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What is it?

It is a surgery that is performed  mainly with the  with the objective of solving aesthetic problems of the nose such as hump (lobectomy)_cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ thinning and lifting of the nasal tip, reduction of the size of the nostrils (alectomy) and thinning of the nose (osteotomy).


However, some functional problems and defects can also be improved, such as deviated septum (septoplasty), abnormal growth of turbinates (turbinoplasty), congenital malformations such as sequelae of cleft lip and palate and other genetic factors and those acquired in life due to trauma and diseases. 


In the same surgical time, both aesthetic and functional surgery can be performed, thus leaving a visibly embellished and functionally competent nose.

Before the surgery

It is decided to perform a rhinoplasty, by:  


  • Refine the nose.

  • Reduce the size of the nose and nostrils.

  • improve breathing

  • Elevate the tip of the nose.  

  • Outline the face more.



Face-to-face assessment must be carried out directly with the specialist, and determine the results to be obtained, remember that each specific case is totally different, each person will obtain a different result.


It is also necessary to take images such as X-rays of the bones of the nose and CT of the paranasal sinuses.

During surgery

This surgery can last between 1 and 2 hours and is performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia (if only nasal tip rhinoplasty is performed)


Once anesthesia is applied, the defects are corrected with special instruments, depending on what is to be corrected, after making incisions under the nose.


If a nasal tip rhinoplasty is performed, incisions are made inside the nostrils without scarring.

After surgery

A disability of one week is generated and some recommendations and/or restrictions must be followed, such as not sunbathing, taking care not to hit your nose, not making physical efforts, constant use of a nasal splint until the specialist decides to remove it, and some others. recommendations that are left in writing on the day of the appointment.

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