Dr. James M. Ridgway is highly skilled and experienced in the art of ethnic rhinoplasty. As such, he is able to improve both the appearance and function of your nose, without compromising the inherent beauty of your ethnic identity.
Types of ethnic rhinoplasty procedures
With Dr. Ridgway, one size does not fit all. Although there tend to be general commonalities among individuals who seek out an ethnic rhinoplasty procedure, he understands that every patient is unique. As such, he will approach your Bellevue rhinoplasty with fresh eyes in a way that is completely customized to you and your needs, while also taking into account the features and characteristics that are important to maintaining your inherently beautiful ethnic appearance and ensuring you look as natural as possible after the procedure.
- Asian rhinoplasty. Many of Dr. Ridgway’s ethnic rhinoplasty patients are of an Asian background. Though every patient is unique, these women and men typically desire a more defined nasal bridge, a more refined nasal tip and narrower nostrils – all things Dr. Ridgway is highly skilled in creating.
- Persian rhinoplasty. The Persian rhinoplasty is gaining in popularity around the world for its ability to refine the face while drawing out the patient’s naturally beautiful ethnic appearance. For these patients, Dr. Ridgway is vastly skilled in reducing the size of a nose that is too large, while also correcting a bulbous appearance and a downturned or upturned tip.
- African-American rhinoplasty. When Dr. Ridgway performs an African-American rhinoplasty, he takes special care to preserve the characteristics that maintain the patient’s ethnic identity – while also improving upon their beauty. In these cases, he generally focuses on narrowing the nostrils, creating a more defined nasal tip and sculpting a more pronounced nasal bridge.
An overview of the ethnic rhinoplasty procedure
To begin your ethnic rhinoplasty, Dr. Ridgway will first administer either general anesthesia or intravenous sedation to ensure your comfort and safety. Each of these anesthesia options has its own set of pros and cons, and Dr. Ridgway will discuss them with you thoroughly during your initial consultation to help you determine which one is in your best interest.
For the actual procedure, Dr. Ridgway will make a precise incision inside the nostrils or underneath the nose, depending on your unique needs. Guided by his artistic eye and years of experience, he will then reshape the underlying bone and cartilage to create the precise nose discussed during your consultation. Once he has sculpted an exquisite nose that enhances – never hides – your ethnic identity, he will redrape the nasal skin and tissue before expertly closing the incisions to ensure any scars are virtually imperceptible.
Schedule a consultation
If you want to improve the appearance of your nose without losing your ethnic identity, we encourage you to schedule a consultation with among the best plastic surgeons Seattle has to offer, Dr. James M Ridgway, today. During your private meeting, he will carefully evaluate the imperfections that concern you most, before composing a custom treatment plan designed to create the precise nose you desire – while maintaining the inherent beauty of your heritage.Schedule a consultation