Top 10 FAQs for RHINOPLASTY


1. Who Can Have rhinoplasty?

Aesthetic interventions are surgeries that make people "feel better". If you have a significant deformity in your nose and correcting it will make you feel more comfortable, more harmonious and safe, you may be a suitable candidate.


2. Does Rhinoplasty Relieve Nasal Congestion and Breathing Complaints?

If the cause of nasal obstruction is the deviation of the septum cartilage, correcting this curvature with rhinoplasty will also relieve breathing complaints.


3. Can rhinoplasty be done in summer?

There is no difference whether nose surgery is performed in summer or winter. However, it is extremely important to protect the skin from the sun rays after the aesthetic procedures performed in the summer months. Because the risk of bleeding increases in the heat and spots can occur on the skin after exposure to sun.


4. How many hours does rhinoplasty take?

The duration of plastic surgery varies depending on the operation to be performed. Rhinoplasty, which takes an average of 2-2.5 hours in the first operations, may take longer in revision cases.


5. Do you use tampons after rhinoplasty? Is there pain when removing the tampon?

After rhinoplasty, a tampon is placed in the nose. The most important reason for using tampons is to prevent the risk of swelling as a result of blood clot accumulation in the surgical area. Depending on the type of surgery performed, soft and silicone tampons are used, in which air is provided, which does not cause severe pain, does not stick. After some surgeries, no tampons are used at all. The process of pulling the inserted tampons takes a few seconds and does not cause severe, intense pain.


6. How long after nose surgery can glasses be worn?

No pressure should be applied around the nose for the first 3 months after rhinoplasty. For this reason, it is recommended that patients who use glasses use lenses for the first 3 months. After the required time has passed after the surgery, the use of glasses can be started with the approval of the doctor.


7. Will there be swelling and bruising after nose surgery?

The bruises that occur after the surgery differ according to the skin of the patient. Swelling and bruises are less common after usage of advanced technology tools than before. The bruises that occur decrease at the end of a week compared to the first days and completely disappear after the 14th day. It takes six months for the swelling to completely heal.


8. How long does the plaster stay after rhinoplasty?

The thermal plaster made after rhinoplasty is removed after 5 to 10 days.


9. Do you break bones during surgery?

Different procedures are performed in each rhinoplasty surgery. With the advancing technology, bone shaping is performed with micro saws and ultrasonic devices (Piezo) to shape the nose.


10. Who should not have rhinoplasty?

•acute and chronic diseases of the upper respiratory tract;

•heart diseases;

•inflammatory processes in the area of ​​the operation;

•mental disorders.

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