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Rhinoplasty

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.

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