Rhinoplasty is a surgical operation to eliminate congenital or adventitious nose deformation. Rhinoplasty is one of the most common aesthetic operations in our country and this operation became globally popular by a British doctor after the occupation of India. The first rhinoplasty in our country was completed in 1970.
What is a Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery?
Rhinoplasty nose surgery is a commonly used term for the surgical procedure that corrects and improves the shape, size, general appearance, and function of your nose.
It is a procedure that can improve your breathing if your nose has airway obstruction due to a deviated nasal septum or collapse of the cartilage of your nose.
Rhinoplasty nose surgery can be performed for cosmetic or reconstructive reasons. Cosmetic rhinoplasty nose surgery is done strictly to make your nose look better, and reconstructive rhinoplasty nose surgery is done to improve the function and breathing of your nose.
Nose Job Procedures’ (Rhinoplasty)
The best Nose Job (Rhinoplasty) is the one that emphasizes your positive features, subtracts the negative aspects, and restores harmony in your appearance without the obvious look of surgery.
Each nose is unique therefore each rhinoplasty is a blend of the patient’s wishes and what nasal surgery can realistically offer.
Are you not happy with the shape of your nose? Parts of the nose seem out of proportion to the rest of your face? You d not like the position of the nostril? These concerns are cosmetic or appearance-related. As such they are usually not covered by most insurance plans. Cosmetic surgery is elective, the surgery that is designed to enhance the way you look, not to correct a condition that is affecting your health.
If your nasal problem is great enough it may be a good idea to have the surgery but not if you have significant other medical problems. Cosmetic concerns, abnormalities, and appearance are real problems. They are often dismissed as shallow or narcissistic, making individuals unhappy. Why live with something you do not like if you can have it changed?
Many patients who elect for a cosmetic change in appearance tell us later that they wonder why they waited so long and did not have the surgery sooner.
Nose Job (Rhinoplasty)
Ideal Candidate for Nose Job (Rhinoplasty)
Rhinoplasty nose surgery can be performed on men and women. For younger patients, it is recommended that you wait until the nose is fully grown. This means age 13 or 14 for girls and 14 or 15 for boys. Patients who decided on rhinoplasty nose surgery should be healthy both medically and emotionally.
What is Involved in the Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery Consultation?
Scheduling a rhinoplasty nose surgery consultation is the first step in the process. A rhinoplasty nose surgery consultation is designed to fully educate you about rhinoplasty nose surgery in a comfortable environment.
The consultation will include a discussion of your goals and an evaluation of your individual case. A physical examination of your nose will be performed. There will also be a discussion of the likely outcome of your rhinoplasty nose surgery, the risk and complications associated with a rhinoplasty nose surgery, and the course of surgical treatment.
The success and safety of your rhinoplasty nose surgery require that you fully disclose your health history, current medications, the use of vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco, and drugs.
How do I Prepare for Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery?
After your rhinoplasty nose surgery consultation and deciding to have your surgery, you will be scheduled for a pre-operative appointment. During your pre-operative appointment, you will be given prescriptions for the medications you will need after the rhinoplasty nose surgery.
You may need to have some basic diagnostic tests and lab work to ensure that you are fit for rhinoplasty nose surgery. You will be instructed on medications and vitamins to avoid, like aspirin, before your surgery. It is important that you maintain a healthy diet before and after your surgery.
The risks and possible complications will be explained to you, and a rhinoplasty nose surgery informed consent will be signed by you. It is important that you address all your questions directly with your plastic surgeon. It is natural to feel some anxiety, whether excitement for the anticipated rhinoplasty nose surgery outcomes or pre-operative stress.
Where is the Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery Performed?
A rhinoplasty nose surgery may be performed in your plastic surgeon’s accredited office-based surgical facility, an ambulatory surgical facility, or a hospital, possibly with an overnight stay.
It is more commonly performed under general anesthesia, although local anesthesia with sedation may be also used. These decisions will be based on the requirements of your specific rhinoplasty nose surgery and considerations of patient and surgeon preference.
What is the Recovery After Rhinoplasty Nose Surgery?
Although everyone heals at a different rate and the complexity of the rhinoplasty nose surgery is individualized, you can expect to recover will this general timeline.
During the first two days, you should rest with your head elevated to help minimize swelling; activity is kept to a minimum, and you will experience a small amount of bleeding and stuffiness. By the 10 day period, the swelling will have reached its peak and then begin to subside; bruising will diminish; sutures and packing will be removed; the splint will be removed, and you will be able to return back to light activity. After several weeks you can resume your normal activities and most of the swelling will have subsided.
The importance of choosing a doctor in nose aesthetics
The nose is located in the center of our face is one of the most remarkable limbs. In rhinoplasty procedures, the natural and aesthetic perception rate should be well adjusted and the nose should be designed in accordance with the facial features of the person and should be compatible with the general dimensions of the face. Improper nasal aesthetics can cause problems in terms of both health and appearance. Therefore, choosing the right physician to perform a rhinoplasty operation is of great importance. Before the rhinoplasty surgery, the patient and the physician should undergo surgery, and the patient’s expectations and the recommendations of the physician must be met in common.
Rhinoplasty operations performed by Op.Dr. Reşit Burak Kayan. Sliding; After graduating from Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty, she completed her Plastic Surgery specialty in Vakıf Gureba Training and Research Hospital and Bezm-i Alem Vakıf University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. He has articles on breast aesthetics, burns, microsurgery and nasal aesthetics which are published in international journals and can be seen in Pubmed.
Rhinoplasty is an operation performed while the patient is under general anesthesia. The patient may need to use a silicone tampon between 1-7 days after surgery. mild During the postoperative recovery period, the patient’s daily routine is so intense that pain and suffering are not involved. However, during the recovery period, a slight pain and pain may be heard.
Things to Do Before Rhinoplasty Operation
- 1 week before the surgery, all blood thinner medication should be stopped.
- Alcohol intake should be avoided at least 3 days before the surgery and smoking should be minimized. Patients should stop smoking one day before the surgery.
- Patients must undergo certain tests before the surgery.
Things to Do After Rhinoplasty Operation
- After the operation, an ice compress must be applied to under eye and face area to prevent bruises.
- If patients experience pain after the surgery, prescribed pain killer medication must be used.
- After the operation, patients must sleep flat and with high pillows.
- Since possible impact will cause permanent edema, patients should avoid close contact.
- After the operation, patients should avoid excessive salt consumption and prefer food without salt.
- In addition to consuming plenty of water after the surgery, consuming pineapple to reduce edema will help a smoother recovery period.