Reshapes nose by reducing or increasing size, removing hump, changing shape of tip or bridge, narrowing span of nostrils, or changing angle between nose and upper lip. May also relieve some breathing problems.
After the completion of growth spurts i.e. around the age of 16-17 years for girls and 17-18 years for boys.
Duration of Surgery
1 to 2 hours or more.
Local with sedation or general.
Temporary swelling, bruising around eyes. Resting with the head elevated is absolutely necessary to minimize the swelling.
Back to work: 3 to 7 days.
More Strenuous activities: 2 to 3 weeks. Avoid hitting nose or sunburn: 8 weeks.