Rhinoplasty means nose job. It is an operation to correct the health problems caused by the nose and provide aesthetic appearance.
Why people prefer rhinoplasty?
The operation is performed to resolve the related complaints in patients who have complaints of nose shape, who want to have a smaller and aesthetic nose, who have health problems due to nose shape and who have any nose structure as a result of an accident or constriction.
Rhinoplasty operations give very successful results when the attention points in the recovery period are fulfilled.
How is rhinoplasty performed?
Rhinoplasty is a surgical operation. The operation performed by the surgeon under general anesthesia.
The first step is the medical examination. In the examination, the doctor listens to the patient’s complaints and requests. Then, it is determined how a noses shape should be done, which appearance will make the patient look more aesthetic and the complaints will be resolved.
After the operation process is planned, operation steps start.
- The patient is prepared for psychological and physical operation.
- General anesthesia allows the patient to sleep without any feeling during operation.
- The surgery begins and the correction procedure performed by the surgeon is done one by one.
- The incisions are sutured with fine and smooth sutures and the operation is terminated.
Things to consider before surgery
Before the operation, the first stage is whether or not a permanent change in the nose is really desired. If surgery is desired, the use of tobacco products should be discontinued a few weeks before the operation. Because such substances affect the success of the surgery and the healing process. The use of mild drugs should be discontinued, and the pre-operative recommendations of the doctor should be followed.
What happens after the operation?
The most important phase is post-operative period.
The first recovery period after surgery is critical for both the patient and for the preservation of the nose structure.
After the operation, the doctor’s advice should be followed and the pain relieved by your doctor should not be neglected for the pain that starts after the effect of anesthesia.
In case of possible infections, antibiotics or other drugs recommended by your doctor should be used.
After surgery, bandages, dressings, and hygienic rules are also important. In this regard, the doctor’s recommendations should be heard and the bandages should be renewed at the specified intervals.
After surgery, the nose must be protected against impacts. The patient should not take a shower with hot water.
Who can have rhinoplasty surgery?
There is no gender discrimination in rhinoplasty surgery. Men and women can have rhinoplasty surgery.
Who can't have rhinoplasty surgery
- Pregnant women
- Breastfeeding mothers
- Young people who have not completed their body structure and hormonal development
- Patients receiving regular medication for severe illnesses such as cancer
- Patients with diseases such as diabetes and blood clotting problems
How long does the recovery process last after rhinoplasty?
The recovery process after rhinoplasty varies according to the technique used, the manner of intervention and the personal characteristics of the patient. The mean recovery time after rhinoplasty varies between 7 and 10 days. Many patients can easily return to their daily life in as little as a week.