Nose Surgery - Rhinoplasty In Dubai

What is Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty or nose surgery is one of the most requested cosmetic surgeries in the world. It is a procedure used for nose reshaping to correct different nose abnormalities. Also known as a nose job in Dubai, it can be performed for cosmetic or health reasons such as a deviated septum that interferes in breathing. You can try this procedure, if your nose is too broad, too long, or has bumps on it. A number of factors define rhinoplasty cost but the average cost is approximately AED 20,000 or $5,445.


What are the Reasons to get Rhinoplasty In Dubai?

Reasons to have a rhinoplasty procedure vary from person to person. However, there are two primary reasons to get a nose job i.e. aesthetic and medical.

Aesthetic Reason

Some people, who feel that their nose is negatively affecting their overall features usually go through this procedure to:

  1. Reconstruct the nose.
  2. Lift their nose up.
  3. Reduce or increase the size of their nose.
  4. Make the nose surface smooth.

Medical Reason

Apart from aesthetic reasons, there are some medical reasons as well to get rhinoplasty in Dubai and they include:

  1. Correcting a breathing problem.
  2. Fixing a broken nose.
  3. Correcting a birth defect.

What is Revision Rhinoplasty?

What if the results of your rhinoplasty Dubai are not satisfactory? Can you make more changes to it? What to do if you do not like the results? Usually, a second surgery, known as a correction or revision rhinoplasty, is needed to correct the structure or fix what went wrong during the first attempt. However, we deliver perfection in just one session.

Who is the Candidate for Rhinoplasty?

You may be a good candidate for rhinoplasty in Dubai if:

  1. Your nose is too small or too large in comparison to other facial features.
  2. You have humps and depressions on your nose bridge.
  3. Your nose is wide.
  4. Your nose tip is droopy, protruding, bulbous, or enlarged.
  5. You have a crooked nose.
  6. Your nose is asymmetrical.

What is Bulbous Nose Surgery?

Bulbous nose surgery is a rhinoplasty procedure that is used to enhance the tip of the nose. The procedure is performed by refining the tip of the cartilages, saturating them together, and finally adding cartilages harvested from the ear or septum to the top of your nose. A huge number of nose surgery patients request for this surgery.

Goals

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The goal of rhinoplasty is to improve the aesthetic appearance of the nose or correct functional problems caused by structural irregularities. It aims to:

  • Improve a narrow or uneven nose bridge.
  • Improve wide or narrow nostrils.
  • Improve the appearance of a crooked nose.

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What are the Alternatives Nose Treatments?

Rhinoplasty is performed to improve the aesthetic appearance of the nose. For minor issues, the nose can be corrected with some non-surgical alternatives like:

  • Use of Injectable fillersDermal fillers are an effective non-surgical treatment for improving the humps and depressions on the nose bridge, as well as the symmetry of the nose. 

How to prepare for Rhinoplasty?

Before getting the rhinoplasty in Dubai, we highly recommend you to prepare for the surgical procedure so that you can get the best outcomes with a speedy recovery. Our surgeon will guide you on the basis of your medical history, goals, and other important aspects. However, the following are a few common guidelines.

  • Avoid alcohol consumption for about 1 week.
  • Avoid smoking 8-10 days before the surgery.
  • Avoid all kinds of blood thinners prior to your surgery.
  • Don’t intake any kind of supplement for about 1 week before the procedure.
  • Take a good night's sleep.
  • On the day of surgery, don’t wear any kind of jewelry.
  • Wear loose and comfortable clothes on the day of surgery.
  • Keep realistic expectations.
  • Let your doctor know if you have any kind of allergies or if you are using specific medicines.

How is Rhinoplasty Performed?

Rhinoplasty/Nose surgery is a complex cosmetic surgical procedure that requires great expertise. It is performed on an outpatient basis and the duration of the procedure varies depending on the complexity of the surgery and the technique used. The procedural steps include:

Step #1

Administration of general anesthesia.

Step #2

Making incisions in the appropriate area depending on the technique. Incisions are made:

    • Inside the nostrils in closed rhinoplasty.
    • Across the columella – narrow strip of tissues between the nostrils – in open rhinoplasty.

Step # 3

Then the skin will be raised to allow access to make the alterations.

Step # 4

The surgeon will make the required alterations including:

    • Removing bone or cartilage to reduce the size of the nose.
    • Attaching a cartilage graft to increase the size of the nose.
    • Straightening a deviated septum.
    • Sculpting the underlying structure to the desired shape.

Step # 5

Finally, the skin will be re-draped and the incisions will be stitched closed using either absorbable or non-absorbable stitches.

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What should be discussed during the consultation?

If you have given much thought to the surgery and decided to go ahead with it, then you should discuss the following things beforehand:

  • Discuss the step by step surgery procedure, risks involved and the outcomes you expect from the surgery.
  • Discuss the different options available for nose reshaping.
  • Discuss any health problems that you have and disclose your full medical history.
  • You need to have a clear view of your nose before and after surgery. You can do that by taking pictures before surgery or doing a 3D simulation.

Rhinoplasty Benefits

Rhinoplasty has many aesthetic and health benefits. Some of them include:

  • Improved shape of the nose.
  • The nose becomes proportionate to the rest of the facial features.
  • Improvement in facial symmetry.

Expected Results

If the nose reshaping procedure is performed by an experienced and board-certified plastic surgeon, then you should expect good and lasting results after the procedure.

Before & After

After the surgery, your nose will become sensitive and swollen for a couple of weeks. The final results of the surgery will become apparent after the swelling subsides completely. About 90% of the swelling will subside in about three weeks but it may take more time to subside completely. The results of nose surgery are permanent. We do not give any guarantee, as the results vary from one person to another.

  • Patients with an abnormal appearance of the nose as a result of birth defects, injury or disease.
  • Patients with a nose that is cosmetically unattractive or does not with other facial features.
  • Patients with a nasal obstruction due to a deviated nasal septum (divider between the two sides of the nose).
The accurate analysis of this procedure before surgery is very important. Nearly 50% of the result depends upon the pre-operational analysis of the procedure. Patients should bring the photographs of their desired nose with them before the surgery so that their surgeon could have an idea about the type of nose shape needed by patients.
The best age for the surgery is when a person stops growing which is 18 years. However, it can be performed at any age as long as the person is in good health.
  • A more attractive nasal shape.
  • A nose that is more proportionate to other facial features.
  • The Rhinoplasty is done on an outpatient basis under sedation and local or general anesthesia.
  • If a simple fracture or dislocation is present, manipulation of the nose with instruments may restore the nose to the pre-injury appearance with no cutting or incisions.
  • If a complex fracture or dislocation is present, a more formal operation may be required to solve the problems.
  • In standard Rhinoplasty, incisions are made inside the nostrils. The nasal bones, cartilage, and soft tissues are reshaped to improve the external contour.
  • In open Rhinoplasty, which is frequently used for difficult or larger noses, one external incision is made across the columella (strut between the nostrils). Bones, cartilage and soft tissues are reshaped under direct vision.
  • In tip-plasty, which is done when only the tip is abnormal, either a standard or external approach is used to modify the shape.
  • Large nostrils may be reduced through tiny incisions at the outer base of the nostrils with either type of Rhinoplasty.
The surgery can take from 1 - 1.5 hrs depending on the nature and complexity of the procedure.
Not all rhinoplasty surgeries require post procedure touch-ups, only about 15% do. So, it is suggested to consult with your surgeon.
A numbing agent is usually given to the patient so that he/she does not feel pain for some time. The nose is usually swollen and it should not be blown for some days. There maybe some bruising but it disappears with time. The surgeon usually puts a splint on the nose then removes it a week after the procedure.
The average cost of nose surgery treatment or rhinoplasty is approximately AED 20,000 or $5,445. The cost varies depending upon the amount of work needed and the surgical requirements like surgeon fee, hospital charges, anesthesia fee.
Some bruising and swelling is expected which subsides in two weeks. The risk of infection, bleeding and scarring is also associated with rhinoplasty which can be minimized with careful planning and proper execution of the procedure.
Yes, we use computer imaging and it is a good way to get an idea about how the nose will look after the surgery. However, it should be understood that computer image is just a visual representation of the guidelines and requirements provided for the surgery. It cannot be guaranteed that the result will be exactly be the same as generated by the computer image.
Rhinoplasty is a complicated procedure and the patient cannot always get their desired result. Therefore, you will be needing a post-operation surgery called corrective Rhinoplasty for the desired results.
Most of the patients are physically fine to move around and perform sedentary work. However, there will some swelling and bruising around the eyes and there will be a splint on the nose which prevents people from going in public. Splint is removed in 1 week and most of the swelling and bruising is gone by that time as well.

Risks & Complications

There are a few risks involved in the procedure because it is surgery and like most surgeries, it requires anesthesia. A good surgeon will always tell you about the risks involved and will try to mentally prepare you for any unexpected outcome of the procedure. The most common types of risks and complications involved are:

  1. Like any other surgery, there is a chance of infection, healing problems, or breathing difficulties.
  2. There is also a possibility that the person would need a correction surgery if something goes wrong with the first surgery.
  3. Anesthesia complications can also happen.

Rhinoplasty Recovery

The recovery is different for every patient depending on certain factors, some of which may be unique, but there are some elements of recovery that are common for all patients.

  • You will feel more pain and discomfort for a couple of days after the surgery, which will reduce in subsequent days.
  • Stitches will be removed within 3 to 7 days after surgery.

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