Nasal Valve Collapse – Rhinoplasty Chicago

Does your nose show visual or functional signs of having a nasal valve collapse? Flimsy nostrils or a pinched bridge may be possible indicators. To find out if you have this condition and need rhinoplasty, it’s best to have a plastic surgeon take a look at the area. During your nasal valve collapse consultation, your […]

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Dorsal Hump – Chicago Rhinoplasty Nasal Bridge

Do you have a nose with a prominent bump? Known as a dorsal hump, this awkward bump is a common complaint about prospective rhinoplasty patients. If you have this issue, it’s time to learn more about dorsal humps. The upper part of the nose is made of soft tissue and bone, and the lower part […]

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Alar Wedge Excision – Chicago Rhinoplasty

The section of the nose that includes the nostrils and the columella is called the alar base. When parts of this area are too large or wide, they make the whole nose look this way. When the nostrils are too large or flared, they can be reduced using a type of alar base reduction called […]

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Pollybeak – Nose Surgery Chicago Rhinoplasty

Is your confidence suffering because of a parrot-like nose? Pollybeak is an unfortunate nasal issue, but like most nasal issues, it can be solved using rhinoplasty. There are two types of pollybeak: cartilaginous and soft tissue. When pollybeak is caused by cartilage overreduction or underreduction, surgeons categorize it as cartilaginous. When excess scar tissue forms […]

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Altering the Appearance of Your Nose with Chicago Rhinoplasty

It is extremely common for a person to be unhappy with the appearance of their nose. For some their misshaped nose is genetic while others become unhappy with the appearance of their nose after injury. Regardless of the reason you are unhappy with your nose, Dr. Placik can help you achieve a nose you love […]

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Improving the Appearance of Your Nose With Chicago Rhinoplasty – Nose Surgery Chicago

Our nose is not only the foal point of our facial features, but also the main path in which air reaches our lungs. An abnormality due to genetics or injury can upset the balance of our face and cause breathing problems such as snoring. Dr. Placik uses Rhinoplasty to improve the appearance of the nose […]

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