Rhinoplasty is one of the most expensive and complicated cosmetic surgeries among all plastic surgeries. The nose is a sensitive part of our body. And most of us have a botched nose and face so many health issues. A simple change in the nose can change the whole look of your face. Some people get the better result and some get the worst after rhinoplasty. More than 10% of patients are looking for a revision rhinoplasty just because they did not follow all instructions correctly. A rhinoplasty surgery took $90,000- $100,000 so it is a highly expensive surgery so if you don’t waste your money follow the instructions.
In this article we discuss the whole procedure of a botched nose job, so you can be satisfied with your result.
Preparation for before rhinoplasty:
Choose an experienced and well known surgeon
Get a lab test such as a blood test to check your bleeding or swelling issues.
Take current medications
Avoid taking aspirin or herbal supplements because they increase your bleeding.
During the surgery:
Rhinoplasty surgery takes these following steps:
For your comfort doctor administered medications during the surgery. This include general anesthesia which is best for you.
There are two types of rhinoplasty procedure; one in open procedure where incision is situated across the columella means that narrow strip of the issue which separates nostrils. And the other one is a closed procedure that means here incisions are inside of the nose.
Because of these incisions, the cartilage and nasal bones skin is raised gently to allow access to the shape of the nose.
Reshaping your nose structure
A large nose will be reduced by removing the cartilage or bone. Sometime during the surgery an addition of cartilage grafts will be required.
Cartilage through the septum is used in the middle of the nose. Generally, cartilage from the section of rib or the ear will be used for this purpose.
If your septum is deviated or straightened then the projections of the nose reduced your improvement to breath.
Closing the incision
Once your surgery is completed, the underlying structure of your nose is now on your desired shape, the tissue and the nasal skin are redraped then the doctor closes your incisions.
Additional incisions are used where you want to change the size of the nostrils.
After a few days, gauze packing and splints will support your nose and heal your nose and get the better shape which you always want.
Recovery after Rhinoplasty:
Rhinoplasty takes 1 year to recover fully. After the surgery you may face swelling, pain, bleeding. So follow all the instructions given by your doctor. During the time of recovery a splint will be placed in your nose inside and outside to protect and support the new structure for healing.
Follow your surgeon’s instruction and take your medications timely.
Your doctor may be placed drip pad for absorb bleeding or drainage so don’t pull out this drip pad
Use sunscreen to protect your nose from sun
Maintain a healthy diet. Eat high protein food such as eggs, meat, fish, milk etc and avoid high fiber foods
Avoid smoking because it decreases your improvement of the healing process.
Overall 7% people are having a botched nose surgery but not all of them getting the results which they want. Not only that they also suffered from some health issues such as appearance of nasal function, breathing problem and so on. Michel Johnson is one of them. So follow all the instructions and research before you do any kind of nose surgery.