Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a nose job, is a surgical procedure to change the nose's shape and appearance for either cosmetic reasons or medical reasons, such as to correct breathing problems or trauma.
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The cost of your rhinoplasty treatment depends on where you choose to be treated and your individual needs. The pricing differential depends on many factors such as cost of living, exchange rates, practicing costs or regulatory conditions which may differ greatly from country to country. Below are starting prices for rhinoplasty.
Once you have decided to pursue a rhinoplasty, you will need to undergo an initial consultation with your surgeon to begin planning your treatment.
There are a variety of types of rhinoplasty and techniques, which are suitable for different goals:
Reduction Rhinoplasty: Reduction rhinoplasty is designed to reduce the size of nasal features: bumps on the bridge, elongated or twisted nasal tip, or particularly wide nostrils. The doctor removes small amounts of bone or cartilage to achieve the desired results. The overall goal is to give the patient a nose that is more proportionate to their other facial features.
Augmentation Rhinoplasty: Augmentation rhinoplasty aims to alter the shape of nasal features. This involves bone or tissue grafting to build up the nasal tip and/or bridge. Often this will use cartilage from other parts of the nose, usually the nasal septum, but if a patient does not have enough tissue in this area the doctor will often use rib bone, or cartilage from the ear or rib.
Post-traumatic Rhinoplasty: Post-traumatic rhinoplasty addresses both the appearance and function of a patient’s nose, usually after they suffered a broken nose. Generally this involves straightening the nose and correcting the nasal septum, after re-fracturing and re-setting the nose.
Reconstructive Rhinoplasty: Reconstructive rhinoplasty is a specialised surgery for patients who have lost all or part of their noses to an accident, skin cancer, or another serious illness. This involves the surgeon rebuilding the nose with skin grafts, flap techniques, and other advanced methods. Due to the complex nature of this procedure, patients may require multiple surgeries over a period of several months. Additionally, reconstructive rhinoplasty is a specialised procedure, and patients should look for surgeons who have extensive experience in this area.
Rhinoplasty can also be combined with the following procedures:
The surgeon will need to discuss your general health and desired results to determine your eligibility and best surgical option.
You should consider the following:
The surgeon will also assess skin quality and thickness, the amount and position of tissue, septum condition, tip shape and more to determine what rhinoplasty procedure and surgery technique suits you best.
Because there are so many types of rhinoplasty and different goals for the treatment, the procedure varies widely for each person. However, there are certain steps that are common to all nose reshaping surgeries.
Doctors perform rhinoplasty using one of two sedation methods:
General anesthesia: Administered with a mask or IV, general anesthesia puts patients completely to sleep. IV sedation: A doctor numbs the face with local anesthesia and administers a powerful intravenous sedative. The patient experiences a "twilight sleep" and will remember little, if anything, about the surgery when the medication wears off.
Doctors work with each patient to determine the best type of anesthesia for his or her needs. With both methods, patients do not experience any discomfort during the surgery. However, some individuals may experience less anxiety, knowing they will be completely asleep.
After the patient is sedated, the surgeon creates tiny incisions inside the nostrils or on the columella (the area of cartilage between the two nostrils). They then carefully lift the skin to access the underlying bone and cartilage.
If reshaping the nose structure, the surgeon will remove or graft tissues, as needed.
If correcting a deviated septum, the surgeon will cut and straighten the septum to improve breathing.
When the reshaping process is complete, the doctor lays the skin back down over the new contours of the nose and close the incisions.
While rhinoplasty is an outpatient procedure in some clinics, most will have you stay overnight following the procedure to be safe.
Recovery can take several weeks, with patients recommended to take at least one week off work and regular activities.
Patients should make arrangements to be picked up after the procedure, and ideally assist with daily tasks for a few days.
If you will be alone, take note that simple tasks like chewing and bathing can cause pain or discomfort in the first few days, so it is important to be patient and gentle with yourself.
The first week of recovery is the most severe, where patients feel uncomfortable from In the first week following surgery, expect to:
You will have your cast and packing removed after one week and can expect the following progress:
By week three, you are through the worst of the recovery period and the results will start to show:
By week four, the majority of swelling has reduced but full results can take up to a year, with an 85% reduction in swelling by month three and 95% by month six.
The cost of a rhinoplasty depends on where you choose to be treated and your individual needs. Below are starting prices for a rhinoplasty procedure at our partner clinics. The pricing differential depends on many factors, such as cost of living, exchange rates, practicing costs or regulatory conditions, which may differ greatly from country to country.
Costs listed below are starting prices for rhinoplasty when booked through Qunomedical. Prices may vary depending on individual needs and conditions.
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November 19, 2019| MFACE & MFORM, Germany
OP zwischen Nasenflügeln und Columella - funktional und optisch
Mir hat Herr Dr. Löffelbein sehr geholfen. Er hat mir zugehört und war sehr offen. Wo andere Ärzte sagten das geht nicht, ging es bei ihm doch. Die OP (es war eine kleine Sache aber grosse Wirkung, ein Nachbessern wo andere namhafte plastische Chirurgen vor Jahren bei den so wichtigen Nasenflügeln wegschnitten und murksten, und dann keiner mehr ran will um ja nicht für die Fehler vom Vorgänger beschuldigt zu werden), hat Herr Dr. Löffelbein keine Angst gehabt die Sache anzusehen, zu übernehmen und wusste sofort was zu tun ist. Ich bin ihm so dankbar"
April 30, 2019| GOP Hospital, Turkey
They did a great job ,i am very happy with everything. the experience with Qunomedical was very good ,verry good comunication skills,and profesional people.
Hi There,everything went very well from the moment of arriving until the end.I had all transport included hotel and airport.Everybody was very professional drivers ,doctors ,nurses.The facilities were very clean and comfortable ,same the hotel.They did a great job ,i am very happy with everything. the experience with Qunomedical was very good ,verry good comunication skills,and profesional people.
March 14, 2019| Memorial Bahcelievler, Turkey
Emma was very helpful and supportive throughout the process. It made the whole travelling abroad experience less stressing
All extremely well coordinated. Emma was very helpful and supportive throughout the process. It made the whole travelling abroad experience less stressing Emma is amazing!! Thank you for all your help & support
March 11, 2019| GOP Hospital, Turkey
Außerdem wird man dauerhaft nach seinem Zustand gefragt, ob man was braucht und alles gut ist. Meine Erfahrungen mit Qunomedical waren sehr gut.
Ich wurde vom Flughafen abgeholt und zum Hotel gebracht. Das Hotel ist wunderschön. Außerdem wird man dauerhaft nach seinem Zustand gefragt, ob man was braucht und alles gut ist. Sehr führsorglich Meine Erfahrungen mit Qunomedical waren sehr gut.
February 6, 2019| MFACE & MFORM, Germany
Hervorragender, netter Arzt
Ich war sehr überrascht wie freundlich und aufklärend Dr. Med. Lonic mir gegenüber getreten ist. Ich habe extra eine 500km Reise auf mich genommen und wurde absolut nicht enttäuscht. Er hat an mir eine Nasenoperation vorgenommen. Sie wurde begradigt und der Nasenhöcker wurde entfernt, ich bin sehr zufrieden mit dem Ergebnis. Auch die folgenden Nachuntersuchungen verliefen zu meiner vollsten Zufriedenheit. Absolute Weiterempfehlung und einen Besuch wert zur Beratung
February 3, 2019| Reyap Hospital Istanbul, Turkey
I am so happy that I choose Reyap Hospital
I have been to Istanbul before for a holiday and have always heard about their success in aesthetics. Getting surgery done in Istanbul was no hard decision to make for me but, the hospital as to where I will be getting my surgery done was probably the hardest decision I had to make in my life. Reyap Hospital was suggested to me by a friend of mine that had also had a nose job done there. She was very happy with the attention quality and environment of the hospital so I decided to check it out. I am so happy that I choose Reyap Hospital because like my friend said they were the best and the quality of the hospital was obvious the second I stepped into the hospital. I will definately be back their shortly :) :) :)
Thank you Dr. Cicek.
I want to thank Dr. Mehmet Melih Cicek a lot. He is one of the best doctors that I have ever met.
I have more confidence now thanks to Dr. Cicek.
I had rhinoplasty with Dr. Mehmet Melih Cicek. The result is just perfect. I have more self-confidence now and I look more pretty now :)
My breathing problem is solved!
Before operation I was scared how I look like and my breathing problem will solve or not. Thank god after operation all is done perfectly. Thanks to Dr. Melih Cicek. He did a great job.
November 20, 2018| Memorial Bahcelievler, Turkey
Beautiful hospital. Very friendly staff and 1 A service.