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Your First Visit

At Profiles & Contours, New York Plastic Surgery, P.C., it is our goal to provide every prospective patient and return patient with an exceptional (and exceptionally helpful) experience and outstanding surgical care. Our New York rhinoplasty surgeons and staff will welcome you into the practice and help you begin to explore your nose surgery options in a comfortable, boutique-like environment.

When you enter Profiles & Contours you are greeted by our front office staff, and most likely by Ms. Ossy Morris, our main patient coordinator of 18 years. Many of you will have already talked with her by phone, or chatted via email. New patients are comforted to see that her caring phone manner carries over to her in-person interactions and return patients feel like they are reuniting with an old friend. Ossy or one of the other members of the staff will ask you to complete a brief new patient form that provides a basic outline of your concerns and health history. A more in-depth medical history will be taken by a member of the medical team. All information provided to this office is kept in the strictest confidence.

Because our staff makes such effort to provide the appropriate amount of time for each consultation, you will probably spend only a few minutes in the waiting room area. Upon completion of your new patient form you will taken to a private consultation room to meet with one of our New York rhinoplasty and septoplasty surgeons. They will ask you questions about your breathing and aesthetic concerns, physically examine your nose and get more detail about your general health.

Your surgeon will carefully examine your facial features and your nose, both internally and externally. He will take a series of digital photographs for computer imaging that can give you a close idea of your possible surgical result. These photographs (which we always keep confidential, and are not shared with others without your permission) are useful to show you how you look from several different angles. Imaging also allows our surgeons to better assist you if you have a follow-up phone call after your consultation. You will be given photographs of the computer imaging session to take home with you.

After you and your surgeon discuss your concerns and your surgical options, you will meet with a patient care coordinator who will discuss pricing, office policies, and surgeon availability. You will never be pressured to schedule a procedure on the day of your consultation.

Most consultations regarding primary nasal surgery, whether rhinoplasty or septoplasty, take about 30 minutes. If your consultation is regarding revision nose surgery, please let the staff know this when you call to schedule your consultation; they may need to schedule extra time for your appointment. At your consultation regarding primary nose surgery or revision nose surgery in New York City, certainly bring any pertinent information regarding any previous treatments or surgery, such as CT Scans, X-rays, operative notes, and treatment history. Our goal is to help you feel comfortable and informed about your nose surgery options and to provide you with a professional opinion to consider when making this important decision.

Some patients wish to secure a date for surgery immediately following their consultation. If this is the case and you choose a date that is less than 3 months away, the administrative staff will ask you to wait in the office for a few minutes so that your pre-surgery package may be given to you. We ask that you take the package home, review it, discuss it with your potential at-home care giver, and call the office if you have any questions. Your next step will be to complete the pre-surgery package and secure your date of surgery by providing a deposit payment within 7 days of booking your date of surgery.

The talented doctors and staff at Profiles & Contours are here to help you through your surgery process. We have the skill, experience and caring manner to help make your [link] New York nose surgery [/link] easier than you have probably imagined.

To get started, request a free surgical consultation by calling us in Manhattan at 212-861-4100 or in Norwalk, Connecticut at 203-852-1650.

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