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For a lot of men and women, the appearance of their noses is something that has bothered them for years. Some people may be bothered by specific aspects of the nose like their nasal tip or a hump on their nasal bridge, while others may simply not be happy with the overall appearance of their nose. That is why rhinoplasty is such a popular cosmetic procedure.

Rhinoplasty offers a way to make subtle or significant changes to the appearance of the nose by removing and reshaping nasal cartilage or precisely removing parts of the nasal bones. When performed by a skilled and experienced plastic surgeon. Rhinoplasty can help to redefine the appearance of your nose.

Good Candidates for Rhinoplasty

While there are a lot of people who are unhappy with the appearance of their noses, many of them do not pursue rhinoplasty because they are not sure if they are a good candidate for the procedure. In general, if you are bothered by the way your nose looks and are comfortable with the idea of undergoing surgery, you may be a good candidate for rhinoplasty.

The ideal candidates for nose surgery should be in good overall health and should have realistic goals and expectations for their surgery. An important part of determining if you are a good candidate for rhinoplasty is the consultation.

During your consultation, one of our expert plastic surgeons at Marietta Plastic Surgery will sit down with you one on one to discuss the details of the procedure and answer any questions you may have about rhinoplasty. They will go over your relevant medical history to determine if rhinoplasty is a safe option for you.

They will ask about the specific issue you have with the appearance of your nose and what your desired look is. From there they can let you know if rhinoplasty can provide you with the results you are looking for.

Rhinoplasty can be performed on patients as young as 16. Patients who are under 16 will need to wait as the nose and other facial features are still developing and changing in size which can negatively affect the results of their rhinoplasty.

What Issues Can Rhinoplasty Address?

Rhinoplasty can be performed to address a variety of common concerns someone may have with the appearance of their nose. It is often performed to treat a bulbous, hooked, or pinched nasal tip. It is frequently performed to address a noticeable dorsal hump on the bridge of the nose. It can also be performed to address a wide nasal base. Rhinoplasty is also a popular option for correcting asymmetry in the nose. It is also performed for functional purposes in order to correct a deviated septum to improve breathing.

Schedule a Consultation

If you are interested in rhinoplasty and would like to know if you are a good candidate for the procedure, our team can answer any questions you have and provide you with the information you need. Contact Marietta Plastic Surgery today to schedule a consultation for your rhinoplasty.

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