What is Nose Aesthetic Surgery (Rhinoplasty) ?

Rhinoplasty surgery is a surgical procedure that aims to change the size, shape and structure of your nose. With this popular aesthetic procedure, often referred to as rhinoplasty, it’s possible to reduce significant swelling in your nose, narrow a wide tip, straighten a crooked bridge, or make your nose more proportional to the rest of your face.

Nose surgery can be preferred not only for aesthetic concerns, but also for problems such as breathing difficulties as a result of the wall between the nostrils being tilted to one side.

How is Nose Aesthetic Surgery Performed ?

There are two types of nose surgery approaches, open and closed. In the surgery performed with the closed method, there is no cut on the skin and there is no visible scar afterwards. In the open surgery method, small incisions are made at the base of the nose and in the nostrils called columella.

At the end of the surgery, dissolving stitches are removed by Op.Dr. Sultan YALÇIN. And after last checkings the operation is over. In this way, it is not possible to remove the stitches later.

How long does nose aesthetic surgery take ?

Although it varies according to the procedure, the operation is usually completed in 2 hours.

Is there any pain during or after the surgery ?

Since the operation is performed with general anesthesia, pain is not felt. Pain that will be felt after the surgery is minimized with painkillers. In the recovery process, Op.Dr. In Sultan YALÇIN’s words, “a feeling of stuffiness can be felt in the nose rather than pain” is experienced.

How long is the recovery period after surgery ?

Patients will experience varying degrees of swelling after surgery. This swelling will decrease in the first week or two.

What should I do after nose surgery ?

It is recommended to sleep with your head in a high position for the first week after nose surgery. In addition, since the area where the operation is performed will be sensitive, your nose should not be hit.

It will be beneficial not to use glasses after the surgery. If you have to wear glasses, you can use a nasal splint or tape your glasses between your eyebrows.

Everything you need to do after surgery Op.Dr. Sultan YALÇIN and his team will tell you in detail.