Rhinoplasty (nose surgery)

Rhinoplasty in Everett – Seattle Washington – Nose Surgery

The rhinoplasty procedure is designed to re-shape the nose according to the patient’s wishes and needs and keep it natural looking. This can be done to improve nasal appearance, features and function and balance following trauma and fractures, breathing abnormalities, dissatisfaction with appearance, or a combination of these reasons. There are a variety of approaches to Rhinoplasty, including the use of incisions on the inside of the nose and the outside of the nose. Rhinoplasty might include reducing the “hump” on the top of the nose, narrowing or widening the nose, increasing the projection or changing the “tip” of the nose, or other goals. Sometimes the nasal septum is curved or “deviated” and this can be straightened or changed. Attention will be paid to the upper portion, central or middle portion, and the lower portion of your nasal appearance. It is important to discuss with your cosmetic surgeon any prior nasal conditions or medications you are taking, as well as any prior nasal procedures you have had, if any to determine if you are a good candidate for rhinoplasty seattle . Prior to the operation, multiple visits are recommended with your rhinoplasty surgeon to carefully design a plan that is right for you. Rhinoplasty procedures can help with symmetry, self-confidence, imperfections, obstruction, structure and aesthetics.

What to expect: Your medical procedure will begin after consulting with your board plastic surgeon and your anesthesiologist or anesthetist. Typical approaches involve a small incision placed on the lower part of your nose skin. From this incision and incisions made inside your nose, the cartilage and internal structures of your nose can be reshaped, using both reduction and augmentation techniques to work toward a plan created by you and your Seattle surgeon. Occasionally, ear cartilage or rib cartilage can be helpful, but typically the tissues of your nose and septum are utilized.

The recovery: Nasal packs are sometimes necessary and are removed in the office 1-2 days following your rhinoplasty surgery. An external splint shaped to your nose is sometimes necessary and may be created in the operating room by one of our doctors and is removed after 1-2 weeks. Some swelling and bruising following rhinoplasty also known as a nose job, can last for many months, but typically improves over several weeks.

Rhinoplasty in Seattle WA
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Some of the unlikely complications: Infection, fluid collections, or bleeding can occur following any type of Rhinoplasty, and may require surgical drainage, opening the sutures, nasal packing or other intervention. More rarely tissue damage can occur. A more complete discussion of the risks, benefits, experience, results and alternatives will always be included at your nose job surgery visit. As always, our efforts are always directed at minimizing the risk of these complications and optimizing your safety.

Rhinoplasty Everett WA | Nose Job Seattle Washington – Prabhat K. Bhama, MD

Our clinic sees patients from Bellevue, Everett, Mill Creek, Lynnwood, Seattle, WA and surrounding areas. For issues or concerns with size, nostrils, injury, discomfort, columella, bump, pain, treatment, form, anesthesia, nasal improvement and more contact us at 425-316-5080.

If you are a potential patient and unsure about whether or not rhinoplasty, or revision rhinoplasty or ethnic rhinoplasty, septoplasty or non surgical rhinoplasty is right for you, we offer consultations in order to better educate our patients and help them make the decision that is best for them. We care about our patients and their health, which is why we offer plastic surgery consultations to help educate them and make the best decision for their health. A consultation with one of our qualified surgeons is the first step to determine if nose surgery is right for you. Questions about closed rhinopasty, the nasal tip, cost, nasal bones, upturned nose, flat nose bridge, bulbous nose, dorsal hump removal, surgical nose and more will be answered.

For more information about rhinoplasty or breathing problems, contact our staff or Dr Prabhat K. Bhama, M.D., MPH, FACS – a facial plastic surgeon specializing in nose surgery. Our practice / center also offers chin augmentation, face lift surgery, blepharoplasty, necklifts, fillers, breast reduction, breast augmentation, kybella and other facial surgeries and body treatments. Schedule an appointment today. We offer rhinoplasty for men and women.

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