Ethnic Rhinoplasty is another term for rhinoplasty surgeries performed on patients of ethnicity. Dr. Kassir see patients of all ethniciites and is an expert in:
- African American rhinoplasty,
- Asian rhinoplasty,
- Hispanic rhinoplasty, and
- Middle Eastern rhinoplasty.
Rhinoplasty in ethnic patients often requires a different approach than in Caucasian patients. Although individuals vary, there are some features in common to different ethnicities that make rhinoplasty for each ethnic group distinct. And these distinctions need to be taken into account to achieve great rhinoplasty surgeries.
Ethnic Rhinoplasty Areas:
Most African-American/black rhinoplasty or ethnic nose job patients want to improve their nose without removing their heritage and ethnic identity. Usually, these patients want to lift the bridge, enhance their profiles or narrow the nostrils. Dr. Kassir has the skill and sensitivity to achieve a cosmetic result that beautifies the face while respecting and preserving ethnicity.
There are also physical differences that a good plastic surgery will understand. Specifically:
- African-Americans often have broader and somewhat flatter noses than Europeans.
- African-Americans also have thicker skin (as do Hispanics) and this makes refining the nasal tip more challenging.
- In addition, African-American nasal bones are comparatively short, requiring special care.
When compared to other ethnic groups, Asian facial anatomy traditionally differs in size, shape, skin texture or thickness, structure and appearance from other ethnic groups. These appearances might be slight, but they are very important when it comes to Asian rhinoplasty. Asian noses have different attributes (thicker, more sebaceous skin, flatter bridge, wider base) than Caucasian noses. Traditionally, Asian noses have flat bridges, sometimes with less definition and wider nostrils. They may also have a minimal tip. Most Asian patients who want to redefine their noses with rhinoplasty wish to enhance their nose symmetry, while creating a more ...