Nasal Surgery

Located In New York City

Nasal surgery, or rhinoplasty, is a well-known and very popular procedure. The object is to create a natural-looking nose, in harmony with other facial features. The nasal bones and cartilage may be reduced or repositioned to make the profile finer, the angle different, or the width reduced. The important thing is to express your desires, study your photos at consultation and talk through the options. Virtually anything is possible, but common sense, and good taste should be the rule.

Dr. Imber is an internationally renowned plastic surgeon and has performed over 25,000 surgical procedures. He performs a full range of cosmetic surgery procedures in his New York City practice, popularized the S-Lift, and developed the Limited Incision Facelift Technique. He has dedicated his career to helping his patients look as good as they feel, and always strives for the most natural results.

Nasal Surgery

Nasal surgery, or rhinoplasty, is a well-known and very popular procedure. The nasal bones and cartilage may be reduced or repositioned to make the profile finer, the angle different, or the width reduced. Here, there is no substitute for experience. There are 3 things to know. Communicate fully with Dr. Imber regarding expectations, find a surgeon whose taste is congruent with yours, and most importantly a surgeon with significant experience. This is a delicate procedure on the center of your face, and something you only want to do once.

Nasal Surgery Goals

The object is to create a natural-looking nose, in harmony with other facial features. The nasal bones and cartilage may be reduced or repositioned to make the profile finer, the angle different, or the width reduced. Goals also vary for each patient based on their facial anatomy .

Nasal Surgery Candidates

Candidates vary for this procedure and it is a very personal decision. Most patients see Dr. Imber for a rhinoplasty to improve the way their nose looks so it compliments their facial features. The important thing is to express your desires, study your photos at consultation and talk through the options. Virtually anything is possible, but common sense, and good taste should be the rule.

What to Expect During Your Nasal Surgery

The operation is performed in the ambulatory suite under sedation or full anesthesia, and local. Dr. Imber virtually always performs a closed rhinoplasty, which means no visible scars. During your consultation, Dr. Imber will review your surgical procedure and answer any questions you may have.

Recovering From Your Nasal Surgery

Dr. Imber and his team of nurses will review all recovery guidelines with you and are always available to answer any questions you have. After surgery, a dressing of paper tape strips and a plastic cast are worn for a week. There is post-operative pain for the first night, and adequate medication is prescribed. Vigorous activities must be curtailed for several weeks after surgery. Again, Dr. Imber’s team will review all recovery details with you.

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Words From Dr Imber!

Here, there is no substitute for experience. I’ve always told my students that until you have done a few hundred rhinoplasties you won’t really have a handle on it. There are 3 things to know. Communicate fully with the surgeon regarding expectations, find a surgeon whose taste is congruent with yours, and most importantly a surgeon with significant experience.

– Gerald Imber, M.D.

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What Type Of Anesthesia Will I Receive?

Dr. Imber’s board-certified anesthesiologist will call you the night before surgery to review all guidelines necessary the morning of your surgery. Prior to this, Dr. Imber’s nurses will advise medical clearance and discuss any other guidelines to follow before your surgery. Most patients receive local anesthesia with sedation and Dr. Imber’s anesthesiologist is on site the day of your surgery. This procedure can be performed under local anesthesia with light sedation, but all details will be discussed with Dr. Imber.

Are There Any Non-Invasive Alternatives?

No, there aren’t any non-invasive alternatives for a rhinoplasty that Dr. Imber feels are appropriate.

Why Do I Need A Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon?

A board-certified plastic surgeon holds the highest levels of education and training needed to deliver the best results. This qualification is not easy to achieve, so by using a board-certified plastic surgeon, you know they meet the standards of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Will There Be Any Scarring?

Dr. Imber virtually always performs a closed rhinoplasty, which means no visible scars. Dr. Imber and his team of nurses will review all surgical details with you prior to surgery.

How Much Does Nasal Surgery Cost?

Any questions you have regarding procedure costs can be discussed during your consultation at Dr. Imber’s office.

We Offer Concierge Services

We want to make sure you are comfortable every step of the way, from managing your stay in New York City if you are out-of-town to post-surgical care and more.

Our concierge services include but are not limited to:

  • Accommodation Coordination with the finest New York City Hotels
  • Medical Photography
  • Medical Clearance
  • Private Duty Nurses and Escorts Post-Surgery
  • Transportation Post-Surgery
  • Pre- and Post-Operative Care

Conveniently located to serve New York City.

Dr Gerald Imber

Dr. Gerald Imber, M.D.

Dr. Gerald Imber is a board-certified, world-renowned plastic surgeon and strives to provide his patients the most natural results with the least invasive surgical techniques. He is recognized by US News and World Report and Castle Connolly as among the top 1% of plastic surgeons in the United States, on the staff of the Weill Cornell Medical Center, and directs his private surgical practice in New York City.

Dr. Imber has among the largest experience in facial rejuvenation and the prevention of facial aging. He has pioneered many less invasive surgical procedures that are now considered the gold standard among plastic surgeons, such as microsuction, a modified form of liposuction, to remove early jowls and tighten jawline, the extensive use of rejuvenating fat transfers, and the Limited Incision Facelift Technique, or Short Scar Facelift, a modern, less invasive facelift technique.

Dr. Imber performs a full range of cosmetic procedures, surgical and non-invasive, at his Manhattan office, including body, breast and nasal surgery, as well as facial reconstruction following Mohs micrographic surgery.