Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery in Santa Monica


In the cosmetic world, rhinoplasty is one of the most popular procedures. It is a method by which patients can reshape their nose, either adding to its size or subtracting from its so-called character. In order to perform rhinoplasty, a surgeon must not only be technically competent—he must also have a sense of artistry that allows him to sculpt a beautiful nose that adds balance and symmetry to the entire face. With his finesse and delicacy, Dr. Karamanoukian brings everything necessary to help each of his patients achieve cosmetic excellence. To learn more about receiving rhinoplasty in Santa Monica, please read below or call his office today.

Individual Attention for Serious Results

  • In order to achieve the best possible results, Dr. Karamanoukian delivers three categories of rhinoplasty:
  • Female rhinoplasty
  • Male rhinoplasty
  • Ethnic rhinoplasty

Within each of these categories, Dr. Karamanoukian is careful to tailor results that are specific to the individual patient. He considers the patient’s entire face. By combining your own cosmetic goals with his own professional opinion, he creates results that are not only beautiful, they are 100% unique to you. With his completely personalized approach, Dr. Karamanoukian provides excellent results in rhinoplasty surgery.

Female Rhinoplasty

In the quest for beautiful rhinoplasty results in women, Dr. Karamanoukian ensures every feminine aspect of your face is considered throughout the entire procedure. With his artistic eye and technical abilities, he will preserve your nose’s feminine characteristics while delivering grace and beauty to your entire face.

Male Rhinoplasty

For men seeking rhinoplasty, it’s important to consider the significance of a detailed approach. Dr. Karamanoukian takes his time to evaluate your face and listen to your cosmetic goals. Through this meticulous and individualized process, he is able to achieve results that are not only perfectly masculine, they are also 100% tailored to you.

Ethnic Rhinoplasty

For patients with an ethnic appearance, this plays heavily into Dr. Karamanoukian’s work. While he understands the basic purpose of rhinoplasty, he also considers how a patient’s ethnic appearance must be maintained. In every procedure, he uses conservatism and taste to provide a beautiful result while keeping his patients’ ethnic appearance intact.

Benefits of Rhinoplasty

There are many reasons patients choose to undergo rhinoplasty. In most cases, it’s for a cosmetic result. In other cases, a rhinoplasty can actually help open the nasal passages so patients can breathe more easily. Whether you have a cosmetic issue with your nose or are looking to handle breathing difficulties, a rhinoplasty with Dr. Karamanoukian can get the results you’ve been looking for.

  • Benefits of rhinoplasty include:
  • Correction of a bump on the bridge of your nose, also known as a dorsal hump
  • Alteration of the size of your nose, whether too big or too small
  • Reshaping the nasal tip
  • Reduction of nostril size
  • Straightening a crooked nose
  • Improvement of breathing issues through reconstruction of nasal interior

Expert Los Angeles Rhinoplasty Surgeon

Meet Dr. Karamanoukian

For Los Angeles patients considering rhinoplasty, there are few surgeons more qualified than Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian. He is double board certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery. This means that when it comes to performing surgery on your nose, Dr. Karamanoukian can uphold every surgical standard to keep you looking and feeling your very best. First and foremost, this extends to the safety aspect of your procedure. Second, it extends to the cosmetic excellence of your rhinoplasty, ensuring that your results fulfill everything agreed upon are among the best rhinoplasty results you can get.

Each rhinoplasty takes place in a surgical suite that is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Whether your particular procedure requires general anesthesia or simply conscious sedation, Dr. Karamanoukian uses a handpicked, board-certified anesthesiologist to look after this aspect of your rhinoplasty. In this way, he maintains every safety standard in the book.