The procedure can have a positive impact on your health, appearance and self-confidence. Your face is the first thing other people notice about you, and your nose sits in the center of your face to balance out all of your other facial features.
Whatever your reason for the procedure, Johnson City, TN has a premier cosmetic surgery center that will make you feel like family. The Jim Brantner Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery can ensure that you have an enjoyable experience and quality results that will impress.
Benefits of Rhinoplasty
- Improve breathing difficulties
- Repair a birth defect
- Correction of a deviated septum
- Repair an injury
- Reshape nose size
- Change the appearance of the nasal tip
- Resize wide or narrow nostrils
- Balance the nose in comparison to other facial features
- Remove any visible bumps on the bridge of the nose
- A more symmetrical nose
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Is Rhinoplasty Right for You?
Topics of discussion generally cover the following…
Expectations of Rhinoplasty:
Your surgeon will set expectations and explain whether or not your goals can be achieved. Together you will work to create a picture of the results you would like with the surgeons’ professional touch.
Many people do not like to discuss their physical appearance, especially if they want to make a change. And while this is a perfectly natural instinct, keep an open mind and ask any questions or concerns that you may have regarding the Rhinoplasty surgery. Remember, your surgeon is there to help.
Testing & Physical Exam:
This will help the surgeon to get a better look at your overall health and make sure you’re a good candidate for the operation. The physical exam portion will help to determine the thickness of your skin among other health parameters.
These examinations, in part, will also allow the doctor to see how the rhinoplasty will affect the overall look of your other facial features. Another reason for this exam is to ensure the strength of the cartilage in your nose. These factors need to be taken into account in order to ensure that the rhinoplasty will not have a negative impact on your breathing.
What to Expect
Each surgery and treatment is individually tailored to that person’s unique body and goals, with no two rhinoplasty surgeries being the same. With this being said, the way the procedure is accomplished is (in general) the same. Rhinoplasty is performed using general anesthesia using one of the following two methods detailed below.
Two methods commonly utilized by surgeons include:
- Endonasal/Closed Rhinoplasty- This is where the surgeon will make the incisions entirely inside your nose.
- External/Open Rhinoplasty- This is where the surgeon will make a small incision on the skin between the nostrils.
Both methods will help to sculpt the new shape of the nose. Sutures will be placed for healing purposes. In most cases you will want to take a week off from work or school to allow adequate time to heal and for the swelling to go down.
Your surgeon will go into more detail about the recovery process with you once the surgery is scheduled and their medical team will be there to help you at every step of your journey.
Before scheduling the surgery the office staff can help you take the appropriate steps to obtain authorization from your insurance company. This will help you to determine how much you will pay out of pocket for the rhinoplasty surgery.
In the event that your surgery is not covered by insurance, we can work with you to formulate a payment plan or alternative method of payment.
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