Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)

Cosmetic Surgery of Nose

Procedure
Reshaping of the nose by reducing or increasing the size, removing hump, changing shape of bridge, the nasal tip reshaping, narrowing the nostril span and changing the angle between nose and upper lip. Correction of deviated nose with septum can also be done. May also be useful in some breathing problems. Fore dorsum augmentation variety of material can be useful like cartilage, bone and implant like medpore, gortex, silicone.

Duration:
2-4 hours

Anesthesia:
General anaesthesia or local with sedation or intravenous anaesthesia.

Stay:
Overnight procedure – one day in hospital.

After Effect:
Swelling bruising around eyes and nose, mild headache, bleeding and stuffiness of nose(most of things goes away within 1 or 2 week)

Risks:
Infection, Inadequate improvement may require additional surgery.

Recovery:
Return to work : 2 weeks
Exercise heavy work: 4 weeks
Avoiding hitting nose: 4-6 weeks
Appreciate difference: 3-4 weeks
Final appearance: 6 months to 1 year
Avoid sunburns: 6 weeks.

Duration of Results:
Permanent