A doctor removes the bandage from a patient's nose

Rhinoplasty is the surgical reshaping of the nose to create a desired appearance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the popularity of rhinoplasty has decreased in the past several years, from 389,155 surgeries in 2000 to 284,960 in 2007.

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Rhinoplasty is the surgical reshaping of the nose to create a desired appearance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the popularity of rhinoplasty has decreased in the past several years, from 389,155 surgeries in 2000 to 284,960 in 2007.

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