Nose reshaping or a “nose job” – rhinoplasty – can be performed to improve the appearance of the nose as a result of birth defects, injury, or disease. Rhinoplasty is intended to produce a more attractive nasal shape and/or a nose that is in better proportion to other facial features.
A rhinoplasty can treat:
Nose size in relation to facial balance
Nose width at the bridge or in the size and position of the nostrils
Nose profile with visible humps or depressions on the bridge
Nasal tip that is enlarged or bulbous, drooping, upturned or hooked
Nostrils that are large, wide or upturned
There is typically not a great deal of pain, but most patients experience swelling and bruising for 1-2 weeks. A splint and/or packing may be placed inside your nose and a splint or bandages placed on the outside to support and protect the new structures during initial healing.
While initial swelling subsides within a few weeks, it may take up to a year for your new nasal contour to fully refine. During this time, you may notice gradual changes in the appearance of your nose as it refines to a more permanent outcome.
The procedure is done under general anesthesia.
1-3 hours under general anesthesia.
Nose Reshaping Animation
This patient is a 58-year-old who requested nose surgery.
This patient is a 22-year-old who requested nose surgery.
This patient is a 41-year-old who requested nose surgery.