What is rhinoplasty and how does it work?
Rhinoplasty, or “nose job,” is a surgical operation that alters the shape of your nose by modifying the bone or cartilage. Rhinoplasty is considered one of the most widely known forms of plastic procedure.

What are rhinoplasty categories?
1- General rhinoplasty: to achieve aesthetic aims
2- Complicated rhinoplasty: correct “invisible” respiratory difficulties hidden in the septum, as well as defects with nose reshaping.
3- Complex rhinoplasty: fixing old nose job
4- Nasal septal deviation

How is rhinoplasty performed?
Closed rhinoplasty, in which incisions are covered within the nose, or open rhinoplasty, in which an incision is created all over the columella, the small strip of tissue that divides the nostrils, is performed.
The skin that surrounds the nasal bones and cartilages is gradually elevated through these incisions, providing access to alter the nose’s shape.

What type of anesthesia is utilized during rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty involves either local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia, depending on the complexity of the operation and the preference of the physician.

How long does a rhinoplasty procedure take?
The average rhinoplasty operation lasts between 1.5 – 3 hours.

How long does it take to recover from rhinoplasty operation?
After a week, many people can resume most activities, and after 2-4 weeks, they can resume all activities.

Will my rhinoplasty operation result in bruises?
The truth is that some bruising surrounding the nose is to be predicted right after the operation, and it normally takes 2 – 3 weeks for it to go away completely.

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