Surgeons explore new ideal of beauty

March 18th, 2010 Dr. Kridel

Rodeo Rhinoplasty Houston 2010

Rodeo Rhinoplasty Houston Texas 2010

Rodeo Rhinoplasty Houston Texas 2010

Surgeons explore new ideal of beauty“Lemme get a gander at that there schnozzle under your Stetson, partner” might be overheard this week in Houston during Rodeo Rhinoplasty, four days of physician training on every aspect of the nose job.

Houston’s racial and ethnic diversity — providing an international range of noses — makes the city an ideal location for a seminar exploring surgical techniques and modern beauty standards, said Dr. Russell Kridel, a Houston plastic surgeon who founded the annual conference last year.

“What we think is beautiful is changing,” he said. “We have to know that so we can achieve what that beauty is. You can’t think that everyone wants to have a long, thin nose.”


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March 11, 2010, 10:13PM

Rodeo Rhinoplasty Houston Texas 2010

Rodeo Rhinoplasty Houston Texas 2010

Sex, self-image and nose jobs

March 18th, 2010 Dr. Kridel

“The nose is a very, very sexual organ.”

Physicians from across the globe were in Houston through the weekend for Rodeo Rhinoplasty, a conference directed by Houston facial plastic surgeon Dr. Russell Kridel tackling all things nose jobs. 

Presentations at the meeting explained how the looks of Beyoncé and other people of color are changing global standards of beauty.

Discussants explained the fascinating connection between sexuality, self-image and snouts in Cindy George’s MedBlog at


A health and medicine blog with Cindy George and Todd Ackerman

Posted by Cindy George at March 12, 2010 01:09 PM

Affordable Cosmetic Surgery to Enhance Your Appearance

March 3rd, 2010 Dr. Kridel

AS SEEN ON FOX 26 HOUSTON – People may be considering making some changes to their appearance, but no one wants to spend all their money on cosmetic surgery.

Doctor Russell Kridel explains on FOX 26 Morning News Extra how to find an affordable deal on plastic surgery without skimping on the actual procedure.

Facial fillers become more popular

March 2nd, 2010 Dr. Kridel

As seen on ABC 13 Houston HealthCheck with Medical Reporter Christi Myers Thursday, February 25th at 10PM

HOUSTON (KTRK) Looking younger isn’t vanity any more; it’s a way to compete in today’s job market. But fewer people can afford or want an extensive face lift. It’s a look at the procedure people are asking for especially men and it’s called facial fillers.  Dr. Russ Kridel talks about how new injectables like Sculptra, Juvederm, Perlane, and other injectable facial fillers have become more popular than ever in the past few years.


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Facial fillers become more popular