All you need to know about Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Nose cosmetic surgery is also known as Rhinoplasty, although there are many who prefer to call it the nose job or nose reshaping.
The nose cosmetic surgery procedure is used for altering the size and shape of the nose, which will definitely affect your appearance or change the way you look!
Nose cosmetic surgery was the top procedure in 2007 among men and saw an increase of 36% since 2006. So it is being considered as a popular procedure and is mostly conducted for correcting congenital defects, which mainly affect breathing.
There are many people including models, musicians, stage performers, and actors who undergo the nose cosmetic surgery procedure to enhance the shape of their nose and to change its size as this improves their overall facial appearance.
Most common reasons for nose cosmetic surgery include:
- The tip of your nose droops
- Your nose is too big for your face
- Your nose looks crooked
- Your nose is too wide
Nose cosmetic surgery can be done internally (from inside of the nose) or externally. It mostly involves a process through which excess cartilage and bone is removed so that the nose can be reshaped.
If the nose cosmetic surgery is conducted to correct nasal functioning then the incisions will be made from inside the nose rather than externally. This kind of surgery is always performed under general anaesthesia.
Nose cosmetic surgery for straightening the nose or for reshaping it can be done both internally and externally and will also require general anaesthesia.
Once the surgery is over, you might experience a certain amount of swelling around your nose as well as eyes. Gauze will be used as a bandage for protecting your nose and a nasal splint will have to be worn post-surgery for around 5-7 days.
The youngest suitable age for nose cosmetic surgery is 14 years for girls and 16 years for boys. The cost of nose cosmetic surgery or rhinoplasty varies depending on several factors including the country of residence and the health care institution that is conducting this procedure.