What is rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is a plastic surgery which changes the nose’s shape and size. Some people go for cosmetic rhinoplasty to improve their nose shape and size. Others undergo functional rhinoplasty, which improves nasal and breathing function. Rhinoplasty is commonly called a nose job.

Who might want to get rhinoplasty?

Any person who might choose to have a rhinoplasty procedure to:

  • Correct a congenital abnormality (birth defect).
  • Improve overall appearance.
  • Open blocked nasal passages (deviated septum).
  • Repair a facial fracture such as having a broken nose.
  • Restore breathing function who is having cancer treatments, burns or traumatic injuries.
What are the advantages of rhinoplasty?

The main advantages of having a rhinoplasty include:

  • Changing the size, shape of the nose.
  • Improving the facial appearance.
  • Correcting any structural abnormalities of the nose such as deviated septum.
  • Improving how the person breathe out of your nose.
What are the risks of rhinoplasty?

Some major risk associated with rhinoplasty are:

  • A hole in the nasal septum
  • Infections.
  • Nosebleeds.
  • Poor wound healing or scarring.
  • Skin discoloration.
  • Unsatisfactory appearance.

If you have a lack of confidence about the way your nose looks, you can visit HIMAS Hospital to discuss rhinoplasty and the risk and benefits associated with it. Nose surgery or a nose job can improve the appearance, but the patients need to have realistic expectations about their results. Getting nose surgery is a big decision. Talk to our doctors about the concerns, and learn more about the outcomes and risks before going for rhinoplasty. Our experienced and professional surgeons would guide you better about rhinoplasty.