Cosmetic rhinoplasty is considered one of the most popular types of nose jobs available to patients. However, did you know that there are more to nose jobs than simply cosmetic changes? Although many patients wish to improve their aesthetic appearance, there are different types of nose jobs available that each provide their own intended outcome.
It’s worth noting that each individual patient is unique, so the appearance after surgery can be different but let’s look at what’s available and what each rhinoplasty surgery serves.
Different types of nose jobs available
A reduction rhinoplasty does exactly what you expect, it aims to reduce the size of your nose. There are different ways and parts of the nose that can be reduced, whether it’s the overall nose size or concentrating on specific parts of the nose such as the tip or bridge. During the surgery, the desired results are made by removing cartilage so the desired shape can be achieved.
Post Traumatic Rhinoplasty
The structure of the nose is made up of many different parts and cartilage, therefore when injury occurs there can be many impacts that affect the delicate structure of the nose. This can cause changes to the nose such as broken bones, visible changes or even affect your overall breathing.
Bleeding is also another cause for concern as blood flow will be impacted and blood clots can cause septal hematoma. This is when the blood build up causes a collapse of the cartilage and produces a deformity in the nose.
In this surgery, your surgeon will aim to build up parts of your nose bone or tissue grafting. This tends to focus more on the nose or bridge areas of the nose. To perform the grafting technique, your surgeon will opt to use cartilage from the other parts of the nose such as the nasal septum.
However, if it’s discovered that you don’t have enough tissue in the area where grafting is available, there are other materials that are available to your rhinoplasty surgeon to perform the augmentation. This includes synthetic implants or autologous implants harvested from the patient’s own nose.
Another different type of nose job available is the revision rhinoplasty. This aims to repair the functionality and appearance of the nose from a previous nose job surgery. Many patients tend to have difficulty with their breathing or appear dissatisfied with their cosmetic appearance from a previous surgery.
Rhinoplasty at Gary Ross
Is there something that you’re not happy with with your nose? Perhaps you’ve gone through a trauma and require a repair to your nose? Gary Ross offers rhinoplasty for patients that are looking to make changes cosmetically or for functionality purposes. There are a range of rhinoplasty case studies available to view that show the results and experiences of previous patients that have had the surgery. If you’re looking for a nose surgery procedure, feel free to contact us today to arrange a consultation.