Am I candidate for rhinoplasty? Will a surgeon give me a nose job? If you are wondering whether you are able to get a nose job, then this is the right post for you. We outline who is able to get a nose job, so you can feel confident in the knowledge when booking in for an appointment with your surgeon.
You do not like the shape or size of your nose
This is the main reason that people opt for cosmetic nose jobs. Some people may think that their nose is too large for their face, there is perhaps a crook in it, or maybe even they would like it to turn up slightly at the end. If you don’t like the way your nose looks, cosmetic surgery might be for you.
You are having difficulties breathing
If you have difficulty breathing through your nose there may be something wrong on the inside that rhinoplasty can fix. You will need to see the surgeon to assess whether rhinoplasty will be able to fix your breathing problems.
You have a deviated septum
A deviated septum is more common than you think. This is one of the many reasons that people undergo a rhinoplasty for their health. This procedure may be covered under your health care, so check to find out!
You have had a broken nose (or many!) in the past
Broken noses can do damage to both the inside and the outside of your nose. If you have previously had a broken nose and it isn’t the same as it used to be then you might like to consult with a rhinoplasty surgeon Sydney.
You may not be old enough
Once your facial structures have mainly stopped growing you are able to undergo a nose job. This is different for everybody and you will need to be individually assessed by your surgeon however this usually occurs at around 16-18 years of age. If you are under 18 and wanting or needing to have surgery you will need your parents consent.
You are in generally good health
Rhinoplasty is a surgery which means it comes along with risks involved. To mitigate risks, you should be in generally good health and ideally you need to have quit smoking before you have the procedure performed.
You are able to afford the procedure
A rhinoplasty is a serious operation and attracts a fee that reflect that. However if you have private health care you may be able to get claim some of the fee from your insurer. There is usually some out of pocket expenses. You could also enquire if you are eligible for finance for the procedure.
You have done some doctor research
It’s important to choose a rhinoplasty surgeon Sydney that you can trust. Dr. Zacharia takes very good care of his patients and has been a practicing reconstructive and cosmetic rhinoplasty surgeon for many years.
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