Rhinoplasty is performed with the aim of changing the shape of the nose and beautifying it. Rhinoplasty is performed to correct the physical appearance of the congenitally or subsequently deformed nose or to relieve breathing.
This surgery is divided into 2 as open and closed. The upper part of the nose consists of bones and the lower part consists of cartilage. Rhinoplasty is performed by changing the structure of the nose if deemed necessary. Rhinoplasty surgery, which is performed by considering the changes in the face frame of the individual, is the most popular aesthetic surgery touch in health tourism.
After the necessary analyzes are made, the nose line is made and after it is planned, the bone can be rasped or cut according to the person’s nose structure. There is no sequence of stages during the operation. Each surgery is planned and performed according to the person’s own anatomy. During the aesthetic surgery performed with anesthesia, the operation is performed with a small section that is opened to the skin just below the nose and inside the nose. If the wall between the two nostrils of the nose is crooked or twisted, this part is corrected by the surgeon for respiratory comfort and this is called septoplasty. If necessary, rhinoplasty can be defined with cartilage taken from the ear. It may vary between 2 and 5 hours depending on the operation performed.
Postoperative inner dressing remains in place for 1 to 7 days. In some cases, a splint can also be attached to the nose. After the operation, it will be requested not to wear even glasses for at least 4 weeks. The corrugated nasal splints placed in the nose in the dressing are removed. The stitches are removed and the bandage is renewed after the splint is removed. Color change, swelling and strokes can be observed on the eyelids after the surgery, and this is a natural reaction. At the end of the first month, the result will appear.
It is known that Rhinoplasty, or nose surgery, was performed to Egyptian pharaohs in 600 BC. Then, the first Corrections were made to the soldiers whose noses were broken during the World War 1 & 2, and then they gained fame in Europe.