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Rhinoplasty (rhinoseptoplasty) - is a surgical correction of the form of the nose and the nasal septum. This type of operations refers to a rather complex, but it is very common.
There are various reasons rhinoplasty:
- Aesthetic: the asymmetry of the nose (congenital or due to injury), saddle recess or hump on the bridge of the nose, the disproportionate size of the nose, it is objectively disharmonious form in relation to the other facial features, the patient's subjective desire to change the shape or size of the nose.
Shortness of breath - is a serious problem, because the normal supply of oxygen to the body is an important condition for the successful functioning of all organs and systems. Even a slight curvature of the nasal septum can cause difficulties brain activity, reduction of local immunity and, consequently, frequent respiratory infections. Restore operation helps respiratory function. Nose correction of nasal septum medically called rhinoseptoplasty.
Nose shape correction in many cases largely rejuvenate and transform the face, according to modern canons of beauty.
Rhinoplasty closed method can be carried out, in which case the incisions are located in the nasal cavity, so visible incision trace remains. But even if you want to open rhinoplasty, skin incision made in the partition between the nostrils, so that afterwards there is a threadlike scar, visible only when the professional closer inspection.
Rhinoplasty Before and After
After surgery, a splint is placed upon the nose to maintain and support the new shape of the cartilage as it heals. The bandaging and taping will be removed after a week or two of recovery. Patients should be prepared to feel a sense of puffiness on and around the nose and eyes as this will occur naturally due to the swelling and bruising of the face. You might have to maintain your head firm and still for the first couple days after surgery to ensure that nothing occurs to the extremely fragile and moldable cartilage.
An ideal candidate for a rhinoplasty would be someone who unhappy with the symmetry of their face or the size and shape of their noses, as well as those who have completed facial development which usually occurs by the age of 15 or 16.
Nose Job Risk
As with any procedure, there are risks that every one should know before going ahead and considering this procedure for example: