Asian Rhinoplasty I San Antonio South Texas Dr. Kenneth Yu
(210) 876-6868
21727 IH-10 West Suite 218
San Antonio, Texas 78257

Dr. Kenneth Yu

Elite Asian Rhinoplasty Specialist

Dr. Kenneth Yu Plastic Surgery

Elite Asian Rhinoplasty Specialist

Asian Rhinoplasty in San Antonio

Asian nose reshaping surgery, or Asian rhinoplasty, is one of the most popular procedures requested by men, women, and teens. The nose serves both cosmetic and functional purposes. Deformaties caused by genetics or trauma often attract unwanted attention and distract from the natural beauty of your face. Dr. Kenneth Yu uses state-of-the-art procedures to create a beautifully balanced appearance, while always focusing on future breathing function. Dr. Yu works with you to create a personalized plan, keeping your ethnicity and heritage in mind.

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Who is a Candidate for Asian Rhinoplasty?

Healthy men, women, and teens looking to improve the appearance and / or function of their nose may be excellent candidates for rhinoplasty or nose reshaping. Younger patients may be appropriate candidates based on several factors, including physical and emotional maturity. During a consultation, an experienced Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon like Dr. Kenneth Yu will work with you to help determine the best course of action that will deliver the most appealing results.

What is the Recovery like from Asian Rhinoplasty?

Asian rhinoplasty in San Antonio, is generally performed under general anesthesia. When performed on younger children, rhinoplasty may be carried out in a hospital setting. For those patients who need a small correction, the treatment may be performed non-surgically in Dr. Kenneth Yu’s San Antonio office under local anesthesia. Dr. Yu never tries to hide a patient’s heritage, only enhance it. State-of-the-art techniques are used to personalize the procedure to each patient’s age and ethnicity.

Dr. Yu has written many articles on how to best recover from rhinoplasty surgery . In addition, Dr. Yu speaks with each of his patients before and after surgery to make sure they understand how to care for their nose once the procedure is completed.

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As each nose is unique in both appearance and function, the rhinoplasty procedure and techniques are tailored to each patient’s individual aesthetic and functional needs. Small incisions, hidden under the nasal tip and within the nose, allowing access to the cartilage and bone responsible for the shape and function of the nose. These structures are carefully adjusted to achieve the desired appearance and function. Sutures are used to close the incisions and a small external splint is placed. Scarring is minimal and the sutures are securely hidden underneath the skin.

Asian nose reshaping is performed on an outpatient basis. Most patients return home a few hours after surgery. Length of recovery time depends on the complexity of the procedure and varies from patient to patient. Prescription pain medication is usually only required for the first few days. Mild discomfort, bruising, or swelling lasts 7 to 10 days. Most patients are able to return to work, school, or other daily activities within about one week. Strenuous activities can be resumed after 2 weeks. Avoidance of contact sports is recommended for at least 2 months after surgery. Dr. Kenneth Yu reduces bruising and recovery time with the use of homeopathic and herbal options. Detailed postoperative and aftercare instructions will be provided to each patient.

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Those patients considering rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, should carefully evaluate their surgeon’s credentials and training. Dr. Kenneth Yu is one of the few fellowship trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive rhinoplasty surgeons in the San Antonio, Texas area. Dr. Yu is an Asian cosmetic surgery specialist. He is a Board certified Head and Neck Surgeon, with extensive knowledge to deliver the best cosmetic results while safeguarding proper breathing function.

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