If you are part of this contingent that dreams of improving some aspect of nasal shape or function, I wrote this content for you. Read on and check out absolutely everything about the much sought-after nose surgery or princess nose surgery (เสริม จมูก ทรงเจ้า หญิง which is the term in Thai).
What Is Rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty is plastic surgery of the nose. It is indicated both for the correction of aesthetic imperfections and the treatment of functional deviations, helping patients breathe better. The procedure takes about 03 hours and can be done with general anesthesia or local anesthesia and sedation. The hospital stay is short. If all goes as expected, the patient is discharged between 12 and 24 hours — but it is often possible to go home the same day.
To decide the type of rhinoplasty indicated for each patient, the doctor in charge performs a clinical examination in his own office. He usually inspects the inside of the nostrils with the help of an endoscope before and after using a decongestant spray. This allows the professional to assess the conditions of the nasal septum (median partition) and the mucosa positioned next to the channel through which the air passes (turbinates).
What Are The Types Of Rhinoplasty?
There are several types and subtypes of nose surgery. These are techniques that, alone or in combination, are chosen to meet the needs of each patient.
Cosmetic rhinoplasty is the most sought-after type of nose surgery. The surgical objective is divided into several subtypes. Are they:
reduction rhinoplasty, performed when there is a need to reduce some aspect of the nose (generally, excess bone and cartilaginous tissues that form the hump);
augmentation rhinoplasty, performed when it is necessary to increase some aspect of the nose to improve facial proportion (generally, when the nasal structure presents some depression or in very straight male profiles);
columella rhinoplasty, performed when it is necessary to change the cleft that divides the nostrils (usually in patients with a retracted columella);
rhinoplasty to lift the nasal tip, performed when the tip of the nose is projected downwards (generally, in hooked noses, which have the tips directed downwards, and Caucasians, which have the backs little protruding).