The most common reasons for nose reshaping surgery are congenial or after trauma deviations of nasal septum and patient’s dissatisfaction with a nose shape. Nose deformities can impair breathing, which can result in sleepiness, tiredness and headaches. Those symptoms usually disappear soon after surgery, which brings a substantial relief to a patient.
Moreover, the nose is a central part of the face and it determines what the face looks like. For people who do not accept their nose size or shape, plastic surgery is of crucial psychological importance. After the surgery patients feel more confident, better and their self-esteem increases.
It is necessary to consult a specialist who will inform a patient about the procedure and treatment. Patient also has to undergo additional laboratory tests such as blood morphology, blood group, bleeding and coagulation time tests as well as ECG. In some cases a doctor recommends a radiography of nose and sinuses
There are no explicit contraindications to perform the procedure of nose reshaping. The only obstacle can be diabetes, anemia, unstable blood pressure, suppurative inflammation of sinuses and face.
The complications after nose reshaping surgery can be bleeding, hemorrhages, infections and nose suppuration. Less frequent complications are hypertrophied scars and a slight nose asymmetry.
Procedure and recovery
Procedure is usually carried out under general anesthesia Patient must stay in hospital for about two days. After the surgery the nose is stabilized with a gypsum plaster and gas setons with ointment are inserted into nasal passages. Full recovery takes about 2-3 weeks. Pain usually goes away after 10 days. Due to swelling final results of treatment are visible after several weeks.