April 13, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

A droopy tip means that the tip of your nose droops or sags at the very end. For some people, the droopiness causes the nose to have a hook-like shape, which is why people also call this condition a hooked nose.

Whether viewed from the front or the side, a drooping nasal tip can have a negative effect on the appearance of your face. For many people, an ideal nose does not droop at all and instead has a slight upward angle at the tip.

February 26, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

If you have a crooked nose, it can lead to a great deal of self-consciousness. You might experience issues with your self image even around family members and friends. Thankfully people with crooked or misshaped noses can undergo rhinoplasty (nose job), a cosmetic and reconstructive nasal surgery that can correct the appearance of the bridge and other parts of the nose. The end result is a more symmetrical face and better overall appearance.

January 31, 2019 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

Excessive sun exposure is bad for your skin in general. The UV damage can lead to sun spots, deepening lines, discoloration, and can increase the risk of cancer. For plastic surgery patients, excessive sun exposure increases the risk of post-op complications, and can lead to worsening side effects and longer recovery times. That’s why San Mateo, CA plastic surgeon Dr. John R. Griffin advises his patients to stay out of the sun after surgery.

December 31, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

Undergoing a rhinoplasty (nasal reshaping surgery) can dramatically improve the appearance of your face. Even just a subtle adjustment of the nasal bridge or shape of the nostrils can help enhance your facial features. San Mateo, CA cosmetic surgeon John R. Griffin has helped many patients thanks to this facial surgery.

November 30, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

A person’s face can be dramatically altered and enhanced with a simple rhinoplasty (nasal reshaping surgery) procedure. Just altering the bridge of the nose or changing the angle of the tip of the nose can bring balance to the face, improve symmetry, and bring out the beauty in your other facial features.

October 31, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

Rhinoplasty (nose job) is one of the most popular facial plastic surgery procedures performed each year. The results of surgery can be dramatic or subtle.

Dr. John R. Griffin has helped many patients in and around San Mateo, CA thanks to carefully tailored nose reshaping surgery.

September 29, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

There are many kinds of imperfections that affect the appearance of the face. Some of these issues are genetic while others are the result of injury or the environment. When it comes to correcting the appearance of the nose, undergoing a rhinoplasty (nose job) can make a major difference.

August 22, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

The nose is extremely delicate after rhinoplasty (nose job). In fact, blowing your nose and wearing glasses can negatively impact the appearance of the nose while you are healing. To prevent these kinds of problems from occurring, it’s important to protect the nose and keep it stabilized in the early days after surgery. That’s where rhinoplasty splints come into play.

July 24, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

Accidents can happen any time, any place, and anywhere. Some of these accidents are minor and result in bumps and scrapes, while others may result in facial injuries. The nose is of particular concern in these cases. A broken nose can have a lasting effect on your appearance as well as your overall health and wellness.

June 30, 2018 - by: Dr. John Griffin | TOPICS: Face

A rhinoplasty (nose job) is often performed to help make a wide nose appear narrower. It is also possible to perform a rhinoplasty to widen a narrow nose. These aesthetic surgeries on the nose can go a long way toward enhancing overall facial appearance.