The nose is one of the most defining features on the face. When the nose is too big, too small, or has a bump, it could attract negative attention. That’s why rhinoplasty is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries for men and women. Though it’s an extremely popular procedure, it’s also one of the more complicated plastic surgery procedures. The nose has a very intricate anatomy. Because everyone’s facial structure is different, procedures must be customized for each patient. Due to the complexity of the rhinoplasty procedure, it should be performed by a skilled plastic surgeon such as Dr. Peter Brownrigg.
Though rhinoplasty can improve the appearance of the nose, there are post-operative side effects that occur in the weeks following surgery. Here is an overview of a few common side effects associated with rhinoplasty:
Regardless of how careful and thorough a plastic surgeon is, there could always be complications. Some of the complications of rhinoplasty include:
It’s best to weigh the all the possible side effects and complications by talking with a doctor before committing to a surgery.
Dr. Peter Brownrigg has been providing Ottawa, Ontario patients with plastic surgery options for nearly 20 years. His expertise in facial cosmetic surgery has helped many people get the results they dreamed of with minimal scarring and complications. If you’re a candidate for rhinoplasty and want to learn more about the procedure contact our office today and see how we can help you!