Our nose defines our facial characteristics. When you have a beautiful nose, your eyes, cheeks, and mouth are highlighted. However, when it is not in proper shape or distorted, the full face looks less attractive no matter how beautiful our other features are. That is why a nose job or rhinoplasty has such a great impact on our appearance.
Our nose not only helps us in breathing but also contributes to the overall look of our face.
When doing surgery, your doctor makes sure you’re breathing well and the structural base are not compromised. Sometimes the surgeon uses cartilage grafting to rebuild the structure of the nose and to make sure you get the best results.
As this procedure is very delicate, recovery time from the surgery also depends on the surgeon’s expertise so make sure you choose the best nose surgeon in Mumbai. Dr. Siddharth Prakash is a renowned Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon practicing at Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai. He is an alumnus of KEM Hospital, Mumbai, and Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Some people don’t like their natural nose shape or sometimes they don’t like the results of aging on their nose. Some people get it done to correct the results of previous failed surgery or optimize the results further. So, by doing small changes to your nose, your whole face can look a lot better and more attractive. A nose job is very similar to any painting, there must be harmony in all aspects. Similarly, your nose should be aligned with your other facial features.
Some people think that their nose is slightly drooped or they have wide nostril or their nose look too big on their face.
Consultation with the surgeon
In your first consultation with your Rhinoplasty surgeon, he will try to understand your desired outcomes and what are your expectations from the surgery. The doctor will then closely examine your nose and will aware you of the obtainable results. So, many patients don’t have a clear idea of how they want their nose to look, so this meeting with your doctor is so much important.
Nose Job Surgery
The best plastic surgeon will always guide you through each and every step of the process. He will do nose reshaping while putting you on anesthesia either local or general.
After the completion of the surgery, he will place a small nasal splint for a few weeks.
Results, Side effects, and Recovery
The results of nose job change with time and might take a year to fully appear. Swelling also completed subsides within a few months, but sometimes, it takes a year. The outcome depends on the surgeon, and patient’s health, and the type of correction you need.
There are rarely any major side effects. Minor ones include swelling and slight bruising on the nose and around the eyes. Serious side effects include infection and some bleeding.
Your nasal cast or pack is removed after 5 to 7days depending on the scar healing and swelling. After it is removed you will sleep much better, breathe easily, and blow air in and out of the nose.
In 2 weeks, you will be able to go back to your job or work as the swelling will prominently subside.