The most important question your doctor will ask you is your motivation and expectations regarding the surgery. At this stage, it is very important to be clear about your expectations. Your doctor will also ask detailed questions about your medical history, including nasal congestion, previous surgeries and medications you use.
Your doctor may perform a thorough physical exam, including laboratory tests such as blood tests. It also examines your facial features, inside and outside of your nose. Physical examination is also critical to determine the effect of rhinoplasty on your breathing.
Your doctor or someone in his team can take pictures of your nose from different angles. Your surgeon can upload these photos to the computer and show possible results with the help of special software. In addition, these photographs can be used for pre and post evaluations, for reference during surgery and for long-term examinations.
Preferred because of rhinoplasty in Turkey:
Possible changes to your nose with nasal aesthetics are:
If there are no health-related reasons and rhinoplasty is performed only to improve the nasal appearance, the nasal bone is expected to develop completely for the operation. For this reason, rhinoplasty is not suitable for women before the age of 17. The development of the nasal bone in men is completed later. Therefore, the lower age limit for rhinoplasty in men is 18. However, no age limit is required for surgery to be performed due to severe respiratory distress, and rhinoplasty can be applied at a young age.
Rhinoplasty surgery prices are determined according to the patient’s expectations, needs and the structure of his nose. Determining the price of rhinoplasty without prior consultation with your doctor will not give a healthy result. In addition, it is more important to research the experience and results of the rhinoplasty center before the price. Operations performed by an inexperienced clinic with a very low cost can result in unsuccessful results and cause serious complications. This both negatively affects your health and can bring unexpected costs.
After the surgery is scheduled, you should arrange for someone to drive you home. Various side effects may be observed during the first few days after anesthesia. For this reason, a family member or friend may need to stay with you for several nights after surgery. Avoid medications containing aspirin or ibuprofen for two weeks before and after surgery. These medications can increase bleeding. Only take medications approved or prescribed by our surgeon. Also, do not use herbal medicines and over-the-counter supplements. If you smoke, quit smoking. Smoking has negative effects on anesthesia. In addition, smoking slows down the postoperative recovery process and increases the likelihood of infection.
Although simple rhinoplasty applications can be performed with local anesthesia, being awake during these applications can negatively affect the psychology of the patient. For this reason, general anesthesia is preferred in rhinoplasty operations. During general anesthesia, an anesthetic drug is given to the patient through a small needle inserted into a vein (vein). General anesthesia affects the whole body and completely eliminates the sensation of pain. This app requires a breathing tube.
Rhinoplasty can be done through a small incision (incision) inside your nose or between your nostrils at the bottom of your nose. The surgeon rearranges the bone and cartilages under the skin. For minor changes, the surgeon can use cartilage tissue taken from deep in your nose or in your ear. For larger changes, your surgeon may use cartilage from other parts of your body (such as ribs). After these changes are made, the surgeon replaces the skin and tissue of the nose and stitches the incisions in the nose. If the wall between the two sides of the nose (nasal septum) is curved or bent, your doctor can correct this point to improve your breathing.
After the operation, the patient is taken to the recovery room. Depending on the type of surgery, the patient can leave the hospital the same day or stay overnight.
The success of rhinoplasty also depends on the cooperation of the surgeon and the patient. Therefore, the patient must follow the surgeon’s instructions.
After surgery, you should rest on the bed at a 45-degree angle by supporting your back with 2-3 pillows for at least a week to reduce bleeding and swelling. Your doctor determines how long after the tampon and splint will be removed.
Slight bleeding, mucus, and blood drainage are common conditions a few days after surgery or after removal of the dressing. Your doctor may place a small piece of gauze, a dropper pad, attached with tape under your nose to absorb the drainage. Change your gauze as directed by your doctor. Do not put the drip pad or pad tightly in your nose. In order to further reduce the possibility of bleeding and swelling, your doctor may ask you to take various precautions after surgery, these can be listed as follows:
Your eyelids may become swollen and purple for two to three weeks after nasal surgery. It takes longer for nasal swelling to resolve. Limiting sodium in your diet will help the swelling go away faster. Do not apply ice or cold compresses to your nose after surgery. Sometimes it may take up to a year for the swelling to disappear completely. After this time, the true shape of the nose becomes clear.
After nasal aesthetics, pain relievers often suppress your pain. Anyway, the pain subsides within 72 hours after surgery. You may feel congestion in your nose due to swelling or pads placed inside your nose during surgery. Recently, silicone splits, which make breathing easier, have been used instead of tampons. These splits both increase the healing speed and do not give as much pain as a tampon while removing.
Like any surgery, rhinoplasty surgery has complications such as bleeding, infection and reaction to anesthesia. Apart from these risks, the following risks specific to nose surgeries may be observed:
The more the rhinoplasty surgery is carried out by an expert and experienced team, the less complication is seen. Flora Clinic helps you achieve your dream image with its experienced and expert staff. You can contact us for all your questions about nasal aesthetics.