Rhinoplasty is another name for a nose job. Rhinoplasty is designed to help shape, contour the nose and make it attractive.
Rhinoplasty today has become an advanced plastic surgery art form and millions of individuals each year seek some type of surgery on their nose.
Once this type of cosmetic surgery was only available to the rich and famous. However, today, it is affordable and produces very desirable results in the majority of individuals.
The nose can be made smaller, bigger; the contour and shape of the tip can be altered.
The majority of individuals who under go Rhinoplasty want to straighten out a crooked nose and make the nose tip more even and small.
Rhinoplasty is now being done on both genders. For men, it is the second most common plastic surgery procedure. For women, it still lags behind liposuction, breast implants and face lifts.
Rhinoplasty is a commonly performed procedure in younger individuals. Women still outnumber men when it comes to Rhinoplasty and the average age of patients is between 25-35.
Rhinoplasty should not be undertaken before the age of 20. This is because of the nose is still growing
During the initial Rhinoplasty consultation, one should ask all the questions and share them with the surgeon. Do not be afraid to ask questions.
The best candidates for Rhinoplasty are men and women who are healthy (both physically and mentally) and who have realistic expectations about what the surgery can and cannot do for them.
Rhinoplasty is very rarely covered by medial insurance and is considered a cosmetic procedure. However, in some cases where the nose has been injured after a fall or trauma, or the septum is deviated to the extent that breathing is difficult, most health insurance plans will cover the cost of surgery.
The majority of individuals who seek Rhinoplasty for purely cosmetic reasons will have to pay for it from their own pocket.
The results of Rhinoplasty are generally dependent on the surgeon, his experience and technical skill. So choose your surgeon well.