What is non surgical rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty without surgery is a process in which different modifications are made in the nose without surgery. Usually involves injecting fillers in different parts of the nose to fill grooves, depressions and imperfections.
These products are commonly used in different parts of the face and lips, nasolabial folds (wrinkles between the sides of the nose and the corners of the mouth), and cheeks, but with advances in technology, are now used also to modify characteristics of the nose.
The procedure is to numb the skin of the nose, usually with an anesthetic cream applied for 20 to 30 minutes, followed by injection into the areas that have been previously determined. The procedure usually takes about 5 to 10 minutes.
Benefits of non-surgical rhinoplasty
Rhinoplasty without surgery has some advantages, the first is that by not involve surgery is done much faster. The second is the price, although not cheap, costs less than surgical option. Another advantage is that practically does not need recovery period, which means that the patient return to normal activities almost immediately.
Disadvantages of rhinoplasty without surgery
Most fillers are injected with this method are temporary. The result can last between one and two years, depending on the product and the injection technique. To maintain the results, the patient will have to return again and again to undergo this procedure. This can be inconvenient and time, can cost much more than obtaining a conventional nose surgery.
The main limitation of this technique is that it only serves to add volume. Although excessive tissue as a prominent hump on the nose can disguise their removal may not be possible without surgery. Therefore, no rhinoplasty surgery is not suitable for everyone, as some imperfections, nose surgery need to achieve to be corrected.
Finally, it is important to know that if you are considering having a surgical rhinoplasty in the future, you would not take place before a rhinoplasty procedure without surgery where they have injected some permanent as filler ArteFill or silicone.
What can not be achieved with rhinoplasty without surgery?
If the patient wants a smaller, thin nose, remove a large bump or have a narrower tip, this procedure may not achieve these goals. Rhinoplasty without surgery may also improve or correct breathing problems internal defects such as a deviated septum.