Also known as "nose surgery," it is a surgical procedure that involves changing the shape or size of the nose. The objective of this procedure is to achieve harmony in the face and a finer profile, adapting the nose to the patient's facial anatomy. Rhinoplasty can aesthetically modify bone, cartilage, and skin. Taking into account that the nose is one of the projections that stand out the most on our face, if the person is not satisfied with its appearance, it can negatively influence their confidence and self-esteem. If you feel like your nose is out of proportion to the rest of your face, rhinoplasty may be the answer.
People choose to have rhinoplasty for a number of reasons, such as:
- Refine the overall appearance and proportions of facial features
- To correct deformities
- To correct breathing difficulties caused the structure of the nosev
- To increase confidence and self-esteem.
Consult with the Specialist
The initial consultation is your opportunity to discuss with the surgeon all your expectations and the result you want to achieve. The surgeon will ask questions about your medical history to learn more about your health situation to ensure that the surgery is safe and appropriate for you.
Rhinoplasty requires local or general anesthesia, the procedure can take up to two hours. The surgery can be done in two ways: inside the nose or through a small incision at the outer base. The surgeon may readjust the bone and cartilage under the skin.
After your surgery
After the surgery, the patient will remain in bed with his head above chest level to reduce bleeding and swelling. The patient must wear a nasal splint for up to ten days after surgery, bruising and swelling in the area is normal after surgery. The surgeon will schedule appointments to undo the stitches and check for healing.
Considering that there are different types of rhinoplasty and with different complexities, it is not possible to generate a price immediately. Different factors must also be taken into account, in order to evaluate the condition and the needs that the patient requires and thus offer an exact price for this procedure, to allow you to make a decision.
Are the effects of rhinoplasty permanent?
The results of this surgery are permanent and you can see them once the nasal plugs are removed. However, it is important to emphasize that the nose will take the necessary time to achieve a complete profile.
Is rhinoplasty very painful?
Because the patient receives anesthesia, it is considered a painless surgery. However, after the procedure, the patient will experience certain discomforts, including bruising and swelling and minor bleeding, which will gradually disappear as the nose recovers.
Am I eligible to have a rhinoplasty?
If you do not suffer from any medical condition and do not consume any type of drugs and alcohol, at least for a reasonable time before the procedure, if you are considered a good candidate. Within the age range, a minimum age of 16 and 17 years is recommended, because it is the prudent time in which the nose has managed to fully develop.
Why perform rhinoplasty?
It is generally a procedure that is taken into account when the person has breathing problems, caused by a malformation in the nose. It is also appropriate when the person does not feel confident with the shape and appearance that his nose gives to his face. Surgeon Yamen Chaer will professionally guide his patients and accompany them in preparation and recovery so that you have the desired results.
Dr. Yamen Chaer
The doctor. Yamen chaer rafeh, specialist in plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic and caumatology surgery, graduated from the Hermanos Ameijeiras Clinical Surgical Hospital, Havana, also trained as a general surgeon at the Ronaldo Gazolla Hospital, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, studied medicine aesthetics at the Instituto Pinto Europa, in the city of Ghent, Belgium, and the Jhon Kennedy University in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.