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Liquid Rhinoplasty Vs. Surgical Rhinoplasty, Which One Should I Choose?

If you are considering a rhinoplasty but aren’t sure what your options are, this explanation of liquid versus traditional rhinoplasty can help shine a light on the differences. Up until recently, there weren’t many options for patients unhappy with the look or size of their nose. Surgical rhinoplasty (otherwise known as a “nose job”) was […]

The Surprising Medical Benefits of Orthognathic (Jaw) Surgery

Learn more about what orthognathic surgery is, and how it could have medical benefits for you. The mouth is arguably the most important gateway to our bodies. The condition of our teeth and gums can affect everything from diabetes to cancer, but sometimes it can cause pain a lot closer to home: in the jaw. […]

What to Expect from a Face-Lift Procedure

Why choose a face-lift? Face-lifts: They’re one of the most effective ways to combat the signs of aging, but they’re often the most misunderstood. Between the stigma that still surrounds them to the confusion about what exactly the procedure entails, it’s normal to have questions and apprehensions about this safe and impressive procedure. Here’s are […]

Can Jaw Surgery Correct Sleep Apnea?

“Sleep apnea.” You’ve heard the term, but what does it really mean? Simply put, obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the tongue is pushed to the back of the throat, blocking the airway and decreasing the flow of oxygen to the brain during sleep. Once oxygen is low enough, the patient is startled awake and sleep patterns are disrupted. Many patients do not […]

The Canfield Vectra Difference

Let’s “face” facts: It can be difficult to envision your surgical results prior to having your procedure. From laser resurfacing to rhinoplasty, until you’ve had it done how can you really know what to expect? Seeing other patients’ before and after photos is often very helpful, but unless you can envision it on your own […]

Cosmetic Procedures Up Among Boomers

For an increasing number of people over the age of 55, growing old gracefully is taking on a new meaning. Though accepting changes in appearance used to be the norm, now many people are taking steps to enhance or improve. For many, that means invasive and non-invasive cosmetic surgery procedures. In fact, these procedures increased […]

Do I Have To?

Here at Dr. Sanovich’s office, we admit we often make some odd requests. Or at least requests that seem a little bit odd to our patients. Whether you are considering surgery or are already healing from a procedure with Dr. Sanovich, you may be wondering why you were asked to do certain things before and […]

What Is Orthognathic Surgery?

If you have a misaligned jaw or what is known as a dental malocclusion and are ready to put an end to the pain, stiffness and bite issues, such as asymmetry, that go along with it, it may be time to consider orthognathic surgery. Orthognathic surgery is a procedure designed to correct the misalignment of […]

The Five-Minute Nose Job

For patients who want to change the shape of their nose but aren’t ready to commit to a full rhinoplasty, there may be a new option – it’s called the “five-minute nose job,” and it could be the solution you’ve been looking for. “The five-minute nose job procedure is a nose-reshaping and -refining procedure that […]

What Is a Genioplasty?

If you are unhappy with the placement, shape or size of your chin, you don’t have to simply accept it any longer. You can surgically change the positioning of your chin to better suit your own personal aesthetic, adding not just definition to the chin, but balance to the entire face. The procedure is called […]