San Francisco is ranked the 13th most populous city in the United States that makes it suitable for the San Francisco plastic surgeons
to set up their shops and practice in the city. With the city
considered to be one of the top tourist destinations and top producing
cities in the world, the residents of the city have high living
standards. This may include looking good all the time requiring going
for various cosmetic procedures for the face, breast, body and skin. One
such widely performed procedure is rhinoplasty.
comes under the cosmetic procedure for face that is usually performed
to reshape the nose. It may help to reduce or increase the bridge of the
nose, change the shape, size and angle of the tip, change the shape of
the nostrils, straighten a crooked nose and improve breathing, shorten
or lengthen the nose as well as alter the projection of nose.
Rhinoplasty San Francisco
performed may be either open or closed. In an open rhinoplasty, the
nasal skin may be peeled back to expose the cartilages of the nose. On
the other hand, closed rhinoplasty doesn’t show any visible outside
scars. However, regardless of the technique used, the procedure
separates the skin of the nose underneath the bone and cartilage and
sculpts them giving the desire shape.
person wanting to undergo rhinoplasty should know that the procedure
may only improve their appearance a little and not change the whole
look. The changes made may be possible up to an extent and depends on a
person’s anatomy. What was earlier performed for fixing deformities
because of trauma or birth defects is now increasingly used for
breathing problems. Like with any surgical procedure, rhinoplasty may
also carry possibilities of risk that may include bleeding and nasal
infection. However, these may be controlled with medications. In some
cases, the patient may feel temporary breathing problem that occurs
because of swelling.
procedure starts with the patient fasting for 8 hours prior to the
surgery. If medications are prescribed, they may take few sips of water.
The San Francisco plastic surgeon may then administer anesthesia that
may relieve the patient of any pain. It may take 2-3 hours to complete
the surgery after which the nose is covered with tape and splint. For a
few days after surgery, the patient may feel discomfort for which they
may be given medication. Also, there may be some bloody drainage from
nose that’s pretty normal. The patient may require abstaining from
strenuous activity and for the first week may be asked to keep their
head elevated all the time. The dressing may be removed after a week
with appearance of swollen nose that may go away in 3-4 weeks.
May 07 2012, 12:39 AM