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What Should I Consider if I Want a Nose Job?

How you look and what your appearance is probably something you take much pride and joy in. As such, you may be in the one of many who tells yourself, ‘I want a nose job’. But the process is more complicated than simply wanting a nose job and going for it. There are plenty of factors you should consider if you’re opting to have a rhinoplasty procedure, particularly as it’s a life changing choice you’ll be making. First and foremost, when you tell yourself ‘I want a nose job’, you need to make sure that you’re doing it for yourself. The influence and pressure of others shouldn’t determine how you look as it’ll be a change you’ll be making to your own body. At the same time, how your decision can be correctly influenced is from the research that you conduct before the surgery. Here, we discuss the factors you should consider if you want a nose job.

Conduct your research before going ahead

The best way to gain the results that you want from your procedure is by having an understanding of what to expect. This can make it easier to manage expectations and how the outcome might appear once the surgery is completed. Conduct thorough research before you go ahead. This will include researching different surgeons and their expertise, how the surgery is conducted, various before and after photos and what the recovery time will be.

Each individual case is different

We’re all not born the same and we each have our unique features and qualities within our appearance. So, whilst you might have seen the perfect nose job of your favourite celebrity on social media, don’t expect yourself to have similar results. Each case is different patient by patient, so you should keep this in mind when you’re heading to the surgery table. Your surgeon will get a better understanding of your anatomy during your consultation. It’s here where you and your surgeon can discuss the pros and cons of the surgery and manage your expectations.

The results will take time to show

Whilst a cosmetic surgery procedure can be a quick fix to your appearance paranoia, the recovery and results of the surgery will take time. As with any procedure, the body needs time to heal before it can begin to show the results that you’re looking for. We advise that you start to see the results around 6 months after your procedure once the swelling and bruising has healed. Around this time, you can get a better indication of whether or not you achieved the desired results you were looking for. If you’re unhappy with the results, there is the possibility of going through a revision rhinoplasty which can amend the results you gained. It’s important that you leave it at least a year, however, before you decide to go through with this.

Aftercare is important

After your surgery, your surgeon will run you through the best aftercare techniques to aid your recovery and ensure it runs as smoothly as possible. The advice you’re given is extremely important as steering away from the methods can impact the final results of your rhinoplasty. The most important aspect is making sure that you avoid any supplements or drugs that promote blood thinning. Doing could cause bleeding and complicate your healing shortly after the surgery.

Considering these steps if I want a nose job

Your health and safety should be your main priority if you choose to have a nose job. Conducting thorough research and ensuring you’re in the right hands will help ease your nerves and feel more confident that you’ll get the results you want. Book a consultation with us today and we’ll be able to discuss your expectations or any concerns that you have about nose surgery. Feel free to also browse our rhinoplasty page to get familiar with the procedure.

Different Types Of Skin Plumping Treatments

There many different types of skin-plumping treatments available to choose from. There are also non-surgical methods that can help to change and plump the skin to provide it with a fuller and younger effect. This is normally through non-surgical heating and cooling devices which use different levels of energy to plump up the skin. For this particular vlog, we’ll be looking into the surgical skin plumping treatments and the options available to you.

For surgical skin plumping treatments, the most common and best method considered to plump the skin is through a fat transfer or a liposculpture method. These methods involve removing fat from one area of the body to another where it’s needed to plump.

A case study is provided in the video of a woman that’s had fat removed from the flanks in the buttock area. What’s beneficial about the skin tends to retract and remain good quality due to the dermis being thicker in this area. The fat that’s removed is then used to improve gain better contouring in other areas.

For the face, face lifting can also be used as a fat transfer method. This is shown in the second case study showing a woman that has had fat transfer treatment in the face. The images show how she looked pre and post-op.

There are many different skin plumping treatments available and fat transfer is probably considered the most ideal method out of these options. This is why it’s important to run through all of the options available during your consultation.

If you’d like more information on body skin plumping treatments then you can get in touch by contacting us here or by calling 0161 401 4064.

Why Are my Breasts Uneven? Causes of Asymmetrical Breasts

Do your breasts appear uneven? Is one more lopsided than the other? You’ll be surprised to know that asymmetrical breasts are extremely common in women. This is when your breasts appear different in size, shape or position, even with fully developed breasts this can be normal. The causes of asymmetrical breasts can be genetically driven which means if your family members had naturally lopsided breasts it would have been passed down to you too. You can notice signs of asymmetrical breasts as early as puberty. Early stages of breast growth can show indications that one breast is growing larger than the other. The reasons for this can be unclear as it’s most likely to do with the growth of the skin tissue. The tissue growth may be more on one side compared to the other or the cells are more sensitive to hormone levels of estrogen. Over time, the smaller breast will catch up but it can take a while before it catches up.

Medical causes of asymmetrical breasts

Medical conditions can be the common causes for asymmetrical breasts and below outline what these could be:

Pregnancy

When you go through pregnancy, your breasts can appear to look asymmetrical. This can be caused from the natural hormonal changes that your body goes through during pregnancy and also the body preparing you for breastfeeding. This can make your breasts appear larger and different in shape or size. When you breastfeed, your baby may prefer being nursed from one side more than the other causing the breasts to vary in size. This isn’t something to worry about, however, as the most important thing is that your baby is getting enough milk for them to grow.

Hypoplastic Breasts

Hypoplastic breasts are commonly known as underdeveloped breasts. The symptoms for this are when the breasts appear rather wide apart, small and thin. There will also be a noticeable appearance in your areolas where they appear large on the small breasts. The cause for this condition is relatively unknown, but it’s believed that this is something that can be caused by hormone production. Another cause can be from injury.

Juvenile Hypertrophy

This is a rare condition and results in one breast growing significantly larger than the other. It’s not completely known what the cause of this is but it can revolve around hormonal production and your body’s sensitivity towards it. If this does occur, the condition can be treated via surgery.

Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia

Familiarly known as ADH, this is a condition where excessive growth tissue forms in the breasts milk ducts. Although ADH isn’t a form of cancer you should be aware that it can still increase your risk of developing cancer in the future. The appearance of your breasts can change due to lumps forming from the condition. This is because more cells develop around the duct line which can be differential in shape and size.

Should I be worried about uneven breasts?

Asymmetrical breasts are relatively common in women, so it shouldn’t be too much of a concern. However, there are studies that suggest asymmetrical breasts can be a risk factor for breast cancer. This is not for certain as more studies need to be conducted to determine whether this is a big enough risk factor for cancer. In the meantime, if you do notice any differences in your breasts within shape and size, inform your doctor.

Coping with asymmetrical breasts

As we’ve outlined throughout the post, asymmetrical breasts are relatively common and shouldn’t be anything to worry about. However, coping with uneven breasts in everyday life can become a problem, particularly when choosing everyday attire. If this is something that is a concern for you, professional bra fitters are available to help conceal this. Alternatively, asymmetrical breast surgery is available here at Gary Ross. There are different techniques that can be used to help provide you with your preferred appearance for your breasts. We do advise that you consult with your doctor first before considering asymmetrical breast surgery. For more details about the surgery and how it’s conducted, be sure to visit our procedure page.