Often referred to as a nose job, rhinoplasty is nasal surgery designed to improve the look of your nose and to address medical problems that may be negatively impacting your health.
Based in Norfolk, Nebraska, Dr. Demetrio Aguila is an experienced and talented surgeon who can help you improve your appearance and breathe easier if you are having nasal health problems.
Rhinoplasty helps patients:
- Lose unwanted bumps from their nose.
- Narrow the bridge of your nose.
- Redesign the look or angle of your nasal tip.
- Better balance overall facial proportions.
To learn how Dr. Aguila can help you by performing rhinoplasty, contact his office today for an appointment.
Along with making aesthetic changes, rhinoplasty helps patients with nasal obstructions that can make it difficult for them to breathe. These conditions often can lead to serious medical problems.
Patients with deviated septums also can benefit from nasal surgery.
What Is Rhinoplasty?
Most often, rhinoplasty is performed to promote facial harmony and help patients who are unhappy with the appearance of their nose achieve improved self-esteem and confidence about their appearance.
Rhinoplasty may be for you if:
- Your face has stopped growing.
- You are in good overall health.
- You don’t smoke.
- You have realistic expectations about cosmetic surgery.
Open and Closed Rhinoplasty
Doctor Aguila performs each of these surgeries.
Open rhinoplasty is the more common surgery of the two. During open rhinoplasty, Dr. Aguila creates a tiny incision between the nostrils. Your skin is then folded upward to gain access to cartilage and muscles inside your nose.
Open rhinoplasty is usually for people who are unhappy with the look, shape or size of their nose, and want to improve their appearance. Open rhinoplasty can also address deformities, including cleft lips.
The best feature of open rhinoplasty is that small incisions are used. This promotes better healing and leaves patients with minimal or no scarring.
Closed rhinoplasty is performed without incisions being needed on the nose’s exterior. Incisions are made inside the nostrils. This approach is often called the scarless rhinoplasty because there are no visible signs of scarring, which other surgeries can leave.
During closed rhinoplasty, Dr. Aguila can work on the tip of your nose and other areas, but patients won’t have the swelling and scarring that are common side effects of open procedures. The use of fewer incisions makes the closed rhinoplasty less invasive. But it offers similar benefits, both functional and aesthetic, to an open rhinoplasty.
Depending on your procedure and the individual patient, the recovery process can include having a splint, or packing, inserted into the nose. Splints and bandages also can be employed on the nose’s exterior for support and protection in the initial period of healing. Swelling should decrease slowly over several weeks.
Doctor Aguila’s patients have reported they are extremely pleased with their new looks following rhinoplasty.
Rhinoplasty is performed effectively and safely by surgeons around the world. It offers positive results that can lead to positive changes in patients’ lives. This procedure can improve self-confidence and allows patients to achieve the looks they desire.
Whether you want rhinoplasty for cosmetic reasons, or need it to correct health problems, this procedure can improve your look and your life.
Picking the right surgeon is the first step.
Doctor Aguila is an experienced and trusted surgeon who takes the time to get to know his patients and learn what their goals and expectations are. Contact Dr. Aguila’s office today to learn how rhinoplasty can benefit you.