Kim Kardashian’s Nose Job: a Forensic Analysis

I have a lot of young patient’s who bring me pictures of the “Kim Kardashian nose job” during their pre-operative visit at my Los Angeles office. What I’m impressed with beyond her natural beauty, is that these young patients could even recognize Kim Kardashian’s plastic surgery. It is a subtle change, but does all the […]

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Madame X

“Madame X” is a painting by the famous 19th Century American portrait artist John Singer Sargent. This painting has always struck me as an unabashed celebration of the nose. I have enjoyed this painting long before I became a rhinoplasty surgeon, and seeing it again through the eyes of a surgeon, gave me pause. This […]

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Dr. Rawnsley on Rhinoplasty, Pt. 3

In shopping for plastic surgery, buyer beware. The internet is a great place to look at everyone’s wares. Before and after pages are always the most looked at pages for Plastic surgeons. You should like what you see and there should be plenty of examples. Get a feel for the overall site. Is it haphazardly […]

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Dr. Rawnsley on Rhinoplasty, Pt. 2

As an educator, teaching young surgeons at UCLA, I have a great interest in helping make the situation better for rhinoplasty patients by teaching surgeons the basics, as well as the nuances, of this surgery so that the overall quality of care is improved in the community. Our fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery […]

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