A research paper published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery) reports that up to 76% of patients suffering from a Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) seek to alleviate their symptoms with cosmetic surgery even though such surgery rarely improves the condition. BDD, a psychiatric condition characterized by excessive preoccupation with […]
The world is already obsessed with her chic style and shiny locks, but apparently, we are also obsessed with something else about the Duchess of Cambridge—her nose. According to new data, Kate Middleton’s royal nose was the most requested celebrity facial feature of 2012 in the U.K. “People are choosing celebrities who are sophisticated and […]
SOLAR POWERED GREEN CLINIC The Nose Clinic is perhaps the only ‘green’ clinic in the world. On Wednesday 11 January 2012, we added an important footnote to medical history. We performed a delicate Rhinoplasty procedure – a three hour operation – entirely on solar energy. This follows the recent installation of specially designed solar panels […]
Author: Charles S Lee, MD; Chief Editor: John R Taylor, MD, FRCSC, FACS The same goal exists for rhinoplasty performed on Asians as for rhinoplasty performed on Caucasians, which is to build a natural-appearing structure that blends harmoniously with the face. As a group, Asians require augmentation of the nose to achieve this result, in […]
Original Article Published in ABC NEWS By MIKAELA CONLEY July 27, 2011 Most people looking to get a nose job, or rhinoplasty, hope for a better-looking nose, but a new study found that 33 percent of them show signs of body dysmorphic disorder, or BDD, a chronic mental illness characterized by excessive worry over appearance […]
You are what you eat. Clothes make the man. We’ve plenty of ways of slightly modifying our identity, some more drastic than others.
Socialite Tara-Palmer Tomkinson has said she “feels like a different person” after getting a new nose. The victim of a gruesome penis-hacking incident may feel the same.