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Welcoming the Paces Plastic Surgery Center to the Emory Healthcare Family!

Paces Plastic Surgery Center Emory PartnershipAt Emory Healthcare we pride ourselves in developing and maintaining outstanding relationships with talented physicians and associates across Atlanta and the state of Georgia. As we continue our efforts to build partnerships to improve patient care, we’re happy to announce the acquisition of the plastic surgery practice of Roderick Hester, MD and Foad Nahai, MD, along with the Paces Plastic Surgery Center, located in Buckhead.

Both Dr. Hester and Dr. Nahai are associate professors of surgery of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Emory University’s School of Medicine.

“Emory Healthcare has a robust plastics and aesthetics practice that focuses primarily on reconstructive surgery,” says Donald Brunn, president and chief operating officer of The Emory Clinic. “This new endeavor will expand the scope of Emory’s clinical practice and will enable patients to receive a full range of coordinated, integrated aesthetics care and services under one comprehensive program and under one roof.”

Emory’s highly trained plastic surgeons provide a variety of surgical services to the Atlanta community, including breast reconstruction; ocular-plastics and ophthalmology; facial plastics and otolaryngology (including head and neck reconstruction) and hand and upper extremity reconstruction.

Our partnership with Dr Hester and Dr. Nahai will be finalized in Spring 2013, at which time the name of the Paces Plastic Surgery Center will change to Emory Aesthetics Center, and the practice will become part of The Emory Clinic’s Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The staff and physicians will continue to meet the highest quality standards and work from one electronic medical record and patient portal system to ensure seamless communications between patients and their physicians

“We look forward to this collaboration as we deliver outstanding services to our patients under the Emory brand,” says Hester. Hester and Nahai are considered by peers to be among the best of the nation’s aesthetic plastic surgeons.

“The benefits of this partnership include helping the center to grow and expand, while offering a wide range of services to patients by skilled health care providers,” Nahai explains.

About the Practice:
Dr. Roderick Hester founded what was then called Paces Plastic Surgery and Recovery Center in 1993. It remains one of the nation’s most comprehensive centers for the care of plastic surgery patients and features state-of-the-art clinical areas, operating rooms and over night recovery suites. The doctors at the Paces Plastic Surgery Center also offer an array of nonsurgical support and treatment services including CoolSculpting™, photofacials, hydrafacials, laser hair removal, facials, chemical peels and more.

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The Functional & Comestic Ins & Outs of a Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty - cosmetic, functional nose jobRhinoplasty (also known as a “nose job”) is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed today and can make a dramatic difference in your appearance.  If you’ve always wanted to change the shape of your nose, rhinoplasty is a great option. What you may not know is that same procedure can  also correct birth defects, injuries caused by an accident, or some breathing problems that cause chronic stuffiness, post-nasal drip and even snoring.

In decades past, surgeons performed rhinoplasties mostly for appearance, with a secondary goal of preserving or restoring function. Today surgeons have come to realize the best results occur when we take form and function into consideration as one. Using the same approaches and incisions, I am able to straighten the septum, improve breathing, reduce a “bump” on the bridge and narrow the tip all at once! Not everyone needs all these corrections, of course, so I always have a very detailed discussion with my patients before delving into any surgery. Together, we develop a treatment plan to make sure your goals and desires are met and addressed.

I find rhinoplasty, both cosmetic and functional, to be one of the most rewarding and technically demanding surgeries I do. More than other type of facial plastic surgery, rhinoplasty requires not only an understanding of underlying anatomy, but a certain artistry. That’s why it’s one of my favorite cases!  Gone are the days of a “ski-slope” nose, the one-size-fits-all approach and narrowed airway. My priority is not only to make your nose fit the rest of your face, but to make it work even better than it did before.

If you have questions or concerns about a rhinoplasty procedure, I would love to meet with you and discuss your needs. To schedule an appointment, call the Emory Facial Center at 404 303-0101 or visit ww.emoryfacialcenter.org.

About Dr. Anita Sethna
Anita Sethna, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery within the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. She holds clinic at the Emory Facial Center located in Perimeter. Dr. Sethna’s professional goals are to provide her patients with the highest level of care for facial reconstructive as well as cosmetic procedures, maintaining natural and subtle results using surgical and non-surgical interventions. She joined Emory Healthcare in 2010.