Removing A Dorsal Hump With Rhinoplasty

May 23, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Straight Nose After Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is performed for a myriad of reasons. One of the primary reasons that a person may desire a rhinoplasty is due to a large dorsal hump. Patients often describe this as a “bump” on their nasal bridge. The bump is often not noticed when looking directly in the mirror, but it becomes much more Read More…

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Treatment for Facial Scars

May 9, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Facial Scars and Acne Scars

Facial scarring is a common, and commonly misunderstood, problem faced by many people. To help clarify treatment options, we must create two categories of scars. Treatment For A Single Scar The first category is a single dominant scar. This can be the result of a laceration from a car accident, knife injury, or other traumatic Read More…

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Closed Rhinoplasty a.k.a. The Scarless Rhinoplasty

April 26, 2019 by Dr. Williams

Scarless Rhinoplasty

Many people familiar with plastic surgery understand that rhinoplasty is the name of the procedure designed to reshape the nose, and that it can be performed for cosmetic reasons or to improve nasal breathing. However, it can be difficult to understand terminology related to the surgical approaches and techniques of rhinoplasty. In general, there are Read More…

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Ideal Age for Facelift Surgery

January 11, 2019 by Dr. Williams

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To understand when to consider facelift surgery, we must first begin to understand what contributes to facial aging. In general, we think about three main factors that result in an older appearance. The first is skin quality. Throughout life, a combination of genetics, sun damage, and smoking, can affect our skin quality. Aged skin may Read More…

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Rhinoplasty for Teens

January 11, 2019 by Dr. Williams

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In recent years, the popularity of plastic surgery in teenagers has risen dramatically. A Rhinoplasty, or “nose job”, remains one of the most common procedures performed in teenagers. When discussing nasal surgery, terminology may be confusing, and this type of surgery may be performed for cosmetic reasons, medical reasons, or a combination of the two Read More…

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Nasal Reconstruction and Rhinoplasty

December 15, 2018 by Dr. Williams

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When thinking about nasal surgery, people can sometimes be confused by the terminology of certain procedures. In general, nasal reconstruction and rhinoplasty refer to two different procedures, with different goals, but there is some grey area between the terms. What is Nasal Reconstruction Nasal reconstruction is the term given to a surgery on the nose Read More…

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How to Reduce Bruising After Facial Surgery

December 14, 2018 by Dr. Williams

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A fear of bruising can be a big source of apprehension when people are considering facial surgery or non-surgical cosmetic facial procedures. Fortunately there are things that can be done before, during, and after surgery to help minimize bruising. Prevention is perhaps the most important of these items, and one big part of that includes Read More…

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Fixing A Botched Rhinoplasty

December 13, 2018 by Dr. Williams

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As a patient, getting a good rhinoplasty result depends on several factors, some of which are controllable and others are not. One of the most important factors is finding an experienced Albany rhinoplasty surgeon. This may be a difficult thing to find, especially in certain regions. The face is how we greet the world, and Read More…

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What to Expect from a Consultation at The Williams Center

December 12, 2018 by Dr. Williams

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Many people think about having cosmetic surgery for years before their first trip to a plastic surgeon’s office. We understand this, as well as the nervousness associated with it, and we pride ourselves on patients having a fantastic experience in their consult. We also understand and encourage patients to get opinions from several surgeons prior Read More…

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What Is ProNox?

October 1, 2018 by Dr. Williams

Pronox Blog

What Is ProNox? ProNox is a device that administers “laughing gas” in an inhaled mixture of 50% Oxygen and 50% Nitrous Oxide.  The device is used to reduce anxiety and discomfort during in-office procedures, and it can be used in conjunction with local anesthesia.  It is inhaled using a mouthpiece, delivered to the lungs, and Read More…

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