Riverside Facial Plastic Surgery and Sinus Center

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laser surgeryWelcome to Riverside's home page. As medical director of the facility, Dr. Frank Scaccia is a uniquely qualified Dual Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon and Otolaryngologist who specializes in cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery, rhinoplasty, facelift and treatment of sinus/nasal disorders. After a unanimous vote by his peers, Dr. Scaccia was appointed for 2012 as the Chairman and Section Chief for the departments of Ear, Nose and Throat, and Head & Neck Surgery at Meridian Health's Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, NJ. Riverview is one of the busiest and most respected hospitals in the region being a 5 time winner of The J.D. Power and Associates Award. His list of honors in plastic surgery includes the Jack Anderson Award which he won in 1995 after receiving the highest score in the United States on the certifying exam given by the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. In addition, his surgical abilities have been featured in Time, Newsweek, Channel 7 "Eyewitness News," and most recently this past June on the "Anderson Cooper Show" where a TV personality was commenting to Mr. Cooper how much she likes her new nose that Dr. Scaccia operated on for her and that he is an "amazing doctor." He has also contributed to the medical literature with publications in textbook and journals. Dr. Scaccia was one of the first to publish in a textbook a technique to perform simultaneous rhinoplasty and sinus surgery. Follow this link for a copy of this interesting book chapter.
MM More recently, Dr. Scaccia has been named as one of New Jersey's leading cosmetic surgeons in a special article on "Top Beauty Docs" by NJ Savvy Living Magazine magazine in the February 2006 through 2009 editions. Furthermore, he was cited as one of only seven cosmetic surgeons in New Jersey that was specifically recognized for his rhinoplasty nose skills. The criteria for selection of this honor was based on Castle Connolly's physician lead research team who uses a vigorous screening process to survey physicians and administrators at leading hospitals for recommendations of highly skilled, exceptional doctors in the field of cosmetic plastic surgery. In addition Dr. Scaccia has also earned the prestigious recognition of being listed in the 2006 to 2010 editions of "The Guide to America's Top Physicians," the 2006 through 2013 editions of "Top Doctors: New York Metro Area," the 2011 listing in "US News &World Report" of Top Doctors and 2012 edition of Top Doctors: The-Star-Ledger's Inside Jersey, the Marquis' 2007 through 2012 editions of "Who'sWho in America" and most recently, has been selected for inclusion in both the 2010 and 2012 editions of "Who'sWho in Medicine and Healthcare," and the 2011 through 2012 edition of "Who'sWho in the World." Finally, Dr Scaccia has the added distinction of being included in the 2013 list of "Top Cosmetic Doctors" in the nation by Castle Connelly Medical Ltd.
MM His new office is located in the historic town of Red Bank allowing convenient access from all northern and central New Jersey sites and the New York City metropolitan area. The plastic surgery NJ and sinus center NJ includes it's own federally approved and accredited ambulatory outpatient surgical suite built to hospital safety standards and is one of the first in Monmouth County to utilize Brain Lab's Image Guided Navigational Sinus System allowing for state-of-the-art endoscopic sinus surgery.
MMRiverside has also been awarded accreditation by JCAHO (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) the nation's leading evaluator among hospitals and other healthcare groups for quality care and patient safety. The center underwent a thorough onsite evaluation against nearly 150 standards which demonstrates our mission to provide the highest level of care possible. Your safety, comfort and privacy are our top priorities. Procedures can be performed under various levels of anesthesia (including general and twilight sleep) and will be administered by only board certified physician anesthesiologists. You will find that Dr. Scaccia's commitment to safety and excellence is exemplified throughout this web site. One benchmark is the fact that in his 20 years (residency training and private practice) as a physician (which includes thousands of surgical procedures) no medical malpractice judgments or even settlements have ever been brought against him.
MMSome of the facial plastic surgery procedures performed at the center include facelift, rhytidectomy, mini facelift, midface lift, s-lift, platelet gel facelift, weekend neck lift, eyelid rejuvenation, blepharoplasty, eyebrow lift, forehead lift, lip enhancement/rejuvenation, chin/cheek implants, liposuction, snoring and sleep apnea correction, female nasal sculpturing, rhinoplasty, male nasal sculpturing, rhinoplasty, Asian nasal surgery, Afro-American rhinoplasty, Ethnic rhinoplasty, revision/redo nasal surgery and sinus surgery.
MMBotox injections, laser surgery for tattoos, moles, pigment, spider veins, wrinkles, skin resurfacing, hair removal and scars are also available. Other plastic surgery procedures performed include ear surgery (otoplasty), split earlobe repair, AlloDerm implants, sclerotherapy and chemical peels. Gentlewaves LED Photomodulation is a new technology that we are now using to reverse photoaging and potentially speeds healing after surgery.

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Big Nose Fix Asbury Park NJ 07712

 

There are certain things you may want or need to know before committing to this or any kind of cosmetic surgery procedure.    

One of the main reasons rhinoplasty is such a sought after procedure is that the nose is a large percentage of what makes a person's face appear symmetric or not. The slightest problem or correction can make a big impact on the overall look.

The actual definition of rhinoplasty is the shaping of the nose. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

These procedures are performed by making incisions to the skin on the nose then pulling it back to access and reshape the actual bone and cartilage.

As with any surgical procedure, there are risks involved. The most obvious include complications relating to the anesthesia or running the risk of infection. Working only with board certified plastic surgeons can help reduce the risks involved. 

The true importance of working with a skilled surgeon for more complicated procedures that involve corrective work cannot be stressed enough. Before agreeing to work with a particular cosmeticsurgeon, verify board certification and credentials and be certainhis or her license has not been revoked presently or in the past. Ask to see before and after photos as well as be allowed to speak to some previous patients before picking your surgeon. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

  While any plastic surgery procedure is important to get right the first time, rhinoplasty to correct a crooked nose is crucial to proper breathing. Don't gamble to save a few dollars when it comes to corrective surgery for your nasal passages.

Much of the success rate for your rhinoplasty to correct a crooked nose depends on the actual problem at hand. Some studies have indicated that for issues such as a deviated septum, as great a percentage as thirty may actually experience a recurrence. Of course, much of this could depend on the techniques used as well as the skill level and amount of experience a plastic surgeon has.   The best thing you can do is schedule a free consultation with one or more cosmetic surgeon specialists and get some feedback from a professional. Be leery of over the top promises and try to get multiple consultations so you have some opinions to compare. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

Treatments for the plastic repair of a broken nose are first mentioned in the Edwin Smith Papyrus, a transcription of an Ancient Egyptian medical text, the oldest known surgical treatise, dated to the Old Kingdom from 3000 to 2500 BC. Rhinoplasty techniques were carried out in ancient India by the ayurvedic physician Sushruta (c. 800 BC), who described reconstruction of the nose in theSushruta samhita (c. 500 BC), his medico–surgical compendium. The physician Sushruta and his medical students developed and applied plastic surgical techniques for reconstructing noses, genitalia, earlobes, et cetera, that were amputated as religious, criminal, or military punishment. Sushruta also developed the forehead flap rhinoplasty procedure that remains contemporary plastic surgical practice. In the Sushruta samhita compendium, the physician Sushruta describes the (modern) free-graft Indian rhinoplasty as the Nasikasandhana. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

During the Roman Empire (27 BC – AD 476) the encyclopaedist Aulus Cornelius Celsus (c. 25 BC – AD 50) published the 8-tome De Medicina (On Medicine, c. AD 14), which described plastic surgery techniques and procedures for the correction and the reconstruction of the nose and other body parts. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

At the Byzantine Roman court of the Emperor Julian the Apostate (AD 331–363), the royal physicianOribasius (c. AD 320–400) published the 70-volume Synagogue Medicae (Medical Compilations, AD 4th century), which described facial-defect reconstructions that featured loose sutures that permitted a surgical wound to heal without distorting the facial flesh; how to clean the bone exposed in a wound; debridement, how to remove damaged tissue to forestall infection and so accelerate healing of the wound; and how to use autologous skin flaps to repair damaged cheeks, eyebrows, lips, and nose, to restore the patient’s normal visage. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

Nonetheless, during the centuries of the European Middle Ages (AD 5th – 15th centuries) that followed the Imperial Roman collapse (AD 476), the 5th-century BC Asian plastic surgery knowledge of the Sushruta samhita went unknown to the West until the 10th century AD, with the publication, inOld English, of the Anglo-Saxon physician’s manual Bald's Leechbook (c. AD 920) describing the plastic repair of a cleft lip; as a medical compendium, the Leechbook is notable for categorizing ailments and treatments as internal medicine and as external medicine, for providing herbal medicalremedies, and for providing supernatural incantations (prayers), when required.

In the 11th century, at Damascus, the Arab physician Ibn Abi Usaibia (1203–1270) translated the Sushruta samhita from Sanskritto Arabic. In due course, Sushruta’s medical compendium travelled from Arabia to Persia to Egypt, and, by the 15th century, Western European medicine had encountered it as the medical atlas Cerrahiyet-ul Haniye (Imperial Surgery, 15th century), by Şerafeddin Sabuncuoğlu (1385–1468); among its surgical techniques featured a breast reduction procedure. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

In Italy, Gasparo Tagliacozzi (1546–1599), professor of surgery and anatomy at the University of Bologna, published Curtorum Chirurgia Per Insitionem (The Surgery of Defects by Implantations, 1597), a technico–procedural manual for the surgical repair and reconstruction of facial wounds in soldiers. The illustrations featured a re-attachment rhinoplasty using a biceps musclepedicle flap; the graft attached at 3-weeks post-procedure; which, at 2-weeks post-attachment, the surgeon then shaped into a nose. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

In time, the 5th-century BC Indian rhinoplasty technique — featuring a free-flap graft — was rediscovered by Western medicine in the 18th century, during the Third Anglo–Mysore War (1789–1792) of colonial annexation, by the British against Tipu Sultan, when the East India Company surgeons Thomas Cruso and James Findlay witnessed Indian rhinoplasty procedures at the British Residency in Poona. In the English-language Madras Gazette, the surgeons published photographs of the rhinoplasty procedure and its nasal reconstruction outcomes; later, in the October 1794 issue of the Gentleman's Magazine of London, the doctors Cruso and Findlay published an illustrated report describing a forehead pedicle-flap rhinoplasty that was a technical variant of the free-flap graft technique that Sushruta had described some twenty-three centuries earlier. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

Pre-dating the Indian Sushruta samhita medical compendium is the Ebers Papyrus (c. 1550 BC), an Ancient Egyptian medical papyrus that describes rhinoplasty as the plastic surgical operation for reconstructing a nose destroyed by rhinectomy, such a mutilation was inflicted as a criminal, religious, political, and military punishment in that time and culture. In the event, the Indian rhinoplasty technique continued in 19th-century Western European medicine; in Great Britain, Joseph Constantine Carpue (1764–1846) published the Account of Two Successful Operations for Restoring a Lost Nose (1815), which described two rhinoplasties: the reconstruction of a battle-wounded nose, and the repair of an arsenic-damaged nose. (cf. Carpue’s operation)

In Germany, rhinoplastic technique was refined by surgeons such as the Berlin University professor of surgeryKarl Ferdinand von Gräfe (1787–1840), who published Rhinoplastik (Rebuilding the Nose, 1818) wherein he described fifty-five (55) historical plastic surgery procedures (Indian rhinoplasty, Italian rhinoplasty, etc.), and his technically innovative free-graft nasal reconstruction (with a tissue-flap harvested from the patient’s arm), and surgical approaches to eyelid, cleft lip, and cleft palate corrections. Dr. von Gräfe’s protégé, the medical andsurgical polymath Johann Friedrich Dieffenbach (1794–1847), who was among the first surgeons to anaesthetize the patient before performing the nose surgery, published Die Operative Chirurgie (Operative Surgery, 1845), which became a foundational medical and plastic surgical text. (see strabismustorticollis) Moreover, the Prussian Jacques Joseph (1865–1934) published Nasenplastik und sonstige Gesichtsplastik (Rhinoplasty and other Facial Plastic Surgeries, 1928), which described refined surgical techniques for performing nose-reduction rhinoplasty via internal incisions. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

In the United States, in 1887, the otolaryngologist John Orlando Roe (1848–1915) performed the first modern endonasal rhinoplasty (closed rhinoplasty), about which he reported in the article The Deformity Termed “Pug Nose” and its Correction, by a Simple Operation (1887), and about his management of saddle nose deformities.

In the early 20th century, Freer, in 1902, and Killian, in 1904, respectively pioneered the Submucous Resection septoplasty (SMR) procedure for correcting a deviated septum; they raised mucoperichondrial tissue flaps, and resected the cartilaginous and bony septum (including thevomer bone and the perpendicular plate of the ethmoid bone), maintaining septal support with a 1.0-cm margin at the dorsum and a 1.0-cm margin at the caudad, for which innovations the technique became the foundational, standard septoplastic procedure. In 1921, A. Rethi introduced the open rhinoplasty approach featuring an incision to the columella to facilitate modifying the tip of the nose. In 1929, Peer and Metzenbaum performed the first manipulation of the caudal septum, where it originates and projects from the forehead. In 1947, Maurice H. Cottle (1898–1981) endonasally resolved a septal deviation with a minimalist hemitransfixion incision, which conserved the septum; thus, he advocated for the practical primacy of the closed rhinoplasty approach. In 1957, A. Sercer advocated the “decortication of the nose” (Dekortication des Nase) technique which featured a columellar-incision open rhinoplasty that allowed greater access to the nasal cavity and to the nasal septum. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.

Nonetheless, at mid–20th century, despite such refinement of the open rhinoplasty approach, the endonasal rhinoplasty was the usual approach to nose surgery — until the 1970s, when Padovan presented his technical refinements, advocating the open rhinoplasty approach; he was seconded by Wilfred S. Goodman in the later 1970s, and by Jack P. Gunter in the 1990s. Goodman impelled technical and procedural progress with the article External Approach to Rhinoplasty (1973), which reported his technical refinements and popularized the open rhinoplasty approach. In 1982, Jack Anderson reported his refinements of nose surgery technique in the article Open Rhinoplasty: An Assessment (1982). During the 1970s, the principal application of open rhinoplasty was to the first-time rhinoplasty patient (i.e. a primary rhinoplasty), not as a revision surgery (i.e. a secondary rhinoplasty) to correct a failed nose surgery. In 1987, in the article External Approach for Secondary Rhinoplasty (1987), Jack P. Gunter reported the technical effectiveness of the open rhinoplasty approach for performing a secondary rhinoplasty; his improved techniques advanced the management of a failed nose surgery.

Hence does contemporary rhinoplastic praxis derive from the primeval (c. 600 BC) Indian rhinoplasty (nasal reconstruction via an autologous forehead-skin flap) and its technical variants: Carpue’s operation, the Italian rhinoplasty (pedicle-flap reconstruction, aka the Tagliocotian rhinoplasty); and the closed-approach endonasal rhinoplasty, featuring exclusively internal incisions that allow the plastic surgeon to palpate (feel) the corrections being effected to the nose. Big nose fix Asbury Park NJ 07712.