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7 June 2016
Will I be in pain after surgery?
Will I be in pain after surgery?

Again, it depends on what type of rhinoplasty surgery you need, but you shouldn’t experience much pain for a prolonged period of time.
Gauze wicks are placed in your nose after surgery and must remain in your nostrils for a day, which can cause slight discomfort, but once they are removed,
you shouldn’t experience high levels of discomfort. If necessary, Doctor can prescribe pain medication.

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7 June 2016
Are there major risks associated with Rhinoplasty?
Are there major risks associated with rhinoplasty?

Serious risks associated with rhinoplasty are extremely rare.
Many people experience nasal drainage a few days following the surgery, and it is normal if some of the drainage is “blood tinged.” It is advised you do not work or attend school for at least one week after the surgery to ensure you heal properly.

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7 June 2016
Should a doctor’s experience affect my decision?
Should a doctor’s experience affect my decision?

A doctor’s experience should definitely influence your decision. The more experience a doctor has, the more familiar they are with rhinoplasty procedures.

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7 June 2016
Should I look at “before” and “after” pictures?
Should I look at “before” and “after” pictures?

“Before” and “after” pictures help show the difference rhinoplasty can make in individuals, but you shouldn’t base your decision solely on these pictures.
You should also discuss what your plastic surgeon can do for your specific situation.

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7 June 2016
How long does a rhinoplasty procedure take?
How long does a rhinoplasty procedure take?

Depending on what you need done, it can take anywhere from one and 1 to 3 hours.
If you need a revision rhinoplasty, it can take up to four hours.

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13 December 2016
I’ve had rhinoplasty once and I’m not satisfied. Do you do reconstructive surgery? How much will it cost and what is your office address?
I’m not satisfied with my primary surgery.Do you do reconstructive surgery?

Yes, we also do reconstructive surgery. Reconstructive surgery can be done at least one year after your previous surgery. For a more accurate examination and assessment of the result of the surgery, you should be examined in person. Contact us

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5 November 2016
Can you make my nose look like the one in this photo ?
Can you make my nose look like the one in this photo ?

Photos help your doctor to understand what it is you like and don’t like, both about the nose you have and the way you would like your nose to look in the future. So the Images can help discuss and comment about the surgery. However, a rhinoplasty surgeon cannot place someone else’s nose on your face. The surgeon can only make specific and limited changes on your nose. A good and experienced surgeon:concentrates on your desired results, evaluates the changes that can be done, evaluates the changes that cannot be done, explains his recommendations based on his knowledge and experience.This discussion should lead to an agreement of you and your surgeon’s realistic expectations from the surgery. At this stage, if the recommendations and experiences that your doctor has talked to you about is reasonable to you, ask him to show you the before and after images of his patients, so that you can evaluate his work. However, if you feel your doctor doesn’t understand what you say and doesn’t listen to you, it’s time to look for a consultation with another doctor. Selecting an experienced and qualified surgeon is considered one of the stages of your procedure. “Listening to the patient” is one of the key factors to have a successful and satisfactory surgery.

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4 June 2016
What is the right age for rhinoplasty?
What is the right age for rhinoplasty?

The nose usually continues to grow till puberty (around age 16) and it stops growing after this age. So having a rhinoplasty before this age is not reasonable, but it can be done even in old age, and if there are no cardiac or other problems, it will be very successful.

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16 July 2018
dear dr., my nose is fleshy and my face is broad. If I operate and shrink my nose, does it suit my face?
My nose is fleshy If I operate and shrink my nose, does it suit my face?

the fleshy noses usually don’t become too small. If your nose will suit your face or not, will be determined in consulting session. Certainly the doctor’s suggestions for the type of nasal changes will be in the patient’s favor because s/he always suggests the bests.

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13 December 2016
The tip of my nose is thick skin, but its angle and size is okay. The upper area of my nose has broken recently and I think it will have a bump now. I want to ask you about cosmetic surgery. Since I have a thick skin nose, is surgery effective or will my nose recur to its initial shape?
Does my thick skin nose recur to its initial shape after surgery?

The nasal bump can be fixed. In general, if too much of the cartilage and bone are not removed, there won’t be any problems.

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