Rhinoplasty Or Nasal Reshaping Is A Common Procedure Done By Acps Surgeons In Houston, Tx

3025___After_For_Web-thumb.jpg3025___Before_For_Web-thumb.jpgThe removal of a large nasal hump or the narrowing of the nostrils can improve the look and shape of your nose. This may be done in conjunction with other rhinoplasty procedures to create the desired appearance. Your surgeon will evaluate the structure of your nose and face and discuss in detail your appearance expectations. Facial balance is important to meet your aesthetic goals.

Computer imaging with ACPS will help you determine the size and shape of your nose. Factors that influence the final results include the structure of your nasal bones and cartilage, the shape of your face the thickness of your skin and your age. Cosmetic nose surgery may be performed on female patients as young as 15 or males as young as 17. However, your plastic surgeon will need to make this determination. Depending upon the procedures performed, a splint may be applied to the nose to help maintain its shape. Soft plastic splints may be placed in your nostrils to stabilize the airway and are removed in 5-7 days.

Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) Procedure

The surgery can be performed as an outpatient under general anesthesia and takes approximately 1-2 hours to complete. Following surgery, patients should plan on staying in bed with the head elevated for the first few days.


Nose Surgery – Rhinoplasty Procedure Recovery

After your procedure your surgeon may offer a visit to your home by a plastic surgery nurse, trained to assist in your recovery. Most patients can return to daily activities within 7-10 days following surgery. Exercise and other strenuous activities may be resumed in about two weeks. It is important to avoid hitting or rubbing the nose for approximately eight weeks. Exposure to the sun should be limited for the two months.
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