Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
With its placement in the middle of the face, the nose can sometimes set the tone of a person’s entire facial appearance. A nose that is well-balanced tends to complement the rest of the face, bringing out the best of each feature. However, one that feels out of sync can draw unwanted attention and throw off facial symmetry. If you are unsatisfied with your nose, rhinoplasty with the skills of the experienced board-certified surgeon, Dr. Sasson can help.
Is it Normal to Want to Change the Look of My Nose?
At first, many patients are a bit shy when considering nose surgery. However, in several random polls conducted throughout the years, when asked what feature people would most like to change, the most common answer was the nose. 1 Rhinoplasty is the second most popular cosmetic surgery in the United States. If you are one of those people who feel that your nose doesn’t really fit with your other features, you are not alone.
Am I a Candidate for Rhinoplasty?
In the past, nasal surgery was strictly for young women or teenagers unhappy with their nose. Today, women and men of all ages undergo nose surgery and are very satisfied with their new and improved look. Men used to think that with nose surgery they may make them look too feminine. Male aesthetics require different criteria than those applied to a woman and a well-sculpted male nose can be aesthetically appealing without looking feminine.
Dr. Sasson can perform rhinoplasty to improve the nose’s aesthetic appearance by correcting issues including:
- A nose appearing too large or small for the face
- Crooked or misshapen nose
- Low nasal bridge
- Drooping tip
- Nostrils that are too wide or too narrow
However, nose surgery may also be used for medical purposes such as the treatment of an obstructed airway or injury to the nasal structure.
What is the recovery time for Rhinoplasty?
Your surgery will provide you with a well-balanced nose that fits in beautifully amidst the rest of your face. It is important to allow the necessary time to recover during the healing process. You will need approximately 10 days to rest at home. It may take a few months for all bruising or swelling to fade, but our patients will begin to see their beautiful results within a very short time.
Nose Reshaping (Rhinoplasty)
Are the results of a nose job permanent?
Although the results vary, Rhinoplasty is usually permanent. However, the aging process, extreme weight fluctuation gravity may affect the nasal shape in the long run.
Can a nose job help with snoring and the functionality of my nose?
It can, especially it combined with correction, the deviated septum and other functional abnormalities of the nose & sinuses.
Will a Rhinoplasty leave me with noticeable scars?
I always perform close Rhinoplasty through the nostrils without cutting external skin or causing noticeable scars. Most Rhinoplasties perform open, leaving external, noticeable scars.
How long after my Rhinoplasty can I return to physical activities?
Depending on the extent of the operation, patients usually return to low-import exercises after 2-3 weeks and contact sports after 2-3 months.
Can I combine a nose job with other facial procedures?
Rhinoplasty can be combined with any other cosmetic facial procedures, such as facelift, Blepharoplasty, ears, neck, and others including Liposuction of the neck.