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Getting To Know Rhinoplasty

NoseTo obtain optimal esthetic effects, Rhinoplasty attempts to reshape the nose. The nose of each patient is special, and so each treatment for reshaping the nose is different. There are various statistics and misconceptions on all aspects of the operation for rhinoplasty surgery, much like most other cosmetic procedures.

Before you suggest getting a nose job, there are some that you should know:

Lasting Results
Rhinoplasty is a procedure that, if done with surgical experience and an esthetic understanding of what constitutes an attractive, suitable and individualized nose for each patient, needs to be performed only once in a patient ‘s lifetime. The patient must express his or her wishes with the surgeon and be accountable for their wellbeing in order to ensure the outcome. Continue reading

How To Lessen Redness After Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty SurgeryUpon rhinoplasty it takes some time for the nose to heal and recover. While you most likely want to see your nose look better sooner rather than later, the fact is that after surgery you will still have to deal with swelling and bruises. There are a couple of things you can do to make the swelling after rhinoplasty a little more bearable.

Keep Your Head Elevated
Holding your head elevated as it recovers is an simple way to reduce the pressure put on this region. You will note that the blood flow travels away from your area of care and that the swelling slowly subsides.

Hold your head upwards at an angle of 45 degrees. That means that a couple of extra pillows on your bed, so that your head is protected as you rest or sleep. Continue reading

Secrets of a Perfect Rhinoplasty Procedure

Thinking of Nose Surgery?Rhinoplasty surgery  is a common and yet complex nose surgery. This procedure can create a smaller nose, reshape the nose, eliminate any unwanted bumps and straighten the nose. A nose job is a good procedure to consider if you want to improve your facial features and are bothered by asymmetry. Before scheduling your rhinoplasty procedure, here are few unknown tips you should know.

 

Do Not Underestimate The Power Of A Great Surgeon

Want the best possible outcome from your rhinoplasty procedure? Choose a facial plastic surgeon that is board certified. Board certified surgeons have gone through numerous exams and years of additional training so you can rest assured that you are in the best of hands.

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How Do I know if I should Get a Nose Job?

A nose job, or Rhinoplasty, is a procedure performed to improve the overall aesthetic of this central facial feature. There are a number of common complaints people have about their nose, from overall size in proportion to the rest of their facial features, bumps and indentations, the width of the nose, the positioning of the nostrils, nasal tips that are hooked, bulbous, or upturned, and issues with asymmetry.

Through a rhinoplasty procedure, all of these issues are typically resolved very successfully. In addition to these aesthetic issues, sometimes the function of the nose is improved through rhinoplasty as well.

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Sleeping Positions After Rhinoplasty Surgery

Any surgery that you have can be painful and finding a suitable sleeping position, one that will not affect the surgical area is integral to the healing process. Below we have listed a few tips to help you sleep comfortably after rhinoplasty surgery.

35-40 Degree Angle

After having your rhinoplasty surgery, to minimize swelling, it is best if your head and nose are above the heart, at least for awhile after surgery. You can also sleep on a reclining chair for about a week as well. Using a few pillows to prop up your head is helpful.

Your Surgeon Knows Best

After your surgery, it is important to be as comfortable as possible and well-rested, but you also do not want to risk bumping your nose. Lying on your side may cause asymmetrical bruising, swelling and you might inadvertently bump your nose this way as well.  Continue reading

Four Ways Rhinoplasty Changes Your Face

Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, is a common surgical procedure that is done to correct the function and form of the nose. Rhinoplasty can make a larger nose smaller. Rhinoplasty can also remove indentations and remove bumps, fix the tip, alter the angle of the nose, and correct defects to create facial symmetry. Some people undergo a rhinoplasty procedure to fix damage to the nose, from a sports accident, while others have this procedure to help restore their confidence. Regardless of your reason for wanting to undergo this procedure, rhinoplasty will change your face for the better.

Facial Harmony
Our noses lie at the center of our faces. After rhinoplasty, your nose will be proportionate to the rest of your facial features, thus creating facial harmony. When people look at you, their eyes will not be drawn to your nose since it will be in proportion to your other facial features. If your current nose is asymmetrical, rhinoplasty will restore your facial centre. Post rhinoplasty, due to its new balance, you will notice a dramatic improvement in your face. Continue reading

Times Are Changing: Rhinoplasty for Men

Men have always had nose surgery for functional issues. Birth defects, deviated septa, facial injuries, and sinus issues have all been common reasons for men to seek surgical corrections. But, times have changed and elective rhinoplasty is the number one plastic surgery procedure in men. Tens of thousands of men see plastic surgeons for rhinoplasty surgery every year.

Men are turning to rhinoplasty surgery for a variety of reasons. While women often complain about noses that are wide or tips that are on a little on the bulbous side, giving the face a more masculine appearance. Their goal is for a daintier appearing, smaller nose. Men are more likely to request the straightening of a crooked bridge, the removal of an obvious hump or, with the goal being that of achieving a more natural appearance. Continue reading

Rhinoplasty Before or After the Holidays?

Finding dedicated time for recovery can be a challenge no matter when you plan your rhinoplasty procedure. The winter season, however, can offer more opportunities to some patients who might have trouble finding space in their hectic schedules. If you are trying to plan a rhinoplasty surgery around school schedules, and work, consider the upcoming winter season.

Why Choose Winter For Surgery?
The holidays are here, more people tend to relax a little more when the days are shorter and the weather is cooler. Instead of the summertime hustle of social interactions, late nights out, and vacations, the winter gives many of us the chance to stay home and catch up on rest and sleep. Continue reading

Flying After Rhinoplasty Surgery

There has been an increasing number of people undergoing rhinoplasty. It is one of the most popular types of cosmetic surgery. Generally, the recovery time for rhinoplasty is about two weeks and you can expect to return to your normal daily life at this time. If you have been considering undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure or have recently undergone the procedure, you may have some questions regarding air travel. Below is everything you need to know about flying after rhinoplasty. Continue reading

Rhinoplasty Consultation: Top Questions to Ask

Having a preoperative consultation is one of the most important steps regarding a rhinoplasty procedure. This is your chance to meet with your surgeon and learn more about the procedure and decide whether it is right for you.

How Much Experience Do You Have?
One of the best ways to learn more about your surgeon is to ask about their surgical experience. This also gives the surgeon a chance to learn more about you as well. A good surgeon will always be straightforward and open with you about his or her past work. Continue reading