Defining Facial Features for Over Fifteen Years with Manhattan Rhinoplasty

Even the slightest changes to your nose can drastically alter your appearance, radically enhancing the beauty of your face. By making minor adjustments to your nose, you will see noticeable improvements in your profile and may even experience improved breathing. Nose reshaping surgery, also known as rhinoplasty, is a procedure we offer to patients in ManhattanLong Island,New York City, and New York State. With this facial cosmetic surgery procedure Dr. Robert Freund can change the size, shape, and contour of your nose.

 

About Rhinoplasty

Nose reconstructive surgery is typically performed from inside your nose. Dr. Robert Freund sedates his patients using local or general anesthesia, then makes incisions inside the nostrils, sometimes incising the septum between the nostrils. By separating the skin from the underlying cartilage and bone, Dr. Freund can significantly improve the shape of the nasal bones and cartilage for a more desirable shape.

Types of Nasal Alterations

The goals for rhinoplasty surgery differ from patient to patient. If you have a large nose, a bump, a bulbous tip, or a wide nose, reduction may be in order.  If you have a small nose or a nasal depression, or you need support to create an aesthetically pleasing nose, then augmentation using cartilage grafts or some other compound such as silicone or Porex may be the best option. Whatever your individual needs and goals, the primary objective of surgery will be to find the right key to unlock the right solution. Each procedure will be tailored to your needs and desires. No two noses are alike, and the surgical techniques will differ based on requirements.

Recovery

To minimize excessive bleeding and swelling and ensure a safe recovery, Dr. Freund requires you to rest with your head propped upright and raised higher than your heart after surgery. Once the surgery is complete, a splint will be applied to the top of the nose and will stay in place for five to seven days for protection and to help minimize swelling. A small amount of bleeding and mucus drainage is quite common during the days following the procedure. In most cases, patients experience temporary swelling and bruising that can last for up to three weeks, immediately following their surgery. Dr. Freund predicts patients will see impeccable results within three to six months after undergoing rhinoplasty.

Nose surgery (also called rhinoplasty) refines the shape of the nose. Dr. Freund can use three different techniques for nose surgery depending on the patient. Dr. Freund doesn’t take a cookie-cutter approach to rhinoplasty. Each procedure is tailored to the individual to achieve their goals without losing their unique features.

New York plastic surgeon Robert Freund uses this nose reshaping procedure to help people who have been injured, need to improve their breathing, or want to correct birth defects. The procedure can also prove greatly beneficial for patients who want to:

  • Slim their nostrils
  • Raise or define the tip of their nose
  • Modify their bone or nose cartilage
  • Straighten the bridge of their nose
  • Alter the angle between your nose and lips

Risks and Complications

Rhinoplasty is performed at our state-of-the-art New York office. While all surgical procedures carry some inherent degree of risk, Dr. Freund has developed techniques to dramatically minimize risks such as:

  • Infection
  • Nosebleeds
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Non-symmetrical nose
  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Scarring
  • Negative reaction to anesthesia

 

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