FAQs

For TOP Rhinoplasty Surgery Results, you MUST ask these questions.

As a Rhinoplastic surgeon or Nose Job Specialist I am frequently bombarded by  would be clients on various topics concerning Plastic Surgery of the nose in its various guises. I have listed below the most common queries proposed to myself as an Expert in this field.

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Who will nose surgery (Rhinoplasty) benefit?

Ideally anyone over the age of 18 years, in good medical health who requires correction of a cosmetic nasal defect. This may be a reduction in nasal size which may include a hump, straightening the nasal bones  and shortening the apparent length of the nose.

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What is Revision Rhinoplasty?

Those clients unfortunate enough to require a second procedure present the rhinoplastic surgeon with a unique and difficult problem known as revision or secondary rhinoplasty.

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How is nose surgery done?


The operation can be done under local anaesthesia with sedation or under general anaesthetic. The majority of cases are performed utilising internal incisions that are not visible and hence no external scars.

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What results can I expect from my nose surgery?

It is vital to have realistic expectations and this is where the preoperative consultation is so important. Both client and surgeon have to sing from the same hymn sheet so to speak.


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How long is the recovery period?

Rhinoplasty is not usually painful, but that doesn't mean it is not uncomfortable. Most patients are ready to go back to light work two to three weeks after the operation.

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Are there any after effects to rhinoplasty?

Bruising and black eyes are so common as well as nasal blockage, light seepage of blood, swelling andtemporary loss of smell. These are short lived and last for two weeks or so
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Are there risks associated with rhinoplasty?

Surgical complications are bleeding, infection, septal haematoma (a blood collection between the two opposing lining layers of the internal nose), collapse of the nasal bridge, loose fragments of bone and approximately a 10% revision surgery rate even in the most experienced hands.

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Can I combine rhinoplasty with other procedures?

Yes.  It can be done in conjunction with a septoplasty (straightening the nasal cartilage partition).

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How do I choose a surgeon?

Finding the Best Rhinoplasty Surgeons for TOP Rhinoplasty results. It is imperative to make sure you find the " Appropriate " nasal plastic surgeon for your Rhinoplasty. Remember that you are placing the success of your rhinoplasty surgery in his hands, so make sure you find a surgeon suitably experienced in ALL aspects of this type of surgery.

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Asian cosmetic nose surgery, can it be done?

YES ABSOLUTELY.  It is a rapidly growing area.

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