What is Nose Surgery?
Nose surgery is scientifically called Rhinoplasty but commonly known as a nose job. It is a surgical procedure in which the shape of your nose is changed by modifying the bone and cartilage.
How much does Nose Surgery cost?
The cost of Nose Surgery may vary according to the following factors:
Minimum Price in Bangalore starts from Rs.30,000
Average cost in Bangalore is approximately Rs.33,772
Maximum charges in Bangalore rises up to Rs.1,00,000
Right specialists type for Nose Surgery?
Nose surgery can be performed by
Is nose surgery safe?
Every surgical procedure has its own risks and benefits. Nose surgery may be safe when performed by an experienced surgeon and under medical supervision.
Does nose surgery hurt?
Every surgery comes with a certain level of pain and some discomfort. There may be some pain after the nose surgery. You will be prescribed with some pain killers to reduce the pain.
Does nose surgery change your face?
Nose surgery will change the shape of your nose. Since the nose is the center of your face the difference may be slightly observed.
Does nose surgery change your voice?
Sometimes due to nose surgery, the nasal cavities are narrowed and this may affect your voice. Professional singers who rely on their voice should consider this risk before undergoing this surgery.
Does nose surgery leave scars?
If the nose surgery is closed and minimally invasive, then it does not leave scars on the nose. However, if the nose surgery is an open surgery, then there may be light scars on the nose which can be hidden or get ridden by using anti-scar creams or ointments prescribed by your doctor.
Does nose surgery last forever?
Generally, nose surgery is done to modify the shape of the nose and these modifications or changes lasts for a lifetime. But some factors may affect the longevity of the changes made to the nose.
How long does nose surgery take to heal?
Nose surgery may take up to two (2) to three (3) weeks to heal. You may experience swelling, bruising and puffiness of your eyes for the next few weeks.
What to expect after nose surgery?
After nose surgery, a nasal splint is given to support your nose. A triangular bandage is also placed below the tip of the nose. There will be little swelling of the face, around the eyes after the surgery. You can continue your social activities after three to four weeks of your surgery without any noticeable changes
How long is nose surgery?
Nose surgery may usually take around two to three hours depending on the type of nose surgery. Sometimes it may take even longer.
Is nose surgery covered by insurance?
Your insurance may cover nose surgery and it depends on what plan you take and from which company you are insured.
Do I need nose surgery?
If you are willing to improve or change the shape of your nose then, nose surgery is the right option to choose. Some individuals may prefer this procedure to improve nasal breathing.
Can nose surgery improve singing?
Nose surgery may not improve singing but can affect the voice by narrowing the nasal cavity.
Nose surgery may be indicated for the following reasons:
Nose surgery is usually not recommended in individuals with certain health conditions like
Nose surgery can be performed by an experienced and skilled plastic surgeon or cosmetic surgeon.
A trained Ear-Nose-Throat [ENT] specialist doctor can also perform this procedure.
Steps involved in nose surgery are the following:
After the surgery, the adult patient is given a few pieces of advice regarding recovery time at home and they are:
Every surgery has its own benefits and risks. Some risks and complications associated with nose surgery are the following:
Advantages of nose surgery are the following:
After the surgery, swelling may come and go during the first year of surgery. The results of the surgery are permanent and the nose may take almost a year to heal completely.
The success rate of nose surgery varies from patient to patient and depends on various factors. Most of the patients who underwent this procedure are satisfied with the results. Overall, the success rate of this procedure is almost 30-45%.
Nose surgery may be a failure due to:
In such cases, revision nose surgery may be recommended by your doctor. Sometimes, nose lifters or nose fillers can be used instead of revision Nose surgery.
Some alternatives to nose surgery are non-surgical nose jobs and they are:
These procedures are done in cases where the surgical nose job is not that much required