Many men and women recur to plastic surgery to get their noses reshaped. This procedure is formally known as rhinoplasty but most of us refer to it as a nose job.
Many celebrities have gone through the knife to get their noses reshaped and non-famous men and women are also going through this procedure to reshape their noses and get a different look on their faces.
|Procedure:||Reshape nose by reducing or increasing size, removing hump, changing shape of tip or bridge, narrowing span of nostrils, or changing angle between nose and upper lip. May also relieve some breathing problems. (May be eligible for a Medicare rebate)|
|Length:||1 to 2 hours or more.|
|Anesthesia:||Local with sedation, or general.|
|Side Effects:||Temporary swelling, bruising around eyes, nose and headaches. Some bleeding and stiffness.|
|Risks:||Infection. Small burst blood vessels resulting in tiny, permanent red spots. Incomplete improvement, requiring additional surgery.|
|Recovery:||Back to work: 1 to 2 weeks. More strenuous activities: 2 to 3 weeks. Avoid hitting nose or sunburn: 8 weeks. Final appearance: 1 year or more.|