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Rhinoplasty Procedure: Benefits

Posted May 20 2013 7:26am

 
A well-shaped nose can compliment your other facial features.  A rhinoplasty procedure can help change the length, size and shape of your nose for aesthetically pleasing results. It can also help improve breathing function. So if you are not happy with the shape of your nose or experience breathing difficulties, consider nose reshaping surgery.  The procedure can address many aesthetic issues such as a high, low, wide or narrow dorsum, bulbous tip, a nose that is too large or one with a tip that is too low or too high. It can also offer many functional benefits.

Benefits

Modern rhinoplasty is centered on the principle of reshaping the nasal support to achieve the desired aesthetic appearance. The benefits offered include
  • Improved facial symmetry: Nose reshaping surgery can effectively improve the overall symmetry of the face.
  • Improved shape: A nose job can reshape your nose by altering its bridge or tip.
  • Proportionate size: This procedure can help you improve nasal features and make them more proportional to your face.
  • Improved nasal breathing function: This challenging procedure balances a combination of form and function to provide a nose that looks good and also improves breathing function.

Procedure
Approaches to this cosmetic nose surgery include open or closed surgery. In the open approach, the entire nasal tip is exposed by making an incision across the columella and lifting the skin off the nasal tip. The reshaping of the cartilage is done by reducing, reshaping, suturing, and supporting them. Sutures across the columella are removed in approximately five to six days.

In the closed approach, incisions are made inside the nose and the nasal structures are accessed through the nostrils. There is less need for surgical dissection and so, less visible scarring and risk of pos-operative edema compared to the open approach.

Established plastic surgery centers also perform septoplasty to repair a deviated septum and correct nasal obstruction. This procedure can improve breathing function as well as provide a pleasing cosmetic outcome.

Nose Reshaping Surgery – Get Maximum Benefits

Make sure to get your surgical procedure done in an AAAASF-accredited surgical suite for superior results. The following considerations will help maximize your benefits:
  • Choose an experienced hand: An ideal option to gain superior results while considering any type of plastic surgery is to find a plastic surgeon who is an expert in the procedure. Make sure to choose a surgeon with vast experience in nose surgery.
  • Initial consultation: During the consultation with your rhinoplasty surgeon, get all relevant information about the procedure and also discuss your aesthetic goals and expectations about the outcome of the surgery. Questions you may ask include:
  • Am I the right candidate?
  • How many nose surgeries have you performed?
  • Do you have hospital privileges to perform nose reshaping surgery and in which hospitals?
  • What are the risks involved in the procedure?
  • How long will recovery take?
  • What will the surgery cost?
  • Do you offer financing options?
Considering all these points will help you achieve desired nasal appearance and benefits from the rhinoplasty procedure.

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