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Preparing for a Rhinoplasty

By Edited Nov 17, 2015 0 0

Have you been thinking about getting rhinoplasty to give you the look that you have always wanted? Most people who people to change something about their appearance usually pick the nose as the area that could use the most improvement; however, there are some people who want to get this operation done for medical purposes. A rhinoplasty procedure can not only improve the way that a person looks, but it can also fix birth defects and other medical problems. Whether you are getting it done for looks or for corrective purposes, there are some things that you will need to do to get prepared for this type of surgery.

The surgeon that will be performing your rhinoplasty procedure will be giving you a lot of instructions to follow. These will be instructions about eating and drinking before your surgery, avoiding certain types of medications, and smoking. Mostly every doctor will recommend that you quit smoking before you get any work like this done. This is because you will not be able to smoke for a couple of weeks after your procedure.

When you are preparing for a rhinoplasty procedure, you will also want to make sure that you have someone who can give you a ride home after your operation. The anesthesia that will be used will make you drowsy and sometimes a little loopy. You will not be able to get the procedure done without someone to drive you home.

The two types of anesthesia that a doctor can use are local and general. A local anesthetic will numb your nose and the areas around your nose. You will not feel any of the cutting that will be going on or anything else that happens to your face. You will be under slight sedation, but you will be awake through the whole surgery. A general anesthetic is one that everyone is probably familiar with. This is the one that will ensure that you sleep through the entire procedure. The type that is used will depend on what you and your doctor decide.

If you are looking to cut costs, then you may want to find out where the surgery will be performed. Some doctors will do the surgery in their office, some will go to an outpatient facility, and some may do it at a hospital. The price will reflect the place where the procedure takes place, so be sure that you find out and if you do not like the cost, then you may want to check with someone who performs the surgery at a facility that is cheaper to use.

There are a lot of instructions that your surgeon will give you to follow when you are getting rhinoplasty. If you want your Beverly Hills Nose Job surgery to go smoothly, it is best to follow these instructions exactly. You should also be sure that you discuss things such as medicines given and the facility that the surgery will take place. There is a lot to do when you are trying to prepare for rhinoplasty surgery.

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