The Latest in Rhinoplasty & Chin Implants with Philadelphia Plastic Surgeon Timothy Greco, MD

Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Timothy M. Greco, MD about the latest advancements in rhinoplasty & chin implants.


Nasal aesthetic surgery is a procedure where form and function are of equal importance. The rhinoplasty procedure should provide the patient with a pleasing appearance and improved breathing. When his New Jersey and Philadelphia rhinoplasty patients complain of difficulty with breathing in addition to an obvious aesthetic deformity, Dr. Timothy Greco can make corrections during the cosmetic procedure to treat both issues. He often performs septoplasty, which straightens the nasal septum, internal and/or external nasal valve malfunction, and enlarged turbinates to correct nasal obstructions.


How Does Rhinoplasty Work?

Most nasal surgeries are performed by making small incisions in the nose and a small incision across the skin between the nostrils. This technique is known as an open rhinoplasty. At times the procedure may be performed without the incision between the nostrils (closed rhinoplasty). Sometimes it is necessary to make small incisions at the base of the nostrils to help narrow the nose.


What If I’m Not Happy With My Rhinoplasty Procedure?

If you’re not happy with the results of a rhinoplasty procedure performed previously, schedule a consultation with Dr. Greco about revision rhinoplasty. Because he’s double board certified in otolaryngology (ENT) and facial plastic surgery, he possesses a unique skill set to perform revision rhinoplasty. He may perform a rib-harvest technique to correct structural deformities. This technique significantly improves results for his patients with severely deformed noses secondary to previous surgery or trauma and who lack sufficient ear or septal cartilage that is necessary to provide structural support frequently needed in these types of noses.


About Dr. Timothy M. Greco, MD, FACS

Dr. Greco is a facial cosmetic plastic surgeon in Bala Cynwyd, PA, near Philadelphia who is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Greco’s aesthetic surgical practice focuses solely on plastic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head and neck. He is an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Greco is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

He’s authored numerous papers on facial plastic surgery and co-authored a chapter in Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America. He has provided instruction as part of the teaching faculty for courses in rhinoplasty, minimally invasive facial procedures, endoscopic facial plastic surgery, and has presented clinical research in facial plastic surgery at the national meeting of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Additionally, he regularly teaches physicians throughout the United States on new facial procedures and techniques and has served as a key opinion leader and medical consultant for Allergan, Valeant (Medicis), and Merz, in facial aesthetics.

Dr. Greco was chosen to be a faculty injector for the production of the PaletteSM instructional CD “Expert Injection Techniques.” He also was a faculty member and key planner for the CME activity with PaletteSM entitled “Anatomical Context of Facial Aesthetics.”

He is part of the PaletteSM Education Faculty, where he trains physicians and nurse injectors in the aesthetic application of neuromodulators (like BOTOX®, Dysport®, and XEOMIN®) and fillers (JUVEDERM®, Restylane®, Perlane®, Radiesse®, and Sculptra®). Dr. Timothy M. Greco has current medical licenses in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Minnesota.



Contact Dr. Timothy Greco
2 Bala Plaza, Suite PL-15 • Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
(610) 664-8830
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