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Rhinoplasty surgery, commonly known as a nose job, is an operation to reshape the nose. It is one of the most common plastic surgeries.
Rhinoplasty to change the shape of the nose is performed either from inside the nostrils (called closed rhinoplasty) or by making a small cut between the nostrils and lifting the skin, as shown opposite (this is called open rhinoplasty). The precise nature and length of the operation will depend on the area of the nose that is being treated. The scar may be straight, V-shaped or zigzag.
To protect your nose, and get the best result, look after yourself.
Avoid vigorous activities after your operation.
Protect your wounds as you are told to.
Putting on weight or being pregnant will affect the results.
Maintain a healthy weight and level of exercise.
AIt can take several months for the swelling to settle, and many months for the final result to appear. Most patients are pleased with the final result, but some find their new nose difficult to get used to. This may happen to you.