Hi there! So I am only 15 and until recently I had always been fine with my nose. I had never ( and still have never) been teased for its appearance. However, I believe that about a year ago I broke my nose, causing a considerable hump on the bridge as well as the sides of the bridge. I have never really worried about it until recently when I saw a video of myself from the side and I was quite unsatisfied with the appearance of my nose. I don't in any way hate it, it's a part of who I am. But I have seriously considered a nose job. My parents support me, but there are many complications and to when I would be able to carry out the procedure. I am an avid tennis player, and I compete often in tournaments, so I would not be able to go more than 2 or 3 weeks without playing for now... Is that possible? Also, what about recovery time for swimming and dancing? And lastly, is it really worth it for someone my age, or would I become so obsessed with changing my appearance that I would become mentally ill? All of these things are very confusing, and I have found many conflicting answers. That's all! Thanks a bunch!
I think you should wait a while until your completely sure the operation in for you. Maybe even wait till you graduate high school, so that not that many people will find out about the surgery....
I also think that in the long run it won't matter if you take out three weeks of tennis. You'll still be just as good. Don't go through with it unless you're completely sure, because it cannot be undone.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.