Now that you've made the decision to undergo rhinoplasty and have prepared for your surgery, the next step is the rhinoplasty surgery itself and the after affects. Rhinoplasty can be performed in the surgeon's office-based facility outpatient surgery center or hospital. Usually surgery is performed as an outpatient, but if it is a complicated rhinoplasty then you can be required to stay in hospital. You will be under local or general anesthesia. Local anesthesia is when you are lightly sedated and your nose and the surrounding area is asleep. You know what's going on, but can not feel what is happening to your nose. General anesthesia is when you sleep through surgery and not know what is happening. Additional information is available at patrick dwyer new edge. Rhinoplasty surgery normally takes one or two hours unless it is a complex rhinoplasty.
The rhinoplasty itself consists of the skin is separated from the bone and cartilage. The bone and cartilage are sculpted into the desired shape and skin hangs on the framework of the new nose. Most surgeons make the incision inside the nose rhinoplasty nose, but some surgeons prefer the "open" procedure, where an incision in the middle of the nose to upper lip. There is a scar, but the scar is almost imperceptible in the area of the nose. When rhinoplasty is complete, the surgeon will place a splint on his nose to help keep its shape.
Sometimes nasal packs or splint may be place in the nostrils as well. After your rhinoplasty face may be swollen, you may experience pain, or may have a headache. Take the medication prescribed by your doctor as needed. Staying in bed with your head elevated during the first days after rhinoplasty. There will be some swelling and bruising around the eyes and swelling will reach its peak at 2-3 days after surgery. Cold compresses reduce swelling and make your eyes and face feels better. A few days you will feel much better than it seems that most of the swelling and bruising takes at least two weeks to heal. A little bleeding is common after a rhinoplasty and you may have a "stuffy nose" feeling for several weeks. Any nasal packing or stitches will be removed after a few days. You will even feel a little better and within two days after rhinoplasty. You should be able to return to school or sedentary work after a week or so. The doctor will give specific guidelines as to what you can come back and when during the follow-up visits. Follow your doctor's instructions and keep your follow-up to ensure that your surgery is a success! Cosmetic surgery is becoming closely linked with good health and that helps promote a persons feeling of well being? when you look good you feel good. Here, Mike talks openly and how best to prepare before and after surgery. Get the details on Mikes site here: