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Top Rhinoplasty Questions

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Profile of young womanWhat is rhinoplasty?

Alternately called a nose job or nose reshaping surgery, rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that improves the size, shape, projection, and function of the nose.

Is rhinoplasty a medical procedure?

Rhinoplasty is a cosmetic surgical procedure that may offer medical benefits. When nostrils or nose shape interfere with breathing, simply correcting those issues can improve that function. However, rhinoplasty is not nasal surgery and is not intended to correct medical problems.

Does rhinoplasty hurt?

Nose surgery is performed under anesthesia. Following surgery, some bruising, swelling, and discomfort are possible. These are temporary and can often be handled with over-the-counter medications. Pain medications may be prescribed as needed. Following all pre and postoperative advice will help prevent any lasting or significant discomfort.

Will rhinoplasty change my voice?

Under most circumstances, rhinoplasty does not change the voice in any discernable way. However, for women and men who use their voices professionally, rhinoplasty can have a noticeable impact.

Can rhinoplasty make your nose smaller?

Many people choose rhinoplasty to make their noses smaller. Others choose it to address nostril size, bumps or ridges on the nose, bridge width, and tip projection. The goal with rhinoplasty is to bring your nose into ideal proportions with surrounding facial features.

Does rhinoplasty last forever?

Rhinoplasty changes the shape of the nose forever. Further changes can be made with revision surgery, but your nose will not be able to go back to the way it looked prior to your first procedure.

Is rhinoplasty right for me?

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your nose, you may be the ideal rhinoplasty candidate. The best way to find out for sure is through a one-on-one consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon who can assess your facial features, listen to your concerns, and guide you towards the most effective option.

How do I schedule a rhinoplasty consultation in Dallas?

Call North Texas Plastic Surgery at 866-936-2309 or use the contact form on this page to set up a rhinoplasty consultation with one of our board-certified plastic surgeons. We welcome patients from Plano, Southlake, and all nearby areas of Texas.

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