What is rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty is surgery that is performed to reshape or repair the outer appearance of your nose. It is commonly known as a "nose job".
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The cost of rhinoplasty can vary greatly, depending on where you are and the extent of the alterations you are having done.
Risks of rhinoplasty include bleeding, infection, adverse reactions to anaesthetic and possible additional surgery in the future.
If you are considering having a rhinoplasty for cosmetic reasons, there is a non-surgical alternative to rhinoplasty. Non-surgical rhinoplasty uses injectable fillers (which are medications similar to soft tissues in the nose) to help reshape the …
Results of rhinoplasty are only visible once swelling goes down and your nasal splint is removed by your doctor. It can take up to several months for the final results to be seen.
How quickly you recover from your rhinoplasty depends on the individual and the extent of the alterations being performed. Swelling and bruising can last for several weeks after surgery. Strenuous activity should be avoided for at least a month …
Your doctor will discuss with you how best to prepare for the rhinoplasty surgery. You may be advised to change or stop certain medications, particularly if they increase the risk of bleeding. Smoking can also cause complications by slowing down the …
It is best to delay rhinoplasty until after you have finished growing. For most people this means not before the age of about 18.
If the nose is bent, sinusitis can be relieved by straightening the septum. This is a different procedure to rhinoplasty; however, it may be combined with having rhinoplasty, in which case it can help with sinusitis.