Rhinoplasty is a procedure performed to change the shape of the nose or eliminate factors that make breathing difficult.
The process of rhinoplasty comes at an advanced level globally in terms of procedure rates are superior to many other plastic surgery operations, for two main reasons. The first is that the nose is one of the most prominent parts of the body and influences the appearance of facial features and their consistency. The second reason is that resorting to this type of procedure Aesthetic cosmetic may be motivated due to the negative impact that different nose deformities may have on the sense of smell and ability to breathe.
The rhinoplasty is performed through two techniques, the most famous, and the procedure is performed either through the closed nose technique or
through the open nose technique; the patient is subjected to total anesthesia, whether the closed nose or the open nose is used.
• Closed nose: The doctor hides cracks inside the nose in this technique, and makes an internal incision between the upper and lower cartilages,
this technique takes less time and a faster recovery period.
• Open nose: In this technique, the doctor performs an external incision through the columella, which is the narrow strip of tissue that separates
the two nostrils. This technique is used in cases of obvious deviations and distortions.
The internal or external cracks enable the doctor to gently lift the skin covering the bones and cartilages of the nose, enabling the doctor to reshape the nose.
• People with a large and wide nose problem.
• People with congenital anomalies in the nose from birth.
• People who have had a broken nose or as a result of painful
• Patients with breathing problems or sinus problems.
• Patients with certain cancers that afflict the base of the nose.
People who are exposed to diseases that may lead to erosion and
deformation of the nose, such as diseases (smallpox and leprosy).
• Consult your doctor and undergo the tests and exams that your
• Stop smoking for a period (two weeks – a month) before
undergoing a rhinoplasty.
• Refrain from drinking alcohol before the operation.
• Not taking_blood-thinning medications, such as aspirin and
ibuprofen, before rhinoplasty
• Take vitamin C daily for a period before rhinoplasty.
• Anesthesia stage:
The patient undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure is fully anesthetized,
then the doctor creates cracks and uses one of the two techniques
depending on the condition of the patient undergoing the operation
(closed nose technique – open nose technique), after which the nasal
reshaping stage begins.
• Nasal reshaping stage:
This stage is the basic stage in the process of rhinoplasty. The doctor
reshapes the bone and cartilage of the nose according to the shape
agreed with the patient before the operation. In some cases, it may be
necessary to implant some cartilages for the nose.
• Correct the shape of the nasal septum:
The doctor closes the cracks and then installs a splint for the nose, after
which the last stage of the rhinoplasty process begins, which is
recovery and waiting for the results of the operation.