Rhinoplasty – Nose Surgery Procedures Barrie, Ontario
Your nose is the central, most prominent facial feature. When your nose is out of proportion with other facial features, it can affect self-image and confidence. Nose enhancement (nose job Barrie or rhinoplasty) is among the most common of all plastic surgery procedures. Nose enhancement can be performed on any part of the nose, to increase or reduce its size, to modify the size and shape of the nostrils, to change the projection of the nasal tip or bridge of the nose, or to alter the slope or angle of the nose. Rhinoplasty may also be performed to correct an injury or birth defect, or to improve breathing says nose job Barrie.
Who is a candidate for Rhinoplasty?
Dr. Dickie will carefully evaluate your nose and facial features and discuss your goals for improvement. Surgery can improve your nose if you require alteration or reshaping of the nasal bridge, reducing the shape or width of the nose, reshaping the nasal tip, reducing the width or the size of the nostrils, or adjusting the angle between the nose and upper lip. Patients who have had a nose injury/accident or have obstructed nasal airways are also considered good candidates for surgery.
Procedure at Nose Job Barrie
At the Royal Centre of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Dickie performs rhinoplasty or nose job Barrie under local or general anaesthesia in his fully accredited in-office surgical facility. Surgery can either be performed using a closed procedure where incisions are hidden inside the nose, or an open procedure where an incision is made around the nostril and columella (the narrow strip of tissue that separates the nostrils). Through either of these incisions, the soft tissue that covers the nose is raised allowing access to reshape the structure of the nose during a nose job Barrie.
After your surgery you may experience some discomfort, but this can be alleviated with a cold compress and medication prescribed by Dr. Dickie. You may experience some swelling, bruising and headaches. Dr. Dickie will advise you to keep your head elevated until the initial swelling subsides. You will be discharged with a nose splint and nasal packing to support your nose. These must remain in place until your follow-up visit with Dr. Dickie. You may be required to wear the nose splint for approximately one week, packing is typically removed within two to seven days, depending on the extent of your surgery. You can usually return to work or non-strenuous activities as soon as you feel comfortable to do so. Strenuous activities may be resumed within a few weeks.
Contact the Royal Centre of Plastic Surgery for more information on rhinoplasty and other possible cosmetic enhancements that you might be considering and to schedule an in-depth consultation with Dr. Dickie. Let us help you achieve your desired look. We are committed to help you look and feel great with a nose job Barrie.
Before & After
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