Frequently Asked Questions About Septorhinoplasty Aesthetic Nose Surgery

Who can have this surgery?

Patients with nasal deformity and inability to breathe through the nose due to birth or trauma. Patients who do not have nasal breathing problems but want to change the shape of their nose.

What are the benefits of this surgery?

It is expected that the quality of life will increase, sleep quality will increase, susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infections will decrease, snoring will decrease, aesthetic appearance will improve, as well as increase in self-confidence and positive improvement in emotional state with good nasal breathing.

Is there age and gender discrimination for surgery?

It is not recommended to be done under the age of 17. There is no gender discrimination.

What kind of problems can be solved with this surgery?

Reduction of the nose, enlargement, removal of the nasal bridge, correction of the curved nose and asymmetrical nose seen from the outside, lifting the nose tip, curving the nose, reducing the nasal wings, thinning the very round nose tip and comfortable breathing from both nostrils can be achieved.

How many hours does the surgery take?

The surgery can take between 1.5 and 3.5 hours on average depending on the size of the problem.

What awaits the patient after surgery?

After the operation, the patient wakes up with a stabilizer mold on the back of the nose and 1-2 mm thick soft silicone leaves inside the nose. It is recommended to lie with the head slightly elevated and apply a cold compress around the eyes. Silicones are removed on the 1st day after the surgery, and the mold is removed on the 10th day. The result obtained is not the final state of the nose. Getting the nose to its final shape is a slow process. On average, it can take 1-1.5 years. For this reason, the patient should not panic and be patient for the initial image. Over time, the swelling will decrease and the nose will become more natural and compatible with the face day by day. It may be necessary to make corrections with additional minor surgeries. It is not recommended to make this correction before 6 months or even 1 year.

How many days should I rest?

1 night stay in the hospital. A minimum of 7 days of home rest is recommended.

What are the factors that negatively affect the results of the surgery?

A general history of poor wound healing, having undergone numerous nasal surgeries before, having oily and thick nasal skin, weak nasal cartilages, excessively rounded nasal tip, and non-compliance with postoperative rules are negative factors affecting the results.

What are the factors that positively affect the results of the surgery?

Young age, no problem in wound healing, no previous nose surgery, strong cartilage and medium-thickness skin affect the results of the surgery positively.

What are the advantages of ultrasonic rhinoplasty (aesthetic nose surgery performed by ultrasound method) method?

In this surgery, the nasal bones are shaped with controlled incisions. Incisions made with the classical method can cause damage to the soft tissues around the bone. Ultrasonic cutters greatly reduce this damage. Bone incisions in millimeters and exactly at the desired location can be made more easily with ultrasonic cutters. Soft tissues such as vessels, nerves and muscles are protected by ultrasonic method without being damaged. Bone shaping is done in a controlled and rapid manner. Post-operative swelling, pain and bruising are minimized. It speeds up the healing time. It is easier to achieve the desired ideal results in rhinoplasty performed with ultrasonic cutters.

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