Founded 2000 years ago by the Roman invaders, London is today a cultural, political and economic capital of worldwide importance. A world city in the same way as New York, Paris or Tokyo, the city is a melting pot with an English twist : more than 50 nationalities are represented and a total of about 300 languages are spoken…
Many tourists come to London to visit its museums and art galleries, they also visit it for plastic surgery London to undergo some cosmetic operations such as breast augmentation, liposuction, buttock augmentation, rhinoplasty London…
Rhinoplasty London : What is it ?
Rhinoplasty is also known as nose job, it is a plastic intervention that aims at reshaping the nose by eliminating its defects such as the nasal bump, excess of length, excess of width…
This intervention allows the patient to have a harmonious nose in harmony with the rest of the face which makes the patient regain self confidence.
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How is it realized ?
The operation is performed by a plastic surgeon and is done under general anaesthesia.
First of all, before your rhinoplasty London, the patient must have a consultation with the surgeon in order to diagnose his/her case, examine the nose, ask him/her questions about his/her expectations, medical history whether he/she suffers from some diseases of is he/she is taking some medications so as to be sure he/she can undergo the operation.
A preoperative blood test is performed as prescribed. The professional must ensure that there are no contraindications to surgery. An X-ray examination may also be requested depending on the correction to be made (particularly in the case of reconstructive rhinoplasty).
Certain recommendations should be observed before your rhinoplasty London :
It is advisable to stop smoking at least one month before and after the surgery in order not to handicap the healing process
It is forbidden to take aspirin during the 10 days preceding the operation
The discontinuation of oral contraception may be requested
You should not to eat or drink the day of the operation.
Rhinoplasty lasts between one and two hours and is usually performed under general anaesthesia.
Rhinoplasty is done through incisions in the nostrils leaving no visible scar, the skin and mucous membrane of the bone and cartilage skeleton responsible for the shape of the nose are removed. The bone and cartilage are then remodeled according to the pre-established surgical plan, some fragments will be permanently removed, others will be sectioned and moved (depending on the case : hump removed, tip refined, length reduced …… etc.).
Rhinoplasty London : Aftercare and recovery
After your rhinoplasty London, the nostrils are blocked and you must breathe through your mouth for at least 24 hours.
Most often, a plaster covers the back of the nose and goes up to the forehead where it is fixed with a bandage. It will be kept in place for 7 to 10 days.
The strands are removed the day after rhinoplasty London. In some cases, however, they can be kept in place for several days.
Nasal obstruction is frequent during the first few days and requires frequent washing of the nasal cavity to avoid the formation of crusts.
The sutures placed in the nose are usually absorbable. In some cases, however, there may be other non-absorbable sutures which must be removed after 3 to 7 days.
Classically and usually, it may be some swelling.
Pain is unusual, but, if it exists, it will be relieved by painkillers prescribed by your surgeon.
Because of the possible risk of trauma to the nose, all violent sports must be avoided for 2 months.
Sometimes there may also be redness of the skin of the nose.
Rhinoplasty London results
The results of rhinoplasty London are excellent, the patient will have a harmonious nose in harmony with the rest of the face, this will make him feel fully satified with the procedure and regain self confidence.