Why Is Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty the Less Invasive Option?

For those considering a nose reshaping surgery, traditional rhinoplasty often comes to mind first. This surgical approach has existed for decades as an effective method to alter nasal anatomy and accounts for over 200,000 procedures performed every year in the US alone. However, the invasive nature of traditional rhinoplasty—which requires tedious cutting and rearranging of… Read More »

Dr. Barrera Announced as Chair of the Much Anticipated “Innovations in Rhinoplasty” Event at the 2023 AAFPRS Advances in Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting in San Diego

San Diego, CA –  World-renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Jose Barrera, has been appointed Chair of the prestigious “Innovations in Rhinoplasty” event at the upcoming 2023 American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) Advances in Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting. The event, scheduled to take place from April 27 – 30, 2023, in San… Read More »

How Is Rhinoplasty for Wide Noses Different?

Rhinoplasty, colloquially referred to as a nose job, is a surgical procedure that reshapes the nose, transforming its appearance and improving its functionality. For individuals with wide noses, the process can be uniquely intricate, requiring an experienced facial plastic surgeon to address the distinct characteristics that set these noses apart from other noses. In this… Read More »

How Soon Can You Get Revision Rhinoplasty?

  Each year, over 350,000 Americans get a rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, procedure. This makes it the second most popular cosmetic procedure in the U.S. However, many people don’t hear about the fact that many rhinoplasty patients aren’t happy with the results of their procedure. When this happens, patients have three options: Leave it as… Read More »

Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty

Achieving flawless, natural-looking plastic surgery results requires surgeons to stay abreast of the latest tools and techniques. That’s why Dr. Barrera uses cutting-edge ultrasonic rhinoplasty technology to achieve only the most precise results for his patients. How Do We Incorporate Structure With Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty? Ultrasonic rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that uses high-frequency ultrasonic waves… Read More »

What Are the Differences Between Male and Female Rhinoplasties?

Many people incorrectly assume that rhinoplasty, or a nose job, is the same for men and women. In reality, the fundamental aesthetic variances between the feminine and masculine noses mean the procedure differs significantly. Although the procedure does follow similar basic concepts, the aesthetic appreciation and experience required to alter the appearance of a masculine… Read More »

How to Improve Your Profile With Male Rhinoplasty

A rhinoplasty, or nose job, is an extremely popular plastic surgery procedure for men today, with tens of thousands of men seeing plastic surgeons for nose reshaping every year. But why is it so popular with male patients — and how can it make the male face more attractive with a more appealing profile? Well,… Read More »

Can You Combine Rhinoplasty and Sinus Surgery?

The nose sits at the center of our face. As such, it is an essential aesthetic focal point, but it is also a vital organ that facilitates our breathing. For many people in the U.S., their nose can be a source of discomfort, either for aesthetic or functional reasons. A question that patients frequently ask… Read More »