The aim of rhinoplasty is to give shape to your nose in accordance with your facial lines and thus creating a completely natural nose. The point considered as the most important by those who want to undergo aesthetic surgert is obtaining a natural appearance which conforms to the rest of the face.
Since everybody has different and specific facial lines, shaping performed in one person may results in negative consequences in another person. Therefore, it will be the best to select the most appropriate shape for your appearance together with your specialist doctor.
Rhinoplasty and after the operation:
Rhinoplasty takes 2 to 3 hours and it is performed under general anesthesia. Following operation, you do not feel much pain, rather tingling may be experienced. Tingling may easily be eliminated by the use of analgesics prescribed by your doctor.
Post-operative swelling and bruises in the face are normal. The amount of swelling and bruises may vary between people. After 1 week, all plasters and splints in the face are removed, and the person can go back to his/her normal life.
It may take one month for the facial swelling to resolve, and a period of six months is needed for the nose to attain its new appearance.