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Rhinoplasty Nose Job

Is Rhinoplasty right for me?

Rhinoplasty can be performed on men and women of almost any age. However, it´s usually recommended that young people wait until facial growth is complete- about age 13 or 14 for girls and 14 or 15 for boys. You may be a good candidate for rhinoplasty if you have any of the following conditions:

What should I expect from the consultation?

A personal consultation is the first step for every patient considering rhinoplasty. During this meeting, a surgeon will assess your physical and emotional health and discuss your specific cosmetic goals for surgery.

You should arrive at the consultation prepared to provide complete information about:

During your physical evaluation, your plastic surgeon will examine the structures inside your nose and the quality of your skin, as well as the size and shape of your nose and its elationship to your other facial features. Your plastic surgeon may recommend other treatments that can be performed along with the rhinoplasty to better meet your appearance goals or to improve breathing.

Can rhinoplasty be combined with other surgeries?

To enhance your appearance:

To correct breathing difficulties:

How is rhinoplasty performed?

The techniques used for your surgery depends not only on your surgeon´s preferences, but also on your desired results. Plastic surgeon may perform rhinoplasty from within the nose, making the incision inside the nostrils. This is called a “closed rhinoplasty.” Other times, a surgeon prefers an “open” procedure, in which a small incision is made across the columella, the vertical strip of tissue separating the nostrils, as well as within the nose.Working through these incisions, the nose´s framework of bone and cartilage is sculpted to the desired shape. The skin and soft tissues are then redraped over the reshaped framework. If the lower part of the nose is being narrowed or the nostrils are being reduced, small wedges of skin at the base of the nostrils may be removed through incisions that are hidden in the nose´s naturalcreases.

How will I learn about the safety of nasal surgery?

Each year, thousands of people undergo cosmetic surgery of the nose and experience no major complications. However, it is important for you to be informed of the risks as well as the benefits. One of the most important parts of your consultation is the discussion that you and your surgeon will have about the possible complications of nasal surgery. In addition to listening carefully to what your surgeon tells you, be sure to raise any questions that you may have about the safety of the procedure.

By following your surgeon´s advice and instructions carefully:

What can I do to prepare for my surgery?

When the date for your procedure has been set, your plastic surgeon will provide you with specific instructions for the days immediately before and after surgery. A number of points may be covered, including:

How will I be cared for on the day of my surgery?

Rhinoplasty surgery may be performed in an outpatient surgery center, an office-based surgical suite or a hospital. If you are admitted to a hospital or surgery center, your stay will be a short one, perhaps just one night. Medications are admitted to keep you comfortable during the surgical procedure. Local anesthesia and intravenous sedation may be used for patients undergoing rhinoplasty , although general anesthesia may be desirable in some instances. Your plastic surgeon will monitoring your physical status throughout the operation and during your recovery.

How will I look and feel right after surgery?

When the surgery is completed, you´ll be taken to a recovery area. Any discomfort that you feel will be controlled with medication prescribed by your surgeon. A splint may be applied to the bridge of your nose to protect the nose and hold the tissues in place until they have stabilized. You may also have a small, triangular bandage the tip of your nose and packing inside the nostrils, especially if work has been done to improve your breathing.

Although everyone heals at a different rate, you can expect that your recovery will follow this general time line:

The first day:

Within 10 days:

After several weeks:

In this months following surgery, it is important to keep your nose shielded from direct sunlight. Wearing sun block lotion is essential for protecting your skin.

What should I know about my result?

It´s normal to feel a bit anxious while you are adjusting to your new look and waiting to see the true results of your surgery. However, you are likely to begin enjoying your new look within weeks. As each month passes, you´ll notice gradual improvement until healing is complete. Most patients who have nasal surgery are very pleased with their results. You may find that you have a brighter outlook, or that you feel less self conscious and more confident. The results of rhinoplasty are permanent, expect for changes that may occur with the aging process. Occasionally, a touchup procedure may be desired to further improve the results.

 How long will I continue to see my plastic surgeon?

After the initial healing period, you will return to your plastic surgeon´s office for a postoperative follow-up visit so that your healing and progress can be evaluated. In the following months, your surgeon may ask you to return for periodic checkups. It´s important to keep these appointments so that your surgeon can assess your long-term results and address any questions or concerns you may have.

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