Rhinoplasty can be performed under local or general anesthesia, depending on the exact procedure and the person’s preference. There is no exact age requirement for rhinoplasty candidates, and Dr. Guyuron does work with teenage patients. Rhinoplasty corrects the size or shape of your nose for aesthetic and functional reasons. When cartilage is required to augment certain areas of the nose, these cartilage grafts are often taken from the nasal septum, particularly if the patient has not had a prior rhinoplasty (i.e. they are undergoing a primary rhinoplasty”).
Dr. McLain may recommend combining additional face procedures such as chin augmentation or fat transfer with rhinoplasty to improve facial proportion. Applicant surgeons must be board certified by one of the following: the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology, the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery or an equivalent foreign examining board.
Just before starting college, she decided to change the face she had loathed for so many years, and after the surgery a confident, happy girl was unveiled. Dr Moss will fully explain the aesthetic aims and options for all surgery so that you clearly understand the results expected in his individual hands.
Cosmetic nose surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure at Cleveland Clinic Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Center. Because rhinoplasty is different for each patient, the cost of rhinoplasty treatment will vary depending on a number of factors. For example, some people also get a chin augmentation, a procedure to better define your chin, at the same time as rhinoplasty.
There is usually an external dressing on the nose for 5-7 days following surgery to stabilize the nose and control swelling. In addition to the time spent, plastic surgery can be expensive, with procedures ranging up to $6,000 or more. Although undergoing a second surgery isn’t unheard of, choosing the right surgeon before your first surgery can reduce the risk of an unfavorable result.