There are millions of people who undergo rhinoplasty surgeries each year. In most cases these procedures are done to improve or enhance the appearance of a person’s nose. During the procedure the surgeon will modify or add tissue to the nasal cartilages and bones in order to improve upon the actual physical appeal of the nose. The rhinoplasty procedure is also used in cases of fracture or trauma to the nose. The procedure can be used to both enhance the appearance of the nose and change it to be more appealing or to restore its prior appearance.
In order to have a successful surgery and achieve the desired results there are certain things you should do prior to the surgery. Talking to your surgeon is a great place to start. You should ensure that your expectations for the surgery are clear and they should tell you if the expectations you have are realistic. Many times patients will end up disappointed with the results because they never clearly stated their expectations to their surgeon. Also, you should follow all doctors’ instructions prior to the procedure to avoid any complications that may arise. This includes avoiding aspirin and anti-inflammatory products as well as not smoking or drinking directly before the procedure. (more…)