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How bad is the rhinoplasty?

How bad is the rhinoplasty?

Surprisingly good: Most patients are very pleasantly surprised with the recovery after rhinoplasty. The most uncomfortable aspect is probably the limited breathing the through the nose the first week after surgery, but the pain is usually far less than what patients anticipate. ...Read more

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Rhinoplasty (Definition)

Rhinoplasty is the surgical altering of the nose either for cosmetic ...Read more


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What exactly is a rhinoplasty?

What exactly is a rhinoplasty?

Nasal reshaping: Rhinoplasty is the operation which is used to correct the shape of the nose. This can be done for cosmetic or functional reasons. There are a variety of different approaches and techniques which are used depending on what areas of the nose need to be changed. This is often done as an outpatient under general anesthesia. Recovery is usually relatively mild, with minimal pain. ...Read more

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Can you have rhinoplasty if you are 15?

Can you have rhinoplasty if you are 15?

Age for Rhinoplasty: There are certain standards that are used to determine age appropriateness for rhinoplasty. For women typically we wait until age 16. For men 17 is preferred.

Since the concerns relate mostly to damaging growth centers, it is less of an issue when a patient has a larger nose. If you are very developed for 15 then it may be possible. Each case is unique. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having a successful rhinoplasty?

What are the chances of having a successful rhinoplasty?

Nose Success: Studies of patient satisfaction after rhinoplasty range from 75% to 95%. Primary rhinoplasty seems to result in higher satisfaction rates than revision rhinoplasty. ...Read more

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Could medicare cover a rhinoplasty?

Could medicare cover a rhinoplasty?

Unlikely: Medicare does not prequalify surgery, so most surgeons would require you pay ahead. Medicare would then only approve payment after if you had trauma that resulted in a nasal fracture that misshaped your nose and effected your breathing. Even then they would only pay to straighten it, not provide cosmetic changes. ...Read more

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How can I schedule a rhinoplasty surgey?

Rhinoplasty: You need to have a consultation and explain to the what you at trying to achieve and have the surgeon explain what can be achieved and how the would get done. ...Read more

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I want ethnic rhinoplasty, what to expect?

Ethnic rhinoplasty: Once you have chosen a surgeon, you can go over your surgical goals together. It takes at least a year to recover from rhinoplasty and if your skin is thicker, it can take longer. Hopefully, your expectations will be met by good presurgical planning and communication. ...Read more

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Rhinoplasty/genioplasty- please help define?

Nose vs. Chin: Rhinoplasty is surgery of the nose, while genioplasty is surgery of the chin. For example, a person thinking of rhinoplasty for a large nose may also have a small chin. Chin augmentation will not only improve the chin size, it will balance the face and make the nose appear relatively smaller. Rhinoplasty and chin implants are commonly performed at same time. ...Read more

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I'm 21 years old. Can I go for rhinoplasty now?

I'm 21 years old. Can I go for rhinoplasty now?

Yes: Generally, we like to wait till a patient's face is fully grown & mature. For women it's around 15-16 y/o. As a rough guide, your face is fully grown when you stop growing in height. The reason for this is that, in some cases, your nose will be in better proportion when your face is bigger & more mature. Exceptions to this would be with very large noses or psychological issues. ...Read more

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What anesthesia should I use for my rhinoplasty?

What anesthesia should I use for my rhinoplasty?

The safest chioce: Although I tend to use sedation and lighter forms of anesthesia for most of my cosmetic cases, for most rhinoplasties I prefer general anesthesia with intubation. The reason for this is that it protects the patient's airway from aspirating any blood that may pool in the back of the throat from the surgery.
Speak to your surgeon and ask for their recommendation. ...Read more

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What are the sideeffects of getting a rhinoplasty?

What are the sideeffects of getting a rhinoplasty?

Low risks: If you follow your surgeon's directions the risks are low. Yet, all surgery has risks and those of rhinoplasty include bleeding, infection, anesthesia risks, scarring, septal perforation, redeveation, hematoma, or unsatisfactory cosmetic outcome. Your surgeon will discuss all the potential risks and benefits at a consult. ...Read more

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How Soon Can You Wear Sunglasses After Rhinoplasty?

How Soon Can You Wear Sunglasses After Rhinoplasty?

Usually 3-6 weeks: Most surgeons will advise that you refrain from wearing light sunglasses for 3-6 weeks following rhinoplasty but this will vary by surgeon so ask first! ...Read more

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Is rhinoplasty is really painful after the surgery?

Rarely if ever: Most patients complain of a feeling of a bad head cold with congestion and headache. While uncomfortable, patients rarely complain of "pain". ...Read more

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Who is the best rhinoplasty doctors in schererville?

Where?: Where is servile? I would ask friends or family who have had nose surgery in your area and are happy. ...Read more

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What are the risks of getting a rhinoplasty at sixteen?

Rhino at sixteen: If done conservatively, a rhinoplasty at 16 is safe. The key is to weigh the risks and benefits. If the nose is becoming a big social issue for a young boy or girl, it is worth doing it. If the deformity is minor and there are no social issues involved then it is better to wait till all of the growth in height has completed. ...Read more

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Can you do septoplasty and rhinoplasty at the same time?

Can you do septoplasty and rhinoplasty at the same time?

Yes: Yes it is common to do septoplasty with rhinoplasty. Then you can improve both the appearance and function of the nose. ...Read more

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Wondering if eagle beak could be fixed with rhinoplasty?

Yes: I'm not sure I know what you mean as an eagle beak. If you are describing a hooked nose or a large hump on the bridge. Than yeas it can be corrected. ...Read more

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What are the precautions to be taken after rhinoplasty?

What are the precautions to be taken after rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty Post Op: If you have had a rhinoplasty and don't have specific instructions from your surgeon, call immediately and request specifics. If you are asking in general, typical rhinoplasty post-op instructions include keeping your head elevated, avoiding trauma to the nose, not blowing your nose for at least a week, and only sleeping on your back for several weeks. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after a septoplasty/rhinoplasty?

What is the recovery time after a septoplasty/rhinoplasty?

Better in a week: You will be better in a week when your packing is out and splints removed. It can take up to several months before you swelling will decrease and you will realize you result. ...Read more