Beverly Hills Rhinoplasty Expert Comments on Hockey Star’s Recent Nose Job

World renowned cosmetic and reconstructive nasal surgeon Babak Azizzadeh, MD, FACS, Director of The Institute for Rhinoplasty & Nasal Reconstruction in Beverly Hills, explains how a rhinoplasty was the right move for professional hockey player Patrick Kaleta.

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Babak Azizzadeh MD
The nose is a very important part of the face and it is vital that the rhinoplasty be performed in a way that best suits the patient’s individual needs.

Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013

Professional hockey is known to be a rough sport and fighting among players of opposing teams is nothing new. But when Buffalo Sabres player Patrick Kaleta was involved in a brutal battle on the ice in October, the 27-year-old hockey star suffered more than just a 10-game suspension. Kaleta says that the fight was the “last straw” for his already damaged nose, and he took advantage of the time off from hockey to undergo a rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job. At The Institute for Rhinoplasty & Nasal Reconstruction, Dr. Babak Azizzadeh performs rhinoplasty in Beverly Hills on patients looking to improve the aesthetics and functionality of their nose.

Nasal reconstruction surgery is common for those who have suffered serious trauma to their nose. After years of being a professional hockey player, it’s not surprising that Patrick Kaleta underwent a rhinoplasty to correct the damage done to his nose,” explained Dr. Azizzadeh.

Although Kaleta had the time to undergo the rhinoplasty due to his suspension from playing, he claims that he would have found the time to get the procedure done regardless. As a result of his rhinoplasty, Kaleta says that not only has his nose been straightened, but he can also breathe much better as well. The ability to perform a rhinoplasty that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional is not easy. It takes an expert rhinoplasty surgeon to be able to correct problems in the nose in a way that fits the patient’s face and improves their breathing capability.

“The nose is a very important part of the face and it is vital that the rhinoplasty be performed in a way that best suits the patient’s individual needs,” says Dr. Azizzadeh.

At The Institute for Rhinoplasty & Nasal Reconstruction in Beverly Hills, board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Azizzadeh is a leading expert in nasal surgery. Rhinoplasty can be performed on patients who have nasal deformities, injuries, or a general dissatisfaction with the overall look of their nose. Dr. Azizzadeh works closely with patients during consultations to ensure that they share the same goals for the rhinoplasty procedure. When performed by a nasal and reconstructive surgery specialist like Dr. Azizzadeh, a rhinoplasty can produce incredible results.

“The most important thing is providing the patient with a safe and effective rhinoplasty that will give them the outcome they desire. Patient satisfaction and quality of care should always be the top priority,” says Dr. Azizzadeh.

Dr. Azizzadeh is a Harvard-trained sub-specialist in nasal and facial plastic surgery, recognized as a Top Doctor by the US News & World Report for rhinoplasty. He is one of the leading experts in the fields of primary, revision and ethnic rhinoplasty, and is the author of five bestselling books, including the definitive rhinoplasty textbook entitled Master Techniques in Rhinoplasty. Dr. Azizzadeh is double-board certified in both facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology, which gives him a distinctive insight into both the aesthetics and function of the nose.

For more information, contact The Institute for Rhinoplasty & Nasal Reconstruction at (310) 657-2203.


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