "closed" rhinoplasty. While many people assume that "open" rhinoplasty is a more invasive form of the surgery and therefore 1 to be avoided, the truth …

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Plastic Surgery Doctor Chaffoo La Jolla San Diego,CA

Rhinoplasty San Diego

Surgeon: Dr. Richard Chaffoo Procedures Performed: Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty) case number 87 This 20-year-old woman had a nasal defect and airway obstruction that made it difficult for her to breathe through her nose. The large hump on her nose was also cosmetically unappealing, so she began looking for a surgeon in San Diego to help reshape her …

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