It really depends on your individual circumstances, and I would need to
examine your nose in person to provide you with the best advice. It is
possible there is a structural issue that is causing problems with your
breathing, combined with a residual deviated septum. You may be a
candidate for an open rhinoplasty to fix your deviated septum. There
Not to worry, your swelling will generally peak 1-2 weeks following your procedure. It is not abnormal to be a little more swollen the second week, and this is not caused by anything you did - unless you overexerted yourself and did not take it easy the second week following your procedure. From here, your swelling should start to steadily decrease. 7...
Yes, it is possible to narrow the nasal tip. There are specific grafts that can be used to help obtain your desired look and also add support. A shield graft and columellar strut are two great options, and the ideal grafts to use will depend on your individual circumstances. Sometimes you can deal with the tip cartilage without grafts if it's to...
It is not uncommon to have asymmetries. I would not recommend performing any type of surgery to reshape the head. Thank you for the message, and please let me know if you have any additional questions.
Depending on your insurance company, they will cover some or all of the functional portion of your surgery. A deviated septum can sometimes lead to a deviated nose. If it is determined that the deviated nose is responsible for impaired breathing, then the insurance may cover some of the cosmetic changes that are necessary to improve breathing. An ...
Rhinoplasty is an extremely difficult procedure. It is important to do your homework prior to choosing a surgeon, and choose one who is board certified and has a great deal of experience performing the surgery. There are risks involved with any surgery. Risks associated with rhinoplasty include but are not limited to the following:
The minimum recommended age to have rhinoplasty performed is 15 years of age for girls and 16 for boys. Thanks for the message. Please feel free to contact my office any time and we would be happy to provide you with additional information.
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