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Rhinoplasty

In which cases is rhinoplasty performed?

Rhinoplasty, known as rhinoplasty, is a surgical procedure performed to correct the cosmetic and functional structure of the nose. So, in which cases is rhinoplasty preferred?

Aesthetic Concerns: Many people prefer to have rhinoplasty surgery because they are not satisfied with the shape or size of their nose. With this surgery, the nose gets a more aesthetic appearance.

Respiratory Problems: Bone-cartilage curvature in the internal structure of the nose, concha (nasal flesh) growth or obstructions due to other anatomical malformations can make breathing difficult. Rhinoplasty surgery is also applied to eliminate such respiratory problems.

Repair After Trauma: Rhinoplasty surgery may be required to correct the structure of the nose that has deteriorated as a result of accident or injury.

Congenital Anomalies: Congenital nasal deformities are also corrected by rhinoplasty. Dr Şakir Bilge Çelik, who offers special solutions to the needs and expectations of each patient and stands out among Antalya rhinoplasty doctors with his success, performs his surgery with the latest technology and techniques. You can contact us to get a healthy and aesthetic nose structure.

What are the Types of Nose Aesthetics?

Rhinoplasty surgeries are largely divided into two main categories: Open rhinoplasty and Closed rhinoplasty. Both methods are used to correct the structure of the nose and improve the aesthetic appearance, but differ in terms of application techniques.

Open Rhinoplasty: Open rhinoplasty surgery begins with a small incision under the nostrils. Through this incision, the surgeon can gain better access to the nasal structure. This method is especially preferred in complex rhinoplasty cases because it allows the surgeon to see the nasal structure better and to shape it in detail.

Closed Rhinoplasty: Closed rhinoplasty is performed through the nostrils and does not require a visible incision from the outside. This method is suitable for less complex rhinoplasty needs. The biggest advantage of closed rhinoplasty is that it leaves no scars after surgery.

Both methods are selected depending on the needs of the patient and the characteristics of the nasal structure. Rhinoplasty surgery is carefully planned to adapt to the facial contours of the person and to give a natural appearance.

In recent years, the use of Ultrasonic Piezo Device and Tur motor devices, which offer the opportunity to shape the nasal bones and cartilages without leaving trauma, has also become popular.

In our clinic, all forms of rhinoplasty can be performed according to the needs and choices of the patient; The latest technological devices are also used in our surgeries. In this context, Piezo Rhinoplasty comes to the fore.

How is Rhinoplasty Surgery Performed? 

Rhinoplasty surgery is performed using different techniques depending on the patient's nose structure and wishes. The surgery is performed under general anaesthesia and takes an average of 2-4 hours. The surgeon makes changes to the nasal bones and cartilages, taking into account the patient's nasal structure and aesthetic goals. These changes can serve different purposes such as reducing the size of the nose, changing its shape or reshaping the tip of the nose. During the operation, the procedures are performed through incisions made through or under the nostrils. The healing process of patients after surgery may take several weeks. Postoperative bruising, swelling and mild pain are normal and resolve over time. It takes 6-12 months for the nose shape to fit completely.

What Should Be Done Before and After Rhinoplasty Surgery?

Preparation for rhinoplasty surgery starts a few weeks before the surgery. Patients should limit or stop smoking and alcohol use. Because these substances can slow down the healing process. In addition, some medications and supplements such as aspirin, which may increase the risk of bleeding, should be avoided. Close to the day of surgery, it is important that patients get enough rest and adopt healthy eating habits.

In the postoperative period, patients are advised to stay away from work and heavy daily activities for a few days. Keeping the head elevated and applying ice to the facial area helps to reduce swelling and bruising. In addition, using the medications recommended by the doctor regularly in the postoperative period and attending the follow-up appointments determined by the doctor accelerates the healing process and prevents possible complications.

It is also important to avoid heavy sports and physical activities during the recovery period. During this period, it is critical for patients to take good care of themselves, get enough rest and eat a balanced diet for a fast and healthy recovery process.

Who Cannot Have Nose Aesthetics?

Rhinoplasty is not applied to people whose general health condition is unfavourable. It can be especially risky for those with serious heart or lung diseases. Individuals who have not completed puberty usually do not undergo rhinoplasty until the development of facial bones is complete. People with psychological instability or unrealistic expectations are not suitable candidates for this surgery, as they may be misled about the potential outcomes of the surgery. In addition, chronic smokers and people with other habits that may complicate healing should be carefully evaluated as they may affect the success of the surgery.

At What Age Is Rhinoplasty (Nose Aesthetics) Performed? 

Rhinoplasty can be performed towards the end of puberty when the facial bones have completed their development, which is around 16-17 years for girls and 17-18 years for boys. However, these age limits may vary from person to person and the physical development of each individual is different. The best time for rhinoplasty is when both physical and psychological maturity is achieved. Doctors determine the most appropriate time for surgery by evaluating the individual situation of each patient.

Antalya Rhinoplasty Prices

Rhinoplasty prices vary depending on various factors and it is difficult to specify a clear price range. Prices may vary according to the complexity of the surgery, the techniques used and the experience of the surgeon. In addition, the facilities offered by the health institution where the surgery will be performed are also one of the factors affecting the prices of rhinoplasty. You can contact us directly for a clear price information.

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