Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)

Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)

A rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure meant to either correct some medical problems such as a deviated septum or to improve the features of your nose. It is a low-risk surgery, extremely common, easy to perform and allowing you to go back to work a few days after you had it. Side-effects such as bruising and swelling are gone after the first week and results are noticeable immediately one. To make nose more attractive and beautiful, rhinoplasty can be done give you a perfect nose for your face .The procedures done are

  • -Reduce the overall size
  • -Improve the tip by elevation of tip
  • -Reducing the bulky tip
  • -Elevating the depressed nose
  • -Correction any deviated nasal septum,crooked nose
  • -Remove a bump/hump
  • -Narrow the width
  • -Improve the angle between the nose and the upper lip


Generally the procedure takes about 1 to 3 hours and is performed under general anaesthesia

All the incisions are placed inside the nostrils so that no scar is not visible on outer surface of nose after the operation.
After opening the nasal cartilage ,nasal bone the soft tissue ,cartilage and bone are treated to reshape them depending upon the deformity
Osteotomy,correction of bone shape is done from inside the nostril to get the desired shape of the nose
A splint is placed on the nose to maintain the new shape and to protect it for about a week
Nasal pack is kept for 24 hrs and the sutures are removed within a week time.

Side Effects And Recovery

There are no major side effects of this procedure .you can have swelling around the eyes and bruising occur which disappear within 2 to 3 weeks .During first few days nose will appear swollen and this disappear gradually over a period of time so you will be able to see final result after 3 to 6 month

There can be difficulty in breathing for a week .You can get back to your work within a week time and can do with comfort your daily routine activities

What To Expect After Rhinoplasty

The recovery is a little bit different for every patient. Talk to other patients who’ve had the procedure to find out about their experiences. Recovering from rhinoplasty can be very bearable if you know what to expect and RhinoplastyGuide.com has prepared this useful list of frequently asked questions about rhinoplasty to help you. In most cases, you will look much worse than you feel!