Rhinoplasty | What Is It and How Is It Done? Frequently Asked Questions | F.A.Q
Rhinoplasty is an operation aiming to change the shape of the nose to a more desirable one.
It is preferred by people who have deformities on their nose after an incident, people who do not like the shape of their nose and/or people who have trouble breathing issues.
Some people who seek Rhinoplasty may have multiple of those complaints and multiple complaints can be addressed with one operation.
Q: Under what circumstances is Rhinoplasty advised?
A: Rhinoplasty can be done to fix unwanted nasal humps, lifting the tip of the nose, reducing the width of the nose. It can also be done to treat deformations like a broken nose.
Q: Who can get a Rhinoplasty?
A: People who have aesthetic and/or functional dissatisfactions with their nose.
Q: Is there an age limit for Rhinoplasty?
A: Rhinoplasty is not advised for adolescent people who have not reached the end of their nasal development. Even though Rhinoplasty regarding functional problems is done for patients younger than 18, it is advised to wait until 18 for Rhinoplasty regarding aesthetical problems.
Q: What kinds of Rhinoplasty are there?
A: Rhinoplasty has a couple of ways to be done. Depending on the situation and the needs of the patient, techniques like closed-rhinoplasty, open-rhinoplasty, endoscopic rhinoplasty, dynamic rhinoplasty, 3d rhinoplasty and tamponless rhinoplasty.
Q: Is there a Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty?
A: Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty is often done with the use of fillers. It is preferred for minor deformations and asymmetrical noses.
Q: What are things to look for after Rhinoplasty?
A: It is very important for patients to pay attention to their diet, avoid smoking and protect their noses from any possible concussions.
Q: How is the healing process after Rhinoplasty?
A: It may depend from person to person. The recovery process usually takes around 1 to 8 weeks. However, for the nose to reach its designed shape takes around 6 months to a year.