Nose reshaping also known as rhinoplasty improves appearance and proportion of your nose or solve breathing problem.
What is rhinoplasty?
Your nose is the centre of your face and if you are not happy with its look and proportion to your face, it will bother you a lot. Nose reshaping or rhinoplasty improves the appearance and proportion of your nose and increase your self-confidence.
A rhinoplasty surgery is also performed to improve airflow and breathing by adjusting the nasal structure of your nose.
How is a rhinoplasty performed?
Rhinoplasty procedure is performed under general anaesthesia and usually takes 2 hours. It is performed either using a close procedure where incisions are hidden inside the nose or an open procedure where an incision is made across the columella, the narrow strip of tissue that separates the nostrils. The skin that covers the nasal bones and cartilages is raised through these incisions and allow access to reshape the structure of your nose.
If your nose’s septum is deviated, it can be straightened and the projections inside the nose reduced to improve breathing. Once the underlying structure of the nose is sculpted to the desired shape, nasal skin and tissue is redraped and incisions are closed.
What can a rhinoplasty do?
A rhinoplasty surgery can change your appearance. It will increase your self-confidence by reshaping the size and look of your nose, will give you a more proportionate facial appearance. For men who have breathing problem because of their nasal structure, definitely will benefit from nose reshaping surgery and after some time they will start to feel like they breathe for the first time in their life.
Are you a candidate?
Rhinoplasty surgery is a highly individualized procedure, with the best results achieved through a thorough consultation with your cosmetic surgeon. If you are unhappy with the size and proportion of your nose to your face, if you are having problems with breathing and quality sleeping due to this problem, if you are a healthy individual, if your facial growth is complete, if you have a positive outlook and realistic expectations, nose reshaping surgery may be right for you.
How do you feel about your nose?
If you have one or more feelings or conditions, you are a good candidate for a rhinoplasty surgery:
*You are unhappy with size, shape or look of your nose
*You want more proportionate look of your nose
*You want to increase your self-confidence by improving your profile
*You are having breathing problems, and it lowers your quality of life
Who decides for details of surgery?
You and your doctor will discuss all details of your surgery and decide together. You can directly share your complaints and concerns about your nose’ look with your doctor, and also your doctor will share his objective ideas about your nose reshaping surgery. So this is an interactive process that your happiness and healthiness is a priority.
What about recovery of your surgery?
During your rhinoplasty recovery, a splint and/or packing will likely be placed inside your nose and a splint or bandages placed on the outside to support and protect the new structures during initial healing.
While initial swelling subsides within a few weeks, it may take up to a year for your new nasal contour to fully refine. During this time, you may notice gradual changes in the appearance of your nose as it refines to a more permanent outcome.