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Rhinoplasty (nose job)

What is Rhinoplasty (nose job)?  Rhinoplasty is the medical term for the procedure commonly known as a nose job, a surgical procedure where the shape of the nose is altered. Surgery to improve the nose has been in practice for thousands of years but this was typically done as a reconstructive procedure for broken or otherwise damaged noses. The first purely cosmetic rhinoplasty is attributed to a German plastic surgeon named Jacques Joseph who published a report on fixing a patient’s hump nose in 1904. Rhinoplasty has remained a popular procedure since the mid-1900s and consistently places in the top…