African American Rhinoplasty

African American Rhinoplasty in Newport Beach 

A sub-category of ethnic rhinoplasty for patients of African heritage. African American noses have common unique features that require specialized rhinoplasty techniques to produce natural and beautiful results. Some common features include thick skin, low bridge, flared nostrils, and a wide tip. There may be significant breathing problems as well from a deviated septum or enlarged turbinates.

Despite certain common features, each nose is unique and Dr. Razfar will create a tailor-made treatment plan to address these concerns. As a double board certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Razfar highly trained and can help you attain your aesthetic goals.

What are the common goals of African American rhinoplasty?
  • Refining the tip
  • Narrowing the nostrils
  • Adding definition to the bridge or removing a hump
  • Improving tip projection and support
  • Improving nasal breathing

Successful African American rhinoplasty requires attention to detail and adapting to the goals of the patient. Many patients desire a natural result while maintaining their ethnic features. Dr. Razfar will thoroughly examine the inside and outside of your nose to help determine what problems need to be addressed.