If you think your nose is too large there are different options to help make it smaller. One of these options is rhinoplasty. Below are some benefits of choosing this, as well as how the surgery works. You can then decide if this would be right for you.
Besides making your nose smaller there are other benefits this treatment offers. Rhinoplasty can give your nose a new shape and reduce the bridge. If you also have a nasal tip this surgery can reduce this. If you have problems breathing due to your large nose or have a deviated septum, rhinoplasty can help with this.
One big benefit of rhinoplasty is it can make you feel better about your appearance. This surgery can change the way your overall face looks and can make a dramatic difference if your nose was very large. This will give you much more confidence if you are self-conscious about the size of your nose.
You will be offered general anesthesia or intravenous sedation for this surgery. Your doctor will recommend what you should choose. Once you are under the doctor starts making incisions. These incisions cannot be seen as they are made inside your nose instead of the outside. This means you will not have to worry about any scarring from this procedure.
Once the incisions are made the doctor then moves the cartilage and nasal bone to give them access to the bone in your nose. They will then reshape your nose make it smaller. If you have a crooked nose the doctor can take care of this during the procedure so your nose will be straight.
If you have a deviated septum this will be straightened during the surgery. This will help improve your breathing to make you feel even better. The incision will be closed and draped. Gauze and packing will be inside your nose to support it and to protect the incisions. You may have to keep these things in for a few days. After this, you can remove the gauze and packing and will see the results of your rhinoplasty. You may be able to remove these things on your own or return to your doctor to have this done. Your doctor will want a follow-up appointment to ensure the surgery went well.
Your doctor can give you much more information on how rhinoplasty surgery works so you will know what to expect.