Nose re-shaping (Rhinoplasty)
–It is one of the very popular and common cosmetic surgeries in India. Nose can have abnormal shape or deformity since childhood or can happen due to injury or infections. It is a surgical procedure which is usually performed in order to improve the function (reconstructive surgery) or the appearance (cosmetic surgery) of nose. . Usually nose reshaping is done using our own body tissue from septum, ear or rib cartilage graft.
Rhinoplasty can be combined with other surgical procedures such as septoplasty to improve breathing or chin augmentation to enhance the aesthetic results.
A depressed or saddle nose is improved by incresing height of nasal dorsum using cartilage grafts or implants.
A broad and bulky nose can be corrected by reduction and thining of nasal framework and nasal bones narrowing.
Improvement in nasal tip is done by tip-plasty. Bulky Tip can be reduced and sharpned.
Flared nasal alae are redused by alar base reduction surgery.
Crooked Nose deformity is corrected by septo-rhinoplasty. Incase of daviated nose and dificulty in breathing correct to septo-rhinoplasty is indicated.
There is no visible scar after surgery as it is done from within the nostril.Sometimes scars are placed in natural crease so that it will not be easily visible.
One or two days of hospitalisation is required.