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Actual Rhinoplasty patients of Dr. Mofid

Because the ideal nose is different for everyone, it is important for men and women considering nose surgery to seek out a plastic surgeon dedicated to providing highly individualized care. Dr. Mark Mofid, who provides rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, to San Diego, La Jolla and Chula Vista patients, can do so. He strives to give each patient a clear idea of the rhinoplasty results that he or she can anticipate before the surgery so that the patient’s finished appearance will turn out as expected. Patients interested in cosmetic face, body, or breast surgery may also visit his La Jolla office for more information on financing or to learn more about the cost of his procedures. Please apply for CareCredit® online to receive instant approval.


I was Very nervous at the beginning and then every appointment prior to my surgery put me at ease the staff was great I had an excellent service when it was time for my surgery it was over it in a snap of a finger I am very happy with my results dr motif is very talented and I appreciate his work – Anonymous


Contact Dr. Mark Mofid for a Rhinoplasty Consultation in San Diego, CA

In order to better understand what will be involved in nose surgery, contact leading plastic surgeon Dr. Mark Mofid today for your rhinoplasty in San Diego. Dr. Mofid has been providing nose surgery (rhinoplasty) to La Jolla and other San Diego areas for years and, after determining the appropriate treatment approach, can guide his patients through the process of deciding whether plastic surgery is right for them. We perform Rhinoplasty in San Diego, CA and surrounding areas.

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More Information about Rhinoplasty – By Dr. Mofid

Rhinoplasty surgery is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery procedures. Depending upon the functional or cosmetic problem to be addressed, rhinoplasty takes anywhere from 1 to 4 hours to perform. These surgeries are almost always outpatient procedures that allow a patient to go back to work within as little as a 1 week recovery.

Ideal Candidates for Rhinoplasty

Typical candidates for rhinoplasty surgery include patients that suffer from breathing problems caused by underlying structural issues such as septal deviation and enlarged turbinates, traumatic injuries or from previous nasal surgery that has resulted in breathing problems. In addition, rhinoplasty or nasal surgery may be performed to shave down a bump on the nose, shorten a nose, elongate a nose, or build a nasal bridge. Most commonly, patients present for rhinoplasty surgery because they are dissatisfied with one or more aspects of their nasal appearance and/or breathing.

Patients who are healthy enough to undergo surgery are ideal candidates for a rhinoplasty procedure. Candidates must have realistic expectations for rhinoplasty results. Patients who are able to take time off from work for recovery are excellent candidates for a rhinoplasty procedure.

Your Rhinoplasty Consultation

During your rhinoplasty consultation, we will discuss your goals for the procedure. We will evaluate your medical history and conduct a detailed examination of your nasal area. You must tell us your current medications, along with all past procedures.

Based on your goals and the current state of your nose, we will create the most suitable surgical plan for your rhinoplasty procedure. We will inform you about the details of the procedure, including aftercare. We will encourage you to ask questions regarding the procedure before finalizing the schedule of your surgery.

The Rhinoplasty Procedure

Depending on the treatment plan and issues to be addressed during the surgery, nasal surgery can last from an hour up to four hours. Anesthesia will be administered. After the anesthesia takes effect, incisions will be made according to the treatment plan.

Corrections will then be made to achieve the patient’s goals. There are a variety of techniques available to address each of the typical complaints that patients have with their noses and this may involve a host of techniques using graft material from within the septum, the ears, the scalp, or on occasion in severe cases, from the ribs.

Once the goals of the surgery have been achieved, incisions will be closed with sutures, and the area will be bandaged for protection.

Rhinoplasty Recovery and Healing

Patients can realistically expect improved breathing and a more aesthetically pleasing shape to the nose. Following surgery, swelling may persist for several months up to one full year following surgery. Patients may return to moderate exercise within 2 to 3 weeks following rhinoplasty and unlimited noncontact sport activity within 4 to 6 weeks. Typically, patients should refrain from engaging in contact sports for up to 12 weeks following rhinoplasty surgery.

Rhinoplasty Cost

The cost of a rhinoplasty procedure will depend on the adjustments made during the surgery. Anesthesia and facility fees may affect the total price of the surgery.

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If you have any questions regarding rhinoplasty in San Diego, visit Dr. Mark Mofid, M.D. Contact us today to set up an appointment for a consultation.