Importance of Having a Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon for My Rhinoplasty
Your nose is perhaps the most prominent feature on your face. Its position and shape can impact your facial proportions and how others perceive you. All of the reasons why you might consider getting a nose job in are the same reasons you should be diligent in choosing a board-certified facial plastic surgeon. The Boston area has come to rely on Dr. Fechner for meticulous, detailed cosmetic procedures, including custom a rhinoplasty.
What is rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty, or a “nose job,” is a surgical procedure to reshape the nose and improve airflow and function. Whether your nose less attractive due to shape, size, or projection, or as a result of trauma, rhinoplasty can be performed to resolve:
- A crooked bridge
- A bump along the bridge
- Wide nose bridge
- Flat nose bridge
- A bulbous tip
- Protruding or drooping tip
- Nostrils that are too wide or too narrow
In the event that you had a nose job in the past and aren’t happy with the results, a revision rhinoplasty can be performed to correct errors or a less than satisfactory outcome. Revision rhinoplasty requires high level surgical skills to perform, and Dr. Fechner is often called upon for this delicate – and important – surgical procedure.
What are the challenges with rhinoplasty?
The nose is a prominent feature on the face, and subtle changes can have a profound impact on the overall balance and structure of your face. The adjustments are made beneath the skin, so your surgeon must have an artistic eye to envision what the changes will look like once the procedure is complete.
Why is Dr. Fechner the best resource for rhinoplasty?
As a double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Fechner is committed to excellence in facial plastic surgery. He has been associated with five Harvard-affiliated hospitals during his career and continues to further his education by staying ahead of the curve on the latest techniques and technological advancements to continue to deliver the best rhinoplasty Boston has to offer. His years of experience and his artistic eye have armed him with the tools necessary to improve your nose shape and enhance facial symmetry.
What can I expect during rhinoplasty?
There are generally two forms of rhinoplasty: open and closed. During open rhinoplasty, a small incision is made at the base of the nose in between the nostrils to allow access to the internal structure. Closed rhinoplasty is performed from within the nostrils so that no visible scars are created. Most surgeries take approximately two to three hours, but time in surgery will vary, based upon the techniques needed to achieve excellent results.
What is recovery like after a nose job?
You may have some swelling or bruising, which will subside in the days and weeks following your procedure. Keep your head elevated and use ice packs to alleviate these issues and expedite your recovery. Ensure you protect your newly-reshaped nose from any risk of impact or pressure during healing.
What results can I expect?
Dr. Fechner is committed to creating a nose structure that balances your facial features and truly enhances your appearance. That being said, there is no one-size-fits-all approach and he is careful to perform alterations that are appropriate for your heritage and ethnicity. You will have a nose structure that look natural, beautifully balance, and is a true enhancement — and looks like you.