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Commonly referred to as a Rhinoplasty, it is the medical term for reshaping of the nose or corrective surgery of the nose. It is one of the most common facial plastic surgeries (Facelift) procedures performed. Nose surgery can be performed to change the consequence of genetics, birth defect or nasal injury. It can be performed to enhance the appearance and/or to improve nasal breathing.
Surgery can be performed to correct nasal humps, the curvature of nose-bridge, nose tip irregularities, and asymmetry in the nostrils. The nasal appearance can be altered in various ways using intra-nasal chisels. Nose surgery procedures generally fall under three types: open rhinoplasty, closed rhinoplasty, and tip rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty is normally performed under general anesthesia and will not leave any visible scars on the nose.
The recovery period for nose surgery can be different from person to person. In general, 2 to 3 weeks is needed until you can get back to your full normal routine and 3 to 6 weeks until you can do any strenuous activity. However, you should be able to go back to work within a week, except if your job requires strenuous physical activity. You will feel gradually better each day in the first week. You will experience swelling, which can take six months to subside. The only people who will notice the swelling is you and your surgeon. Your final nose shape will be apparent after it is completely healed.
Nose surgery is known to have around 80% to 90% success rate. Nevertheless, just like any other surgery, it still has possible risks and complications. These risks are bleeding, infection, numbness, permanent nerve damage, and an adverse reaction to the anesthesia. You should call your surgeon immediately if you suspect any of the symptoms. Other possible risks are difficulty breathing through your nose, uneven-looking nose, persisting pain, swelling, and discoloration, scarring, septal perforation, and the need for a second or third surgery.
For an in-depth analysis of the closed rhinoplasty procedure with before and after images, watch this short video.