A successful rhinoplasty starts with selecting the right surgeon. Your surgery must be performed by a surgeon with an intimate understanding of how to create shapes and forms that are compatible to your face, someone who understands how to accentuate your best features and give your face an overall balanced and harmonious appearance. This is particularly important for patients of African, Asian, Middle Eastern, or Hispanic descent.
With a plastic surgery clinic in the culturally diverse city of Toronto, we are accustomed to serving patients from all different ethnic backgrounds. As a renowned rhinoplasty specialist, Dr. Asaria is regularly visited by patients from all over the country who want the best ethnic rhinoplasty Canada has to offer. Here at FACE Toronto, we have developed a reputation as one of the leading destinations for ethnic rhinoplasty in all of Canada.
As a highly trained head and neck surgeon with extensive education in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Asaria is among the most qualified ethnic rhinoplasty surgeons in Toronto and all of Canada. The fact that he is also of ethnic descent himself gives him a high level of insight into the needs and desires of his patients and an added advantage in the area of ethnic rhinoplasty.
Dr. Asaria featured online in The Fashion Magazine
Toronto-based plastic surgeon and leader in the field of ethnic rhinoplasty Dr. Jamil Asaria tells me in gauze-soft reassuring tones: “Gone are the days when you open the textbooks and see photos of girls from Dallas with little scoop noses that have three centimetres of projection and ‘X’ amount of slope, and the angle between the nose and the lip is 110 degrees. There is no ideal now…. People aren’t coming to me and saying, ‘I want Elisha Cuthbert’s perfect nose.’ They’re saying, ‘I want a nose that still looks Persian or Asian,’ for instance. It’s about balance and proportion and integrating the ethnic personality.
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Rhinoplasty is a very popular and accepted procedure among certain ethnic groups. For example, in Iran rhinoplasty is one of the most common plastic surgery procedures. Persians are renowned for their beauty and good looks and, as is the case in most Middle Eastern countries, rhinoplasty is a sought after and widely accepted refinement of the face. Often times, taking down a hump on the nose, and narrowing the tip and nostrils slightly can make a huge difference.
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Other common ethnic groups that commonly undergo nasal reshaping include patients of Asian background. Patients coming from China, Korea, the Philippines, and other parts of Asia often seek more definition of the bridge of the nose, increased tip refinement and support, and nostril or alar base narrowing. Some surgeons use silicone or Goretex implants to help build up the bridge of the nose and support the tip, but having seen complications with foreign materials such as infection and rejection, Dr. Asaria believes the best material to use is your own body’s cartilage. When needed, Dr. Asaria uses either septal cartilage or cartilage from the ear or ribs to create grafts that help build the structure of the nose for a long-lasting result.
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African-American rhinoplasty is another common subtype of ethnic rhinoplasty that has its own individual nuances. In the African community the size and shape of the nose tends to vary considerably from one patient to the next. This heavily dependent upon whether they are descendants of North, East, or West Africa. The patients who are of Caribbean or South American background also have distinctive features about their nose. In general, African-american patients have thicker skin, softer cartilage framework, and a wider or flatter nose. These patients often seek refinement of the tip and nostril reshaping through a procedure known as alar base narrowing.
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At FACE Toronto, One Size Does Not Fit All
"For non-Caucasian patients, they should find a surgeon that has a large proportion of ethnic patients. Surgeons who are focusing on ethnic surgery can deliver a more natural and well-balanced result for patients." — Dr. Jamil Asaria
Dr. Asaria was recently featured in Elevate Magazine, sharing his expertise in ethnic rhinoplasty procedures. With his expansive knowledge and individualized approach to ethnic rhinoplasty, Dr. Asaria helps patients understand what to look for when considering this procedure.
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Planning your Rhinoplasty Surgery
The most important part of nose surgery is the planning phase. Rhinoplasty involves, precise, detailed changes in the underlying structure of the nose. Each of these changes must be carefully planned out in advance by you and your surgeon.
When you come to FACE Toronto, your first step will be to meet with Dr. Asaria for a private consultation. He will discuss your goals and expectations and answer any questions you may have. With state-of-the-art, digital imaging Dr. Asaria can also show you an accurate representation of what you will look like.
Excellent communication between patient and surgeon is crucial during the planning phase. Dr. Asaria makes it a point to work closely with each patient and ensure that they are 100% comfortable before surgery. He will work with you to compose a treatment plan that is completely customized to you and your needs.
Dr. Asaria will work with you to thoroughly plan your rhinoplasty and ensure that you understand every detail.