A number of these various possible
stages are listed below. Because every patient is different, the right
combination of stages has to be selected in each case.
incisions inside both nostrils (invisible postoperatively) and in the case of open
rhinoplasty, the joining of the incisions under the nose.
of the nasal hump.
correction. Shaping the tip may involve narrowing,
raising and/or strengthening the nose, etc..
the size of the nose (for a
large nose, a nose with a wide tip).
the size of the nose (using
the lower part of the nose in the
case of nostril collapse after
breathing in sharply.
the size of the internal nasal valve in
the case of a very narrow nose, in order to correct breathing
difficulties and so that when seen from below the nose forms an equilateral
grafts from the following areas (in order of priority): septum, other parts of
the nose, ears, ribs.
of a crooked/deviated septum or
straightening if required.
the size of the nostrils.
of incisions with absorbable sutures (in open rhinoplasty, the outside incision
underneath the nose is closed with 3 tiny stitches).
of a small splint on the bridge of the nose for 6 days.