Procedure: Used to modify and reform the nose by reducing or increasing its size, by changing the shape of the tip of the nose or the bridge, edging the opening of the nostrils or changing the angle between the nose and upper lip. It is also used to improve breathing problems.
Duration: 1-2 hours or more.
Anesthesia: Local or general, as required by the patient.
Hospitalization: Is usually an ambulatory process.
Side effects: Temporary headaches, bruising and swelling around the eyes and nose; eventually a touch is required with a local anesthetic.
Recovery: Back to normal activities: 1 week.
Strong activities: 2-3 weeks.
Avoid any blow to the nose or direct sunlight for eight weeks.
The result takes several months to be defined.