Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)

Given its position on one’s face, the nose is perhaps the most noticeable feature of a person. This often does not present an issue, but what about in cases where it is overemphasized? In some instances it is too large, crooked, or with exaggerated bumps and an ill-defined shape. Genetics or injury determine the shape of our nose, but thankfully there is a solution if you are not happy with what nature has blessed you with.

A nose job, or rhinoplasty, is the solution you’ve been looking for. If you would like to modify your nose, our specialists at Alfa Medic General hospital can walk you through the procedure, and offer advice depending on what results you want to achieve.

Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries worldwide. The main purpose of a nose job is establish a more harmonious balance between the nose and other facial features, as well as to improve breathing, and to restore self-confidence. It is most successfully performed by plastic surgeons who are familiar with the anatomy of the face and who have extensive experience in surgery of the nose. Rhinoplasty can address several issues, including shortening of the nose, narrowing the width of the nostrils, and removing bumps on the bridge of the nose.

The surgery is most successful in patients with a fully developed nose, and given that this is an invasive procedure, patients should be in relatively good mental and physical health. You will receive detailed instructions from your doctor during consultations concerning pre- and post- operative care at Alfa General Medical Hospital.

General information about nose job surgeries at Alfa Medic General Hospital

Rhinoplasties usually last 2 to 3 hours and are performed under conditions of general anesthesia. Post-operative hospital stays usually last one day. Ordinarily the intervention involves multiple entry points at discreet locations inside or below the nose, in order to leave no visible signs of the surgery. During the surgery, excess skin is removed, and parts of the cartilage and bone are modified in order to achieve the desired results. Patients usually return to regular daily activities in one to two weeks, while strenuous activities can usually resume after three weeks.