It is common for some people not to be satisfied with the appearance of certain parts of their body. They can get frustrated because changes cannot be made with simple treatments. An example of this is our face. We can rejuvenate our skin with treatments, but if we are not satisfied still, this is when we think of a nose surgery as a second option.
And it is completely natural, since the nose is in the center of the face. It is probably the first thing you see when you look in the mirror and maybe in some cases it is not what you expect. Although it can be a costly problem, it is not impossible to solve. The nose surgery will be the last play, and also the final play
But every surgery leaves a scar
This is not necessarily true, as it depends on the technique employed by the doctor. If the intervention is performed inside the nose, the incisions or cuts are made from the inside, so no external scar will be observed.
Now, if the doctor considers it necessary to perform an intervention from outside the nose, it will make a small incision in the skin that separates the nostrils, or in the wings of the nose, so that there may be a small scar. However, this is not permanent and will disappear over time.
What techniques are used in nose surgery?
Basically there are two techniques:
- Open technique: in this technique, a small external incision is made in the skin that separates the nostrils, and other incisions inside the nose.
- Closed technique: in this technique only incisions are made inside the nose.
As I told you before, the open technique can leave a small scar. However, it is almost imperceptible and the results will be very good, and will last for a long time. This technique has an important advantage. It allows to obtain a better symmetry and to apply a better correction to the defects.
On the other hand, the closed technique is indicated when correcting the nasal hump, working the tip of the nose to a minimum.
What type of anesthesia is used in this procedure?
In this type of surgical procedure both local and general anesthesia can be used. Before, you can talk to the doctor to reach an agreement about what you want, and what the doctor thinks it is appropriate. However, local anesthesia is the most frequent.
Will I have the nose I want?
No. No doctor can do miracles no matter how much experience has. The doctor, according to your experience will tell you what may be the best result of nose surgery. It will be based on the proportions of the forehead, chin and other parts of your face to plan the surgery.
When can I be home again?
The nose surgery usually lasts between 2 or 3 hours, depending on the result you are looking for. And, being an outpatient surgery, after 4 hours you can be home again- as there is no need for any type of hospitalization.
Is there a risk that my nose will bleed after the operation?
There may be slight bleeding in the first 2 days. When you are at home, just change the gauze as often as necessary. You do not have to worry. However, if the bleeding is very persistent, you should contact your doctor.
What other complications can occur?
In addition to a small bleeding, the following complications may occur:
- Rupture of blood vessels.
- Obstruction of the airways.
- Swelling or edema in the cheekbones and other parts of the face.
- The results may be not as expected, but this could be corrected with a second intervention in about 6 months.
When will I see the results of nose surgery?
The results of this surgery may be expected a while. We should not think that because it is a small and simple intervention the effects are going to be immediate.
The structures will become inflamed, even bruising may appear. Eight days after the procedure, the plaster will be removed, and at this point an appreciation of the nose will be obtained.
However, in about 3 or 6 months after the intervention, it is when the nose will take its definitive appearance.
How should I take care of my nose after the operation?
The results of the surgery are permanent, so the postoperative care is very important. You should mainly follow your doctor’s advice, but you can also take in account the following:
- Take Vitamin C.
- Do not lower your head or blow your nose very hard.
- Do not perform intensive activities.
- If you feel like sneezing, try to expel the air through your mouth.
- If you have performed this intervention as part of a facial rejuvenation treatment, do not forget to apply skin care creams, such as BellaVei creams, which are completely natural, so it is unlikely that there are allergic reactions to help you keep your skin young and healthy.