As per Wikipedia – “Rhinoplasty or a nose job, is a plastic surgery procedure for correcting and reconstructing the form, restoring the functions, and aesthetically enhancing the nose, by resolving nasal trauma (blunt, penetrating, blast), congenital defect, respiratory impediment, and a failed primary rhinoplasty.” What is Rhinoplasty?
According to Dr Donald- “The nose is central and of paramount importance in creating a beautiful face. When it’s the right size in width and projection, there is a better blending of all the facial elements. It is the balance of all the facial elements that creates a beautiful face.” The nose is central
Once the surgery is booked, the patient is instructed not to take aspirin or NSAIDS for two week before the surgery. The surgery itself takes about an hour and is usually performed under general anesthesia at a nearby surgery center. The surgery process
After the surgery I recommend, no bending, lifting, straining, nose blowing or sneezing for a week. Excellent, but early results are present 1 week after the surgery, when the cast and the underlying taping are removed. Most of the skin bruising is gone by then. Post-surgery Recovery Process
We would continue to assess the post op healing and aesthetic results periodically during the first year. Minor adjustments can be made during those meetings if needed (eg. injecting medical grade silicone – micro droplet technique). These adjustments can insure a Permanent, aesthetically superior result, especially in difficult cases (asymmetric faces or multiple traumas)! Permanent, aesthetically superior result through continuous assessment
Typically, if you are having medical issues, most insurance companies may cover it under insurance. It is very common for patients to undergo a cosmetic rhinoplasty at the same time so that they only have one recovery time period and significant cost reduction in the anesthesia and facility fee for the patient. Cost of Rhinoplasty and Insurance