Nose Reshaping / Rhinoplasty Surgery

Also known as nose job, nose rehashing surgery, rhinoplasty is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures for improving the shape and size of nose. It is also performed for correcting functional difficulties such as structural defects including those that cause breathing problems. During the surgery, a cosmetic surgeon sculpts the bone and cartilage of the nose for achieving the desired look. For women and men who are not happy with the shape and size of their nose, nose surgery offers a time-tested, safe and effective cosmetic solution.

The results of the rhinoplasty surgery in Delhi depend on the cosmetic surgeon you choose. We, at COSMECTO, understand this and thus try to get you in touch with the best cosmetic surgeon in Delhi. Cosmetic surgeons who are associated with us make sure that the outcome of the surgery is pleasing with great improvement in the balance of facial features. The cosmetic surgeon would explain the entire procedure so that you can make the right decision.

Who all can undergo rhinoplasty surgery?

Most people who choose to undergo nose reshaping surgery are not satisfied with the appearance of the nose and want to improve the balance of their facial features. There is, however, a relatively smaller percentage of patients who deal with breathing difficulties or discomfort because of previous nose injuries or structural abnormalities.

The ideal candidates for nose job should be in good health, have realistic approach, positive attitude and understand the risks associated with the procedure.

Optimal candidates for rhinoplasty surgery

An ideal candidate for nose job may:

  • Have a bump on the nose bridge
  • Have bulbous nose tip
  • Have a nose that is either too small or too large in proportion with other facial features
  • Have a wide nose
  • Have a off-center or crooked nose
  • Have a nasal tip that is enlarged, droops or protrudes
  • Have nostrils that are either excessively pinched or flared
  • Have breathing issues because of irregularities with internal nose that deviated septum or other such problems
  • Have suffered an injury which lead to asymmetrical nose

Specific goals

Nose reshaping surgery can be performed for modifying size, shape and overall appearance of the nose. In some cases, a cosmetic surgeon might recommend insertion of chin plant at the same time. This would help in balancing facial features in a much better way. Patients of nose job ask their cosmetic surgeon to:

  • Reshape the nose tip
  • Narrow the nose bridge
  • Straighten crooked nose
  • Narrow or widen their nostrils
  • Alter angle between the upper lips and nose

In most cases, the incisions that are made for rhinoplasty cosmetic procedure are placed inconspicuously outside the nose or hidden inside it. There is minimal scarring maintaining a natural look while improving overall appearance.

How is rhinoplasty surgery performed?

After numbing the area, the cosmetic surgeon would make incisions for accessing the cartilage and bones supporting the nose. There are two commonly used methods for making incisions – open and endonasal. The technique is chosen on the basis of the patient’s requirement. By removing or adding cartilage and bone and making modifications to the supporting structure inside the nose, the size of the nose can be either increased or reduced and the nose can be lengthened or shortened.

  • Skin along with other soft tissues would remodel for assuming the shape of the underlying structure.
  • Tip grafts made of cartilage might be used for remodeling the nose tip making it appear thinner, uplifted, shorter or longer.
  • In some patients, fat grafts or tissue fillers are added for increasing the volume in the desired parts.

Cost of Rhinoplasty / Nose Surgery

The most important aspect of nose surgery is the cost associated with it. According to 2017 statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons the average cost of rhinoplasty is $5,125, but in India it differs from city to city wise and nose surgery cost in Delhi is affordable as compared to other Indian cities without compromising the quality of treatment and care.

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