What is an Ethnic Rhinoplasty in Chicago?

We are blessed with a diverse population in Chicago, and each ethnic group has unique, beautiful facial features. Dr. Sulyman-Scott is one of the few female African American facial plastic surgeons practicing in the USA. Her meticulous approach to ethnic rhinoplasty will enhance your beauty in the most natural-looking way by creating a positive aesthetic balance.

Ethnic Nose Surgery in Chicago

Subtle changes in your nasal structure can make a dramatic difference in your facial balance, highlighting the beauty of your eyes and facial structure. When you feel beautiful, you are secure and empowered, ready to face all that life brings you with a confident glow from within. If you are considering improving the structure of your nose, you can trust that your ethnic nose surgery will be performed by Dr. Sulyman-Scott, a facial plastic surgeon who truly understands the beautifully unique features of ethnic faces.

A Woman’s Eye for Balance and Beauty Makes the Difference.

An ethnic rhinoplasty, when successful, is a customized surgery that reshapes the nose while respecting the patient's ethnic identity. There are few facial procedures that require a higher level of surgical skill than nose reshaping, and Dr. Sulyman-Scott takes a unique approach to this surgery. The process begins with a lengthy conversation between you and Dr. Sulyman-Scott, so she can fully understand your aesthetic vision.

Feel free to bring pictures of noses you love, to aid in the discussion. She will take all the time needed to answer your questions, evaluate your facial structure, and then speak with you about creating a more harmonious balance among your features.

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What Can an Ethnic Rhinoplasty Do for My Look?

Your features are unique to you and reflect your heritage, and every ethnicity has a unique beauty. A custom ethnic rhinoplasty should enhance your other features in the most subtle, natural way, and leave you feeling beautiful, glowing with confidence.

Rather than dramatically altering your look, why not undergo a rhinoplasty that enhances your natural beauty? Discover a true talent in the field of facial plastic surgery, Dr. Sulyman-Scott. A custom surgery can be performed to correct any of the following aesthetic issues:

  • You feel your nose is too large.
  • You feel your nose is too wide.
  • You want a more refined nasal structure.
  • You want to revise a larger, pointed, round, or drooping nose tip.
  • You want to have a defined or straighter nasal bridge.
  • You want to reduce a hump on the bridge of your nose.
  • You need to revise a nose job that did not meet your expectations.
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Empower Yourself with a Custom Ethnic Rhinoplasty.

Undergoing facial plastic surgery is not about vanity, but about feeling confident in your appearance. An ethnic rhinoplasty should enhance the beauty of your natural features and should not be easily discernable. Dr. Sulyman-Scott truly believes in her motto, “Everyone deserves to feel beautiful,” and she is deeply gratified when she sees her patients rediscovering their beauty after a facial procedure. She is driven by her desire to help her patients live happier, more confident lives.

Modern Surgical Techniques Bring Faster Healing.

An ethnic rhinoplasty should be performed with advanced surgical techniques. When under the care of our team, you can expect one week of downtime. You will have a one-week post-operative follow-up appointment for bandage, splint, and suture removal, with further follow-ups at four weeks, three months, six months, and one year. You can expect to have all your concerns addressed, with a focus on your satisfaction at every step of the process.

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Ethnic Rhinoplasty Recovery Tips

1. Follow Your Surgeon's Instructions: Your surgeon will provide specific post-operative instructions. Follow them closely, as they are tailored to your individual case.

2. Rest and Avoid Strenuous Activities: Plan to take at least a week off work or school to rest and recover. Avoid strenuous activities, including heavy lifting and intense exercise, for several weeks.

3. Elevate Your Head: Keeping your head elevated, even when sleeping, helps reduce swelling and promotes better blood circulation. Use extra pillows to prop yourself up.

4. Use Cold Compresses: Applying cold compresses to your eyes and nose can help reduce swelling and bruising during the first few days after surgery. Do not apply ice directly to your skin; wrap it in a cloth or use a cold pack.

5. Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated, which aids in the healing process and helps prevent post-surgery constipation, which can result from pain medication.

6. Pain Management: Your surgeon will likely prescribe pain medication to manage discomfort. Take it as directed, but avoid aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), as they can increase bleeding.

7. Avoid Smoking and Alcohol: Smoking can slow down the healing process and increase the risk of complications. Avoid alcohol as well, as it can interact with pain medication and impair judgment.

8. Protect Your Nose: Avoid touching or bumping your nose during the initial healing period. It's essential to be gentle when cleaning or applying ointments.

9. Diet: Initially, stick to a soft diet to minimize chewing and facial movements. This can help prevent strain on the surgical site.

10. Avoid Sun Exposure: Protect your skin from the sun by wearing a wide-brimmed hat and using sunscreen, as sun exposure can exacerbate swelling and bruising.

11. Nasal Care: If your surgeon recommends it, use saline nasal sprays or irrigations to keep your nasal passages moist and clean. This can aid in the healing process.

12. Attend Follow-up Appointments: Keep all scheduled follow-up appointments with your surgeon so they can monitor your progress and address any concerns promptly.

13. Patience: Understand that swelling and bruising are normal after rhinoplasty and may take several weeks to subside fully. Be patient with the healing process.

14. Emotional Support: Rhinoplasty recovery can be emotionally challenging due to the changes in your appearance during the early stages. Seek support from friends and family, or consider talking to a therapist if needed.

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Ethnic Rhinoplasty FAQ

What is the difference between ethnic rhinoplasty and traditional rhinoplasty?

How long is the recovery after ethnic rhinoplasty?

What ethnic groups can be treated with ethnic rhinoplasty?

Will my ethnic rhinoplasty results look natural?

Does ethnic rhinoplasty cost more than traditional rhinoplasty?

What is the difference between ethnic rhinoplasty and traditional rhinoplasty?

Ethnic rhinoplasty and traditional rhinoplasty are very similar procedures. The main difference between the two surgeries is that ethnic rhinoplasty puts emphasis on maintaining the distinct features of the patient’s ethnic identity.

How long is the recovery after ethnic rhinoplasty?

Most patients can return to work and their normal routines approximately one to two weeks after undergoing ethnic rhinoplasty. However, it’s best to wait at least three or four weeks before resuming strenuous exercise.

What ethnic groups can be treated with ethnic rhinoplasty?

People of numerous non-caucasian ethnicities can be good candidates for ethnic rhinoplasty. Some of the ethnicities most commonly treated with the procedure include: African, African American, Asian, Hispanic, Latino American, Persian, Indian.

Will my ethnic rhinoplasty results look natural?

Dr. Sulyman-Scott approaches every ethnic rhinoplasty with extreme precision and attention to detail. In addition to preserving your ethnic heritage, she will take care to make subtle adjustments and preserve your natural beauty.

Does ethnic rhinoplasty cost more than traditional rhinoplasty?

Because ethnic rhinoplasty can sometimes be more complex than traditional rhinoplasty, it may be slightly more expensive. During your consultation with Dr. Sulyman-Scott, she can provide you with detailed information on the cost of your treatment.

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