The Portland Center For Facial Plastic Surgery
Hillsboro - Portland Oregon
The Portland Center for Facial Plastic Surgery ™
 10690 NE Cornell Rd. Suite 324A, Hillsboro, OR 97124 503-899-0006
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Why is Rhinoplasty So Popular?

There are a variety of reasons why rhinoplasty is a popular procedure. First, your nose occupies the most prominent position on your face. Besides identifying you instantly, it’s also one of the first things people notice about you. If your nose is unflattering, you may find it difficult to relax in social settings. In addition, some people believe that their noses can affect the way others view them.

Another reason people undergo rhinoplasty is to correct breathing problems. This cosmetic surgery can make it easier to breathe, even during the most strenuous activities. Some patients report improvement in headaches, and a noticeable change in breathing. Those who snore frequently are aware of the emotional and physical toll their snoring has on their relationships. Additionally, increased confidence can help them meet their social goals and achieve their career goals.

Today, patients seeking rhinoplasty have much less of a desire for a “perfect nose” and instead desire a more natural-looking appearance. Modern rhinoplasty techniques focus more on correcting shape and size of the nose than on creating a “perfect” nose.

Despite its reputation for being a very common procedure, rhinoplasty is not without its risks. There are some risks associated with the procedure, but a rhinoplasty surgeon can minimize them. One of these risks is the potential for bleeding. If you suffer from allergies or any other health conditions, your doctor can discuss treatment options with you. A good rule of thumb is to quit smoking and alcohol before surgery. This will help your recovery process.

In addition to looking great, rhinoplasty is also a great way to change your nose shape. A doctor can make your nose smaller or larger, or even completely remove it. Before the surgery, the doctor will discuss your expectations with you so you can receive the look you desire. A rhinoplasty can also boost your self-confidence. The procedure will last for years, and it can even be permanent.

Another reason rhinoplasty is so popular is because of the predictable results. Patients who undergo this surgery are generally very happy with the results. Moreover, plastic surgeons have improved their techniques, so they can now give you the nose of your dreams. Patients have a higher satisfaction rate when compared to other surgeries. These improvements in technique have also made rhinoplasty one of the most common cosmetic surgeries in the world.

Because rhinoplasty can affect the area around your eyes, there may be swelling or discoloration in the area. These symptoms may last anywhere from a couple of weeks to six months, depending on the person’s individual needs. If you experience slight swelling, cold compresses and ice packs can help reduce this discoloration. After the procedure, you should keep your follow-up appointments. This is because it is important to monitor your results closely.