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Rhinoplasty Overseas

Description
To change the shape of your nose.

Duration of Surgery
Approximately 1-2 hours

The Rhinoplasty Procedure

  1. Anaesthesia: The choices include intravenous sedation or general anaesthesia. Your doctor will recommend the best choice for you.
  2. Incision: Rhinoplasty is performed either using a closed procedure, where incisions are hidden inside the nose, or an open procedure, where an incision is made across the columella, the narrow strip of tissue that separates the nostrils.
  3. Reshaping the nose structure: Surgery of the nose can reduce or augment nasal structures with the use of cartilage grafted from other areas of your body. Most commonly, pieces of cartilage from the septum, the partition in the middle of the nose, is used for this purpose. Occasionally a piece of cartilage from the ear and rarely a section of rib cartilage can be used.
  4. Correcting a deviated septum: If the septum is deviated, it is now straightened and the projections inside the nose are reduced to improve breathing.
  5. Closing the incision: Once the underlying structure of the nose is sculpted to the desired shape, nasal skin and tissue is 
    re-draped and incisions are closed.
  6. See the results: Splints and internal tubes will likely support the nose as it begins to heal for approximately one week. While initial swelling subsides within a few weeks, it may take up to a year for your new nasal contour to fully refine. 

Recovery Time
Minimum stay: 7 days  Doctor Preferred stay: 10 days

Resume vigorous activity in 4-6 weeks

Risks
Infection, loss of sensation, complications related to anaesthesia in some rare cases.  

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