Nose plastic surgery is one of the most common procedures in facial aesthetic medicine. As part of plastic surgeries, rhinoplasty, as it is known to this procedure consists in the restoration or modification of the nose for aesthetic purposes. It is a surgical intervention to resolve aesthetic problems of the nose as for example bone protruding from the back of the nose in the likeness of a hump, the deviations to the right or left, and congenital malformations. The case that is required to perform a functional rhinoplasty, i.e. a procedure to modify the nose cartilaginous skeleton and improve nasal breathing, for example the reconstruction of the internal valve, external valve and the alar collapse can occur. Functional and aesthetic nose intervention is advisable for the aesthetic and functional problems in one go.
This surgery should be carried out by an expert in functional and aesthetic problems surgeon or by a multidisciplinary team. Their main objectives are: harmonization of the nose based on the patient’s face the aesthetic results that do not leave scars improving the breathing process correction of nasal septum internal, if appropriate recommend to the patient regarding the changes that should perform the preoperative evaluation the surgeon must listen to wishes and expectations of the patient, regarding her nose surgery. Based on this examination, and in photographic analysis it will propose a surgical plan. YOU MUST NOT GIVE FALSE HOPES. A useful tool in this regard is the imaging software that simulates the postoperative results. Later, the patient will be referred toward the anesthesiologist for their corresponding evaluation.
Then remember medical fees and other costs generated by the surgery (hospitalisation, etc.). Come the day of the surgery, the patient must be a fast for at least eight hours, in comfortable clothing, no jewelry, no makeup. Days before surgery should avoid the consumption of drugs or substances that can alter the healing or generate bleeding, for example pain relievers, aspirin, vitamin e, among others. As for the anesthesia can be local and sedation deep, although several surgeons work more comfortable if the nose surgery is performed under general anesthesia. Complications of surgery of nose for nose surgery can arise some problems for which you must be prepared. These complications are: obstruction of respiratory allergy to anesthesia bleeding after the broken blood vessels surgery infection results not in accordance with the post-operative care patient once the effects of the anesthesia have gone, the patient can be discharged. This usually occurs 3 to 6 hours after surgery. During the first days after the operation, the patient must remain in semisitting position. You should drink lots of fluids, oral dryness caused due to not breathing through the nose. The power supply should be normal, according to the patient You can tolerate it. Tamponade removal varies with each surgeon, but can be from three hours to three days after nose surgery. You will need to reset the bandage to decrease inflammation. When the blockage is removed, you must apply saline periodically to maintain hygiene and prevent infections. For the pain, the surgeon may prescribe painkillers such as ibuprofen, paracetamol, or diclofenac.