In general, it is best not to massage your nose after rhinoplasty as it is possible, although unlikely, that vigorous rubbing or manipulation in the first few weeks could pop a delicate stitch and disturb the corrections made or affect the cosmetic result. Some people habitually rub the tips of their noses. Recognize that this [...]
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Thinking about Rhinoplasty? 10 Questions To Ask Considering nose reshaping (rhinoplasty) surgery? You’re not alone. Each year, about 500,000 people see a facial plastic surgeon to discuss rhinoplasty, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS.org). Some individuals, both males and females, may be bothered by the way that their nose [...]
I only want to do this once, so how can I make sure that I get the perfect nose job? If you take a moment to think about it, that is actually a very astute question. Even though the initial premise of being determined to get it right the first time would seem to be [...]
Patients considering a nose job have a wide range of questions and concerns. There is simply no way around the fact that surgery will come with some level of inconvenience, unpleasantness and physical discomfort. Anyone who claims to not have any worries about rhinoplasty or any type of upcoming surgery is likely being disingenuous. Even [...]
Rhinoplasty: Closed or Open Procedure First, even though the term “procedure” is commonly used when discussing rhinoplasty, it really is not accurate. In most dictionaries, a procedure is defined as “a series of actions conducted in a certain order or manner”. That is not a good way to look at rhinoplasty, whether closed or open. [...]
Rhinoplasty and chin implant are often times recommended to be done together in order to help give someone even better overall facial harmony and balance. This is a great case example of this concept where a nose job was done at the same time as chin augmentation with an implant. When looking at his preoperative [...]
2 Weeks Before Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) Surgery * Stop taking aspirin and products containing aspirin. * Please notify the staff at our clinic if you develop a cold or illness prior to rhinoplasty surgery. * Vitamins are important in healing. Begin taking multi-vitamins with C, E, minerals, and iron. * If you plan to wear [...]
People decide to get a nose job, or rhinoplasty, to change the shape or appearance of their noses. The procedure often is done to restore balance to a face, get an unsightly bump removed or to repair obstructed airways. The cosmetic procedure is considered major surgery and requires at least 10 days of rest and [...]
Make arrangements to have someone drive you to, and from, your surgery. Having someone stay with you on at least the first night after your surgery is highly recommended. Be sure to fill your prescriptions before your surgery since it means one less thing for you to worry about afterwards. You should squirt saline mist [...]
Rhinoplasty, otherwise known as a nose job, is a common facial surgery procedure for reconstructing the nose. This may be for aesthetic purposes to create a facial profile that’s more pleasing to the eye, or it may be performed to improve breathing or to repair injuries or defects. As with all surgery, the rhinoplasty procedure [...]