People commonly look for nose surgery or rhinoplasty because they want to change the shape of their nose, usually because it doesn’t fit beautifully with the rest of their facial features.
The procedure can be performed with local anesthesia or general anesthesia, it depends on the patient and the doctor’s prescription. It is an outpatient surgery since the patient only needs to be hospitalized for a couple of hours, the surgery is safe and with minimal risk. We recommend that you talk calmly and with full confidence to your doctor in order to clear your doubts so when the surgery is ready to be performed you will feel more calm. It’s essential that the patient follows the doctor’s preoperative instructions just as it is prescribed so when the procedure is ready to be performed the patient can be in the best condition.
Once the surgery is done, the patient will get postoperative instructions, these should be addressed in a timely manner for a fast and better recuperation, in case there’s any pain, the doctor will prescribe medication to help decrease the discomfort.
In the indications you might find the following:
Ice packs in case there are any hematomas.
Drip pads of gauze and bandages to protect the nose while it heals.
Won’t be able to blow your nose.
No physical activities or with great efforts.
Avoid greasy foods as long as the doctor indicates.
Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking.
If you are thinking of getting rhinoplasty, start by making a medical and informative consultation. In some cases medical issues are simpler and less complicated than what we think, receiving the right, reliable and professional information will allow you to feel peacefull about the surgery.
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