WHAT IS a Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure to improve facial harmony and the proportions of your nose. It can also correct impaired breathing caused by structural defects of the nose.

Rhinoplasty can change:

  • Nose size in relation to overall proportions of the face
  • Nose profiles with noticeable bumps or depressions
  • Nose width at the bridge
  • Nostrils
  • Nasal tip
  • Nasal Asymmetry 

 

DURING AND AFTER YOUR SURGERY

Anaesthesia Type: General (patients are asleep)

Duration of Surgery: 2-3 hrs

In/Outpatient: Patients go home the same day and are seen by Dr. Matic the following day

Length of Recovery and Return to Work: Patients are usually off work or school for about a week, some may need 10-14 days. The nose is generally healed by 6 weeks and this is enough to return to normal activity including sports

Final Results: Swelling, especially in the tip, can take a long time to resolve so final result is generally said to be one year from the surgery but at 3 months things look very close to final result

Post-Operative Medication: Pain killers and antibiotics are given

Pricing: Depends on the extent and/or type of procedure

 

 

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