Overview - A flawlessly sculptured nose is a gift to enhance your facial contour and harmony. Not everyone is adorned with one, but they definitely have a choice to opt for Rhinoplasty Surgery and get a nose that's carved perfectly according to their face. It also corrects problems with breathing caused by nose structural flaws .If you’re looking for rhinoplasty surgery in Bangalore, look no further! Dr. Sandhya is one of the best nose plastic surgeons to consult with.
Rhinoplasty, nose job or nose reshaping surgery are all terms used to describe procedures done to reshape and resize the nose or to treat a functional breathing problem of the nose. It is one of the most common plastic surgeries done by people all over the world. Moreover, if you wish to get an effective rhinoplasty surgery in Hyderabad consulting the doctor will be worth the effort.
Rhinoplasty/ nose job is done for :
Girls more than 16 years and boys > 18 years can undergo rhinoplasty as facial development is complete
Once you have decided on getting a nose surgery done , the next step is to find the right Plastic surgeon. Make sure to choose a surgeon with expertise and experience in rhinoplasty procedure. Choose a surgeon who has passion in the procedure and strives for excellence. It is important to take your time to decide on the rhinoplasty surgeon because revision rhinoplasty rate is 10-20% and it is a difficult procedure
During your consultation with Dr Sandhya Balasubramanyan for the rhinoplasty surgery in Bangalore, you will be discussing about-
The following are the good candidates for rhinoplasty:
Good candidates are adults who have completed facial growth and have realistic expectations. People with overall good health and nonsmokers fall in the category of good candidates.
You will be advised to stop taking blood thinners of any herbal supplements that thin the blood at least 1 week in advance.
You will be advised to meet an anesthetist in case the surgery is under general anesthesia.
Rhinoplasty is often done using local anesthesia if the correction is minor or a general anesthesia for total rhinoplasty. It is a day-care procedure but at times may require an overnight observation and stay in the hospital.
Rhinoplasty is performed either using a closed procedure, where incisions are hidden inside the nose, or an open procedure, where an incision is made across the columella, the narrow strip of tissue that separates the two nostrils. Skin is gently raised allowing access to the underlying bone and cartilage. An overly large nose may be reduced by removing bone or cartilage. Sometimes surgery of the nose may require the addition of cartilage grafts. These cartilage are taken from septum, and occasionally from ear or ribs. If the septum is deviated, it can be straightened and projections inside the nose reduced to improve breathing.
Skin is re-draped over the nose and incisions are closed. A splint is placed to conform to the new shape. A nasal pack may be inserted in your nostrils for 24 hours to control bleeding.
The following tips would help you in recovery after rhinoplasty-
Mild bruises and swelling around the eyes are common after rhinoplasty. Sutures are removed after 1 week, splint is maintained for 10-14 days. Nasal tip swelling takes a few weeks to resolve to give the final result of a sculpted nose. Dr Sandhya would advise you to start the nasal taping for tip edema or swelling starting 2 weeks after surgery and continuing it for 6 weeks postsurgery at night.
You can start your work 1- 2 weeks after surgery once the swelling subsides on the nose.
Strenuous activity like gym workouts, sports and running is to be withheld for 4-6 weeks atleast.
Though the risks associated with a nose job surgery are very minor, you need to be aware of it. Here are a list of possible side effects of rhinoplasty:
This is a surgical procedure done to correct any residual asymmetries or deformities after your first rhinoplasty.
You can seek a revision rhinoplasty for following reasons
Dr Sandhya is an expert in revision rhinoplasty. She would advise you to be cautious before deciding on the procedure because nose reshaping after primary surgery takes 6 months to 1 year. Ideally it would be best to wait for a year before opting for this procedure. Discuss all the options thoroughly before going ahead with a revision surgery. Caution be noted in individuals with thicker sebaceous skin wherein the results of nose job is suboptimal. In these individuals revision surgery can sometimes increase the tip edema.
It is an outpatient injectable procedure whereby dermal fillers are injected into specific areas of the nose to bring a desired effect. It is a temporary procedure and results last for 1 to 1.5 years. It can be done if you want to:
Non Surgical nose job is an excellent method to make minor changes on the nose and find out how it would look on your face. If you want long lasting results of a nose job, surgical rhinoplasty is better.
A numbing cream is initially applied on the nose 45mts before the procedure. Prefilled syringes of hyaluronic acid are injected in specific areas. Mild bruising, swelling can appear which lasts only for a day or two. Gentle Cold compress is recommended.
The advantages of nonsurgical rhinoplasty include - no downtime, faster recovery, no scarring, immediate results and reversible changes.
Non surgical rhinoplasty is not recommended if you are looking for permanent results, have autoimmune diseases or allergies to component of fillers, or have bleeding disorders.
If you’re considering getting the best Rhinoplasty surgery in Hyderabad, then Dr. Sandhya Balasubramanyan is one of the best choices you have. She is not only the best nose job plastic surgeon but is also one of the most promising professionals all over India. Before giving a solution, Dr.Sandhya heeds and comprehends every concern of the patients, answers the queries and with an algorithmic approach, she provides them with the best solution.
You can start going to the office in 10-14 days after rhinoplasty surgery when the nasal splint will be removed. If you are opting for work from home it can be started as early as 4- 7 days after a nose job.
The initial few days of a nose job you might have a bit of nose block and congestion. You would be able to do all your routine work like taking showers , eating your food and ambulating at home on your own most of the times. You may need help for cooking as standing for a few hours might be uncomfortable in the first 10 days . You need to sleep in an inclined posture for 1 week with support pillows to reduce facial swelling .
The results of rhinoplasty are long lasting . While the initial swelling might take a few weeks to reduce, the final contour and shape of the nose takes almost a year to fully refine. It is important to tape the nose in the initial few months . The nose does not change in shape and size over years as the main structure is defined by cartilage and bone. As your body ages , there might be some minor age related changes like the rest of your face .
The cost of a nose job depends on type of correction needed which might be a simple tip refinement to correction of a DNS or augmentating a flat nose . The cost includes hospitalization , surgeons fees, anesthesia charges , medications and blood tests or a scan . Typically it would cost between 70,000 to 1.5 lakhs INR for a surgical rhinoplasty . A non surgical / filler rhinoplasty would cost between 25K- 50K INR .
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