Lola’s Rhinoplasty

(Excerpted from Dr. Peter Adamson’s book Fabulous Faces available on Amazon.com and edited for our blog. Names of individuals mentioned have been changed to protect their privacy.) Lola, a public health worker, is a single woman in her twenties. She’s tall and slim, with the striking good looks of a...

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Famous Noses of History

Part 3 from Your Nose: A History of the Nose, Rhinoplasty and the Attitudes that Shape our Perception, in Five Parts (Excerpted from Dr. Adamson’s book Fabulous Faces, available on Amazon.com, and edited for our blog). Part 3: Famous Noses of History: A collection of anecdotes about noses of note...

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The Preoccupation With Your Nose

Your Nose: A History of the Nose, Rhinoplasty and the Attitudes that Shape our Perception, in Five Parts (Excerpted from Toronto facial plastic surgeon Dr. Adamson’s book Fabulous Faces, available on Amazon.com and edited for our blog.) Part 2: The Preoccupation With Your Nose Tell me about your nose. What...

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Should I Have a Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, or nose re-shaping, is the commonest aesthetic surgical procedure of the face. There are many reasons for this. Studies show that each of us is always scanning other people’s faces – we can scan seven faces a second, and initially we see a pattern which instantaneously tells us if...

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