Imagen de Rinoplastia



The nose surgery (rhinoplasty) is an operation frequently performed by plastic surgeons. This surgical procedure can produce changes in the appearance, structure and function of the nose. Rhinoplasty can increase or decrease or increase the size of the nose, change the shape of the tip, narrow the width of the wings or change the angle between the nose and upper lip, this operation can help correct birth defects, injuries some nasal and respiratory problems.


There is no universal type of rhinoplasty that meets the needs of each patient. Rhinoplasty surgery is customized for each patient, depending on your needs. Incisions can be made inside the nose or concealed in places little visible nose even when open rhinoplasty is performed. Internal nasal surgery can be performed to improve breathing while rhinoplasty.


The best candidate for this type of surgery is the individual seeking improvement, not perfection, in the appearance of your nose. Also, have realistic expectations, good health and psychological stability are important features in a patient considering rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty can be performed in conjunction with other surgeries.



Alternative Treatment


Alternative forms of management consist of not undergoing rhinoplasty surgery. Certain alterations of the internal nasal airway surgery may not require outside nose. Risks and potential complications are associated with alternative forms of treatment that require surgery, such as septum plasty, to correct abnormalities of the nasal airway.




The initial surgery is critical to achieve lasting and aesthetically pleasing result, as the tissues are not distorted by previous surgery. One must be careful in the process, with a few millimeters can cause changes with dramatic consequences.


Post operative care


  • Antibiotics for 3 days.
  • Analgesics.
  • Saline nasal congestion by decreasing.
  • Patient must rest with the head 45 degrees to reduce edema.
  • Peri orbital cold packs in the first 48 hours.
  • Do not handle the nose for the first 3 weeks.
  • Sneezing by mouth.
  • Keep dry nasal splint, it is recommended to wash the hair in a beauty salon, with his head back.
  • Liquid diet the first day and then soft diet for 2 weeks to prevent excessive movement of the lips.
  • Control the fifth postoperative day for suture removal and splint.
  • Patient can not wear on the nasal dorsum at least 4 weeks.

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