Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, is a surgical procedure by which the nose is reshaped by reducing or increasing its size , eliminating deviations, modifying the shape of the tip or the nasal septum, narrowing the width of the nostrils or changing the angle between the nose and the upper lip. This technique may also allow some respiratory difficulties to be alleviated when performed in combination with treatment of the nasal septum.
Details of the procedure
Through an incision that is hidden in the lower part of the nose, the shape of the cartilage is modified, the hump is removed back, and the different aspects that each patient has asked to improve are addressed.
Rhinoplasty lasts approximately three hours, although it can sometimes be longer depending on the amount of anatomical details of the nose that is need to be modified.
The procedure is performed under general anesthesia or sedation combined with local anesthesia, depending on the clinical characteristics of each patient. This is usually a procedure that requires hospitalization of the patient to guarantee adequate control of the evolution during the immediate postoperative period.
There are several technical variants for performing this procedure, depending on the wishes of each patient and the aspects of the nose that they want to improve or Modify. We will assess your case individually to propose the best options in order to achieve a natural and harmonious result with your face.