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Rhinoplasty Nose Reshaping
Nose reshaping (rhinoplasty) is a cosmetic surgery procedure in which a person's nose is operated on by a plastic surgeon to make the nose more to the person's liking. Sometimes, rhinoplasty is done to correct a deviated nasal septum, but the usual reason for the surgery is cosmetic, such as to fix a bump on the bridge of the nose or to ...Read more
What is the best hospital for rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) & liposuction surgery in bangalore, india and by which doctor?
Very customized: You really need to see a plastic surgeon who does rhinoplasty surgery (not all do). He/she will assess your airway/breathing and what you like/don't like about your nose. What you need depends very much on your skin, nose shape, ethnicity, and cosmetic desires. Small incisions may be required on columella, around nostrils, and within the nose. Suture +/- cartillage grafts under skin of nose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Alters the structure: Nose reshaping or rhinoplasty involves the reshaping of the bone and cartilage structures of the nose. This might include some conservative removal of tissues or just reshaping and repositioning. This can be done from inside the nose or with small external incisions that are well hidden. You should consult with an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon to see what is best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rhinoplasty: You should meet your surgeon and his team. The docotr should listen to your desires and formulate a plan for you. You should be able to see some of his work, before and after pictures. Remember you cannot get a new nose just a better shaped version of what you already have. ...Read more
Use referrals: From trusted friends, respected professionals and previous patients. Start with your existing physicians and ask for referrals and then use local hospitals or medical societies as week as national organizations such as the american society of plastic surgeons at plasticsurgery. Org. Verify credentials with state licensing agencies. Arrange a few consultations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many options!: Depending on the specific shape of the nose and location of the problem, there are three basic options for changing the nose's shape. 1. The native bone or cartilage can be repositioned and reshaped. 2. Grafts of native tissue can be used to augment or suport the existing nose. 3. Artificial grafts/materials can be used if native grafts are not appropriate/available. ...Read moreSee 11 more doctor answers
Reshaping the nose: Rhinoplasty can reshape the nose in a large variety of different ways. During rhinoplasty the dorsum can be augmented (bridge built), the tip projection increased and made more refined (taller and pointier), and a dorsal hump can even be added to make a nose look "european". ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Absolutely: A well-done rhinoplasty should be tailored to suit the patient's needs, and should not be a "cookie-cutter" approach. The nose should look natural and be harmonious with the rest of the face. If narrowing the bridge is all that is needed, that is all that should be done. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Nasal Base Narrowing: The narrowest part of the nasal airway is the internal nasal valve, located about 2 cm into the nose. This may be narrowed by osteotomies or hump reductions that weaken the nasal sidewalls, but not by nostril reduction. That is not to say that nostril reduction cannot be overdone. Choose a surgeon with experience in this maneuver specifically who can discuss you options with you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I just got a rhinoplasty was wondering how long before I should be breathing freely through my nose?
Honestly have been tolde am not very attractive with big nose? Should I have major rhinoplasty or just bump shaved?
Your decision: Nasal features that bother you (only) can be addressed by hump reduction or shaving depending on extent of problem. If the size of the nose or the bump bothers you, see a couple of physicians who can provide help. Many use computer video imaging to offer you a chance to see what the changes of mild to major would look like on your face. Helps establish the treatment goals for both you and md. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
What is used for filler in rhinoplasty? If I want my nose to be bigger in certain areas, what is used as a filler? .
Cartilage, bone, ....: In general, the use of natural materials, such as cartilage or bone from the patient, is preferred during rhinoplasty, if possible. Synthetic implants can be safely used in certain areas and circumstances, if necessary. Small irregularities can be filled with injectable fillers, but these are temporary. Any of the above should only be performed by a skilled and experienced rhinoplasty surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers