Rhinoplasty is an operation that is used both in terms of visual and health. The operation is performed to create a nose that is compatible with the whole face of the person, with an ideal breathing function. The most important task of the nose is breathing function, and one of the main goals of rhinoplasty surgery is to maintain and improve this function in the best way, as well as obtain an aesthetic look.
The Rhinoplasty surgery can be applied to anyone who has a request for the nose if the health condition is suitable. Rhinoplasty operation can be performed due to complaints such as an arched nose, a long nose, low tip of the nose, size of nostrils, or asymmetry. With aesthetic nose operation, your nose size can be increased, reduced, large nostrils can be reduced, the shape of the tip of the nose can be changed, and the angles of the nose with the forehead and lip can be corrected. Cartilage and bone curvatures that cause breathing problems can also be corrected during this procedure. In addition, nose aesthetic surgeries are performed to correct the disfigurement due to various traumas such as various accidents or hitting the nose somewhere. Or the nose may need to be reconstructed, as a result of these traumas.
Rhinoplasty surgery can change the bone of the nose, cartilage tissue, skin layer, or all these three if are considered necessary. The surgeon will consider other features of the face of the individual such as the skin on the nose, and what the individual wants to change when planning a nose surgery. There will be a personalized plan for the candidates who are considered suitable for the Rhinoplasty surgery.
As with all major surgeries, rhinoplasty operation also carries various risks. There are always risks of infection, bleeding, and a negative reaction to anesthesia in this kind of surgery.
There are also some specific risks in rhinoplasty surgeries. These include; difficulty breathing, persistent numbness in and around the nose, uneven nasal tip appearance, pain, discoloration or persistent swelling, scarring, and septum perforation.
Detailed information about these risks is given by the rhinoplasty surgeon to individuals considering the rhinoplasty phase. Before proceeding to the planning stage of rhinoplasty, a consultation is held between the doctor and the individual considering the nose operation to determine whether the surgical operation will be effective.
This consultation reveals the medical history of the individual. The most important question the doctor will ask is about the individual’s motivation and goals for the surgery. At this stage, the most important detail for the final results to be as desired is expressing the wishes and goals in a completely honest way.
The doctor will make it clear to the candidate of nose aesthetic what rhinoplasty can and cannot gain. After that, the doctor will collect information about nasal congestion, past surgeries and medications used. Individuals with a bleeding disorder such as hemophilia may not be able to get a rhinoplasty surgery.
In this way, it is possible to determine what changes need to be made and how are the physical characteristics such as skin thickness or cartilage strength at the tip of the nose can affect the results. Physical examination is also important to determine the effect of rhinoplasty on breathing.
This makes it possible to determine what changes should be made and how physical features such as skin thickness or cartilage endurance at the tip of the nose can affect the results. Physical examination is also important to determine the effect of rhinoplasty on breathing.
Photos of the nose can be taken and be interfered with by the surgeon with the help of a computer to show what kind of results are possible. The rhinoplasty surgeon will also use these photos for before and after evaluations, during surgery and for long-term reviews with reference.
If the individual has a small jaw, the surgeon can also talk to the rhinoplasty candidate about having surgery to enlarge his jaw. Because a small jaw will create the illusion of a larger nose. In these cases, jaw surgery is not necessary, but a better balance can be achieved in the facial profile.
At the end of this surgery, it is usually possible to leave the hospital on the same day. It is important to have an extra person accompanying the operated person to help them return home after the surgery.
Memory loss, slow response time, and difficulty making decisions may occur during the first few hours after the procedure. Therefore, it may be helpful for a friend or family member to stay with the patient for a night or two to assist with post-surgery assistance.