What is the non-surgical rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty without surgery is a process in which various modifications are made in the nose without surgery. Usually it involves injecting fillers in different parts of the nose to fill ruts, depressions and imperfections.
These products are commonly used in different parts of the face and lips, furrows nasogenianos (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 the 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 in the areas that have been previously determined. The procedure usually takes between about 5 to 10 minutes.
Benefits of rhinoplasty without surgery
Rhinoplasty without surgery has some advantages, the first is that he did not involve surgery is done much faster. The second is the price, though not cheap, has a lower cost than the surgical option. Another advantage is that virtually no 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 only serves to add volume. Although excessive tissue, as a prominent hump on the nose can camouflage, their removal is usually not possible without surgery. Therefore, rhinoplasty without surgery is not suitable for everyone, since some imperfections, need nose surgery to achieve be corrected.
Finally, it is important to know that if you are considering undergoing a surgical rhinoplasty in the future, is not suitable performed before a rhinoplasty procedure without surgery which have injected a permanent filler like ArteFill or silicone.
What can not be achieved with rhinoplasty without surgery?
If the patient wants a smaller, thin nose, remove a bump or have a narrower tip, this procedure can not be achieved those goals. Rhinoplasty without surgery can not improve breathing problems or correct internal defects, such as a deviated septum.