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Dr. Constantinides Will Be Keynote Speaker at World Rhinology Congress in Brazil

Sep 01 2014 | Comments (0)
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In Spring, 2015, the 16th World Rhinology Congress will take place in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Dr. Aldo Stamm and Dr. David Kennedy, world-renowned sinus surgery experts, have made this a successful congress year after year. This year, Dr. Minas Constantinides will join other internationally renown experts as one of the keynote speakers. Dr. Dean Toriumi is another of the experts selected as a keynote speaker.

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$4000.00 for Rhinoplasty… Going Once…Going Twice….

Aug 18 2014 | Comments (0)
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A new business model for setting fees for surgery has recently come to my attention. It is similar to online auction houses like PriceLine and StubHub, where goods or services sell for the lowest bid. The business is called MediBid: it matches patients looking for a particular surgery to surgeons offering that surgery as a bid. Though claiming to bypass insurance companies and hospitals to bring patients and surgeons directly together, it is more likely to do more harm than good. This because it relies on the commoditization of surgical services that may endanger the informed opinion of the patient. The price of rhinoplasty varies by geographic location, surgeon experience, and the marketplace. Rhinoplasty is rapidly becoming a commodity, where price fluctuates very little among surgeons in the same marketplace. This happens when supply (the number of surgeons offering rhinoplasty) outpaces demand (the number of patients looking for rhinoplasty) When price fluctuates less than ...

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Thank You For Making Me BEAUTIFUL!

Jul 31 2014 | Comments (0)
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Dear Dr. Constantinides, Thank you for making me B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L! I love my "new" nose and am so grateful for the wonderful care you have provided me. You are a fantastic doctor. Your favorite patient, B__ S__

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Say Ole' and Ouch: Perspectives from a Soccer Mom

Jul 23 2014 | Comments (0)
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Saying goodbye to the World Cup and weeks of soccer games was a difficult thing to do in our family. I complained about our DVR being filled to capacity and yet how could I not be drawn to the amazing feats of athleticism and drama of the game?

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Squid Tentacles May Be The Next Best Thing In Facial Fillers

Jul 18 2014 | Comments (0)
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Calamari is now Rhode Island's official appetizer. As a Rhode Islander (I grew up in Narragansett, RI and return every weekend during the summer), this makes sense. RI is the largest exporter of squid in the US. Who would have thought that this tasty dish would actually find applications in the facial filler world?

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