A rhinoplasty or nose job is surgery performed to alter the way your nose functions and looks. Rhinoplasty can help you improve breathing and achieve a more balanced appearance.
A number of people may be unhappy with the size and/or shape of their nose due to the nose being central to facial balance. Many people choose surgical nose reshaping, or rhinoplasty to find a more harmonious feature alignment.
What are the most common reasons people opt for a nose job?
There are two main reasons as to why people may opt for a nose job this is either cosmetic reasons or medical reasons.
People can often dislike their nose due to concerns about the bridge or the tip. People often complain about having a hump at the bridge or dosum. Meanwhile, those who want to change the tip often see this part of the nose as either being too round, wide or lacking in definition. Some people also dislike the length of their nose. Nose surgery can help with all of the above making a person feel more confident and comfortable with their nose
Some patient may choose rhinoplasty because of an injury to the nose, this could be the nose maybe broken or bent following an accident that might have occurred, Others may have breathing problems relating to the nasal airways. In these cases, surgical interventions would be considered reconstructive.
The most common nose operations carried out are;
- Alter the hump at the bridge of the nose
- Reshape the tip of the nose
- Alter the length or width of the nose
- Restructure and reposition the nose after an injury
- Open up the nasal airways to help breathing