Rhinoplasty in Brisbane – (Medicare rebate may apply)
How Rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) Is Performed
Many men and women will undergo rhinoplasty to improve the size, shape and look of their nose. It also can help with breathing dificulties easier for people with breathing problems and also those who have suffered physical injuries. A nose is made up of bone and cartilage overlaid by thin layers of muscles, fat and skin, the thickness of the skin varies in different part of the nose and from one person to another.
Rhinoplasty surgery is the process of altering to bone and flexible tissues structures to improve the look and shape of a nose and to make significant changes to air passage to make breathing easier.
Rhinoplasty Surgery Under General Anesthetic
People opt to change the look of their nose for many reasons, some are born with a nose shape or size they don’t like, other will find that their nose changes as we grow and age. Some people have rather large noses that can be the source of much self-consciousness and distress. Rhinoplasty is a great way to get the shape of nose you desire.
Rhinoplasty and Breathing Issues
Rhinoplasty makes breathing easy for people whose air passage is prevented by bone or flexible tissues that is in wrong shape and place. This might be caused by physical abnormality or physical injuries such as injuries in sports. Creating a better air passage reduces or ends grunting sounds.
The Nose Changing As We Grow Older
There are also changes in our noses as we age and the most and often the nose can appear become larger and the skin on the nose becomes thicker. Rhinoplasty improves the look of your nose, fixing the long and hanging noses but little can be done to change the skin.
Rhinoplasty procedure is done under general anesthetic and takes one up to three hours. A incision will be made inside of your nose, flexible tissue and bone framework repaired to improve breathing and give your nose a new look. After completing the surgery you will be stitched with dissolving stitches.
The level of swelling after rhinoplasty depends from one person to other and the size of the operation. Swelling and cuts vary from only just easily seen signs indicating swelling and black eyes. One is given after the operation instructions when going home and you will be required to take be off work for around 1 – 2 weeks.
After about 1 week, you will be requires to return to the clinic to remove the splint. You will be required to come back and see the surgeon after six weeks for another checkup.
Dr Boyle will talk about all risk involved before you undergo surgery, if fit and in good health risks involved are typically minimal.