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Top 10 Myths about Rhinoplasty

  1. Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) is a painful process

False. The first myth is about rhinoplasty is that this process is very painful. Sensitivity varies from patient to patient in line with the pain threshold. However, even if you are very sensitive to pain, the pain can be managed and tolerated.

 

  1. Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) is not an option for airway obstruction repair

False. First, we check our patients’ airways during the detailed examination to see if there is any breathing problem. Later we do a simulation to consider the esthetics look. By this way, we can ensure both a healthy breathing and a beautiful look.

 

  1. After rhinoplasty, splint removal is a painful process

False. Splint removing is not a painful process. After rhinoplasty, the splint is put on the nose with the help of strong adhesives. When removing the splint there is no pain or ache. If there is an intervention to airways, we use new generation tampons which are silicone and compatible with the shape of the nose. So, it prevents you from feeling pain.

 

  1. Rhinoplasty is for all age groups

False. Rhinoplasty is not for all age groups. It is based development of bone and gender. It is necessary to complete the age of 17 for females and 18 for males. There is no upper age limit. However, we do not recommend rhinoplasty to patients over 40 years old, because we may see other health problems in this group.

 

  1. Rhinoplasty (Nose job) can be performed to everyone

False. Rhinoplasty cannot be performed to everyone. The health status of the patient is very important. If there is an important disease or any concern, this should be concerned. Smoking is a negative factor in this process. We advise a surgery after stop smoking.

 

  1. It is not safe to have rhinoplasty while breastfeeding

False. Rhinoplasty can be performed to the patient who is breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is not a barrier to have this operation.

 

  1. Rhinoplasty affect the loss of smell

False. There is no intervention in the olfactory zone during rhinoplasty. All surgical interventions take in the different zones. Therefore, there is no loss of smell after rhinoplasty. However, this condition can be experienced for some time due to swelling and edema after the operation. It should not be forgotten that it is a temporary situation.

 

  1. Patient relatives can be in the operation room during the surgery

False. It is not appropriate for the relatives of the patients to enter the operating room due to hygiene and sterilization rules.

 

  1. Nose aesthetic surgery changes smiling

False. There is no permanent change in smiling after nose aesthetic surgery. You cannot command your laughing muscles because of the swelling and edema that may occur after the surgery. So, you can say that I do not smile like used to be until swelling edema gone. However, this situation is temporary.

 

  1. Nose tip drops after nose aesthetic surgery

False. Choosing a Doctor for your nose aesthetic surgery is very important. With experienced and master hands, you do not experience nose tip dropping.

Süleyman Taş

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