With rhinoplasty, you can change the shape, size and general appearance of your nose. If you don’t like your nose, you can benefit from rhinoplasty. In the nose aesthetic operation, the bone structure and cartilages are changed and a new shape is given to the nose. Sometimes bone and cartilage can be cut to gain a more aesthetic appearance. Sometimes, only the gaps can be filled and reshaped.
The procedure performed in rhinoplasty is to reshape the nose by changing the structure of cartilage and bones. In order to create a more aesthetic nose shape, sometimes it is necessary to cut the bones and cartilage, and sometimes, on the contrary, to complete the missing parts and change their shape. It would be very correct to accept that this surgery is the most difficult and the most unknown surgery of aesthetic surgery. Rhinoplasty surgery can be performed in two ways as open and closed technique. In the closed technique, all incisions are made inside the nose. The surgeon completes the operation by working from the inside. In the open technique, a 3-4 mm incision is made at the tip of the nose and the tip of the nose is opened.
What is the type of anesthesia and the duration of the operation?
The operation is performed under general anesthesia, it takes an average of 2-2.5 hours.
What is the healing process?
On the first day after the operation, cold application to the face and simple painkillers relieve the patient. The patient stays in the hospital for 1 night and returns home the next day. A slight edema (swelling) and bruising may occur 2-3 days after the operation, at the most, which quickly regresses in the following days. Average 5-7 days after surgery. After one day, the plastic splint and bands on the nose are removed. About 5-7 days after the operation, you can return to normal life, travel and start your work.
Frequently asked Questions
Do you break bones in rhinoplasty? In rhinoplasty, the bones are cut from their proper places to shape the nose. It is also rasped.
Is rhinoplasty performed using local anesthesia? Sedation analgesia method is used in rhinoplasty.
Is it obligatory to wear tampons after rhinoplasty? Suppositories are used to absorb leaks on the first day of rhinoplasty.
Do I feel a lot of pain when tampons are removed in rhinoplasty? You will feel little discomfort when removing the tampon, but no pain. In this regard, you should consult your doctor before the operation and find out if you need a tampon after the operation.
Is the purpose of rhinoplasty surgery just to shrink the nose and straighten the bones? The answer to this question is definitely no. The aim of rhinoplasty is to give the desired shape to the nose. The main goal is to reduce or enlarge the size of the nose, thin the tip, increase or decrease its height.