1. What does rhinoplasty involves?
The usual changes that a plastic surgeon performs in a rhinoplasty may include
a. Decreasing or increasing the size of the nose
b. Altering the tip or bridge of the nose, and
c. Narrowing or changing the shape of the nostrils.
2. Who are the candidates for Rhinoplasty?
The ideal candidates for Rhinoplasty are
a. Age more than 14-15 years for girls and slightly more for boys
b. Have a nose that he or she feels is too large or too small in comparison with other facial features
c. Have a bump on the bridge of the nose
d. Have a wide nose
e. Have a nasal tip that droops, protrudes, or is enlarged
f. Have a bulbous tip
g. Have nostrils that are excessively flared or pinched
h. Have a nose that is crooked or off-center
i. Have been injured so that the nose is asymmetrical
j. Have problems breathing due to irregularities with internal nose structure
3. What are the common goals of Rhinoplasty?
a. Narrowing the bridge of the nose
b. Widening or narrowing the nostrils
c. Straightening a crooked nose
d. Nose tip reshaping
e. Altering the angle between the nose and upper lip
4. How is Rhinoplasty performed?
The procedure is performed under local anesthesia, general anesthesia or sedation. There are two approaches for the procedure either an open surgery or closed surgery.
Open surgery – Incision is made on the columella (the skin that seperates the nostrils) after separating the skin and soft tissues of the nostrils the surgeon shapes the cartilage and bone of the nose. This is followed by tape or stent outside
Closed Surgery – The incisions in this surgery are made inside rather than outside.
The usual time for surgery is 2-3 hours
5. What is Primary and secondary rhinoplasty?
Primary rhinoplasty is the surgery performed for the first time
Secondary rhinoplasty is the revision surgery performed because of unsatisfactory results in the primary rhinoplasty. Usually 5-20% of rhinoplasties produce unsatisfactory results.
6. What are the side effects of surgery?
Usually the post surgery patient may have
a. Non-serious bleeding
b. Infection that may progress to abscess
c. Nasal Crusting
d. Difficult breathing
e. Polly beak deformity or saddle nose to excessive removal of skin or bone
7. What advantage does India offers to International patients?
India is the land of origin of plastic surgery. Over past years many dedicated plastic centres have come up in India which have installed state of the art surgery technology. The surgical technology in these centres is at par with the western facilities and the well furnished rooms of the hospital helps patient to relax during the recovery period. The surgeries in these centres are performed by high experienced, well trained surgeon many of whom are certified by American Board and have undergone training in US hospitals. Along with medical professionals, the para-medical staff in these hospitals is well versed with providing care to international patients and is fluent in speaking and understanding English. This high quality service package in India would cost a medical tourist 1/5th or 1/10th of the cost in western world. Thus India offers a high value in terms of quality of treatment and savings.
8. Why Firstcare Medicare?
The firstcare medicare is medical tourism company that facilitates treatment of international patients in India. We arrange for you the suitable treatment facility, accommodation, travel facility as per your needs and requirements. In addition we also stay in touch for post op care after you have returned back to your home. For more information regarding our services please visit http://www.firstcareindia.com or mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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