Rhinoplasty - What is it?

Rhinoplasty is the plastic surgery of the nose, it aims to promote the harmonious balance of the face, give more beauty and proportionality to the nose and contribute to the improvement of the respiratory conditions of patients.

Does nose plastic surgery leave scars?

The scars exist and depend on the technique indicated for each type of patient. In the internal approach, the incisions are made inside the nostrils and are hidden. In the open approach, there is a small incision in the nasal columella that is very discreet and almost imperceptible.

What are the prerequisites for rhinoplasty?

The main ones are the disproportion between nose and face and patient dissatisfaction. Age is also a limiting factor and must be done from 17 years of age with authorization and the patient must be in good health.

Postoperative of rhinoplasty?

The postoperative period is practically painless. The patient is hospitalized for 24 hours in the hospital unit during the first week we use a synthetic plaster (aquaplast). In the second week it is necessary to use micropore on the back. The stitches are removed in 7 days and the patient can return to work in 10 days and return to exercise in 20 days.

Before and after rhinoplasty - is the result immediate?

No. The result of this surgery comes in the long term. In 3 months you can have a good idea of ​​what the final result will be like. The nose continues to reduce the edema and the final result is around one year of surgery.

What is the value of the procedure?

The values ​​of rhinoplasty vary according to the hospital where it will be performed, the length of stay (if 1 or 2 days), the assistant team (number of anesthesiologists, assistants, instructors and nurses) that will be involved and the responsible plastic surgeon.

Where to do rhinoplasty surgery?

Rhinoplasty should be performed in a hospital environment equipped with an ICU structure to provide good postoperative support and to take care of possible complications so that the surgery can be performed safely.