Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
Your face makes the first impression. The nose being the center of our face makes a significant contribution to overall balance and harmony of the facial proportions. Maxillo Facial Plastic surgeries make it possible to get the desired harmony and balance.
No surgeon is created equal, and in the right hands one can achieved the correct natural shape, balance of the nose that sits perfectly with the face
The Benefits of Rhinoplasty
Rhinoplasty enhances the overall appearance of the nose and the face as a whole. It involves improving the shape as well as the function of the nose.
With proper rhinoplasty we can achieve
1. Better Nasal Bridge contour
2. Better Nasal tip shape and projection
3. improved breathing function
4. Enhanced facial balance and harmony
Before After Rhinoplasty
Are you a candidate for rhinoplasty?
1. You are unhappy with the shape of your nose
2. Had a history of accident resulting in nose shape change / deformity
3. You have reasonable expectation from the surgery. Looking for improvement in the shape of your nose and not perfection which does not exist
4. You are not a smoker
5. You don't have any important engagement in coming 6 months
PREPARING FOR RHINOPLASTY
CONSULTATION WITH DR RAHUL GOGOI
The first step towards your rhinoplasty is a private consultation with Dr Rahul Gogoi. Here you will talk directly with Dr Rahul Gogoi on your concerns regarding your nose. Your queries regarding the shape of the nose that you desire. The questions regarding pre rhinoplasty preparation, post nose job do's and dont's. You can discuss what are your expectations, you can even bring pictures of different nose that you like or find will suit your face the best. following this you can discuss about the realistic outcome of your rhinoplasty. Dr Rahul will also go through different nose surgeries that he has performed to give you a realistic idea on your rhinoplasty / nose surgery. He will also show you pictures of nose similar to yours so you and Dr Rahul Gogoi can arrive to a realistic nose shape that can be achieved.
Personalized Treatment Planing
During your consultation, Dr Rahul may also recommend if any adjunct procedure can enhance the final results, for e.g, A good balanced nose along with a more stronger well projected chin may enhance overall harmony and facial appearance. An eyelid surgery with a softer look goes a long way to enhance the overall appearance of the face
Once the consultation is over, you will be taken through the process of pre surgical blood tests, CT Scans and Chest X-rays. The final date for the surgery can also be fixed.
PREPARING FOR RHINOPLASTY
UNDERGOING RHINOPLASTY IS A MAJOR PROCEDURE. AS YOU NOSE IS THE CENTRE OF YOUR FACE, IT IS ONE OF THE MOST RECOGNISABLE FEATURE IN YOUR FACE. PREPARING EMOTIONALLY AS WELL AS PREPARING YOUR EMOTIONAL SUPPORT STRUCTURE IS AS IMPORTANT AS CHOOSING YOUR SURGEON.
UNDERGOING ANY SURGICAL PROCEDURE IS A AMJOR DECISION AND CAN CAUSE EMOTIONAL STRESS. TAKE YOUR TIME TO PREPARE YOURSELF MENTALLY AND EMOTIONALLY FOR THE SURGERY. UNDERSTAND THAT RHINOPLASTY SURGERY, RECOVERY IS A LONG PROCESS. THE FINAL RESULTS MAY TAKE UPTO 12 MONTHS TO FULLY MANIFEST ITS RESULTS. MANAGING YOUR EXPECTATION IN A POSITIVE MINDSET CAN GREATLY CONTRIBUTE TO A SUCCESSFUL OUTCOME
After undergoing rhinoplasty, proper post-operative care is crucial to ensure optimal healing and achieve the desired results. Here Dr Rahul will give you comprehensive guide, discussing all essential aspects of post-operative care after rhinoplasty to help you have a smooth recovery.
Recovery Environment: Create a comfortable and conducive recovery environment at home before your surgery. Ensure that you have a clean and quiet space to rest, preferably with easy access to necessities such as water, medications, and tissues. It's also important to have someone available to assist you during the initial days following surgery, especially if you live alone.
Managing Pain and Discomfort: Pain and discomfort are common after rhinoplasty surgery. Dr Rahul will be prescribe you pain medication to help manage the discomfort during the initial stages of recovery. Take your medication as directed and notify DR Rahul's team if you experience any form of severe or prolonged pain.
Swelling and Bruising: Swelling and bruising are natural side effects of rhinoplasty / Asian Rhinoplasty and will gradually subside over time. To minimize swelling, apply cold compresses to your nose and the surrounding area as instructed by your surgeon. Keep your head elevated when resting or sleeping to help reduce swelling and promote better blood circulation.
Emotional Well-being: Remember that rhinoplasty / Asian Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure, and it's natural to experience a range of emotions during the recovery period. Be patient with yourself and maintain a positive mindset. Communicate any concerns or questions to Dr Rahul and his team, who can provide guidance and support.
Nasal Care: Proper nasal care is crucial for a successful recovery after rhinoplasty. Dr Rahul will provide specific instructions for caring for your nose, including:
Nasal Packing: In some cases, nasal packing may be placed inside the nostrils during surgery to support the healing process. Dr Rahul will provide guidance on maintaining the hygiene and give you a specific time frame when to visit for removing it.
Cleaning the Nose: Dr Rahul will instruct you on how to clean your nose and the incision site. This involves using saline solution and cotton buds to Gently clean the area as directed to keep it free from debris and reduce the risk of infection.
Blowing Your Nose: Avoid blowing your nose for a specified period after surgery to prevent disruption of the delicate healing tissues. If you need to clear your nose, gently sniff or use a saline nasal spray and cotton buds
Dressings and Splints: After rhinoplasty, Dr Rahul will be placing a splint or dressing on the outside of your nose to provide support and maintain the new shape. It's important to follow the instructions regarding the care and maintenance of these dressings. Avoid manipulating or removing them without consulting Dr Rahul
Physical Activity and Rest: Engaging in strenuous physical activities can increase the risk of complications and delay healing. Follow Dr Rahul's guidelines regarding physical activity restrictions. Generally, Dr Rahul recommends avoiding activities that raise your heart rate, blood pressure or increased muscular activity for about 6-8 weeks after surgery, especially if it's an Asian Rhinoplasty with rib cartilage Focus on rest and relaxation to allow your body to heal properly.
Sleep Position: During the initial stages of recovery, sleep with your head elevated using extra pillows or by propping yourself up at a reclined angle. This position helps reduce swelling and promotes better breathing.
Medications and Supplements: Follow Dr Rahul's instructions regarding medications and supplements after rhinoplasty. Dr Rahul regularly prescribes Anti-Oxidant supplements to promote faster healing, He may also prescribe Omega 3 and Collagen supplements which promotes good nose cartilage healing and skin recovery. Inform Dr Rahul of any supplements you are taking, as some may interfere with the healing process.
Follow-up Appointments: Attend all scheduled follow-up appointments with Dr Rahul. These visits are crucial for monitoring your healing progress and addressing any concerns or questions you may have.