If you are of ethnic background, your nose can be representative of your heritage. You want to refine your appearance, without losing who you are. Ethnic rhinoplasty takes into account specific qualities that must remain to avoid stripping you of your nationality and personality.
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.
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.Read Article
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.Read More About Persian Rhinoplasty
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.Read More About Asian Rhinoplasty
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.Read More About African-American Rhinoplasty
The best way to determine whether a surgeon is capable of giving you the results you desire is to view his past work and results.
Read the story of how Dr. Asaria helped one patient achieve the nose of her dreams.Read Article
Dr. Asaria was recently interviewed by Elevate Magazine, where he shared perspective and advice about ethnic rhinoplasty. He advises those considering the procedure to seek out a plastic surgeon with extensive experience working with patients from various ethnic backgrounds.
"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 AsariaRead Article View Magazine
One of the critical points in a successful ethnic rhinoplasty lies in the degree of attention paid to surgical planning. Depending upon the structural and cosmetic problems to be addressed, a comprehensive, custom surgical plan is necessary in accomplishing truly beautiful results. Dr. Asaria is known for his exceptional talent in performing ethnic rhinoplasty, and his artistry in creating the perfect balance for patients from various ethnic backgrounds, and for his consistently outstanding results that enhance the entire facial structure and features of the individual.
The most important aspect of achieving superior results in ethnic rhinoplasty surgery occurs in the planning phase. To enhance the natural attractiveness of your features, it is necessary to alter the underlying structure to correctly reshape your nose. Each of these changes requires precise, detailed planning for a custom surgery.
You probably have an idea of what you want to change in your nose, whether reducing a bump on the bridge, building up the bridge, reducing or altering projection, shape, or reducing size and shape of your nostrils. Each change must be performed with meticulous attention to detail, so the result is a true enhancement for your natural features. As one of Canada’s most respected ethnic rhinoplasty surgeons, your surgery will be performed by a true artist.