Benefits of non surgical rhinoplasty
A non-surgical nose job offers numerous potential benefits compared to traditional surgical rhinoplasty:
One of the main advantages of a non-surgical nose job is that it is a non-invasive procedure. It does not involve incisions, general anesthesia, or significant downtime. The injections are administered with fine needles, making it a relatively quick and straightforward process.
Quick procedure and recovery:
The procedure can often be completed in a short amount of time, typically within 15 to 30 minutes. Recovery time is minimal, with most individuals being able to resume their regular activities immediately after the procedure.
Unlike surgical rhinoplasty, which requires time for swelling to subside and for the tissues to heal, non-surgical nose jobs provide immediate results. You can see the changes in the shape of your nose right after the injections.
Reversible and adjustable:
One of the significant advantages of using dermal fillers for a non-surgical nose job is that the results are temporary and reversible. If you’re not satisfied with the outcome, the filler can be dissolved with an enzyme called hyaluronidase. Additionally, the procedure allows for adjustments to be made during subsequent sessions to fine-tune the results.
Minimal downtime and side effects:
Non-surgical nose jobs typically have minimal downtime. While some swelling, redness, or bruising may occur, these side effects are generally mild and temporary. Most individuals can resume their normal activities immediately after the procedure.
If you decide you no longer want the altered appearance of your nose, the effects of dermal fillers will gradually fade over time. Unlike surgical rhinoplasty, which permanently changes the structure of the nose, a non-surgical nose job allows you to revert to your original appearance without long-term consequences.
It is important to note that while a non-surgical nose job can provide certain cosmetic enhancements, it is not suitable for everyone or for achieving major changes in nasal structure.
Non surgical nose job FAQs:
How is a non surgical nose job performed?
A non-surgical nose job is typically performed in the following steps:
The process begins with a consultation with a qualified medical professional, such as a dermatologist or a plastic surgeon. During the consultation, you will discuss your goals and expectations for the procedure. The doctor will evaluate your nasal anatomy, assess the areas that can be improved, and determine if you are a suitable candidate for a non-surgical nose job.
Before the procedure, the doctor may apply a topical anesthetic or a numbing cream to minimize any discomfort during the injections. They will also clean the treatment area to ensure it is free from bacteria or debris.
Injection of Dermal Fillers:
The doctor will use a fine needle to inject the chosen dermal filler, typically made of hyaluronic acid, into specific areas of the nose. The injections are carefully placed to address your specific concerns, such as adding volume, correcting asymmetry, or reshaping the nasal tip. The doctor may massage the injected filler to ensure proper distribution and symmetry.
Evaluation and Adjustments:
After the injections, you and the doctor will assess the results. This evaluation allows the doctor to determine if any adjustments are necessary. Additional injections can be made during subsequent sessions to achieve the desired outcome. It’s important to note that the results are not permanent and will gradually fade over time.
Following the procedure, you may experience some swelling, redness, or bruising at the injection sites. These side effects are usually mild and temporary, and they typically resolve within a few days. You can apply cold compresses or ice packs to help reduce swelling. Most people can resume their regular activities immediately after the procedure.
Depending on the specific filler used, the doctor may schedule follow-up appointments to monitor the results and make any necessary adjustments. Hyaluronic acid fillers typically last between six months to two years, depending on factors such as the individual’s metabolism and the specific product used.
How long do results last?
The duration of results for a non-surgical nose job can vary depending on several factors, including the type of filler used, individual metabolism, and lifestyle habits. In general, the effects of a non-surgical nose job using hyaluronic acid fillers typically last between six months to two years.
Hyaluronic acid fillers
Hyaluronic acid fillers are gradually broken down by the body over time, causing the effects to gradually fade. Factors such as the amount of filler used, the specific product used, and the individual’s metabolic rate can affect the longevity of the results. Additionally, the location of the injections and the individual’s skin type can also influence how long the results last.
It is worth noting that maintenance sessions may be required to maintain the desired results. Some individuals opt for touch-up injections at regular intervals to sustain the effects. The doctor who performed the procedure can provide guidance on the appropriate timing for touch-up sessions based on your specific needs.
Longevity of the results.
It is important to have realistic expectations about the longevity of the results. Non-surgical nose jobs are temporary and reversible procedures, and the effects will gradually wear off over time. If you desire longer-lasting or more significant changes to the structure of your nose, surgical rhinoplasty may be a more suitable option to consider. Consulting with a qualified medical professional will help you understand the expected duration of results based on your unique circumstances.
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Dr Amir Sadri – Specialist Surgeon
Dr Amir Sadir is a specialist surgeon based in London. He is widely published with over 40 peer-reviewed papers on an extensive range of plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery. He has presented work internationally in Europe and the USA.
He is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Great Ormond Street Hospital. This involves the reconstruction of children with cleft lip and palate and vascular anomalies. In addition, he also owns his own private clinic and his cosmetic practice includes all aspects of aesthetic surgery, but his particular interest is in rhinoplasty and facial aesthetic surgery.
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