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Introduction of Rhinoplasty

The human nose comes in numerous shapes and sizes depending on genetics, cultural background, and any injury or fractures. Some people may be blessed with the perfect structured nose whilst others desperately wish for a change. Rhinoplasty or mostly known as nose jobs are an exciting and new alternative available to patients interested in reshaping and altering the structure of their nose with or without invasive surgery. The recent advancements in cosmetic surgery section make it easier than ever to reconstruct desired nose shape. Let us explore few of the advanced techniques, frequently asked questions, how advantageous these surgeries are and much more can.

What is Rhinoplasty or Nose Job?

Rhinoplasty interchangeably used as a nose job, is a plastic surgery process for rectifying and reconstructing the present form, restoring the dysfunctions, and aesthetically enhancing the crooked/non desired nose shape with resolving nasal trauma referred as a blunt, penetrating, and blast, congenital defect, respiratory impediment, or an earlier failed nose surgery. Most patients who seek nose reshaping ask for a bump removal, narrow their nostril width, change the angle between the nose and the mouth, as well as correct birth defects, injuries, or other defects that affect breathing, such as a deviated nasal septum or a condition of sinus.

An Otolaryngologist, Maxillofacial Surgeon or a Plastic Surgeon (doctors holding expertise for treating ear, nose, throat, jaw, face, and neck) will create an aesthetic, functional, and facially proportionate nose by differentiating the soft tissues and nasal skin from the nasal framework by an open or closed Rhinoplasty. These surgeries help to rectify the nose as required for form and function, suturing the incisions, using tissue glue and applying either a package or a stent, or both, to immobilize the rectified nose to ensure the proper healing.

What Rhinoplasty Techniques Can Offer?

  • Resizing and reshaping of the nose in relation to facial balance
  • Changing nose width or the size and reposition of the nostrils
  • Removal of the nose profile with visible bumps or depressions on the nasal bridge
  • Enhancing the nasal tips that are enlarged or bulbous, inclined, upturned or hooked
  • Nasal asymmetry
  • Treating barricaded breathing (functional)
  • Enhancing the non satisfactory appearance
  • Surgical treatment for nasal injury causing obstructed breathing and unsatisfactory nose contours
  • Correcting nasal congenital disabilities and dysfunctions
  • Acquired deformity due to trauma, tumor or infection

Candidacy for Rhinoplasty Cosmetic Surgery

  • People who are not happy with their current nose shape and size and the scenario make them self-conscious or unhappy.
  • The change of facial appearance, especially around the nasal areas due to age and change in the skin/bone structure.
  • People with disproportion which needs correcting.
  • People seeking a change of appearance by the nose surgery and not a dramatic transformation.
  • Rhinoplasty is considered to be one of the most tricky surgeries which demand proper healing time. Candidates must understand the process and be ready for all the pre and post surgery trails.
  • People whose facial growth is complete; meaning they are at the right age. Teens can undergo nose surgeries, but it is advisable to wait until the natural process of facial growth is over not to face any major changes in the nasal areas.
  • People who are in good health and has no skin allergies or disorders.

What are the Benefits of Rhinoplasty or Nose Surgery?

  • Rhinoplasty can offer facial symmetry with a more aligned nose structure. People can get an enhanced appearance by undergoing nose surgery.
  • People with congenital disabilities or past nose injury can remove the hump or crookedness and rectify the nasal imperfections.
  • Nasal reshaping includes a change of the tip or bridge of the nose which can draw attention to other areas of the face.
  • Nose surgery can provide a proportionate size by reducing the width of the nose. People can have a notable difference in their facial features even with a small change.
  • People suffering from breathing difficulties turn to Rhinoplasty for its ability to open the narrow nasal passages and rectify the structural abnormalities, improving the patient's breathing abilities.
  • Birth defects like inclined or hooked nose shapes and resizing of the broad or narrow nose anatomy can be corrected by Rhinoplasty to gain more defined, structured and pleasing nose contours.
  • People who are dissatisfied with the shape and size of their natural nose anatomy often feel self-conscious about their looks and may suffer from low self-assurance. After undergoing the nose surgery, reports have marked uplift in their self- confidence. This benefit alone can be a great cause for people to choose nose surgery.