What Can Be Done about the Hump on the Bridge of My Nose?

Correcting Dorsal Hump

One of the most common complaints among the rhinoplasty candidates we meet at Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center is a hump or bump on the bridge (dorsum) of the nose. Many bumps are inherited, but others are the result of a broken nose or other trauma.

Because the nose is such as prominent facial feature, issues with bumps can disrupt the symmetry and proportions of your face; a hump can also throw off your facial profile (i.e., the view from the side). If you have a dorsal bump, you may take great care to avoid being photographed or videoed from the side because you are so self-conscious of your profile. Eventually, a dorsal bump can take a toll on confidence and self-esteem.

Luckily, rhinoplasty or nose reshaping surgery can correct the appearance of a bump and create a more attractive nose and facial profile. Read on as Dr. Alexander Ereso explains what that process involves. Continue reading “What Can Be Done about the Hump on the Bridge of My Nose?”

Sleep Positions after Plastic Surgery

Sleep Positions after Plastic Surgery

Getting an adequate amount of sleep is one of the best ways to help your body heal after plastic surgery. But most procedures require you to slumber in a modified position for a few weeks after surgery to minimize swelling, protect healing incisions and avoid putting pressure on the treated area.

The best person to talk to about modifying your sleep position after plastic surgery is your surgeon. Below, Dr. Alexander Ereso shares the basics to enjoy restful (and safe!) sleep. Continue reading “Sleep Positions after Plastic Surgery”

Eliminating the Stubborn “Bra Bulge” and Back Fat

Removing the Bra Bulge and Back Fat at Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery

Nearly everyone has an area of fat that simply will not respond to diet or exercise efforts. For some women, it is a noticeable “bra bulge,” or unwanted fat between the armpit and bra. The bra bulge may be especially embarrassing when wearing sleeveless or strapless tops, dresses or bathing suits.

This is a particularly obscure area of the body to spot-tone, and most women find it nearly impossible to diet or exercise the fat away.

Luckily with the help of the team at Pearl-Ereso Plastic Surgery Center, bra bulge can be a distant memory. Continue reading “Eliminating the Stubborn “Bra Bulge” and Back Fat”