NOSE JOB (RHINOPLASTY)
Also known as ‘nose reshaping’, a rhinoplasty can re-sculpt your nose, remove bumps, improve angles and reduce an enlarged tip. Such traits are often due to genetics, but sometimes, it could follow an injury or an accident.
DID YOU KNOW?
According to the latest survey conducted by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), nose surgeries represent more than 8% of the world’s total surgical procedures combined, and is one of the most common cosmetic procedures in the world.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can I expect during rhinoplasty?
This procedure is mostly performed under general anesthesia and lasts about two hours. The surgeon will make an incision and then remove bone or cartilage or rearrange it.
What is the recovery time for rhinoplasty?
You can head home after you wake up and recover from the anesthesia. The swelling around your eyes may last up to 10 days and you should avoid heavy exercise during that period.
Can I undergo other cosmetic surgeries at the same time?
Yes, other cosmetic procedures might be performed during the same surgery; such as breast augmentation.