Rhinoplasty – Nose Job

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Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty / Nose Job in Turkey

Rhinoplasty is a plastic surgery of the nose or correction of its shape. In addition, rhinoplasty includes septoplasty. It is about correction of nasal septum shape.

So What Is

  • Rhinoplasty is a plastic surgery of the nose or correction of its shape. In addition, rhinoplasty includes septoplasty.
  • It is done for both medical and aesthetic reasons. You can have this surgery to correct the shape of the nose after an injury, to correct congenital deformities that prevent normal breathing or if the curvature blocks the flow of air in one half of your nose.
  • For aesthetic reasons, it depends on the patient’s preferences. Some people don’t like the hump, others want to make the nose thinner, reduce it or correct the tip, and so on.
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Usually, surgeons use two different methods: closed and open.

With the closed method, the doctor performs all incisions inside, and with an open one – outside the nose.
The use of a closed or open type depends on the purpose of the operation.

Closed type is always a more complicated option and requires a higher qualification of the surgeon.

To eliminate significant congenital or acquired defects, the doctor is likely to give preference to open rhinoplasty.
Both methods – closed or open rhinoplasty – have their pros and cons, and each will be useful in a specific situation.

Types of Rhinoplasty Surgery:

This surgical procedure can solve various nose-related problems. Open and closed types are given above. Here are other common types of this surgery:

  • Ethnic Rhinoplasty: It aims to create a nose shape suitable for the ethnic origin of the patient. It helps reduction or enlargement of the nose size, correction of the back of the nose, shaping the tip of the nose, reduction or enlargement of the nostrils and breathing problems.
  • Revision Rhinoplasty: It is performed for the correction of previous surgery. So, it can be called second rhinoplasty. If you want to change your nose shape again, this surgery is for revision.

Treatment Plan

1. Day

Meet your medical consultant
Detailed examination of your nose and nasal septum
Final discussion of the surgical method and the type of correction to be performed.

2. Day

Come to the clinic with empty stomach and do the blood control
Second consultation with your attending doctor after the results of the blood test are available.
Preparation and start of the surgery: The procedure is performed under general anesthesia, so you will not feel any pain.
The surgery takes between 1 and 3 hours.
After the awakening phase, you will be taken to your private room in your hospital
Due to the general anesthesia, you will spend one night in the hospital under medical monitoring.

3. Day

Consultation with your treating doctor
Control of the surgery area
Information about what you should pay attention to in the next few days
Afterward you will leave the clinic, go back to your hotel and relax.
To prevent possible pain and reduce swelling in the surgical area, we strongly recommend that you diligently use the medications that you will receive from our clinic.

4. – 8. Day

Stroll through the charming streets and have a coffee in one of the cozy restaurants, or relax in your hotel!

9. Day

Control in the hospital
Consultation with your treating doctor
Detailed examination of the surgical area
Cleaning of the nose and changing of the tampons

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Rhinoplasty for:

  • Those who want to change the appearance of their nose.
  • Those who need to correct shape of the nose after trauma.
  • Those who are older than 18 years old.

Rhinoplasty Duration:

  • The duration of the operation is between 1,5 – 3 hours.
  • You stay 1 night is hospital, in total you should plan 7 days for rhinoplasty.

Rhinoplasty Recovery Timeline:

  • Return to your usual life 5–7 days after operation.
  • The majority of bruising and swelling will reduce within 7–14 days after operation.
  • 4–6 weeks after the operation, 80% of recovery will be improved.
  • Total recovery will take from 6 months to 1 year.

Possible Risks for Rhinoplasty:

  • Numbness
  • Nosebleeds
  • Scars at the base of the nose
  • Swelling
  • Nerve damage
  • Insufficient or overcorrection, which may lead to the need for revision rhinoplasty
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Aftercare & Healing Process

Aftercare

Of course, we will also take care of you after your Rhinoplasty treatment!
Our medical consultants will take care of you during 1 year after the surgery. If you need any assistance, if you have questions, you can contact our staff 24/7. We will ask you to send pictures to see the progress 2 weeks, 2 months, 6 months and 1 year after the operation.

Healing Process

Rhinoplasty healing process as a whole takes between 6 and 12 months.
In the beginning, you will notice changes to your nose almost daily as the swelling goes down. Once the swelling has subsided, these changes are so minor that they are no longer noticeable.
Since the surgery is performed under general anesthesia, you will not experience any pain during the operation.
In the first few days after the operation, slight pain may occur, but it can be well treated with conventional painkillers.
You should consistently sleep only on your back for a week and under no circumstances blow your nose. Sneezing should also be avoided if possible.

Rhinoplasty Costs by Country

Nose job prices in Turkey depend on the experience of the surgeon, the technique used and the clinic or hospital selected.

CountryPriceRating
Türkiye (Turkey)~ 2500€★★★★★
Poland~ 3200€★★★
Mexico~ 3400€★★★
Germany~ 4300€★★★★
USA~ 5200€★★★
United Kingdom~ 6300€★★★★

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FAQ

Why is rhinoplasty cheaper in Turkey?

The living wage and salaries in Turkey are lower than in Europe, in addition, the government supports the health sector. Thus, rhinoplasty surgery in Turkey can be done without loss in quality and standards, with prices much lower than in Europe.

Is it safe to have a nose job in Turkey?

Turkey is among the top three health tourism leaders in the world, with over 2 million medical tourists a year. Experienced doctors together with a professional team take care of patients with quality and competence. Turkey ranks 17th in the world in terms of population, with a population of about 86 million. Doctors have a lot of practical experience compared to other countries, which makes them excellent professionals. It is safe to have nose surgery in Turkey.

What are the treatment methods?

There is closed rhinoplasty, in which only a small incision is made on the nasal mucosa. The procedure is performed through the nostrils.
In open rhinoplasty, on the other hand, an additional incision is made on the bridge of the nose so that the doctor can fold back the skin of the nose and better reach the bone. The scar is cosmetically closed, but initially visible as a fine line. Over time, however, it becomes invisible.

How dangerous is a nose job?

Rhinoplasty is considered to be a safe operation. Since the procedure is performed under general anesthesia, rhinoplasty has the same risks as any other surgery. In very rare cases, there may be an injury to the tear duct, smell nerve or sensory nerves.

When can I go out again after a nose job?

As expected, the haematoma and swellings will disappear within 2 weeks after the surgery. After that, you will be fully fit for social life with your new nose

What is the best age for rhinoplasty?

Although rhinoplasty can be performed on any patient over the age of 18, doctors agree that surgery is not advisable until the patient reaches the age of 20. At this age, bone growth in humans is complete.

Is nose correction a painful surgery?

Since the surgery is performed under general anesthesia, you will not experience any pain during the operation. In the first few days after the operation, slight pain may occur, but it can be well treated with conventional painkillers.

When can I do sports after a nose job?

You should start playing stress sports again 4 weeks after the surgery at the earliest. You should refrain from participating in combat sports, where there is a risk of nasal trauma, for at least 3 months.

What aftercare does a nose correction require?

A nose correction does not require any aftercare in the actual sense, but there are some points that you should pay attention to. For example, you should consistently sleep only on your back for a week and under no circumstances blow your nose. Sneezing should also be avoided if possible. Your attending physician will discuss the details with you.

When can I go to the sauna again after a nose operation?

Sunbathing, solarium, sauna and steam bath are forbidden up to 3 months after the operation! Strong heat has an unfavorable effect on the healing process.

When will I see the result of the rhinoplasty?

As you can expect, the hematomas and swellings will heal within 2 weeks after the surgery. After that, you will be fully socially acceptable with your new nose. After about 6 weeks, your nose will have 90% of its final shape.

How long does the healing process take?

The healing process as a whole takes between 6 and 12 months. In the beginning, you will notice changes to your nose almost daily as the swelling goes down. Once the swelling has subsided, these changes are so minor that they are no longer noticeable.

Can I contact my doctor when I am back home?

Of course, you will be in regular contact with your doctor, who will be available to answer any questions you may have. At the end of the first, second and third month after the rhinoplasty, you will send photos to your attending physician so that he or she can discuss the progress with you. Our competent team is available for you at any time.

History

Rhinoplasty is one of the oldest types of plastic surgery.

Broken and severed noses were treated in Ancient Egypt, Ancient Rome and Ancient India. This was the first experience in reconstructive rhinoplasty, which formed the basis of modern plastic surgery. One of the earliest references to treating a broken nose dates back to 3000 BC.

Timeline of rhinoplasty:

  • Ancient Egyptian papyri described nose restoration until complete healing
  • 600 BC: First detailed nasal reconstruction using cheek skin flap
  • 16th century: Gaspar Tagliakozzi invented the “Italian method” of nasal restoration
  • 19th century: Plastic surgery, including nose plastic surgery, developed intensively
  • 19th century: Nose plastics performed for aesthetic purposes, not just to restore function
  • John Orlando Roy, from Rochester, created the first technique for correcting a snub nose
  • Jacques Joseph formulated the main principles of corrective and reconstructive operations on the face
  • Today, rhinoplasty is highly demanded and modern surgeons can preserve unique appearance using latest technologies.

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