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Although similar techniques are used when performing rhinoplasty procedures for men and women, there are varying details to consider when it comes to creating the desired aesthetic. Whether an open or closed rhinoplasty technique is the foundation of the patient’s surgical plan, the specifics of the procedure are customized to suit the unique goals of the patient. In general, there are some key differences among the aesthetic characteristics men and women typically desire from their rhinoplasty. Women generally seek to ... Continue Reading

A rhinoplasty (also known as nose surgery) is typically performed for one of two main reasons: cosmetic enhancement or functional correction. Each rhinoplasty procedure is customized according to the unique needs and desires of the patient. Some patients seek to change the size and shape of the nose, and for these patients, a rhinoplasty can smooth the slope of the nose, change the tilt of the nasal tip, widen or narrow the nostrils, and improve overall symmetry as well as ... Continue Reading

With Ottawa’s winter weather comes skiing, skating, sliding and more, but these fun seasonal pastimes come with their share of spills and mishaps. A broken nose, stitches above the eye, or some other cut or bruise can often result from winter play. “This is the season we see an uptick in requests for rhinoplasty and scar revision procedures,” says Dr. Sachin Chitte, board-certified plastic surgeon and co-founder of The Ottawa Clinic. “Broken noses and deep lacerations are a common consequence ... Continue Reading