Short or Over-Rotated Nose Correction Surgery
A short or over-rotated nose can create a subtle imbalance in the aesthetics of your face. This imbalance commonly occurs from previous rhinoplasty, but could occur from a birth defect or trauma. Short or over-rotated nose correction surgery helps correct the imbalance to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.
What to Expect During Short or Over-Rotated Nose Correction Surgery
Short or over-rotated nose correction surgery can be performed in approximately three hours using general anesthesia. Depending on the corrections to be made, the surgeon may make small incisions on the outer layer of the nose or inside the nostrils. Grafts may be used to help provide firmer support and lengthen the overall structure. Cartilage taken from the patient’s ear could also be used to provide length and anchor the nose in the correct position.
As with all rhinoplasty procedures, some swelling and bruising are expected for a few weeks after surgery. It may take up to a year for full healing to occur. You may need to wear a nose splint for approximately a week. Your surgeon will give you specific instructions to follow during recovery to help you achieve optimal results. Special care should be taken to avoid activities that may lead to facial injuries.
Ideal Candidates for Short or Over-Rotated Nose Correction Surgery
To be considered for short or over-rotated nose correction surgery, you will need to have a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon. Ideal candidates are non-smokers with no health conditions that can impact surgery. During the consultation, the surgeon will examine you to determine if you are an ideal candidate. During this time, you may ask questions to understand the risks and benefits for this type of surgery.
Are You Considering Short or Over-Rotated Nose Correction Surgery?
A short or over-rotated nose can cause you to feel self-conscious about your appearance. Board certified plastic surgeon John M. Anastasatos can help restore your self-confidence by correcting your nasal deformity. For decades, Dr. Anastasatos has helped numerous clients throughout California and Greece achieve outstanding results with their appearance. If you are struggling with a short or over-rotated nose, contact Los Angeles Plastic Surgery to schedule a consultation today.