A nose surgery is also known as Rhinoplasty, this is a surgery that changes the shape of the nose, repair and changes once appearance. As some cases, it can be done for some medical reasons such as cause by accident, disfigurement, deformities and some as a cosmetic reasons. Before doing the Nose Surgery, you have to set a goals as to what the outcome would be, if it suites your face and the shape of your face. You also have to discussed it with your doctor on how would you like to look like after the surgery
Nose surgery can enhance your facial features, and can make you feel more confident after, BUT, keep in mind that when it comes to plastic surgery there is no perfect and accurate result.Your doctor will also explain to you that doing such a procedure would change your physical appearance as to what would you want it to do, because there are patient that doesn’t want a drastic change on their appearance.
First you have to go to a plastic surgeon, do a consultation, choose a kind of silicon according to its brand or texture. The surgeon will evaluate your nose and your facial features. Explain to him what would you like to look like after surgery. Your surgeon will tell you if you expectations may come into realistic or not or if it is possible.The surgeon will then explain to you what he or she would do to achieved your expectations.
Nose Surgery is done under local anethtesia, depending on your case. But usually if you only want to make it higher by silicon then its local anesthesia. But if needs to be repair or needs to be open then its under General Anesthesia.Duringlocal anesthesia you will be sedated and an anesthesia is injected into your nose to numb the area so you will be pain-free.The surgeon will start cutting within the nosetrils once the nose is already numb, measure the silicon, do the bone shaving if necessary and do the suturing.
After Nose Surgery the patient would expect swelling and bruises around the eyes, cold compress is advised. It will last for about a week or more. The final result can be seen after all the swelling and bruises are gone.
Risk and complications after Nose Surgery;
Surgeon and/or staff should explain in detail the risks associated with Nose Surgery. The patient will be instructed to sign an inform consent first before doing the surgery and make sure that you fully understand what was written in the consent form and that you accept that their maybe a complication and a risk in doing the Nose surgery
These are the risk factor for Nose Surgery;
- Changes in the sensation
- Hematoma or Bleeding
- Poor wound healing
- Unsatisfied with the result
- Difficulty of breathing
- A possible revision