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Dr. Most selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America for 2007-2013.
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Tehran, Iran- 11/2011
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Dr. Most has a special interest in rhinoplasty techniques that not only improve nasal appearance but improve nasal function as well. To that end, his research has examined quality of life (QOL) after rhinoplasty surgery.

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Revision Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is perhaps the most challenging of all plastic surgery procedures. Even in the best of hands, external deformities or breathing difficulties may occur after rhinoplasty. This is due to the complicated anatomy of the nose and the 'vagaries of healing'. Many patiets come to Dr. Most for his expertise in this area. A brief overview is here.

In such cases, when a second surgical procedure is undertaken, the experience of the surgeon becomes even more important. Dr. Most, as Chief of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Washington, developed a significant regional referall practice for revision rhinoplasty. Now performing rhinoplasty in the San Francisco Bay Area, Dr. Most has once again developed a regional practice in revision rhinoplasty. His patients have come from all over the West Coast, and from as far away as New York or overseas. Many have observed his lectures on rhinoplasty and other topics in facial plastic surgery on the Research Channel.

If you have had a rhinoplasty, and have problems with breathing or the external shape of your nose, a consultation with Dr. Most may help determine if you are a candidate for this procedure.

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The Procedure

The procedure is usually performed under general anesthesia. Incisions are primarily internal, though a small external incision is sometimes used. The bone and cartilage of the nose is reshaped, and care is taken to preserve the breathing function of the nose. Dr. Most is often able to actually improve nasal breathing for his patients.

Patients may expect 5-7 days of swelling in the nose. Dr. Most uses absorbable sutures that do not need to be removed, and uses advanced techniques that allow him to avoid packing in most cases.

Why should I choose Dr. Most?

As a double-certified Otolaryngologist and Facial Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Most is uniquely qualified in surgery of the face, and the nose in particular. Dr. Most has many years experience and has served as Chief of Facial Plastic Surgery at two of the top medical centers in the United States. He is now Chief of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University. Dr. Most is internationally recognized for his expertise in rhinoplasty surgery. He has written extensively on this subject, including work on improving surgical outcomes. He has contributed as lead author to the major textbook on Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery on this topic, and his work in this area was recently selected for a 'best of' paper in Facial Plastic Surgery. He has contribued to numerous journals and major textbooks on rhinoplasty. He is often invited to speak at national and international meetings on rhinoplasty. A leader in the field, he has received national awards for his work. He was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America. He is on the Editorial Board of a major journal in Facial Plastic Surgery. He performs over one hundred rhinoplasties each year. His patient comments reflect his personal philosophy for excellence.

What about Computer Imaging?

You may request computer-assisted imaging to help you envision what a rhinoplasty can achieve for you.

I am interested! What is the next step?

If you are interested in this procedure, Dr. Most will personally evaluate you to determine if it is right for you. Please contact the Stanford Facial Plastic Surgery Office via phone (650) 736-FACE or (736-3223) to make a consultation appointment with Dr. Most. You may also email us at info@drmost.com for more information. We look forward to seeing you!