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Should I Get a Nose Job?

As the world is getting modern, there is also the development of many modern technologies in the field of plastic surgery, which include nose surgery. With the advancements, more and more people are getting attracted to modifying their look according to their desires. The nose job refers to Rhinoplasty, a surgical procedure aimed to correct the nose shape. It can be done for reconstruction or aesthetic purposes. After trauma or an injury, Rhinoplasty is recommended to to correct the nose shape. However, it can also be done if anyone wishes to change the shape or the angle of the nose to even out the tone.

What is a Rhinoplasty or Nose Job?

Nose job is a term mostly used by the general public for Rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty (or nose job) refers to the reconstruction of the nose to change the shape and angle of the nose. Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that has aesthetic as well as medical purposes. It is done for various reasons like to correct the shape and angle of the nose after injury or trauma, to correct the bony deformity inside the nose that’s causing breathing problems, or to modify its shape for aesthetic purposes.

Is Nose Surgery Safe?

When you visit your doctor for a consultation about getting a nose job or Rhinoplasty it should be the first question that you ask. Like any surgical procedure, nose job or Rhinoplasty also comes with its risks. To minimize the risks, you should try getting this surgical procedure from an experienced surgeon. Although risks associated with this surgery are rare they may occur if surgery isn’t done by a professional. Some of the risks associated with this surgery are:

How long is nose job recovery?

After the nose job, there will be some swelling that may take some months to resolve. However, many people stop noticing swelling of the nose after a few months. There may also be bruising for the first few days after Rhinoplasty surgical procedure. You will feel progressively better during the first week.  You will be back performing most of your activities one week after your surgery and will be able to resume your normal life activities in 2 to 4 weeks.  

How much is a nose job?

The cost of a nose job can vary from hospital to hospital and also depending on the doctor who is going to perform your surgery. However, the average rate of a nose job is around $4000 to $6000 dollars. This price only includes the cost of surgical procedure exclusive of anesthesia fee, operating room charges, or other related expenses.

What is a non-surgical nose job?

The non-surgical nose is a procedure in which a change in shape or angle of nose is done with the help of a filler substance. As in this procedure, there is no surgical intervention needed, that’s why it is usually called a non-surgical nose job or Rhinoplasty. Non-surgical nose job is also known as liquid Rhinoplasty. Commonly the filler substance used for this procedure is hyaluronic acid. Some other filler substances are also used.  Although this non-surgical Rhinoplasty or nose job is mostly considered safe and effective by most plastic surgeons it may also come with some complications. The most common complication of this procedure is redness.


Dr. Som Plastic Surgery

If you’re interested in learning more about a Rhinoplasty procedure with a board-certified plastic surgeon, you can contact Dr. Som Kohanzadeh MD. You are more than welcome to call (310) 919-4179 or send a form below the procedure in question, and we will contact you to set up a consultation. You are more than welcome to stop in our Beverly Hills Office in Los Angeles County to ask questions about Rhinoplasty surgery.

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