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Today’s Rhinoplasty Note – The Proceudre: Procedures and techniques will vary among surgeons, but on the whole you can expect the following: Rhinoplasty surgery generally takes between one and two hours, though more complicated procedures may take longer. The procedure can be performed in a hospital, surgical center, or office, usually on an outpatient basis, while the patient is under either general anesthesia or local anesthesia combined with heavy sedation.
An incision must first be made in order to access the bone and cartilage support system. There are two types of incisions, the use of which determines the type of rhinoplasty you receive. Incisions can be made externally, or on the outside of the skin, resulting in what’s called an “open” rhinoplasty; or there may be no incisions made on the outside skin, but rather confined to the inside of the nose, resulting in a “closed” rhinoplasty. With closed rhinoplasty, the incisions are invisible, meaning that you will have no resulting scars. Click here for more.