Why does my nose look bigger after rhinoplasty?

Why does my nose look bigger after rhinoplasty?

One of the well-known facts of rhinoplasty or nose job surgery is that the nose swells dramatically afterward, making the nose appear larger for a short time. The cartilage and skeletal framework of the nose are altered during rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping surgery, and the skin is then placed back down over this new framework. Skin is rarely removed in facelift surgery or eyelid surgery. To construct the new nose, the skin must flex back down over the new framework. It takes time for the edema from rhinoplasty to subside.

What can rhinoplasty do for me?

Rhinoplasty may be able to help you whether you are concerned about the appearance or function of your nose – or even both. In fact, the list of potential cosmetic and health benefits of Draper nose surgery is practically infinite.

What is the procedure for rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty can be done in a variety of ways, each with its own set of characteristics and applications. The type of rhinoplasty that is best for you will be determined by the extent and severity of your issues, as well as your nasal anatomy and other considerations. Top Dr. will thoroughly inspect your nose during your initial appointment, discuss your problems and goals, and recommend the procedure technique that will best suit your needs.

I’m concerned that rhinoplasty will make my nose appear larger

Did you know that one of the few parts of the human body that never stops growing is the nose? It’s simple to see why so many people seek rhinoplasty to reduce the size of their nose at some point in their lives. It also explains why some men and women are concerned that rhinoplasty will enlarge their nose. In actuality, rhinoplasty performed by a professional cosmetic surgeon can increase the size of your nose in a dramatic, natural-looking, and long-lasting way. Dr. Chiddy can design a more tiny, appealing, and proportional nose by eliminating cartilage and bone material, altering nasal structures, and repositioning tissue. Dr. Chiddy can use cartilage grafting and other methods to improve the nasal shape in patients who believe their nose is too tiny.

Don’t be concerned if your nose appears to be broader shortly after surgery

Swelling is a common side effect of rhinoplasty and can linger for several days or weeks. Don’t be concerned if your nose appears to be larger practically immediately after rhinoplasty; it will take time for the swelling to subside and the final effects to emerge. Follow all of Top Dr  postoperative instructions, including sleeping with your head slightly raised and taking medications as recommended, to help reduce swelling and make your recovery as comfortable and efficient as possible.


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