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Patients who would like to minimize imperfections and refine the appearance of their nose without erasing their ethnicity and heritage can benefit from Middle Eastern rhinoplasty. Middle Eastern rhinoplasty is a unique rhinoplasty procedure that helps achieve an ideal nose appearance while respecting and taking into account the nostril size, skin thickness, nasal bone density, and nasal bridge length of your beautiful, Middle Eastern heritage.

What is Middle Eastern rhinoplasty?

Middle Eastern rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that provides nasal refinements and reduces nose imperfections while maintaining the ethnic qualities and essence of the Middle Eastern heritage. This procedure is specially customized to your specific needs. Dr. Fechner will make nuanced, precise changes to your nose to achieve your ideal look and minimize flaws, resulting in symmetrical, attractively balanced facial features.

Benefits of Middle Eastern rhinoplasty

Middle Eastern rhinoplasty provides the benefit of being This procedure provides a number of very positive benefits:

  • Addresses and minimizes nasal flaws
  • Achieves a more refined shape and size
  • Provides attractive nasal and facial symmetry
  • Is modified to take your skin type and potential for scarring into consideration
  • Preserves your unique heritage and beauty
  • Balances the facial features and provides facial harmony
  • Can be used to correct functional issues caused by a deviated septum
  • Boosts personal confidence
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What happens during the Middle Eastern rhinoplasty procedure?

Different ethnicities have underlying structural commonalities, although of course there are variations from patient to patient. Dr. Fechner takes the particular, unique qualities of each patient’s nose into account in planning and performing Middle Eastern rhinoplasty.

Middle Eastern noses tend to be longer with a bulbous or prominent tip, which may point downward toward the chin. Some noses have a noticeable hump on the bridge. Often the internal structural support must be carefully altered, as the underlying structure can be deceptively weak. Dr. Fechner will reduce the tip and shorten and refine the nose millimeter by millimeter, and carefully make other changes to refine your nasal shape.

Your procedure will begin with general anesthesia. Dr. Fechner will move forward with your surgery with custom techniques based on your needs:

Closed rhinoplasty

Finite, precise changes to the nose require the closed rhinoplasty technique. Small incisions are made inside the nostrils, leaving no scars. Using these incisions, Dr. Fechner will make refinements and changes that require less significant restructuring.

Open rhinoplasty

More complex alterations are made with the open rhinoplasty technique. Small incisions are made on the outside of the nose, hidden in the natural folds of the skin. Dr. Fechner will then lift the nasal skin to expose the underlying nasal structures and make more significant changes to the nasal structure.

Recovery after Middle Eastern rhinoplasty

When your procedure is complete, Dr. Fechner will apply an external splint and tape over your nose to help it heal in the proper shape. He will remove this splint after one week. Expect swelling, bruising, and discomfort during your healing process. Keep your head elevated and use cold compresses to help reduce swelling.

Most patients require about two weeks before they feel ready to return to light, sedentary work. It will be at least 3-4 weeks before you can engage in strenuous activity or exercise.

Final swelling will eventually fade over a period of months, and the shape of the nose may change as the swelling reduces during this time. This is normal, and we will guide you through this process until your nose is fully healed and the swelling is gone completely, revealing your ultimate results.

Who is a candidate for Middle Eastern rhinoplasty?

Middle Eastern rhinoplasty candidates want to preserve their cultural heritage and unique beauty while achieving desired nasal changes to reshape the structure, size or look of their nose. Dr. Fechner will provide a thoughtful consultation during which he will examine your nose, facial features, skin, and medical history, and understand your aesthetic concerns and goals.

Dr. Fechner will determine whether rhinoplasty is the right procedure for you based on these factors. Ideal candidates for Middle Eastern rhinoplasty surgery generally meet the following requirements:

  • Are generally in good health
  • Do not have serious medical concerns or healing problems
  • Nasal skin that is not too thick or thin
  • Do not smoke
  • Visible underlying cartilage framework is strong
  • Have realistic expectations about what Middle Eastern rhinoplasty can achieve
  • Have breathing problems or snore excessively due to a deviated septum
  • Dislike the appearance of their nose and would like to change and refine it

Why choose Dr. Fechner for Middle Eastern rhinoplasty?

Dr. Fechner is an Ivy-league trained, double board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in facial plastic surgery. His expertise and experience are quite extensive, and he has performed more than 10,000 facial procedures for his many satisfied patients, making him a leading specialist and authority in his field.

Dr. Fechner’s stellar reputation as a trusted, highly-skilled surgeon makes him the ideal choice for a patient considering rhinoplasty. His focus is on achieving natural, elegant refinements, personalized for each patient. He uses cutting-edge, specialized rhinoplasty procedures that achieve the most ideal results.

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Dr. Frank Fechner

428 Shrewsbury Street,Worcester, MA 01604

Fax: (508) 754-4222 Tel: 508-306-8363

428 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester, MA 01604

Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

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WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME YOU BACK TO FECHNER MD!

On behalf of the entire team at Fechner MD Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, we would like to take a moment to say thank you again for your loyalty and support during this unprecedented time. The past several months have been unlike anything we've ever experienced, and we're working hard to evolve so that we can continue to provide you with the patient experience you have come to expect from our practice.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, Fechner MD Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa has taken extreme precautionary measures, in addition to following the most up to date CDC recommendations and state guidelines to maximize the health and safety of our patients, staff and facility. Our surgical center and medical spa remain committed to providing the best patient care, and we are actively working to take all necessary precautions as we plan to safely re-open our practice. Please help us continue to protect the health and well-being of our patients and workplace by cooperating with all of our precautionary measures and protocols against COVID-19 at your next appointment, or as you plan for your surgery.

 

WHAT ARE WE DOING TO KEEP YOU AND OUR STAFF SAFE?

As a fully accredited surgical facility, Fechner MD has always observed the highest level of safety and sanitation. In fact, as a surgeon, Dr. Fechner is an expert in infection control. We want to ensure that we are doing everything possible for our patients to safely return for surgical and medical spa treatments alike.

  • Our accredited practice is exclusively reserved for our patients and staff.
  • Our facility is in a single, free standing building only occupied by our practice. This allows us to limit foot traffic to our patients and staff only.
  • Our staff work only at our facility and all travel in private transport. All of us are otherwise self-isolating at home.
  • We closely monitor our staff for symptoms and elevated temperature daily.
  • We sterilize all our instruments in house further reducing potential exposure.
  • We have PPE to meet our needs.
  • All our staff members will be using appropriate PPE including N95 masks and protective facei shields, goggles and head coverings.
  • We have purchased and installed air scrubbers throughout the facility to clean the air while the practice is open to patients.
  • We have purchased and installed ozone generators designed to sanitize the air in the facility at the end of each day.
  • We have purchased and installed touchless hand sanitizer units throughout the building.
  • We have purchased and installed plexi-glass protective shields in the reception area to provide a protective barrier for staff and patients.
  • Our staff continues to adhere to social distancing guidelines within our facility.
  • We have implemented a stringent survey and testing protocol for staff and patients.
  • We have implemented a virtual check in/ check out process for our patients.
  • We have ensured that there is minimum interaction of patients with other people while in the office.
  • We will continue to offer virtual consults and virtual follow up visits.
  • We provide you with a touchless payment system.

The upgraded work flow and safety protocols we have implemented at Fechner MD far exceed those being recommended by any government agency.

 

WHEN WILL FECHNER MD PLASTIC SURGERY & MEDICAL SPA OPEN?

Fechner MD will adhere to all local, state, and government mandates. We expect to cautiously resume medical spa and injectable treatments during Phase 2 of the Massachusetts phased reopening. We are awaiting a definitive date from Governor Baker. Cosmetic surgery is expected to resume during Phase 3 of Governor Baker’s plan. We ask for your patience and understanding as our staff is working diligently to reschedule all surgeries and procedures affected by our closure. Please understand that in order to open and adhere to Massachusetts guidelines, we will need to limit the number of staff and patients we have in our building and extend the time between patient appointments in order to sanitize rooms. This means we will have fewer available openings for procedures. In order to maximize our provider appointments, we will continue to hold consultations virtually rather than in person, with a few exceptions (body contouring, Instalift, vein treatments).

 

WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AT FECHNER MD?

  • We will do our best to accommodate your preferred appointment date and time, but we very much appreciate your flexibility during this unprecedented time.
  • When booking your appointment, we will ask for your payment information to be securely stored in our payment system. The card you provide will be the card used to pay for your services. This will allow for a touchless checkout.
  • Required forms and documents will be sent to you electronically two days prior to your scheduled appointment via our new patient app, Touch MD. Touch MD will allow you to receive, review and sign documents directly from your personal cell phone.
  • One hour prior to your appointment, we will send you the Covid-19 Wellness Screening document to be completed via Touch MD. This must be completed prior to entering the building.

 

WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I ARRIVE FOR MY APPOINTMENT?

  • When you arrive for your scheduled appointment time, we ask that you park and remain in your car. Please send us a text message or call to let us know that you have arrived for your appointment.
  • When your provider is ready for your treatment, she will call or text you to let you know you may proceed to our vestibule.
  • Please leave your coat and personal belongings in your car.
  • Please do not bring along family or friends, unless you require physical assistance. They will not be allowed entry to the building.
  • Please wear your mask prior to entering the building and throughout your appointment. Should your mask need to be removed for treatment, your provider will let you know when to safely remove it.
  • Your provider will greet you at the door and will take a no contact temperature reading. *Any patient with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher will be asked to leave the building and their appointment will be rescheduled a minimum of 14 days later.
  • You will be escorted immediately to a treatment room. Our waiting room will not be open during this time.
  • After your procedure or treatment the provider will collect payment via our secure payment system with the information you provided at booking.
  • Your provider will book a virtual follow up appointment with you, if necessary, and will escort you to the exit.

 

We thank you in advance for your patience throughout this time, and we look forward to seeing you here again as we begin to resume business operations. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Fechner MD Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa at (508) 754-4000 and our team will gladly assist you. Thank you!

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