Rhinoplasty FAQs answered

When it comes to rhinoplasty Washington DC has an enormous range of clinics and top quality surgeons to carry out this procedure. In fact the city even has specialist centers where top surgeons train. It is fair to say too, that getting a nose job in DC is a very common event. There of course more reasons behind getting rhinoplasty than simply to look good, very often those who have been injured also require some type of rhinoplasty. And so this seems to be the perfect place then, to get some of your questions answered around this surgery option.

How Much Does Rhinoplasty Cost?

The cost of this surgery can vary wildly based on the quality of the surgeon, the clinic where the surgery is completed and the location in which you have it down, sadly zip codes do make quite the difference. Prices can range from $2,800 to $10,500. Higher costs are involved if the job is big or if you need an overnight stay. Speak with your surgeon to find out a guide cost for the job which you are looking for.

Risks Involved?

This is generally considered a safe surgery but that is not to say that it is a surgery which carries no risks. The risks involved with rhinoplasty are the same risks as you will find with any operation such as infections. There may be some issues regarding your breathing but the surgeon will take action as soon as anything in your breathing changes, even slightly.

Preparation for the surgery

The only prep that you need to do ahead of the surgery is to speak at length with your surgeon in order to manage expectation levels. You should also be honest about any diseases, allergies, treatments or previous surgeries that you have had. It is also recommended that you stop smoking if you do, at least one month before this surgery.

Recovery Time?

Generally speaking your recovery time will be between 7-10 days. During this time you are going to feel a great deal of swelling and around the area. You will be given pain relief from your surgeon as well as advice to avoid strenuous activities for at least 2 weeks after the surgery so as not to elevate blood pressure which then contributes towards further bruising.

Alternative?

If you don’t like the idea of getting rhinoplasty then unfortunately there really isn’t another option for cosmetically altering the nose. This is because your nose is made up of bone and cartilage and that means that unlike fat and muscle, there are no exercises which you can do that will change the shape or the size of it.

The truth is that there is nothing to worry about with this surgery, the key is your own expectation of the result. Speak at length with your surgeon so that you know exactly what they can do for you.

Any more questions which you may have, feel free to ask away in the comments below.

Nichola Hunt

Cocktail aficionado. Large dog breed lover. Fondness of summer dresses. Hater of pickles. Born in London, based in Bali.

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