Are there any risks related to nose surgery?

Even though complications related to rhinoplasty are rare, they can occur. These might include reactions to anaesthesia, infection, or nosebleed. Some patients experience recurring numbness or nosebleed. In rare cases, the nasal septum might be perforated; however, the surgeon can repair it. Overall, nose surgery is considered a safe procedure.

What are the restrictions to be followed after the surgery?

While you can get back to normal activities within a week or ten days, you have to protect your nose till it heals. The best way to do so is by following the surgeon’s aftercare instructions, which might include the following?

  • Avoid constipation
  • Do not make exaggerated facial expressions
  • Limit dietary sodium
  • Do not blow your nose
  • Do not pull your cloth over your head
  • Do not take showers; instead, take a bath.

What are the different techniques to perform nose surgery?

There are two methods to perform nose surgery – open and closed rhinoplasty. Depending on your health condition, goals, and body anatomy, the cosmetic surgeon will recommend the best method.

Is nose surgery an inpatient or outpatient procedure?

It entirely depends on the nature of the procedure. Nose surgery is performed outpatient in a hospital or cosmetic surgery clinic. You might have to stay in the hospital for a few hours for observation. Only in a few cases does a patient have to stay overnight in the hospital.

Is nose surgery a permanent procedure?

Nose surgery is considered a permanent procedure in way that as long as your facial features are developed, your nose will not change its shape on its own. However, rhinoplasty is also reversible as unpleasant results can be corrected through revision rhinoplasty if the need arises.