Rockmore Plastic Surgery: Jeffrey Rockmore, MD
15 Old Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: (518) 328-3330
Fax: (518) 328-3337
Monday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
The nose is at the center of the face, and it’s one of the first things people notice when they see you. Sometimes, the nose is in balance with the rest of the face, and everything works together nicely. Unfortunately, for many of us, the shape or contour of the nose doesn’t harmonize with the rest of the face. It could be a bump on the bridge, or the tip could be too round, or the nose may stick out too far from the face. With rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, Albany board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Rockmore can sculpt your nose to fit your face.
Because every nose is unique, Dr. Rockmore creates a customized surgical plan for each patient. He believes that an honest, open dialogue coupled with a careful physical examination of the nose produces the best outcomes, rather than using computer-generated images.
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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.
Are You a Rhinoplasty Candidate?
Patients seek rhinoplasty for a variety of reasons. Some noses change shape after an injury. Some noses simply develop a shape that is out of balance with the face. Common reasons for considering a nasal reshaping include:
This is a bump on the bridge of the nose that can give the nose a hook shape. The height of the nasal bridge and its contour are determined by the underlying bone and cartilage of the septum. Dr. Rockmore corrects this by trimming the height of the cartilage of the septum and the nasal bones.
The tip of the nose can be overly round. The shape of the tip is determined by the underlying tip cartilage, which can be too round or too large. Rhinoplasty reduces the width of the tip and changes its shape with sutures.
The nose can be out of proportion with the rest of the face in its length, width, or projection from the cheeks (height). In many cases, it is a combination of all 3. Dr. Rockmore carefully shapes the underlying nasal structure to create facial harmony.
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Noses can grow crookedly, or they can become crooked after an injury. This has many components, including both the septum and the nasal bones.
Septoplasty procedures correct a deviated septum. The septum is the wall that separates your nostrils, and a deviated or crooked septum impacts the nasal airway, causing difficulty breathing and sleeping. Septoplasty surgery removes some of the cartilage to open your airway, allowing you to breathe. It does not alter the external appearance of the nose.
Rhinoplasty can enhance the size and shape of your nose to fit the rest of your face. Not every face is the same, nor should every nose be. Dr. Rockmore takes an individualized approach to sculpt your nose and ensure results look natural.
During your consultation, you will discuss what bothers you about your nose. Dr. Rockmore will carefully examine your nose and then explain the specific options for your treatment. As he no longer believes that computer-generated images give an accurate depiction of what your nose will look like, they are not used. Rather, an open dialogue between you and Dr. Rockmore will address the goals of your procedure and the result you can expect.
Why Choose Dr. Rockmore for Rhinoplasty
- Experience with thousands of nasal surgeries performed over more than 20 years in practice
- Artistic vision to carefully craft your rhinoplasty to fit your face and provide a natural look
- Technical expertise to safely perform your surgery and give you the nose of your dreams
- Frequently asked to perform revision rhinoplasty to correct noses done elsewhere due to his expertise and experience
How Is Rhinoplasty Performed?
There are 2 types of rhinoplasty: an open and a closed technique.
- Closed rhinoplasty: This approach, which uses incisions within the nostrils, is appropriate for noses that require minimal adjustment of the tip. If there is an isolated bump, and the majority of the enhancement is focused on the bridge of the nose, a closed, or endonasal, approach may be used.
- Open rhinoplasty: For most people, improvement of the tip of the nose is also desired. In this case, an open rhinoplasty is a better option. This leaves a small, well-concealed scar on the columella that fades nicely.
Dr. Rockmore tailors each of these approaches to meet your individual needs.
Liquid Rhinoplasty: The “Nonsurgical Nose Job”
For patients looking for an alternative to surgical rhinoplasty, Dr. Rockmore specializes in liquid rhinoplasty. This nonsurgical approach utilizes injectable fillers to address nasal bumps and humps as well as moderately reshape and straighten the nose. The injectables can also be used to improve the shape, size, and position of the nasal tip. The procedure, which takes just minutes, is performed right in our office and has no recovery time.
“My rhinoplasty was a comfortable and worthwhile operation, and I am impressed with his quality of work, which I consider to be flawless.”-Real patient
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What Does Rhinoplasty Recovery Like?
Nasal surgeries are performed at the fully accredited surgery center near our office. You will meet with Dr. Rockmore immediately before your procedure, and you can ask any last-minute questions. The procedure is done under general anesthesia provided by a board-certified anesthesiologist.
After your procedure, you will have a small plastic splint in place but can shower the day after your rhinoplasty. You will be asked to keep your head elevated for a week after your surgery and avoid heavy glasses and sunglasses while your nose heals. Most women and men can return to work within 10 days and are back to exercise within 2 weeks.
Your nose will continue to soften and heal over time. Before you know it, it will be a part of your new and improved look, and you can forget that it was ever any other way.
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How Much Does Rhinoplasty Cost?
The cost of a rhinoplasty ranges between $7,500 and $8,500. This price range is all-inclusive of anesthesia, facility, post-op care, and all office and surgeon fees.
Dr. Rockmore performs rhinoplasty surgeries for men and from Troy, Schenectady, Saratoga Springs, and across New York. If you’re looking for a rhinoplasty performed by one of the best plastic surgeons in Albany County, NY, request a consultation using the contact form or call our practice at (518) 328-3330 to schedule an appointment.Back to Top