Reasons For Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
Rhinoplasty — also called a nose job — is a plastic surgery procedure in which Dr. Numa alters the shape or structure of your nose. A patient may undergo rhinoplasty to correct a perceived imperfection in the shape of the nose, other patients undergo nasal surgery to correct breathing problems and some patients opt to correct both cosmetic and functional concerns at the same time.
Rhinoplasty to Alter the Nose’s Appearance
The most common reason why a patient might undergo a cosmetic nose job is to change the shape of the nose. Some of the common imperfections that rhinoplasty can correct include a bump or irregularity on the bridge of the nose, a hook-shaped nose or nasal asymmetry. If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your nose, consult with Dr. Numa to learn more about cosmetic rhinoplasty. Dr. Numa’s surgical philosophy is one of a conservative approach by which modifications to the nose make a meaningful impact while maintaining natural-appearing results.
Rhinoplasty to Correct Breathing Problems
If you have difficulty breathing you may have a deviated septum. The septum is the structure that separates the left and right sides of the nasal cavity. If you have a deviated septum, your septum is curved and partially blocks your airway. A deviated septum is a common occurence which can result from a nasal injury. If a doctor has diagnosed you with a deviated septum, contact Dr. Numa’s surgical practice for a consultation. Functional rhinoplasty could correct the problem.