Pinched Nose Correction
A pinched nose typically occurs from a previous nose surgery involving a large amount of cartilage removal. The collapsed structural support in the nose can lead to issues with nasal airflow. A pinched nose can also happen at birth or from trauma. Pinched nose correction can help improve your appearance to restore your self-confidence.
How Does Pinched Nose Correction Work?
Pinched nose correction helps provide structural support with the use of grafts. These grafts may be harvested from the patient’s ear, nose or rib. The outpatient procedure is typically performed using general anesthesia for optimal comfort and results. Once the surgery is complete, you will receive specific instructions to follow during your recovery period.
Swelling can be expected during the first week after the outpatient procedure, with full healing within a year. You may have a light dressing or a splint that can be removed within a few days. Care should be taken to avoid any activities that may lead to a significant blow to the nose. Many patients are able to return to work approximately a week after the procedure.
Ideal Candidates for Pinched Nose Correction
In order to determine if you are an ideal candidate for pinched nose correction, a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon is required. Approved candidates are typically non-smokers in good general health. Individuals should also have realistic expectations regarding what plastic surgery may be able to accomplish for their aesthetic goals. Your consultation appointment will consist of a comprehensive exam and an explanation of the risks and the benefits. If you have any concerns or questions, the surgeon will be happy to answer those at this time.
Is Pinched Nose Correction Right for You?
If a pinched nose is making you feel self-conscious, pinched nose correction can help you feel better about your appearance. To start your journey, make an appointment with Dr. John M. Anastasatos. He will recommend the best treatment options to correct your pinched nose. His expertise has helped numerous patients throughout California and Greece achieve their aesthetic goals. Contact Los Angeles Plastic Surgery to book a consultation for pinched nose correction today.