The Portland Center For Facial Plastic Surgery
Hillsboro - Portland Oregon
503-899-0006
The Portland Center for Facial Plastic Surgery ™
 10690 NE Cornell Rd. Suite 324A, Hillsboro, OR 97124 503-899-0006
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Rhinoplasty – Is it Right For You?

Continual dissatisfaction with one or more of your nose’s physical characteristics, as well as functional or aesthetic issues brought on by trauma or injury, are just a few of the frequent causes for which individuals choose to have rhinoplasty surgery.

Rhinoplasty, also referred to as a “nose job,” consistently ranks among the top 10 most popular plastic surgery treatments.
Even though it may appear like a simple procedure, rhinoplasty calls for extensive training and experience to deliver results of the highest caliber.
If you do decide a rhinoplasty is the appropriate procedure for you, it’s crucial to find a skilled plastic surgeon with an eye for beauty and delicacy.

What is a nose job?

The cartilage, soft tissue, and tiny bones that make up your nose all work together to give it its particular form and look.
The appearance of your nose can be drastically altered by changing any one of these elements, which is why rhinoplasty can be a difficult, involved process.

Your plastic surgeon manipulates these separate components during rhinoplasty surgery, using a variety of methods to change the nose’s appearance and functionality.
The methods employed for your rhinoplasty will rely on your particular objectives as well as the natural anatomical structure of your nose and any possible prior injuries or surgeries.

What justifications exist for considering a rhinoplasty?

to alter the appearance of your nose

Cosmetic rhinoplasty, or changing the form and appearance of the nose, is a common reason why people consider rhinoplasty.
Cosmetic rhinoplasty may simply include small structural adjustments that result in clearly discernible improvements, depending on the anatomical make-up of your nose and the appearance you’re going for.

To get the desired look, though, you may occasionally need to change a few of the internal nose-structure elements.
Cosmetic rhinoplasty is frequently performed to alter the nose’s general shape, making it wider, larger, narrower, or smaller, with the aim of enhancing the facial proportion and balance.
To that purpose, you can also change the tip of your nose.

to facilitate breathing

Breathing might become challenging due to obstructions in the nose’s airway, genetic anomalies, and growths.
In these circumstances, rhinoplasty may also involve surgery on the airways, and any modifications to the nose’s structure or shape are intended to allow for normal airflow.

The septum will probably need to be changed during this kind of operation.
The long, broad stretch of cartilage tissue that runs down the center of the nose is known as the septum.
Because the goal involves a noticeable increase in function, altering the position or size of the septum is often seen as a medically required procedure and might be reimbursed by insurance.
By enlarging the space between the septum and the soft tissue and sides of the nose—commonly referred to as the nasal valve area—work on the soft tissue inside the nostril can occasionally increase airflow.

enhancing your ethnicity

Enhancing one’s nose and balancing their features without compromising the unique nasal features that distinguish different nationalities is what ethnic rhinoplasty does. It alters the look of the nose while remaining faithful to the patient’s heritage.
The goal is to give a person a lovely, organic-looking nose that blends in with the rest of their face and distinctive features.

Can you benefit from rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is a personal choice made by someone who is unhappy with specific aspects of their nose and wants a different appearance.
You may be a suitable candidate for rhinoplasty if you have one or more unattractive nasal characteristics; some prevalent causes are as follows:

a twisted septum that gives the nose an unbalanced appearance

a lump on the nose’s bridge

a broad nose

A thick nasal tip, an asymmetrical tip that projects excessively or even droops, or other cosmetic defects brought on by trauma or damage

For a rhinoplasty, who should you see?

While many surgeons may technically be able to complete rhinoplasty operations, you want to trust the changes to the highlight of your face to someone with substantial training and experience in the procedure.
Make sure the plastic surgeon you select has the level of skill required to get the excellent results you need.

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