Rhinoplasty is the most preferred operation among the surgeries performed for aesthetic purposes. So, what are the most curious things about before and after the operation in rhinoplasty?
Is there an age limit for rhinoplasty?
90% of the development of the nose is completed at the age of 18. Therefore, anyone over the age of 18 can have a nose surgery. There is no upper age limit for nose surgery.
Is rhinoplasty a painful operation?
Since you will be under general anesthesia during the operation, you will not feel any pain or ache. Although painkillers may be prescribed for the first few days after the operation, most of the time there is not enough pain to require their use. Usually, the temporary edema caused by the operation causes a slight feeling of pressure.
Can rhinoplasty be performed at the same time with another operation?
It is possible to perform rhinoplasty simultaneously with another operation to be applied to the face or body. It is known that many patients have eyelid aesthetics or breast aesthetics at the same time as rhinoplasty.
Is it possible to get rid of functional problems while having aesthetics?
Yes, while visual dissatisfaction is eliminated with rhinoplasty, it is also possible to solve problems such as breathing difficulties and deviation.
Should open rhinoplasty or closed rhinoplasty be preferred in nose surgery?
Two techniques can be used in rhinoplasty; open rhinoplasty and closed rhinoplasty. It would be best to get the opinion of the specialist physician about which technique to use. To explain briefly; surgeons prefer to use the open technique in patients with problems at the tip of the nose or in the nasal bed, while they prefer to use the closed technique in less problematic noses.
When can I breathe easy?
If an operation was performed without the use of an intranasal tampon, you can breathe comfortably immediately after the operation. In cases where a silicone intranasal tampon is used, you can start breathing comfortably after the tampon is removed.
When can I see the most definite visual difference in rhinoplasty?
Although the swelling decreases to a great extent in the first month following rhinoplasty; the settlement of the nose shape will be completed in 1 year. During this one year period, it is quite normal to observe temporary edema in the nose on some days. These small edemas observed during the day will often progress in a way that only you will notice.
Does the nose grow after aesthetic surgery?
If rhinoplasty is applied to adults, there is no growth in the nose. This is one of the reasons why rhinoplasty is performed after the age of 18.