Reshapes the nose by reducing or increasing size, removing
bump, narrowing span of the nostrils, changing the angle
between the nose and upper lip, or changing the shape of tip
or bridge. Rhinoplasty may help to relieve breathing
problems (in which case it may be covered by insurance).
1 to 2 hours, or longer.
Temporary swelling, numbness, bruising around the eyes, nose
and headaches along with bleeding and stiffness. Some
rhinoplasty ralph lauren sale procedures require wearing a splint or guard
over the nose. Hematoma (a pooling of blood under the skin,)
infection, and reaction to anesthesia are normal side
Smokers are expected to quit until nose is completely
healed. Minor swelling may continue for months. Patients
should avoid straining, bending, lifting, and wearing eye
glasses immediately following surgery. Back to work: 1 to 2
weeks. More strenuous activities: 2 to 3 weeks with limited
exposure to sunlight.
Permanent, but it may take about a year for the final
results to take shape. A second, corrective procedure is
The skin of the nose is separated from its supporting
framework of bone and cartilage, ralph lauren polo sale which the surgeon then
sculpts to the desired shape. The nature of the sculpting
will depend on your problem and your surgeons preferred
technique. The skin is then redraped over the new framework.
Most surgeons place stitches inside the nose.
Outpatient - Usually
Local with Sedation