Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery) - Nose Job ?

What is it Rhinoplasty, Healing process, Revision Rhinoplasty


Rhinoplasty is surgery that changes the shape of the nose. The reason for rhinoplasty may be to change the appearance of the nose, improve breathing or both.

Rhinoplasty, commonly called nose job, medically called nasal reconstruction is a plastic surgery procedure for altering and reconstructing the nose. There are two types of plastic surgery used – reconstructive surgery that restores the form and functions of the nose and cosmetic surgery that changes the appearance of the nose.

Closed rhinoplasty is a technique used for rhinoplasty and has some advantages over open rhinoplasty: Less invasive: Since closed rhinoplasty is done with incisions inside the nose, no incisions are made from the outside. Therefore, it is a less invasive procedure and the healing process is faster.

Revision Rhinoplasty

Revision Rhinoplasty or corrective nasal surgery is performed to remedy the undesired results of a previous rhinoplasty operation.

If you are unhappy with your rhinoplasty for aesthetic or medical reasons, a revision surgery may be able to improve your results. Be sure to choose a board certified plastic surgeon who specializes in the corrective procedure and be realistic about what can be achieved.