Rhinoplasty (Nose Correction Surgery)

    About the Treatment

    A nose correction surgery or Rhinoplasty aids in altering the shape of the nose and transforming the nose skin, bone and cartilage. The treating doctor shall suggest suitable alterations by studying the features, skin type and requirements of the patient. The surgery aids in repairing nose deformities, congenital flaws, injuries and breathing problems.

  • Complete and relevant blood tests to be conducted before the surgery, as prescribed by the treating doctor.
  • Blood thinning medications should be clearly identified and stopped as per the doctor's instructions.
  • The treating doctor will study the nose cartilage and thickness before operating.
  • The doctor will also study the patient's past medical history in detail.
  • Intake of nicotine should be completely stopped before the surgery.
  • MRI/CT Scan

A Rhinoplasty can be termed as a more subjective surgery, which does not have a step by step procedure method. The surgery type completely depends on the desired result and the problem elucidated by the patient. The surgeon may also use rib cartilage and implants from other parts of the body, during rhinoplasty.

  • The patient should be prepared for post procedure pain and swelling for a few weeks.
  • The patient may have some scars post the surgery.
  • The patient may experience nosebleeds and trouble breathing for some time.

Specialized healthcare provisions and experienced doctors, minimize the risks and complications associated with the procedure. However, a patient should be aware of all possible risks and complications, before undergoing the procedure-

  • The patient may experience nosebleeds and trouble breathing.
  • The patient will have some scars post the surgery.
  • Complications may arise due to anaesthesia.
  • Complications may arise due to a hole in the septum (Septal perforation)

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