Non-cosmetic Reasons to Get a Rhinoplasty

Often referred to as a “nose job,” rhinoplasty is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries available. It’s used to refine the shape of your nose and create the facial profile you’ve been dreaming about. You may be surprised to learn, however, that rhinoplasty can also provide a permanent fix for persistent nasal congestion and drainage, frequent sinus infections, and other bothersome issues.

Dr. Wade Han and his expert team at Florida Ear, Nose, Throat & Facial Plastic Surgery Center, are highly regarded for their outstanding surgical skill and dedication to helping patients look and feel their best.

Here’s what this talented team has to say about rhinoplasty and what it can do for the shape of your nose as well as your overall health.

Understanding the complexities of rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty can subtly or profoundly alter the shape of your nose. You might consider rhinoplasty to:

Dr. Han uses his considerable surgical skills and artistic talents to provide you with a “new” nose that fits the contours of your face. Successful rhinoplasty provides natural-appearing results that can dramatically transform your appearance.

How can rhinoplasty improve my nasal health?

Along with improving your appearance, rhinoplasty can also correct structural problems within the nose. 

These irregularities include:

The nasal septum is the thin wall of bone and cartilage that separates one side of your nasal cavity from the other.

In most individuals, the nasal septum is slightly off-center. However, if your septum deviates too far to the right or left, which may be something you were born with or the result of trauma, it can cause:

Rhinoplasty provides a permanent fix for these frustrating nasal conditions.

How long does it take to recover from rhinoplasty?

Dr. Han provides rhinoplasty via a minimally invasive surgical approach that greatly reduces your discomfort and healing time following the surgery. The incisions are tucked away out of sight within your nose, and no packing is required.

Every case is unique, but most patients experience only minimal discomfort and temporary swelling after the procedure and can expect to return to their normal routine within a day.  

For surgery that can reshape your nose and correct breathing problems and other bothersome nasal issues, schedule a rhinoplasty evaluation with Dr. Han today. Call the office most convenient for you or book your appointment online.

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