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Are you planning to have Korea Rhinoplasty in no time? Korea Rhinoplasty isn’t like getting a hair cut, you need to make sure you know the facts before you commit. Here are the things you never knew about nose job. Things you want to know better before deciding to correct your nose shape for the first time and hope it lasts forever!
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1) Korea Rhinoplasty is not pain-free obviously
The truth is you will experience some pain, swelling and bruising around your nose and eyes immediately after the procedure but these side effect should settle down within 2-3 weeks.
2) You will be asked a lot of quesions but this is GOOD news
A reputable and trustable surgeon will ask your motivations behind your decision to have Korea Rhinoplasty and the result you might want to achieve. They will also ask about your general health and medical history in detail. All of these might bother you for some level but remember thorough is a GOOD sign.
3) You should ask the questions too
It’s not one way street. You also need to know about the surgeon’s background who is going to perform Korea Rhinoplasty on you. You should always ask about their professional experience and check with the registered bodies that they are indeed a qualified cosmetic surgeon and have no outstanding complaints against them.
Ask a surgeon for examples of their previous work and see before and after Korea Rhinoplasty photos of the previous patients. You may be able to talk to these patients as well.
Always ask the surgeon to fully explain the risks and possible complications of the surgery for you.
4) There’s more than one type of Korea Rhinoplasty
There are 2 main types of Korea Rhinoplasty: reduction and augmentation, although there are a whole range of types and techniques.
In a reduction Korea Rhinoplasty, cartilage and bone are removed or rearranged through cuts inside your nostrils to make the nose smaller.
An augmentation Korea Rhinoplasty may involve enhancing certain features with bone or cartilage grafts, though this is actually quite a rare procedure.
It may possible for the doctor to operate entirely through the nostrils, which is called ‘closed korea rhinoplasty. Alternatively, they need to make a small cut known as ‘open korea rhinoplasty’. He or she will advise you on this during your consultation.
5) Only proceed if you’re 100% happy with the information you’ve received
There is no surgery can ever guarantee a perfect outcome so you should be wary of anyone that suggest this. Your surgeon should spend time with you discussing in detail what you want to change about your nose, if that can be achieved and what options are available. Never proceed with surgery until you are happy with the information the surgeon has provided you with and you feel aware of all the risks and possibilities.
6) You’ll need to kick the smoking habit out
Not only for Korea rhinoplasty, for any kind of surgery, it is always best if you stop smoking, as this can affect your healing process.
7) Bruising and swelling is a given
There will be bruising and swelling, particularly around your eyes, which can take about three weeks to settle. Most closed rhinoplasty will take around two weeks to settle. Open surgery will usually take four to six weeks to heal.
8) It is normal to bleed
Directly after Korea rhinoplasty, you will most likely to have dressings inside your nostrils to absorb any bleeding for a few days. You may also find that your nose bleeds for a few days after you get home and you might have some pain, but painkillers will help with this.
9) Your nose will feel stiff
There will be bruising and swelling, particularly around your eyes, which can take about three weeks to settle and your nose will feel numb and stiff. The numbness usually subsides within a couple of months.
10) You’ll need at least 2 weeks out
You should be able to do normal physical tasks after a couple of days but Wonjin Plastic Surgery recommends avoiding strenuous exercise or anything that may knock your nose for 4 to 6 weeks.
11) It can take several months before you see the final and true result
Time is medicine. The final result of your Korea Rhinoplasty will take some time. Most of the swelling should have gone by three months. Remember swelling and bruising differ from person to person.
12) Certain medication cannot be taken
Your surgeon will discuss medications in details with you before any surgery and take a full medical history. In particular, anti-coagulants (blood thinner) will in most cases need to be stopped or reduced for the surgery.
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