Rinoplasty

Congenital and acquired deformities of the nose can be improved by exclusive techniques. It is a surgery that harmonizes and rejuvenates the face improving the set of unique characteristics of patients; the important thing is to find a harmonious objective with the qualities of your face. We differentiate the female noses from the male ones: the first ones tend to be thin, slightly curved, while in the male nose we want to reflect a masculine aspect and avoid the feminization of the face, which is very important.

What is a rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is surgery that changes the shape of the nose. This surgery can increase, decrease or change its structure, tip or back, narrow or widen the nostrils.

When to perform a Rhinoplasty?

To perform a rhinoplasty it´s necessary that the bone structure of the nose has reached a full development so, if it is not a case in which the patient’s breathing is significantly affected, we advocate waiting until 18 years of age to carry it out.

Types of Rhinoplasty

There are two main methods:

Open rhinoplasty: It is one in which a small external incision is made, located in the nasal columella, or septum, which separates the nostrils and is located above the upper lip. Normally this surgery leaves a small scar, barely perceptible once the post-operative process is finished. This method is the best to work the nasal tip, allowing a better symmetry and the possibility of correcting the defects better.

Closed rhinoplasty: It is the one in which you work without external incisions, only internal ones. It is indicated to correct the hump or easel, but not the nasal tip.

Additional details on rinoplasty

Duration: 2 hours

Hospitalization: not required

Anesthesia: General

Recovery: 2-7 days

Results: 15-20 days

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