King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Alaa Aref, MD is a board-certified Consultant Dermatologist from Saudi Arabia with over 12 years of experience in Medical and Cosmetic Dermatology. She has obtained her Fellowship in Cosmetic and Dermatological Surgery from Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC. She focuses her medical expertise on Cosmetic Dermatology with a Comprehensive approach to facial rejuvenation, including Botox, fillers and injectables, Lasers as well as Tumescent liposuction and fat transplant. As an expert she has worked full time as a Consultant Dermatologist in the Medical Sector of the Ministry of Interior in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where she also has a successful private practice in cosmoderm clinics.
The structure of the nose confers to each individual an anatomical feature determining the beauty and harmony of the face. The non-surgical treatment of the nose, or medical rhinoplasty, has become one of the prime procedures in the aesthetic treatment of the face. The basic anatomy of the face and nose, the aims of treatment and the possible risks related to the injections are essential to understand. It is minimally-invasive procedure, which temporary but with impressive outcomes. The indications of treatment including: Minimal abnormalities like saddle nose, when anaesthetic not possible, when the patient wants to try the procedure before undergoing actual surgery. The aim of the treatment and the possible risks related to the injections are essential to understand. The injection technique of medical rhinoplasty by fillers and Botox contraindications and updates are discussed.