How Useful is Image Simulation in Predicting Rhinoplasty Surgery?

Rhinoplasty surgery, commonly referred to as a nose job, remains one of the most popular surgical procedures asked for by both men and women. In the past, surgeons used a wide variety of before and after photos to help patients determine what route to take. These days, however, digital simulation is taking the reins and for good reason.

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Image simulation can be beneficial to both patients and surgeons. Although it’s not perfect, computer modification can help with preoperative planning. At your initial face-to-face consultation, photos will be taken at multiple angles (frontal, lateral, basal, and three-quarter views). The photographs are then digitally altered to simulate post-surgical results.

Computer modified photos should not be looked at as a guarantee of the outcome. Instead, think of image simulation as a goal to work towards. Every patient has a unique healing process and structural abnormalities that can affect the end-result of your surgery. Your surgeon will do their best to ensure the best possible outcome for your individual procedure.

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You’ll have the option to look over your final results alongside your digitally simulated images at various points of your healing process. The majority of patients note there is a close representation when compared to final postoperative photos.

Patients with realistic expectations about what rhinoplasty surgery can do for them are more likely to have an overall high-satisfaction rate. Most patients only require one nose surgery in their lifetime to achieve desired results. Rhinoplasty has the potential to give you a more balanced facial appearance and boost your self-image.

“I had a positive experience there. Dr. Mashkevich focused on what I wanted to achieve doing the rhinoplasty. As a result, I satisfy with the outcome of the surgery and would highly recommend him to friends/colleagues. In addition to the rhinoplasty, he removed a mole from my chick (0.5 mm). After two months, the scar is almost not noticeable!!! It’s a miracle! The doctor and his team are experts in what they do! Thank you!” *

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To learn more about our Rhinoplasty procedures, please schedule your consultation by either filling out the form on this page or by calling Specialty Aesthetic Surgery at (212) 737-8700. We look forward to helping you!

About Our Surgeons

Bruce Moskowitz, MD is an experienced and board-certified oculoplastic surgeon. His practice encompasses all areas of oculoplastic cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has a well-known reputation for revision surgery, and a large portion of his practice comes from other colleagues to revise sub-optimal outcomes.

Grigoriy Mashkevich, MD is an experienced and double-board certified facial plastic surgeon. He belongs to a highly select group of surgeons with a focused specialization in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, face, and neck. 

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