If you’re not satisfied with the appearance of your nose, it’s time for a change. Nose surgery can yield dramatic results, changing the whole look of your face. Patients who have nose surgery experience a vast improvement in their quality of life because of a huge boost to their confidence.
Nose surgery, also known as Rhinoplasty, is designed to reshape and resize the nose to improve appearance and restore self esteem.
Depending on the goals of the procedure, nose surgery can change:
- The width of the nose
- The overall size of the nose in relation to the rest of the face
- The size and shape of the nostrils
- The balance of the nose
- The shape of the tip of the nose
- The appearance of any bumps or depressions
So what actually happens?
Our nose surgeries are performed in our state-of-the-art surgical suites under general or local anesthesia. It takes about two hours. You’ll return to the comfort of your own home to recover on the same day as the surgery.
A splint is often placed on the nose for the first week after surgery. It takes one year for the swelling to completely resolve.
Possible Side Effects and Risks Include:
- Bruising around the eyes
- Stiffness of the nose
What about after surgery?
Patients are usually return to work within two weeks, depending on their occupation and are advised to limit strenuous activities and sun exposure for at least a month.