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How can I break my nose so I can get reconstructive nose surgery?

How can I break my nose so I can get reconstructive nose surgery?

Don't do it: That is dangerous & could affect your breathing, cause infection, or severe bleeding. Besides, the surgeon will reconstruct your nose back to the way it was. You probably want a rhinoplasty in which the shape of your nose is changed. You won't get that result via reconstructive surgery.They could change the shape but your insurance won't pay that. See a psychiatrist first. ...Read more

Nose Surgery (Definition)

You probably mean the "nose job" or surgery for cosmetic change. This is rhinoplasty. There are many other types of nasal surgery also. Make sure your nose surgery is done by an ENT doc ...Read more


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Can I get a free nose surgery when getting polyps removed ?

Can I get a free nose surgery when getting polyps removed ?

Nose surgery: What kind of free surgery do you expect? What do you think needs surgery? Where is the money going to come from to pay for the surgical team and surgical facility so that you can have "free" services? ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to get cosmetic nose surgery?

How dangerous is it to get cosmetic nose surgery?

Not very: Rhinoplasty or a nose job is very safe and effective to improve both appearance and function of the nose. Find a facial plastic surgeon for a consultation on your area! ...Read more

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What happens if i vomit 2 days after nose surgery? Will it get ruined?

What happens if i vomit 2 days after nose surgery? Will it get ruined?

Doubtful: But if it is persistent you need to call your doctor to see why it's happening. Bleeding down the throat causing nausea is a possibility. ...Read more

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Can I have nose surgery to correct my deviated septum and reshape my nostrils in one procedure? I get frequent sinus infections due to a deviated septum. I also dislike how my large nostrils look. I'd like to have both problems fixed, but i don't want hav

You : You can certainly have a septoplasty and rhinoplasty at the same time to address both of your issues. This is very commonly done, in fact. There aren't really any drawbacks to combining the procedures and most patients prefer having one recovery period. In addition to straightening your septum, you may want to see if sinus surgery would also help with your recurrent sinus infections. ...Read more

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Would I go to the same surgeon for a reconstructive nose surgery as I would for an aesthetic one?

Would I go to the same surgeon for a reconstructive nose surgery as I would for an aesthetic one?

Maybe: Some surgeons routinely do the three main categories of nasal surgery [cosmetic (for appearance improvement), functional (to improve the nasal airway and breathing) and reconstructive (to restore the form or shape of the nose)] but many do not. You need to ask questions to find out whether your selected surgeon is comfortable with treatment of and has experience with your condition. ...Read more

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What should I learn before getting rhinoplasty/nose surgery?

Board certification: Seek care from a board certified facial plastic or plastic surgeon. Your surgeon should regularly perform rhinoplasty. Your surgeon should be able to address any breathing issues as well, as a great rhinoplasty maintains or improves nasal function while also making the nose look great. Make sure you are comfortable that your surgeon understands your aesthetic goals. ...Read more

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