Archives: February 2013

Why Your Nose is a Sexy Beast

Your Nose: A History of the Nose, Rhinoplasty and the Attitudes that Shape Our Perception, in Five Parts (Excerpted from Dr. Adamson’s book Fabulous Faces, available on, and edited for our blog.) Part 1: Why Your Nose is a Sexy Beast History is full of superstition, rash judgments, and...

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Should I Have a Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, or nose re-shaping, is the commonest aesthetic surgical procedure of the face. There are many reasons for this. Studies show that each of us is always scanning other people’s faces – we can scan seven faces a second, and initially we see a pattern which instantaneously tells us if...

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