Rhinoplasty is a popular procedure designed to improve the appearance of a person’s nose. Its main goal is to make the nose symmetrical and make a person’s nose proportional to the rest of the face. The procedure can also be used as a way of correcting functional defects in the nose that affect a person’s ability to breathe. Some of these defects come as a result of an injury and others are congenital.
The vast majority of people who have rhinoplasty done do it for cosmetic reasons, such as wanting to change the size and/or shape of the nose. There are different techniques that can be used during the surgery. During a typical open rhinoplasty procedure, the nose is completely opened and the skin is peeled back, giving the surgeon complete access to the bones, cartilage and muscle that make up the nose.
Other individuals are able to have a closed procedure performed that is not as invasive. In some cases, a closed rhinoplasty procedure is preferable because it is still able to produce dramatic results only with less downtime. However, it all depends on your unique situation.
A good candidate for closed rhinoplasty is an individual who has a defect in their nose that either makes them feel self-conscious or makes them feel unhappy. It could be that an individual does not like the way that their nose has changed shape with age.
Individuals who are candidates for rhinoplasty realize that even the slightest change in the shape or size of their nose can have a drastic impact in the way that people treat them. For this reason, they want to restore balance to their face.
A good rhinoplasty candidate has reasonable expectations for what the procedure can do. They want to improve their appearance, but they realize that the procedure will not make them look like a different person. It is important to realize that even though a particular nose might look good on your friend, this does not mean that the nose will look good on you. Therefore, a good candidate for rhinoplasty must be mentally and emotionally stable.
Closed rhinoplasty is a powerful procedure that can drastically improve the way that you look, making you happier and giving you the self-confidence you have always wanted. Set up a consultation with Dr. Steven Dayan, MD in Chicago to learn more about how a rhinoplasty procedure can benefit you. Dr. Dayan has performed countless successful rhinoplasty surgeries using a variety of techniques. Contact us today to schedule your appointment!