This procedure is normally performed for people who are not happy with either the size or shape of their nose.
Rhinoplasty is a nose-reshaping surgery that can correct deformities or make aesthetic changes for cosmetic purposes. Incisions are made inside the nostril where they will be completely invisible. The surgeon can begin to reshape your nose. Bone and cartilage will be removed to obtain the desired outcome.
Time: 1-3 hours
Type of Anaesthesia: General or Local
Stay In Hospital: 1 night
Follow Up: 1 week after surgery
Pre / Post Surgery Information
Three weeks prior to surgery:
- Quit smoking
- Avoid medications, supplements, vitamins, herbs and red wine (unless prescribed by your medical practitioner
- Be at your ideal weight
- Ensure you are healthy. Physically and mentally
- Follow your surgeons care instructions
- Take all medications and antibiotics as prescribed
- Avoid rigorous exercise