Rhinoplasty (Nose Reshaping) in Charlotte, NC
Rhinoplasty (Nose Reshaping) in Charlotte, NC
A rhinoplasty can enhance the appearance of the nose. More commonly known as a nose job or nose reshaping, rhinoplasty remains one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. We perform it to correct facial imbalances, treat deformities, and improve confidence in those who are self-conscious about their nose. Rhinoplasty can also improve breathing, fix a deviated septum, and repair the nose’s appearance because of trauma.
When you come to Carolinas Center for Cosmetic Surgery for your initial consultation, you will meet with Dr. Waheed Mohamed. He will evaluate your facial structure, listen to your concerns, and create a surgical plan tailored to meet your esthetic goals. We will take 3D scans at this appointment to get detailed digital images of your facial structure.
Why Get Rhinoplasty?
There are many reasons to undergo nose surgery. This procedure can improve your confidence and result in a more symmetrical face. Other reasons to get rhinoplasty include:
- Being unhappy with your nose size
- Nasal asymmetry
- The tip of the nose is bulbous, drooping, hooked, or turns upward
- Visible humps or depressions on the nasal bone/bridge
- Large or upturned nostrils
- Correct breathing problems associated with a deviated septum
- Correct birth defects that cause a disproportionate nose
The Rhinoplasty Procedure
Prior to your procedure, you will meet with our board-certified surgeon, Dr. Waheed Mohamed. During this consultation, we will discuss your cosmetic surgery goals and determine the right approach to meet them. As an oral surgeon, Dr. Mohamed is qualified to administer all forms of anesthesia for your comfort during any procedure. Many people who undergo rhinoplasty do so under IV sedation or general anesthesia, sometimes combined with local anesthesia for maximum comfort.
In general, a rhinoplasty procedure reduces the size and shape of the nose while correcting nasal imbalances. During the procedure, the bone and cartilage of the nose are repositioned for optimal esthetics and functionality. Incisions may be made inside the nose only or between the nostrils. Your surgeon will close the incisions, and our office will provide you with detailed instructions to follow during recovery.
Rhinoplasty may be performed as a stand-alone procedure or with orthognathic (jaw) surgery. Jaw surgery brings optimal balance and functionality to the face. Many patients combine multiple cosmetic surgery procedures to achieve a drastic difference in their appearance and the most lasting results.
The details of your specific procedure will be outlined ahead of time during the consultation. We are transparent about our process and will tell you everything you need to know ahead of time.
Recovery After Nose Surgery
We may place a splint around or inside your nose to aid during recovery. Splints or bandages will protect the structures and cartilage of your nose as it heals. You may notice swelling in the first week after surgery. Once this subsides, the final results from your rhinoplasty will be visible.
You may notice gradual changes in your nose throughout the first year. This occurs as the nose refines itself to its new permanent shape. Most people return to work after 1-2 weeks, although strenuous activity should be avoided for about a month after surgery.
When this surgery is performed by an expert surgeon such as Dr. Mohamed, you can expect lasting and esthetically pleasing results. We carefully perform every procedure to ensure optimum results, minimal scarring, and answer any questions you have along the way.
Charlotte's Cosmetic Surgery Experts
Dr. Mohamed is a board-certified plastic surgeon who prioritizes the health and safety of his patients. Our certified aesthetician Tina Angers helps ensure we meet your cosmetic goals while providing a long-term solution that you can enjoy. Contact our office in Charlotte, NC, to see how our team of experts can restore your confidence, provide more symmetry to your face, and overall improve your quality of life.
In order to make the process as smooth and as easy as possible, our office provides detailed instructions to follow both before and after your procedure. We're here to answer your questions and provide guidance on your journey to higher self-esteem and better functionality through cosmetic surgery.
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