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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 more
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 more
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
??: If you can explain what you mean by nonsurgical nose reshaping, I might be able to help you. ...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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more
I just got a rhinoplasty was wondering how long before I should be breathing freely through my nose?
Weeks to months: Depending on how much work had to be done it usually takes weeks to months to breathe freely through the nose. See your surgeon for a recheck if concerned. ...Read more
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 more
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 more
I'm 7 week post rhinoplasty, my doughter ponched my nose, and when I wiped inside I found little blood. Shuld I be woried?
Probably not: A problem. If you were bleeding profusely or had a deformity of your nose I might be worried but a little blood is no problem. If you are concerned call your ENT in the morning. ...Read more
Is rhinoplasty completely safe? If not, then what are the chances of various complications? Recommended to me: 2-3 extensions, nose tip.
Int. In getting rhinoplasty. Is it true now you may hv to get two surgeries to see best result? And it's harder if you have thicker skin on nose?
Thick nasal skin: Having thicker skin on the nose is a blessing in the long-run, but can make for a slower recovery because of greater swelling. An appropriate facial analysis during the pre-operative planning period should result in a plan that does NOT typically require more than a single surgery. There are countless techniques available to help thick skinned noses get great results. ...Read more
What precautions do I need to take after rhinoplasty? Do I need to take special precautions to protect my nose after rhinoplasty, and for how long? .
6 weeks: 2 weeks of no strenuous activities and 6 weeks of no activities where you may be hit in the nose suffices in most cases. ...Read more
Can rhinoplasty correct a nose that was broken several years ago? I have a very crooked nose that was broken many years ago. Can rhinoplasty fix damage that old? .
Hi! I got rhinoplasty yesterday morning, this afternoon as I was changing dressings around my nose I noticed the tip was turned up like a pig. Is this normal? Is it just swollen? Will it go down?
Shrinking tip: Many people want a smaller tip after rhinoplasty. The best way to get an accurate idea of how much is possible for you is to see a surgeon who can do photo-imaging. The amount of reduction varies from person to person. The thicker your skin, for example, the less reduction is possible. Your surgeon should be able to answer this question for you. ...Read more
RhinoplastyCandidate: You may be a good candidate for rhinoplasty if you feel your nose is too big or disproportional to the rest of your face, your nose is too wide when viewed from the front, your nose is crooked or off-center, or asymmetrical, your nose has a bump or bulge, the tip of your nose is too large, your nose is too up-turned or down-turned, too long, pointy, or flat, or if you have flared or wide nostrils. ...Read more
Rhinoplasty: There are several contributing factors to a curved nose. Surgery is really the only option for correction. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon with expertise in nasal surgery. ...Read more
Nosejob recovery: Worried enough to follow up with your surgeon to examine your nose to ensure no harm was caused. ...Read more