Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) NJ
The nose is the most noticeable feature on our faces, after the eyes. It can be very upsetting when there is an imbalance between the nose and the rest of the face. Because of this, rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping surgery, is highly popular. Rhinoplasty is a treatment that can modify the nose’s bridge or tip shape, as well as the angle that separates the nose from the upper lip, the nose’s size, and even the nostril width. While the majority of patients choose rhinoplasty for cosmetic and aesthetic reasons, some select the procedure to address breathing issues or injuries to their faces. A portion of the surgical expenses might be reimbursed by health insurance if the procedure is performed for certain functional purposes.
Dr. William Boss, our resident plastic surgeon here at Cosmetic Skin and Surgery Centre, can give you advice on how a rhinoplasty could improve your appearance. The optimal operation for you will be suggested by Dr. Boss, taking into account your expectations and medical history.
About The Consultation
Indeed, rhinoplasty can help you securely and with minimal risks obtain the profile you want when done by a qualified plastic surgeon. Even so, Dr. Boss will nonetheless go over any potential adverse effects with you, even if they don’t happen often. He will go over the unique approach he will be employing on you in detail and show you before and after pictures of patients with noses similar to yours. He will also go over any further facial operations that might be beneficial in addition to your nose surgery with you. Some patients frequently go for chin or cheek procedures because they can be done concurrently. In one in ten situations, a second procedure might be necessary. These are erratic situations that are typically insignificant. Dr. Boss will also go over the anticipated result, the schedule, and the kind of anaesthesia that will be utilised with you. Dr. Boss’s empathy and communication skills have a reputation for putting patients at ease.
The average duration of the Rhinoplasty process is about 1.5 hours, depending on the extent of correction that needs to be made. This is an outpatient operation carried out under either local or general anaesthesia. The skin of the nose is separated from the cartilage and bone that form its structure before it is moulded to the appropriate shape throughout the procedure. Your anatomy determines how this is done. Ultimately, the skin is replaced with a fresh, reshaped structure. Dr. Boss will employ a closed or open method based on your individual requirements. In the open approach, the incisions are made closer to the base of the nostrils, whereas in the closed kind, they are made inside the rim of the nostrils. In either case, the cartilage and bone beneath the soft tissue of the nose must be separated before the latter are shaped to the appropriate shape. Moreover, breathing obstructions and other similar interior issues can be resolved simultaneously by merely altering the shape or eliminating the obstructing material completely. At the conclusion of the procedure, a splint will be placed to guarantee that the new shape of your nose is preserved. Nasal packs or soft plastic splints can also be used to stabilise the septum, the wall that separates the airways.
After The Nose Surgery
Patients are recommended to remain in bed with their heads raised the day following their rhinoplasty treatment. By the second day, they are up and about already. The swelling and bruises around the eyes will go down by day three. After the splint is taken off, the patient should be able to return to work or school in approximately a week. Ice packs and head elevation will help reduce the swelling and bruises around the nose and eyes. Nasal stuffiness is a common side effect of surgery involving the septum. That being said, Dr. Boss advises against blowing your nose more than twice in around two weeks. You must take extreme precautions to minimise sun exposure and further harm to the area for eight weeks. Dr. Boss will give you precise guidelines regarding when you can begin demanding activities like exercise.