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Indianapolis Rhinoplasty FAQs

Rhinoplasty FAQs

Yes. We will spend most of the time during your consultation discussing your goals and the techniques that may be used to accomplish them. More often than not, subtle changes produce a more preferred and refreshed appearance.
Any surgery carries a small risk related to anesthesia, a small risk of excessive bleeding, and a tiny risk of wound infection. The most common risk in rhinoplasty surgery is a change in nasal airflow. This risk will be addressed in detail during your initial consultation with the plastic surgeon.
It is unlikely that sinus conditions will get worse. However, this surgery may reduce airflow through the nose. This does not impact the risk of sinusitis or sinus infection.
We recommend that for the first week of rhinoplasty recovery, you try not to blow your nose.
The main goal of nose reshaping surgery is to make your nose more balanced with your other facial features. You will still look like you. Friends and family may not be able to figure out what is different but will recognize that you look better.
You are more likely to have bruising if a more aggressive surgery requiring cutting of the bones is necessary.

A weak, under projecting chin shape increases the illusion of a prominent nose.

Rhinoplasty does not help snoring.
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