Glossary Term | The New York Otolaryngology Group

Skin Resurfacing

Removal of the outer layer of the skin using abrasion, chemicals, or a laser, resulting in smoother and less wrinkled skin. Read more…

Septorhinoplasty

A form of rhinoplasty that is performed to reconstruct the nasal passage or to relieve obstructions inside the nose to correct breathing problems; the obstruction is removed through internal incisions and the […] Read more…

Scar Revision Surgery

Procedures to help minimize visible facial scars. Read more…

Rhytidectomy

Facelift surgery in which excess skin is removed and muscles are tightened. Read more…

Rhinoplasty

Aesthetic surgery of the nose in which cartilage and bone are reshaped and reconstructed; excess bone or cartilage may be removed. Read more…

Otoplasty

Surgery of the ear in which protruding or deformed ears can be “pinned back” by reshaping the cartilage. Read more…

Microdermabrasion

A mini-peeling with minimal risk of dyspigmentation or scarring that is achieved by projecting aluminum micro-crystals onto the skin (also referred as the “Power Peel,” “Euro Peel”, “Parisian Peel” or “Derma Peel”); […] Read more…

Mentoplasty

Surgery to balance a profile by enlarging, reducing, or reshaping the chin. Read more…

Liposuction

Surgery to reduce excess fatty deposits. Read more…

Forehead Lift

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