Cosmetic Surgeons Australia deliver specialist rhinoplasty and additional plastic surgery procedures for the face in the Perth region. Providing nose job specialist consultations with the best plastic surgeon in Perth, including Elizabeth Quay, South Perth, Mount Lawley, and Northbridge WA area.
The latest trend in rhinoplasty surgery from Australia is all about the “natural” look away from the 80′ s “operated look” found in numerous Hollywood stars. Surgery of the nose is one of the most favoured of all plastic and cosmetic surgery operations. The best candidates for a rhinoplasty are those people who are seeking out seeking out a more balanced look, not seeking perfection. Rhinoplasty can be performed by itself, or commonly combined with breast enlargement in younger patients or Facelift/eyelift surgery in older patients.
The physicians at Perth Rhinoplasty are Renowned Specialist Plastic Surgeon with an interest in Rhinoplasty for cosmetic and functional purposes. Dr Ben has carried out around 770 cosmetic Rhinoplasty cases. Dr Bright performs both cosmetic Rhinoplasty and also functional Septoplasty and also Turbinoplasty for breathing problems.
The suitable age for Rhinoplasty is between 20-40. Between the ages of 16-20 the surgeon has to make an assessment based on physical and psychological maturity. After the age of 40 the Rhinoplasty surgeon needs to take the patient’s skin quality into account as the cosmetic result.
Rhinoplasty Perth Nose Surgery: Modern Approach
Rhinoplasty: Comes from the Greek word: Rhinos “Nose” and Plassein, “to shape”. Hence a “nose job” is cosmetic surgery of the nose and it is one of the most common of all plastic surgery procedures. In fact Rhinoplasty was amongst the very first cosmetic plastic surgery procedures ever performed back in 1898.
The recent Australian look for Rhinoplasty is the “natural” look and NOT the upturned and “pixie nose” look of the 1980s. However, if you wish for a cute or Hollywood or “sculpted” nose, please discuss your desires clearly with your Perth Rhinoplasty specialist doctor at the time of your nose surgery assessment.
Suitable Candidates for Rhinoplasty or Nose Job Surgery
The best patients for Rhinoplasty are those people who are looking for more proportion in the way they look, not those searching for downright perfection.
1. Remove the hump or the bump over the bridge of your nose.
2. Improve a crooked nose by re-aligning your nasal bones. 3. Improve the angle between your nose and your upper lip.
4. Shorten or lengthen the size of your nose.
4. Increase or decrease nasal tip projection.
5. Narrow the nostrils if required. Straighten the deviated septum hence improving breathing.
6. Reduce the bulk of air filters (turbinates) improving breathing even further.
How Long Does Surgery Take?
Primary Rhinoplasty usually takes approximately, although more complicated nose surgery procedures may take longer. Revisional surgery takes longer and patients need to have different levels of expectations.
The Cost of Nose Surgery in Perth.
Choosing the Best Rhinoplasty Surgeon
Rhinoplasty is one of the most challenging operations in cosmetic surgery. In Australia Rhinoplasty is carried out by a few different groups of doctors. Your ideal choice in choosing a surgeon is word of mouth, personal before and after photos, and your personal research about rhinoplasty. You should get cost estimations of Perth Rhinoplasty by Dr Bright. Please research your chosen surgeon thoroughly and specifically for the Cosmetic Rhinoplasty procedure. Just because your surgeon can perform a breast enlargement, doesn’t mean he is a good nasal surgeon. Remember, this is a very difficult operation.
Recovery Post Nose Job Surgery:
During the first two to three days immediately after Rhinoplasty surgery, your face will certainly feel puffed up, the nose could ache, and you may experience headaches. There will be swelling and bruising around your eyes, worsening for around four days. A few patients also get very swollen lips and cheeks and have difficulty smiling. Each of these symptoms will subside within 3 weeks of the nose procedure. By the end of one week all nasal packing, dressings, splints and stitches from the Rhinoplasty can be removed. You will feel significantly better in your second week of recovery.
The most uncomfortable part of the recovery following the Rhinoplasty operation is the inability to breathe through the nose for several days due to swelling. This usually improves within four weeks of undergoing the nose job procedure. Anticipate some swelling around your eyes for several weeks. As the swelling comes down, you will start to see the improvements from your nose surgery. Rhinoplasty healing is divided into 2 phases. The early surgical recovery described above followed by a slow process of healing and scar modulation that can take up to 2 years in some patients.
Swelling tends to be much worse close to the eyes Try applying cold compression in the affected area. Apply cold ice packs up to 3 times each day for around 30 minutes. Do not apply ice directly on your nose which can remain extremely sensitive for severalweeks. It also helps to elevate your head especially when you are sleeping to help reduce the swelling. If necessary, you may take pain medications.
Occasionally a previous nose job or rhinoplasty surgery did not go well, or achieved the desired look. In these cases, you may wish to perform a rhinoplasty revision. Secondary or Revisional surgery may need to be done in order achieve your desired look. This is far more common in Men and Women with thick oily (sebaceous) skin. The best time to perform this is around 12-18 months after the first operation.
Revisional surgery is complicated and requires an extremely skilled surgeon. The problems that can be fixed include:
1. Excessive nasal length
2. Round tip & Polybeak deformity
3. Supratip scarring
4. Excessive hump removal
5. Crooked nose
There actually are lots of inherent problems with secondary or tertiary nasal revision. The success of this procedure hinges on what your original specialist has done to the structure of the nose. If the damage done to the initial operation is great then the result of revisional surgery can be less than ideal. In some cases, the surgeon will use Ear cartilage or cartilage from the Rib in order to build all the structures destroyed by the primary surgeon. Bone use is no longer recommended in revisional surgery.