Nose surgery, or rhinoplasty, is one of the most commonly performed facial cosmetic procedures at our clinics. Also known as a nose job; rhinoplasty is designed to improve the appearance and proportion of the nose, or to correct a breathing problem.
Nose reshaping may also be performed as a reconstructive procedure to repair a birth defect or a traumatic injury, such as a broken nose.
It can also be carried out for functional purposes rather than cosmetic. Combining nose with a septoplasty can effectively correct breathing issues caused by deviated septum.
Our plastic surgeons at Medical Service are well-trained in employing the most comprehensive techniques for nose surgery in Turkey. We cater to the functionality and cosmetic needs of each and every patient.
The medical team takes great pride in the artistic aptitude and great care needed to provide patients with a beautifully proportionate nose that complements their face naturally.
Possessing the necessary training and expertise in nose surgery, our facial surgeons and their assisting staff in Istanbul aim to provide you with a natural-looking appearance — while at the same time, keeping the function of breathing intact.
Good Candidates for Nose Surgery
A person who is at least 18 years old who:
- Is unhappy with their nose appearance.
- Has realistic expectations of nose surgery.
- Has completed facial growth.
- Is in general good health.
Plastic surgery specialists and maxillofacial doctors will carefully assess you physically and emotionally to ensure you are best prepared to undergo nose surgery in Turkey.
Preparing for Rhinoplasty
One month before surgery
You will be asked to stop smoking before the operation. Aspirin and other blood thinners should not be taken for two weeks ahead of nose surgery.
One week before surgery
One week before nose surgery, you will be required to undergo some blood tests. The doctor will provide the necessary instructions.
One day before surgery
Refrain from ingesting any food and/or beverages after the time set by the doctor.
The morning of surgery
Do not apply makeup or facial creams to your face.
During your stay in Turkey, the clinic will be able to arrange for a driver to provide transportation to and from the surgery.
Someone should be available to stay with you for 48 hours after the nose surgery to help with day-to-day activities and watch out for complications.
During nose surgery at Este Gulf, your plastic surgeon applies incisions to access the bones and cartilage that support the nose. The incision are typically made in subtle locations inside the nose so that they are invisible after the surgery. Depending on the desired result and appearance goals of each patient, some bone and cartilage may be removed, or tissue may be added.
After the surgeon has rearranged, reshaped, or shaved the bone and cartilage, the skin and tissue are redraped over the nose’s structure.
A possible splint is placed outside the nose to foster the new shape of the nose as it heals. Nasal packing maybe used inside the nose to give additional support.
While rhinoplasty in Turkey’s Medical Service clinic is frequently performed as an outpatient procedure, sometimes patients may require 1-night stay. Depending on your unique condition and our plastic surgeon’s discretion, nose reshaping can be done under local or general anesthesia.
After the Procedure
One day after surgery
A small splint will be applied to your nose to maintain support and keep the structure secure for at least 5 days. Your face may feel swollen, especially the first day following surgery.
One week after surgery
The splint will be removed. and most patients return to their normal functions.
One month after surgery
Avoid blowing your nose for two to three weeks after the surgery. It is strongly advised not to put any pressure on your nose, such as wearing heavy sun/eye glasses for 3 to 4 weeks. To prevent scarring you should avoid smoking. Aspirin and other blood thinners should not be taken for two weeks after nose surgery.
Six months after surgery
After six months of nose surgery, the swelling will wear off.
General Risks of Nose Surgery
- Injury or holes to septum
- Skin issues
- Nasal blockage
- Complications of anesthesia
Frequently Asked Questions
Is nose surgery painful?
Nose surgery is a simple procedure. It can be completed with local anesthesia, where you will be sedated and unable to sense the pain.
Is it painful to take out the splint?
You may feel minimal pain while removing the splint.
After nose surgery, will I have any breathing problems?
After nose surgery, most patients report better breathing.
When will I see the final results of my Nose Surgery?
You will start seeing the results of nose surgery after 3 weeks. The final results will appear within 6 to 12 months.