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Rhinoplasty Procedures Commonly Used by Cosmetic Surgeons

Rhinoplasty is a medical procedure for improving the appearance of the noise or correcting breathing problems. Cosmetic surgeons have devised several rhinoplasty procedures depending your preferences and needs. These procedures are meant to meet the expectations of the patients. The following are some of these procedures.

Closed Rhinoplasty

person's face after incision

This approach which usually is performed under local anesthesia with intravenous sedation. The surgeons make incisions inside the rim of your nostril, where they are hidden from view when you heal. To correct breathing problems, they separate the soft nose tissues from underlying structures. They then reshape the bone and cartilage.

The surgeons carefully fracture the nasal bones to reduce the size of the nose. This is usually done towards the end of the procedure .If your nose requires to be built up, the surgeon can create grafts using cartilage from your ribs, bones, nose or ears. The surgeon can also use materials like silastic implants cartilage grafts and human tissue. This procedure almost eradicates all risks of visible scarring. It however does to offer much freedom to the surgeon with regards to reshaping possibilities. This is because your surgeon cannot visualize what the result will be.

Open Rhinoplasty

In this procedure, the surgeon makes incisions across the small strip of skin which rests between the nostrils. This allows them to lift the skin off the tip of the nose . They can then shape the bone and cartilage in the nose precisely. This is because the surgeon can better visualize the inner structures of your nose to give a better, more predictable result. When healed, the incision leaves an almost unnoticeable scar on the underside of your nose.

Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

nonsurgical rhinoplastySuch procedures benefit patients who want to improve the appearance of the nose almost instantly without undergoing invasive surgery. With this procedure, you heal more quickly and experience less pain. Also, you only need to pay 10% of the cost of rhinoplasty surgery.

These procedures involve the injection of substances like botox. Such injections help to camouflage the appearance of bumps and humps on your nose. The injection evens out the nose for a smoother silhouette. This treatment is ideal for those who do not get satisfactory results from their first nose surgery.

Natural Rhinoplasty

Cosmetic surgeons are continuously challenged to find methods to produce more natural looking noses which hold their shape over time. Patients have undergone nose jobs that end up looking disproportionately relative to other facial features.

Today, rhinoplasty procedures are about reshaping and rearranging nasal structures not just removing them. Nasal tissues are preserved as much as possible. Grafts can also be used for supporting the nose and open up breathing. Natural rhinoplasty procedures are done using open rhinoplasty procedures.

These are some of the rhinoplasty procedures. Your cosmetic surgeon will choose one that will work best for you. This is after examining your facial features, skin texture and nasal structure carefully.…