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Nose Plastic Surgery | Rhinoplasty Surgery | Nose Job

What is Rhinoplasty or Nose Plastic Surgery?

The Rhinoplasty, in simple terms is known as nose job, nose surgery or nose shaping surgery.Rhinoplasty is done to improve shape of nose, to improve breathing and other function of nose or to improve look and function both.

Every individual has their own identity and the way they look. Facial features play a major role for self-identity. Nose being in the centre of the face play a vital role for self-esteem, besides breathing function. Nose in harmony with face increases facial attractiveness many fold.You do not have to live your entire life with the deformed nasal structure, cosmetic rhinoplasty can give you natural looking nose. Change the way you look and boost confidence with Rhinoplasty surgery.

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What are Benefits of rhinoplasty or Nose Job?

The Rhinoplasty surgery or nose plastic surgery is done to change the appearance of the nose to make your face more attractive and balanced to the facial feature.

• Increase or decrease the overall size of your nose
• Shorten or lengthen your nose
• Sharpen the bulbous tip, boxy tip, or correct bid tip
• Increase or decrease tip projection
• Correct droopy tip
• Correct rotation of the tip
• Narrow down the width of the nose, broad nose , broad mid nose and broad base of the nose
• Correction of pinched nose
• Remove hump on the doldrums
• Elevate the flat or saddle nose or
• Reduce the height of the nose
• Correct protruding or retrudingcolumella
• To improve complex deformity like crooked nose or deviated nose or twisted nose
• Corrects some nasal birth deformities
• Corrects nasal deformities due to sports injuries or other trauma.
• Corrects breathing difficulties by repairing a deviated septum.

Important Things You Must Know Before Rhinoplasty Surgery

Am i RIGHT candidate for Rhinoplasty?

While contemplating a surgery, there are many questions that houses our mind. What if the surgery is not a success and you do not get a desired result. Well, Dr. Milan Doshi who is one of the Best Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon in Mumbai will answer all your doubts in your personal consultation. There are many factors that determine whether you are a candidate for Rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty is a good option in following cases:
• Girl should be above 16 years and boy should be above 18 years and the nose is fully developed,
• When you are physically fit
• When you have realistic expectation from the Rhinoplasty surgery.
• When the size and shape of your nose as above mentioned is not proportionate to your overall facial features and you expect a more balanced look.
• When you suffer from breathing problems pertaining to the structure of your nose. You might experience snoring problems which can be corrected with Rhinoplasty surgery.

Different Types rhinoplasty surgery or nose job ?

Rhinoplasty consist of amalgamation of many surgical technique. There are many types of rhinoplasty

Primary Rhinoplasty

The primary rhinoplasty is conducted when no previous nasal surgery has been done. The existing structured of the nose is altered to achieve the desired result.

Secondary Rhinoplasty

The secondary Rhinoplasty is conducted when one is not happy with the result of the primary rhinoplasty. In some cases, there may not be enough septal cartilage left for the revision. In such cases, ear cartilage or even rib cartilage are used for Revision Rhinoplasty. The donor sites for either also hide very nicely. You will get natural looking nose and get a perfect nose.

Ethnic Rhinoplasty

People from different ethnicity have different facial structures. Take the example of people from Asian countries who have a flatter nose and smaller eyes.People from African countries have big eyes and broad nose. Ethnic rhinoplasty is the process of reshaping the nose of people of different ethnicity and to maintain their ethnicity.


Also called as septorhinoplsty, the Rhinoplasty is done when the septum, the structure inside the nasal cavities is deviated or shifted thus obstructing to proper breathing. Along with cosmetic correction, septoplasty is done by making a small incision on the inside of the nose on one side. After that the misaligned cartilage and bone is then removed which allows to sew the skin lining back to itself using a quilting type suture. With the deviated cartilage and bone removed the skin lining is able to lay much straighter which then allows for smoother airflow when breathing.

Rejuvenation Rhinoplasty

This rhinoplasty type addresses appearance of the nose related to aging, including a deterioration of the cartilage, and a thickening of the skin in the lower portion of the nose. In the procedure, the surgeon gently lifts the tip of the nose, restores the shape of the nostrils to give a youthful look to the nasal area.

What are the technique of rhinoplasty?

Closed Rhinoplasty

In the closed rhinoplasty surgery, the incisions are made internally to adjust the structure of the nose. The surgeon navigates under the skin over the bridge of the nose. The surgery provides no visible cut and decreased postoperative edema. As tissue are not under direct vision so many modern technique of cartilage modulation becomes difficult

Open Rhinoplasty

In open rhinoplasty, a small incision is made externally across the columela of the nose, the tissue between the nostrils, and rest is inside only like closed rhinoplasty. The nasal skin is then folded back and upward that provides complete access to the nasal structure and passage. The big positive point of the surgery is that it aids to the cartilage modulation,

How is rhinoplasty surgery executed?

Consultation: As any other surgery, the first step is to meet with your surgeon and discuss your concerns, the goals that you are aiming for, your expectations from the surgery,one can take few photographs of your desired nose to convey your desired look in better way. Surgeon will discuss about possibility of outcome on technical base. It is important to have realistic expectations.

Preparation: General examination and general fitness done. Nasal examination and CT scan of para nasal sinuses done to assess the air passage. To plan the surgery so airway function must remain patent and improve if ant obstruction is there

Anesthesia:limited extent rhinoplasty can be done under local anaesthesia with sedation. If rhinoplasty involves extensive work, it is better to do rhinoplasty n general anaesthesia. The surgery approximately requires 1 and half hour to three hours to perform.

The operative area is infiltrated with small amount of local anaesthesia and adrenaline, which reduces general anaesthesia requirement and make surgery very safe. Adrenaline reduces blood loss and helps to give bloodless operative field which make surgerymore precise and there is less bruising and less scarring.

Incision for rhinoplasty is as described in open and closed rhinoplasty.

Modulation of nasal structure is done primarily with suture, in addition of graft and strong support creation, or excision of cartilage is done if needed as a last resort. Bony base is modified with osteotomy. Septoplasty and other ENT work takes care of air passage. Complete wash is given to remove debris and to reduce scarring to get most predictable outcome. Silicon implant is used in augmentation rhinoplasty if previously discussed. Skin issutured back with hair thin suture material. Nasal packing is provided.

After Surgery:

Nasal pack, which is now with airway, so one can breathe through nose only. You will be discharged from the hospital in a day or two. You will be advised to be in a propped up position, the ice pack will help to reduce swelling and bruise mark.

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Time Required

Time Required

1-4 Hours





Pain Level

Mild to Moderate

Hospital Stay

Hospital Stay

1-2 Day



3-4 Days

Success Rate

Success Rate

Very high

When the result of rhinoplasty will be visible?

Rhinoplasty result is faster. You can see the result immediately after the surgery. It becomes more visible as swelling reduces. Major result of Rhinoplasty is visible in a months’ time. Tip sharpening goes on for 6 to 9 month and little more with open rhinoplasty or revision rhinoplasty or when skin is thick.

What is the recovery process after Rhinoplasty ?

Stitches and nasal splint (outside) will be removed in 5 to 7 days. After your nose surgery is done, a week to 10 days of leave from your office will help in recovery. Due to Rhinoplasty, you might experience some bruising, swelling and puffiness in your nose, face and eye area. You might feel a little discomfort like common cold. Propped up position, ice pack and medication helps to recover faster. After a week of the surgery, you should visit the clinic for a follow-up. Your surgeon will examine your progress and determine whether you are healing well and not experiencing any complications.

What are the possible complication of Rhinoplasty?

Every surgery comes with its share if risk and complications. The common side effect is swelling and bruising which will be taken care of with proper medications advised by the surgeon. Potential risk might include bleeding, infection, scarring, and complications related to the administration of anesthesia. However, with expert cosmetic surgeon in accredited hospital set up, rhinoplasty is quite safe with desired result. You will have to visit the clinic for your follow ups to get the best of your results.

Rhinoplasty at Allure Medspa Mumbai India

At Allure Medspa Best Rhinoplasty Surgery center in Mumbai, it is an unspoken rule to provide the best of care and attention to our patient. Here, at our clinic we use the best of advanced technology to bring out the best of aesthetic result.

During consultation, we have a definite goal to educate our patients to make informed choices about the surgery. Expert cosmetic surgeon Dr Milan Doshi will first discuss about your goal for the Rhinoplasty surgery or nose surgery, asses your nasal area and make a tailor made surgery plan for each individual. In addition, skilled nurses are always present to ease the tension of the patients and make them comfortable. In addition to advanced technology, advance sterilization and anaesthesia technology makes Rhinoplasty surgery a safe bet. The staff at Allure Medspa take all precautions to make your journey of fine to fabulous a pleasant experience. We try to provide a homely environment to our patients to wade away their anxieties.

How much does a rhinoplasty or nose plastic surgery cost?

Rhinoplasty Cost or Nose Surgery Cost will be based on surgeon’s experience and expertise to deliver consistently good results, the type of procedure and technology used and the geographic location and type of surgical facility.
Rhinoplasty costs may include:

• Anesthesia fees
• Hospital or surgical facility costs
• Medical tests
• Prescriptions for medication
• Surgeon’s fee

When choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon in your area for a rhinoplasty, remember that the surgeon’s experience and your comfort with him or her are just as important as the final cost of rhinoplasty surgery.
Most health insurance plans do not cover rhinoplasty surgery or its complications, but many plastic surgeons offer patient financing plans, so be sure to ask.

Rhinoplasty Surgery FAQ’S

The procedure of Rhinoplasty will alter the shape and size of the nose permanently, however, the changes can be affected over long time with factors like ageing.

The incision made in Rhinoplasty surgery are made in discreet area such as the inside of the nose or underneath the nose, right between the nostrils. The scaring is minimal and tends to be well-concealed. One should follow surgeon’s post-operative care instructions for the scar to heal completely.

In the procedure general anesthesia is administered. Therefore, you will not feel any pain during the procedure. Following the procedure, your surgeon may prescribe medication to alleviate any pain. Most patients experience more discomfort than pain as they recover.

It sometimes cause black eyes. However, it will subside in a week or two of the surgery. Not everyone gets black eye in the procedure.

The women should cross an age limit of 16 years and men of 18 years to conduct the Rhinoplasty surgery. This is to ensure that the face is fully developed as further growth will affect the result of Rhinoplasty.

The surgery depends on the person, the anatomy of the person’s nose, the type of Rhinoplasty being conducted, and the desired result. Many patients only need cartilage reshaping to achieve the desired result. Bone reshaping done with osteotomy where surgeon break the bone in controlled manner for desired shape.

Goal of the rhinoplasty is natural looking nose. Once recovery is completed people cannot make out about nasal surgery. However your close family and friends may pick up difference.

Typically, one is advised to rest for a week after the surgery is conducted. After a week the bandage will be removed. You may be able to apply makeup to your face to help hide any residual bruising. Office job you can resume in week or 10 days. You can continue with heavy work after 2 to 3 weeks.

It is not always necessary to undergo Rhinoplasty to correct the defects of the nose. Depending on the condition of your nose, the severity of the defect and the result you desire, you can also have a non-surgical nose job. You can ask for option during your consultation with the surgeon.

Internal healing and residual swelling after rhinoplasty and any trauma goes over in 6 to 9 months. One has to wait till that time. One can go for the revision rhinoplasty once you feel operated area is soft.

Results : Please note that results largely depend on how realistic your expectations are. The results may vary from case to and person to person. No two people will have the same results despite the similar procedure.
Consultations : Your consultation fee pays for doctor’s time and his expertise and advice. If you choose not to go ahead with surgery or treatment or in the opinion of the doctor there will be no refund for the consultation fee.
Fees and Cancellation Policy : We charge a consultation fee for appointments with our specialists. To book one of these appointments you can call us on our listed numbers or use our contact forms. The consultation fee payment is made at the clinic. You can cancel up to 48hrs prior to your consultation or reschedule it. We have a very supportive system with regards to appointments and rescheduling.