Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure to dig the shape or size of the nose. This is one of the most common surgeries and responds to aesthetic concerns. Patients pick a rhinoplasty looking for a way to his nose make it more attractive and in harmony with the other facial features.
This is a procedure applying both men and women. Rhinoplasty can anyone who is in good general health done, want to change the shape of your nose and have realistic expectations regarding this change. It is equally important that the patient has a old enough to have finished his nose natural development (approximately 13 years).
This surgery can expect a significant change in their facial features. By nose surgery can correct deviations from septum, increase or decrease the nostrils, change the width of the nose and improve their profile. It can; in short, make the nose has a more harmonious and symmetrical with respect to the rest of the face image.
In the consultation the patient should be made to the doctor all the questions you want to do related to the process. The doctor will give the patient exact instructions for the preparation of the surgery. It is in the office where the doctor will give the patient choices about the procedure you need. The doctor will check the overall health of the patient before undergoing surgery.
The technique depends largely on the particular case. Each patient is unique so that the query is personalized. Generally, there are two types of procedure Rhinoplasty, one, the open procedure and the other, closed procedure. In the first, the scars are inside the nostrils and in the second, access the nasal structure through an incision at the base of the nose.
In the closed procedure the incision is made inside the nostrils so there will not be any scars. After the incision, the doctor lifts the nasal tissues to modify the structure of the nose. In the open procedure is accessed from the base of the nose. The incision is made in the tissue that separates the nostrils. The scar resulting from this procedure is virtually imperceptible.
After the intervention must be followed to the letter medical recommendations. Smoking is not recommended until after fifteen days. Inflammation and discomfort will sending over the first two weeks. After the intervention, it is usually placed a plastic splint or bandage to protect the nasal structure in the new position. This dressing is usually removed after 7 days. The patient can return to daily within 10 days of surgery always activities you follow medical recommendations.
In our clinic doctors Dr. Jeffrey LaGrasso M.D. and Dr. Fabián Fontaine M.D. perform rhinoplasty. These highly skilled surgeons have a long list of satisfied patients who show their professionalism and experience in this type of intervention.