Rhinoplasty is also known as nose job and is a very common procedure these days. A lot of people are undergoing rhinoplasty to change the look of their nose. A minor alteration in the appearance of the nose can lead to radical changes in a person’s facial appearance.
Rhinoplasty is also used to treat any hereditary flaws in the nose and respiratory impairments. Rhinoplasty can increase or reduce the size of the nose thereby leading to alteration in a person’s appearance. It is a simple procedure and can add to the attractiveness of a person. It has gained a lot of popularity in recent years among the youngsters as well as ageing population to achieve a better appearance.
Who are ideal candidates for rhinoplasty?
Ideal candidats for rhinoplasty are those people who are eyeing enhancement in their physical look by changing the shape of their nose, physically fit and stable. It is best to consult a certified surgeon before going ahead with the surgery for best results. The surgeon will enlighten about the process and consequences at length and help the patient in taking a decision best suites to his interests.
A week before rhinoplasty any blood thinning medication which is being taken by the person should be stopped completely. It is in the best interest to quit smoking and drinking a fortnight before the procedure. Person undergoing surgery should also inform the surgeon about prior surgeries which have been performed on the nose.
If there has been any injury of the nose before should also be communicated to the surgeon. Blood tests and electro cardiogram is done before the surgery to find out the medical wellness of the patient.
The surgery is did under general anesthesia. It is a pain free procedure and takes around an hour or two. The slits are made inside the nose. A splint is applied to help the nose maintain its new shape. The face becomes swollen after rhinoplasty.