Rhinoplasty used to be a difficult operation as the technology used was not very advanced and the recovery process was quite long. However, as a result of technological advances, doctors can now perform rhinoplasty surgeries quite easily and successfully. The level of difficulty of the operation varies according to the problems in the nose of each patient. Your doctor will give you detailed information on this topic.
Rhinoplasty surgeries are performed at different times depending on the technique to be applied in the surgery and the problem in the nose. Closed surgeries can take 1-2 hours, while open surgeries can take up to 4 hours.
Rhinoplasty surgery is a surgery that requires an age limit depending on the development of the nose. This surgery is not performed for women under 17 years of age and men under 18 years of age. There is no upper age limit for this surgery. Anyone whose nose development is complete can have this surgery.
Rhinoplasty surgery can be performed in many hospitals. However, when choosing a hospital, you should pay attention to whether the hospital is fully equipped in the field of rhinoplasty. Hospitals that are certified in the area of aesthetic operations and with high hygienical standards should be preferred.
When choosing a doctor, you should pay attention to whether the doctor who will perform rhinoplasty has enough knowledge, equipment and is also experienced. You can search the previous surgeries your doctor has performed and examine their success rates.
The skin on the nose of men is thicker than women. This situation affects the doctor’s medical intervention. Having said that, it is not a difficult operation neither for men nor women. With your doctor’s expertise and advanced technology, these surgeries can be performed quite easily on both men and women.
In approximately 2 months, postoperative complications visibly diminish. However, it should take up to 1 year for the nasal structure to take its final form.
In general, it takes up to 1 month for noticeable swelling to go away. This process varies from patient to patient. However, the peak period of swelling and bruising is between 1 – 7 days after surgery At this stage, bruises will appear under the eyes and swelling will appear around the nose.