Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is basically a surgical procedure used to change the size and shape of the nose in order to provide it a more pleasant look.Rhinoplasty helps in correcting noses which are too long or too big, with a hump or have ‘hanging’ tip. It also narrows the nostrils, if they are too wide. It helps in correcting the deformities those acquired from result of accidents. It helps in also correcting certain breathing problem, giving your nose a more masculine or a feminine look as per the standards of proportion set for each sex. Nose is a central feature that determines the overall look of your face. Nose reconstruction surgery is one of the oldest forms of cosmetic surgeries whichis why surgical techniques have been honed to perfection by our surgeons. The procedure will differ as per what you require and will leave either no scarring or barely visible scars which are hidden within the nostril creases. In order to change the size or shape of the nose, surgeon will make incisions inside the nose and change the bone structure in such a way that your skin will shrink back to your new nose quickly and naturally.

Quick Facts About Rhinoplasty

Duration Of Surgery
1 to 3 hours
Anaesthesia
General Anaesthesia
Length of hospital stay
Initial complications can be avoided by carefully following your surgeon’s instructions.

  • In addition to the usual risks associated with anaesthesia, other risks include.
  • Bleeding: occurs in less than 2% Rhinoplasties.
  • Sinusitis: rare, can be treated by medications.
Recovery
Initial Mild discomfort, one day bed rest ; swelling, bruising gone in 7 to 10 days, bBack to work in a week, Avoid strenuous activities for 3 to 4 weeks.
Scars
Small scar between nostrils virtually imperceptible.
Risks/Complications
Serious complications while possible, are unlikely:

  • Some potential complications can be avoided by carefully following your surgeon’s instructions.
  • In addition to the usual risks associated with anaesthesia, other risks include.
  • Bleeding: occurs in less than 2% Rhinoplasties.
  • Sinusitis: rare, can be treated by medications.

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