What you Should Know about Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is an excellent treatment for people who are looking to fix their noses. Noses can lose shape or look odd due to a variety of reasons that include injury or birth defects etc.  Rhinoplasty can be used to shape the nose, change the size, improve nose width, position the nose properly, and even position the nostrils appropriately. Plus, rhinoplasty can treat conditions that are caused as a result of an oddly shaped nose, such as poor breathing abilities or poor appearance. However, there are several things to consider before going in for a rhinoplasty procedure.

Things to Know about Rhinoplasty

Before you go in for a rhinoplasty, it is safer to known what to expect. This can help you make a better decision and prepare you for the procedure. Here’s what you should know:

  • Health: Ideally speaking, It is advisable that the patient be in good health in order to enjoy a successful Rhinoplasty. For instance, smoking must be completely avoided before the procedure. In fact, the patient must quit months in advance. Smoking can slow down the healing process by limiting blood flow. Alcohol also has a similar effect and therefore, must be avoided before the procedure.
  • Post-surgery: The results of the surgery take a long time to become evident. Sometimes, it can even take a year to actually notice results. Also, there is bound to be some level of swelling post surgery. Ideally, the doctor would advise you to use cold compress to reduce the swelling. Usually, 85% of the swelling subsides in a month.
  • Risks: There are a few risks that you need to be aware about before going in for the procedure. These risks include bleeding, septum injury, necrosis, anesthesia side effects, infection, irritation and more. However, these risks can be avoided with careful preparation and by choosing the right surgeon.

Interested in learning more about Rhinoplasty? Contact Naples Cosmetic Surgery Center

For more information about Rhinoplasty, contact Naples Cosmetic Surgery Center. We are located in Naples and can be reached directly at 239.348.4357. We look forward to hearing from you soon.


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