Most people undergo rhinoplasty (nose surgery) because they are frustrated with the way their nose protrudes from their face, throwing off the balance of their entire facial profile. While the nose is definitely the main problem in most cases, you may not realize just how much the position of your chin can affect the appearance of your nose and the rest of your face.
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After your rhinoplasty (nose surgery) procedure, don’t expect to see your final results right away. Swelling will mask the new shape and overall appearance of your nose for awhile. Usually, the worst of the swelling will subside within about two weeks, and continue going down for the remainder of the month. You may be fitted with a splint to protect your nose and keep it stable for anywhere from 5 to 8 days.
If your nose is crooked, overlarge, or simply does not complement the proportions of your face, rhinoplasty can be a valuable solution. Nose surgery is also often used to correct the constricted breathing that comes with a deviated septum. Whether your nose problems are cosmetic or medical, Dr. Lefkovits can help.
However, it is important that you meet a few basic qualifications in order to be a good candidate for rhinoplasty. Some of these requirements include: