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Facial Plastic Surgery Blog

A Fractured Nose Could Become A Medical Emergency

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk February, 02/10/2022 - 12:00 AM

During the 2014 World Cup, our client, Clint Dempsey, a decorated member of the United States men’s soccer team, was advised to wear a protective mask in the next game against Portugal after breaking his nose in the team’s first game against Ghana. He opted not to, and in doing so put himself at serious […]

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What Drove Khloė Kardashian to Go Under The Knife?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk January, 01/24/2022 - 07:09 PM

Keeping Up With The Kardashians celebrity, Khloė Kardashian, has not had it easy. International fame may seem like an ultimate dream for many, but not when it includes constant fat-shaming from your own family – who are fellow celebrities. It would seem that Khloė herself struggled to keep up with the Kardashians’ for the most […]

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A 21st Century Approach to Rhinoplasty

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk January, 01/19/2022 - 07:01 AM

The nose is the most prominent feature on the human face: even a small change will have a dramatic affect on a person’s appearance. According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (, in 2012, rhinoplasty was the most popular procedure performed on both men and women under the age of 35. […]

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Chrissy Teigen Speaks Openly About Facial Plastic Surgery

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk January, 01/05/2022 - 10:28 PM

Obsessed over by the media, Chrissy Teigen, The New York Times Best Selling author of Cravings, openly shared her most recent facial cosmetic surgery – removal of her buccal fat pads. Performed by Dr. Diamond, the procedure is typically offered to patients with round faces who feel that their cheeks are too large. Dr. Rizk […]

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Brow Lift vs Upper Eyelid Surgery: Know The Difference

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk December, 12/06/2021 - 08:13 PM

Your eyes are often the one of the first giveaway signs of aging when you are in your 30’s and 40’s. Eyelids begin to droop, and together with the famous 11 between the brows, an angry or tired look may form.  Dr. Sam Rizk is a double-board certified facial plastic surgeon who has helped many […]

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Why More Patients Opt to Have Multiple Facial Plastic Surgery Procedures at Once

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk November, 11/10/2021 - 10:30 AM

Dr. Rizk has noticed an increase in the number of patients who choose to have 3-5 facial plastic surgery procedures in one day. No doubt, this is in response to celebrities such as “The Hills” star, Heidi Montag, who had 10 surgical procedures at once – including 6 on her face and neck! Keep reading […]

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What is Filler Fatigue?

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk September, 09/21/2021 - 05:43 PM

Dermal fillers are one of the most popular non-invasive treatments in the United States, however, they are not always injected with the best results. Filler fatigue is a telltale sign of too many filler injections and can present itself as duck lips, exaggerated facial features, and an altogether overdone appearance. Other patients report that their […]

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Get Ready for (Real) Facetime

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk August, 08/23/2021 - 04:59 PM

Society slowed down a lot during COVID-19. Now that things are picking back up again, plastic surgery is on the top of everyone’s mind. Looking your best has never been easier. A visit to Dr. Rizk can have you camera-ready just in time for your friend’s wedding! With the Coronavirus becoming a thing of the […]

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Face, Neck, and Chin Procedures Before Heading Back to The Office

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk July, 07/15/2021 - 03:24 PM

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, most New Yorkers had never used Zoom before. Now it’s an integral tool in our daily lives. While Zoom and video calls have been essential for communicating during this time, looking at oneself constantly on camera has caused people to become more aware of their physical flaws. This has led to […]

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How Working Remotely Has Changed the Face of Plastic Surgery

Posted by Dr. Sam Rizk June, 06/15/2021 - 05:07 PM

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in many changes worldwide over the past year. Numerous people have been working remotely rather than going to the office. This new normal has impacted the field of plastic surgery, which has seen an increase in popularity recently. Dr. Sam Rizk, a leading NYC facial plastic surgeon, believes there is […]

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