Rhinoplasty is a surgery to revise the nose to the patient’s desired appearance and functionality. It can be categorized as:
- Cosmetic rhinoplasty improves the appearance of their nose in relation their face
- Functional rhinoplasty It’s a medical requirement in order to help patient breathe cor-rectly after a traumatic injuries or cancer treatments. This type of reconstructive sur-gery also corrects birth defects and deviated septum.
How is Rhinoplasty done?
- During the procedure, surgeon will make an incision within the nostrils (closed rhinop-lasty). Or can make an incision across the tissues between the nostrils as well as within the nostrils. (open rhinoplasty).
- The skin covering the nasal bones and cartilage is raised.
- The underlying bone and cartilage are reduced or rearranged to create a new shape or fix a deviated septum.
- The skin covering the nasal bones and cartilage is replaced.
- Small dissolvable stitches are used to secure the skin in place.
Who should go for Rhinoplasty?
People may get rhinoplasty to:
- Improve overall appearance.
- Correction of a birth defect
- Deviated nasal septum
- Repair a facial fracture, such as a broken nose.
- Restore breathing function after cancer treatments, traumatic injuries or burns.