Nose Aesthetics

NOSE SURGERY (RHINOPLASTY)

If you’re considering rhinoplasty… Rhinoplasty or nose reshaping surgery, all plastic
It is the most common of all surgical procedures. Rhinoplasty can increase or decrease the size of your nose,
It can change the protrusion of the nasal tip or nasal bridge. In addition, some congenital anomalies
can correct and help solve some respiratory problems.

The most suitable rhinoplasty candidates

Rhinoplasty beautifies your appearance, increases your self-confidence, but is exactly the same as your ideal look.
you may not be able to get a matching image. Before you decide on the surgery, be very clear about your expectations.
think carefully and discuss it with your surgeon.

The most suitable candidates for rhinoplasty are individuals who have a significant deformity in their nose and want improvement.
If you are physically healthy and have realistic expectations, you may be a good candidate. Rhinoplasty, aesthetic
can be done to achieve goals or for reconstructive purposes – congenital anomalies or
such as correcting respiratory problems. Age is a factor to consider. Many surgeons
young people prefer not to have an operation until growth is complete – this age is 15-17 in girls,
It is slightly later in males (17-19). To take into account the social and emotional adaptation of the young person and to
You need to be sure of what you really want, not what your parents want.

All nose surgeries carry risks

Complications are rare and minor when rhinoplasty is performed by a specialist surgeon.
However, there is always the possibility of complications, and these complications include nosebleeds,
reaction to anesthesia or, very rarely, infection. Both before and after surgery
Afterwards, you can reduce the risk of complications by following your surgeon’s instructions closely.
When rhinoplasty is performed intranasally, no visible scars are formed; “open” technique
when used or narrowing of wide nostrils, small small nostrils at the base of the nose
unnoticed scars are usually not seen. A second touch-up/revision is performed in approximately one in 15 patients.
may be needed – for example, a minor deformity is corrected. Such cases are unpredictable and experienced.
It can occur even in patients of surgeons. Corrective surgery is usually a minor surgery.

Planning the Rhinoplasty Surgery

Communication between you and your doctor is essential. How did your doctor examine your nose at your first application?
will ask you what you want to look like, examine the structure of your nose and face, and discuss possibilities with you.
will discuss it. In addition, your surgeon should consider the factors that may affect the operation and its results.
will explain. These factors are the bone and cartilage structure of your nose, the shape of your face, your skin.
thickness, age and expectations. Even if it was years ago, previous nose surgery or
If you have a nose injury, be sure to tell your doctor. Also, any allergies and respiratory
if you have a problem, take any medication, vitamins or recreational drugs, and smoke
inform your doctor. Questions you have, especially your expectations and concerns about the results.
Do not hesitate to ask your doctor.

Preparing for Rhinoplasty Surgery

Your surgeon will give instructions on how to prepare for surgery, eating, drinking, smoking,
about taking or avoiding certain vitamins and medications and washing your face.
will communicate the principles. Following these recommendations carefully will help your surgery go smoothly.
will be. While you’re making your preparations, he’ll take you home after the surgery and, if necessary, take one or two
Please keep in mind that you may need someone to help you go out for the day.

Where will your rhinoplasty surgery be performed?

Rhinoplasty is a hospital procedure that requires a day or 1 night stay in the hospital.
Surgery. Rhinoplasty usually takes one and a half or two days, although complex procedures can take longer.
takes hours. During the surgery, the nasal skin is separated from the supporting bone and cartilage roof, and then this
The supporting structure is given the desired shape. The nature of the given shape depends on your problem and your surgeon’s preference.
Depends on his technique. Finally, the skin is spread over the new roof. The surgeon who will perform the operation is open
or prefer the closed technique. It informs you about this in advance. All surgery in closed technique
stages are done through the nose. In the open technique, an incision is made on the skin of the support that separates the nostrils.
surgery is performed. When the surgery is completed, your nose will keep its new shape.
plaster will be placed. Nostrils to stabilize the septum, which acts as the wall that divides the airways
Nasal pads or soft plastic sheets can also be inserted as needed. Operation
It is done with the help of incisions made through the nose or into the columella. Then narrowing the back of the nose
For this purpose, the nasal bones are brought together. If the nostrils are too wide, the nostril bases
The nostrils can be reduced by removing small triangular parts.

After Rhinoplasty Surgery

After the operation, especially during the first 24 hours, you will feel swelling on your face, light in your nose,
You may have a blunt pain in your head. Pads inside the nose will prevent you from breathing, please use tampons
Do not tamper with. Treat any discomfort that will occur with painkillers prescribed by your doctor.
you can check. Stay in bed with your head elevated on the first day (except to go to the toilet). your eyes
noticed that the swelling and bruising around it initially increased and reached the highest level within two to three days.
you will. Cold compress application reduces swelling and makes you feel better. In every situation
You will feel better than you look. Most of the swelling and bruising will disappear within two weeks.
(Somewhat barely noticeable swelling – others may not notice, but you and your surgeon
you’ll see – it will pass in a few months). Depending on the edema immediately after the nose tip surgery
It may appear more raised than it is, this is a condition that will improve after the edema has passed. surgery
There may be slight leakage in the nostrils for the first few days afterwards, this is completely normal. A few weeks
You will have some nasal congestion throughout. Your surgeon will blow your nose for a week while the tissues heal.
He will ask you not to blow your nose. The tampons in the nose will be removed after a few days (this procedure is painful.
is not) and you will feel much more comfortable. The plaster placed after the surgery will be removed one week later,
however, sometimes a second cast may be needed. Because the sutures in the nose dissolve on their own
they are not taken. Stitches in the columella (nasal aesthetic surgery with open technique) after 5-7 days
will be taken. The shape or position of the septum can be changed to open the airway. or the septum
The part showing the deviation can be removed. The nose plaster made, the shape of the nose created
It is applied to protect and minimize swelling (edema).

Returning to normal after rhinoplasty surgery

Many rhinoplasty patients get up about 3-5 hours after surgery and go to school within a week.
or can return to sitting work. However, it takes a few weeks to completely return to the old tempo.
will take. Your surgeon can provide more specific recommendations for you to gradually return to your normal activities.
will be found. These recommendations are: Avoid strenuous activities (running, swimming, bending,

sexual intercourse – an activity that raises your blood pressure). Protect your nose from blows for eight weeks,
Do not rub or let it burn in the sun. When washing your face or hair or using cosmetics
Be careful when using the products. Do not wear glasses unless absolutely necessary for four weeks. you want
You can always wear your contact lenses. If you wear glasses, your nose will be completely removed when the cast is removed.
Until you get better (for 6-7 weeks), wear glasses as recommended by your doctor.

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