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Plastic Surgeon Eliminating Traditional Methods

Wed, 11/11/2009 - 6:28am

Dr. Oleh Slupchynskyj, Director of The Aesthetic Institute of New York and New Jersey, recently announced he’ll be using a new rhinoplasty procedure that eliminates traditional packing and the subsequent painful removal.

The pain associated with the post-operative removal of nasal packing is a commonly cited fear among rhinoplasty candidates. Dr. Slupchynskyj feels he has eliminated this fear by utilizing advancements in packing material, including a plant-based biopolymer that is absorbed by the body in about 24 hours. This allows him to retain the clot-promoting effects of conventional packing while eliminating the painful removal.

“Rhinoplasty can be performed with minimal or no bleeding post-operatively, therefore with a majority of my patients, I don't use nasal packing,” he states.

Dr. Slupchynskyj is double board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology with training specific to the head, neck and face.

More information on his surgical techniques can be found at http://www.facechange.org.

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