Rhinoplasty surgery is a nose surgery that repair the shape and change the size of the nose. According to the patient’s medical condition and expectations, nose shape can be changed, nose bridge can be modified, deformities can be reparied and breathing problems can be corrected.
How is rhinoplasty surgery performed?
Rhinoplasty surgery is usually performed under general anesthesia and takes usually maximum 2 hours.
The surgeons usually make a small cut inside the nostrils and release some bone and cartilage to reshape the nose. In some cases, bone grafting may require to reshape a new bridge or nose tip.
Before the surgery
Before giving surgery decision you are advised to talk with your doctor about your expectations and it is important to have a realistic expectations. Your doctor will show you a stimulation with using a computer software to show what your results might be.
Before the surgery eating healthy diet, quiting smoking and some medications which are containing aspirin is required. Also your doctor have some additional recommendations and it is important to follow these recommendations.
After the surgery
You may stay one night in the hospital or you may discharge in the same day according to your medical condition. You may have pain and headache after the surgery. 4 to 5 days after the surgery a control examination is required and during this examination usually the nasal pack is removed.
Your recovery period takes severek weeks and during this time you should be careful not to blow your nose and you are recommended to avoid extreme activities. Additionally, you may recommended to not use eyeglasses or sunglasses for a while.