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The Pros and Cons of Rhinoplasty

The rhinoplasty surgery is a common cosmetic surgery procedure because it improves the appearance of the nose. Given its central location, the nose is one of the most definitive features of the face and often sets the tone for the entire appearance of a person. Orange County patients who want to increase their facial harmony and achieve natural-looking results should consider having a rhinoplasty performed by an expert facial plastic surgeon. Newport Beach patients should consider the pros and cons of the rhinoplasty procedure during the surgery preparation process.

What are the Pros of Rhinoplasty?

The results of the rhinoplasty are permanent. Patients will enjoy their new look for the rest of their lives, and they do not have to worry about having subsequent surgical procedures performed in order to maintain their results.

There are minimal pain and discomfort associated with the rhinoplasty surgery. The operation itself takes place under general anesthesia, and the recovery is generally tolerated well by most patients.

The procedure only takes a couple hours to complete, so the patient does not have to spend a significant amount of time under general anesthesia.

The patient will enjoy an improved appearance and will enjoy their reflection in the mirror. In addition to improving a person’s exterior beauty, the rhinoplasty also allows patients to feel more secure and confident.

What are the Cons of Rhinoplasty?

There are several risks associated with this surgery, including infection and inflammation. When a patient works with an expert facial plastic surgeon, the risk of complication is minimized significantly.

In the hours and days immediately following the surgery, the patient will be in minor discomfort. In most cases, the pain can be controlled with over-the-counter pain medications. Within 7-10 days, most patients feel well enough to return to their normal daily obligations.

The rhinoplasty procedure is a cosmetic procedure and, therefore, is not covered under most medical care plans. Patients should evaluate their personal financial situation before opting to have this surgery performed.

After going over the advantages and disadvantages of this surgery, patients will be able to make the decision that is right for them. Anyone who is interested in having the rhinoplasty performed by a qualified cosmetic surgeon should set up a cosmetic consultation appointment with Dr. Kevin Sadati. During this appointment, Dr. Kevin Sadati will evaluate the patient’s facial features and determine if they are a qualified candidate for this surgery. He specializes in creating expert, personalized surgical plans for each individual patient. His ultimate goal is to provide each patient he works with the natural-looking results that they both need and want. For more information, contact his Newport Beach office today.



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