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Information for Out-of-Town Patients

Traveling to Houston for Plastic Surgery

When you decide to have plastic surgery, it is important to find an experienced surgeon you can trust. Patients from all over Texas and the U.S. come to Houston to have procedures such as rhinoplasty and facelift surgery performed by Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sanaz Harirchian. Patients travel to see Dr. Harirchian because they are impressed by her surgical skill and her natural-looking results. If you are considering facial plastic surgery with Dr. Harirchian in Houston, call  713-791-0700 or email us at with any questions.

Your Virtual Consultation Appointment with Dr. Harirchian

Dr. Harirchian offers virtual consultations for out-of-town patients as well as local patients seeking the convenience of having a facial plastic surgery consultation in the comfort of their own home. The first step is to fill out the virtual consultation form, which will enable you to upload photos for Dr. Harirchian to view. Dr. Harirchian’s patient coordinator will contact you to schedule your virtual consultation. During your appointment, Dr. Harirchian will ask you about your goals and your desired outcome in order to develop a personalized treatment plan. She can also use advanced software to morph your photos to show you potential aesthetic outcomes and she will email you these photos of your possible results. 

If you decide to schedule surgery, a pre-operative visit can be coordinated over the phone and necessary paperwork will be sent via email. Our patient coordinator can advise you on accommodations and transportation in Houston. Whenever possible, Dr. Harirchian will schedule an appointment at her Houston office for the day before surgery so that you can review your surgical plan in person.

Recovery After Traveling to Houston for Facial Plastic Surgery

Your recovery plan will depend on several factors, including the type of surgery A surgical recovery suite is available and may be added to your surgical plan if you would like  overnight nursing care after surgery. We can also arrange for nursing care at a hotel. 

Facelift or neck lift patients who fly into Houston will need to wait at least 7 days before air travel; patients who are driving may return home after 48 hours, and will need to return a week after surgery for suture removal. Rhinoplasty patients may travel home the day after surgery and will need to return to Dr. Harirchian’s Houston office one week after surgery for cast removal. All treatment plans for out-of-town patients include virtual follow-up appointments in the weeks and months following surgery to monitor your healing and results. Dr. Harirchian takes patient care seriously and she and her team are always available for post-op questions. 

Contact Us For Facial Plastic Surgery in Houston

Dr. Harirchian is known as a Top Facial Plastic Surgeon thanks to her extensive training and experience, and in particular for the way in which she combines a perfectionist’s touch with natural artistry in order to achieve superior aesthetic results. Contact us today if you have any questions about traveling to Houston for facial plastic surgery or fill out our virtual consultation form to get started.

Dr. Sanaz Harirchian has either authored or reviewed and approved this content.

Sanaz Harirchian, M.D