Changing Your Look With Rhinoplasty
Rhinoplasty can dramatically enhance your appearance. Since the nose is a central feature on the face, modifying it can give you a whole new look. Sometimes referred to as a nose job, rhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure for reshaping the nose. If you are interested in improving your appearance, rhinoplasty could help. The highly skilled and experienced physician at Missouri Ear, Nose, and Throat Center in Columbia, MO, can help you look your best with rhinoplasty.
How Rhinoplasty Can Help
There are many reasons for choosing rhinoplasty. It can be used to restore the natural look of the nose after being broken or injured. This cosmetic procedure can also be used to reshape the nose and give it a more pleasing appearance. Rhinoplasty is also beneficial for correcting structural issues, such as a deviated septum, that are causing other problems, such as difficulty breathing.
The knowledgeable physician at our practice in Columbia, MO, can help you decide if rhinoplasty is the right cosmetic choice for you. Common reasons for electing to undergo this procedure include:
- Straightening a crooked nose
- Smoothing out a bump on the bridge of the nose
- Minimizing the size of the nose when it overpowers the face
- Refining the tip of the nose when it is upturned, downturned, or bulbous
- Correcting asymmetrical or oversized nostrils
- Fixing a deviated septum to improve breathing
- Rhinoplasty Consultation and Procedure
Prior to scheduling a rhinoplasty at our facility in Columbia, MO, patients undergo a thorough consultation process. The consultation is an opportunity to discuss specific aspects of your nose that you are dissatisfied with or feel self-conscious about. Our skilled physician can then develop a plan for reshaping your nose in a way that is pleasing to you. Part of the consultation process includes a computer-based digital preview of changes that can be made to your nose to help you achieve your desired look.
Our skilled doctor pays close attention to every detail of the nose and face. Our doctors will take measures to maintain the natural contours and shape of each patient’s face, while sculpting a more pleasing nose that complements the rest of the face. Additionally, we'll utilizes techniques that minimize post-surgical discomfort and bruising for a quicker recovery. Even with less bruising, there will still be mild swelling for a few months so results are observable gradually.