Frequently Asked Questions

How long of a recovery will I need after surgery? Recovery typically ranges between 2 to 6 weeks, but will vary considerably depending on the type of surgery considered or recommended as well as based on your situation. Dr. Granzow will provide specific information on how long of a recovery you will need based on […]

What is rhinoplasty? Rhinoplasty is a surgery to reshape the nose. Over 250,000 rhinoplasties are performed in the United States each year. Rhinoplasty can be used to make the nose smaller, reduce the bridge of the nose, narrow the nose and shape specific portions such as the tip of the nose or nostrils. Rhinoplasty also […]

This information is intended to assist those who have general questions about plastic surgery. It includes information about how plastic surgery fits into medical care, how plastic surgeons are trained, and the types of cases that plastic surgeons commonly treat. For more detailed information about a particular surgical procedure, request one of the brochures listed […]

Appropriate Candidates for Surgery If you are considering plastic surgery, you must be honest with yourself. Exactly why do you want surgery? And, what are your goals for surgery-what do you expect plastic surgery to do for you? There are two categories of patients who are good candidates for surgery. The first includes patients with […]

Staying informed about your health care costs… As you plan for plastic surgery, you will probably learn a lot about what will happen in the operating room and discuss with your plastic surgeon how you will look and feel afterward. However, another important part of being an informed patient is knowing about the costs associated […]