Advantages and Disadvantages of Nose Surgery

Nose Surgery, or rhinoplasty, is a procedure that can alter the appearance of the face by correcting the shape and size of the nose. As with any other cosmetic procedure, the Nose Surgery has its advantages and disadvantages.

Advantages of Nose Surgery

The main reason people opt for a Nose Surgery is that the procedure can modify the look of the face. The nose can be shaped to the liking of the patient, and the patient can talk about his expectations with the plastic surgeon prior to the procedure.

The Nose Surgery can also have a functional purpose and in patients with a deviated septum. The surgery can solve breathing difficulties and eliminate snoring or sleep apnea.

The Nose Surgery is a quick solution that can be performed in less than 2 hours and requires only a few days of recovery time. The surgery is generally safe and can be applied in a wide range of patients. The procedure may be performed using several techniques and if need be, skin can be grafted from other areas and added to the nose area.

Disadvantages of Nose Surgery

The Nose Surgery has a few disadvantages which may include:

  • The costs of the procedure, which cannot be affordable for all patients and is generally not covered by insurance. However, there are numerous financing options.
  • Some patients may not be happy with the result and may wish to revert to the original shape and size of the nose, which can be difficult to accomplish.

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