Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping surgery)

Also known as a ‘nose job’ or nose reshaping surgery this is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. In fact, it is the number 1 procedure for men.

It is performed for a variety of reasons which can include increasing or reducing the size of the nose; changing the nasal tip or the bridge, removing any unsightly humps or bumps and making the nose straighter or narrower.

The nasal tip itself can be rotated upwards or downwards, projected forwards or backwards or enlarged or decreased in size.

There are several variations of this procedure: rhinoplasty, septo-rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty.

Here is a list of the most popular questions about rhinoplasty.

What is ‘rhinoplasty’?

This is more commonly known as a ‘nose job’. It is surgery undertaken on the nose for a variety of reasons. It can be performed for one or both reasons. These are:

  • Functional
  • Aesthetic

Functional reasons include surgery to remove a blockage, correct a deformity or improve breathing. Surgery undertaken for aesthetic reasons tends to mean improving the shape of the nose.

Basically, it means reshaping the nose.

The cartilage, bones and sometimes the soft tissues of the nose are reshaped.

This is a very safe procedure and most people are very satisfied with the results of their surgery.

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