ASAPS Article: Getting A Nose Job Is Not Always About Vanity

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Posted on November 15, 2018 under Rhinoplasty

I was born with the same “Jewish nose” as my mom and many before us. As soon as I turned 18, I had it fixed – a graduation gift from my grandma, the only gift I actually wanted.

Many share this story… getting nose jobs to cope with bumps and hooks and curves they aren’t comfortable with. Rhinoplasty has absolutely gotten a reputation for being about vanity, and in many cases, that is what it’s all about. But, there are quite a few other reasons a person may choose to get their nose fixed, and a lot have absolutely nothing to do with vanity.

More than vanity

“Patients often undergo rhinoplasty to correct deformities, address the physical aftermath from an injury, or correct a nose that isn’t structured properly to allow for optimal breathing,” says Dr. Antonio Gayoso, a Florida-based plastic surgeon. Read more…

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