Nose job is a relatively popular cosmetic procedure, which is also referred to as Rhinoplasty Toronto. The procedure changes the outward appearance and form of the nose. It is not just performed to give the nose a more aesthetic look but also to fix the functional issues your nose might have. Once a patient has undergone the rhinoplasty procedure, it gives them a more proportionate, balance, and functional nose. So if you are planning to undergo the rhinoplasty procedure, then here is all that you should know before you make the final decision.
What can the procedure do for you?
Some of the common concerns addressed through this procedure are a bulbous tip, droopy tip, or a boxy tip. Some patients would like to refine their bump (dorsal hump). Changes can also be made to decrease or widen the size of the nostril or change the rotation (angle) of the tip. The modification of the width of the nose bridge is commonly done. These are just some of the visible changes made; there are also other changes made through the procedure. The procedure of rhinoplasty is always designed to meet your personal needs and aesthetic goals. It can be done to improve nasal passages. This can bring about a dramatic change in breathing.
What happens during rhinoplasty?
The procedure is usually carried out under general anesthesia. Still, in some cases, it might be performed under local anesthesia and IV sedation. The procedure can last from one to three hours, depending on how complex it is. There are two popular methods of rhinoplasty – the closed method and the open method. In the closed method, the surgery is performed through the incisions made on the inside of the nose. It is a minimally invasive procedure. In the open method, there is greater access to the nose by opening the skin, which overlays the nose by making an inverted V incision between the nostrils. Both ways help sculpt the nose to give you the desired results.
What to expect during the recovery period?
Before you undergo the procedure, the surgeon will provide you with pre, and post-surgical instructions that you need to follow to the T. They would include which medicines you need to avoid as it will help to bring down the chances of complications. During your recovery period, you would be advised to take at least a week off from work. During the first week post-surgery, you might experience some stuffiness, a little bleeding, bruising, and swelling. All of this is normal. You would be prescribed pain medication. However, the pain would be very tolerable. After a week of the surgery, the nasal cast would be removed. The remaining swelling and bruising would subside entirely in the next 10 to 14 days. Following this, you will begin to notice subtle changes. The nasal definition will continue to develop over the coming months as the nose starts to heal and starts to settle.