Plastic Surgery Colombia

Nose Surgery

Nose Surgery in Colombia

Your nose is a dominant feature on your face and plays an important role in determining your overall appearance.  Even the slightest change to the nose can greatly affect one's overall facial appearance, improve their look, and boost self-confidence.

Nose surgery, or rhinoplasty, is sometimes referred to as "nose reshaping" or a "nose job." It can improve the appearance and proportion of your nose, or correct a breathing problem associate with the nose.  The modern nasal surgery techniques surgeons use for their rhinoplasty patients in Colombia focus on reshaping undesirable features of the nose while retaining those features that are attractive. The goal of these techniques is to create a natural-appearing nose that enhances your facial proportions.

 Rhinoplasty surgery can change:

            Nose size, in relation to the other facial structures

            Nose width, at the bridge

            Nose profile, with visible humps or depressions on the bridge

            Nasal tip, that is large or bulbous, drooping, or too upturned

            Nostrils that are large, wide or upturned

            Nasal asymmetry and deviation

One of the most commonly performed plastic surgery procedures in Colombia, rhinoplasty is also popular around the world with hundreds of thousands of nose reshaping surgeries performed each year.  Both men and women frequently seek changes in the appearance of their noses.  Plastic surgeons in Colombia are known for their experience and training in cosmetic nose surgery.  They are committed to keeping a natural appearance while balancing out other facial features.

Many women and men increase their self-confidence and satisfaction in their facial appearance, or simply breathe more freely, by visiting Colombia for nose surgery. Patients often travel to Colombia from all over the United States, Europe, and Latin America for rhinoplasty (nose surgery) from talented surgeons in Colombia.

Consultation and Preparation:

Patients choose rhinoplasty in Colombia or their own personal reasons that often include:

  • § Enhancing the size or shape of the nose
  • § Bringing a better proportion to the nose and facial features
  • § Repairing damage caused by an injury
  • § Improving or restoring breathing
  • § Complementing another facial procedures, such as eyelid surgery or face lift.

There are some key concepts that can help you understand nose surgery and prepare you for your consultation. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • § The analysis of the patient's nose, their goals, and expert surgical technique are of the highest importance. That is why it is important to find a qualified plastic surgeon who has extensive experience in performing rhinoplasty. 
  • § Your surgeon will explain your options and recommend the most appropriate technique for you.
    • You can expect to miss about a week of work.
    • When performed by a qualified plastic surgeon, nose surgery is safe.

Out of town patients often begin with a virtual consultation online, where they meet their plastic surgeon and discuss the desired changes they would like to make.  Goals are discussed and photographs are reviewed to develop an individual treatment plan for each patient.  The surgeon provides information on expected outcomes and any risks of the procedure(s).  Once in Colombia, patients receive a personal consultation at their chosen plastic surgery center.  The surgeon discusses all aspects of desired procedures, and performs a complete physical examination and evaluation the past medical history. This process is essential for establishing you as a candidate for nose surgery in Colombia.

Your surgeon can recommend certain steps to help you achieve optimal health for your procedure, and schedules preoperative medical evaluations and tests as necessary.  Surgeons often also provide access to their specialists in nutrition and exercise physiology to optimize your chances for success, and for a healthy lifestyle and more beautiful you.


Procedure:

Rhinoplasty in Colombia is typically performed as an outpatient surgery with a combination of general and local anesthesia.The procedure takes about 1 to 2 hours, although more complicated procedures can take longer to complete. Most incisions are concealed inside the nose or along its natural creases, eventually leaving no noticeable evidence of the surgery.  Through these incisions, the soft tissues that cover the nose are gently raised, allowing access to reshape the structure of the nose.  Artistic vision and skilled hands are necessary to sculpt beautifully.  Skilled plastic surgeons combine the art and science of rhinoplasty to obtain consistently beautiful results.  Surgical planning and elegant techniques are able to achieve predictable outcomes, and the improvements are often quite dramatic.  Once the underlying structure of the nose is sculpted to the desired shape, nasal skin and tissue is redraped and incisions are closed.  If the septum is deviated, it is now straightened and the projections inside the nose are reduced to improve breathing.

Recovery:

This procedure can be completed in just a few hours at an outpatient surgery suite in Colombia.  Special dressings are placed after surgery to minimize swelling and bruising during the recovery period.  The healing period following today’s rhinoplasty technique is significantly shorter than years past.  You will go home after the procedure and rest for at least 24 hours, after which you may gradually increase your activity as tolerated.

Rhinoplasty patients are advised to elevate their head, both while sleeping and awake, to help reduce swelling. Most patients would not describe their recovery as painful, and any discomfort can be minimized with prescription medication. Patients need to avoid blowing their nose or doing anything else that would increase the risk of bleeding or abnormal healing.  Most people feel well enough to perform normal activities within 3 days, but a splint or cast is worn over the nose for 5-7 days.  Bruises around your eyes that appear immediately after surgery should fade in one week. 

After recovery, rhinoplasty patients are usually thrilled with the more balanced and attractive look of their face. It's amazing to see how greatly women and men alike can enhance their appearance and their self-esteem by improving just this one facial feature.  Although you will be able to get a sense of your results about 2 weeks after surgery, subtle changes will continue to appear over 6 to 12 months. 

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