Preservation Rhinoplasty (Protective Nose Surgery)
Protective nose surgery is an aesthetical surgery method that does the minimal damage possible to nose bridge and natural nose anatomy. The difference it has from the classicals method is the fact that it does not damage the bone or cartilage of the nose but shapes the nose through aesthetic interventions done to the tissues under the nose bridge. Preservation rhinoplasty can provide natural results with lesser side effects like bruising and swelling after the surgery.
What Is Preservation Rhinoplasty?
The development in technology and the world or medicine also brings many innovations to aesthetic surgery procedures. Thanks to new methods and approaches to aesthetic surgeries it is possible to get more natural and satisfying results. Preservation rhinoplasty is a surgery that also belongs to this scope. Preservation rhinoplasty does the minimum damage to nose bridge and cartilage tissue. Therefore, the rough appearance that may occur after rhinoplasty does not exist in preservation rhinoplasty. A nose that is proportional to the face and is natural looking even in pictures can be achieved.
Who Can Get Preservation Rhinoplasty? Which Nose Types Are Suitable For Preservation Rhinoplasty?
Preservation rhinoplasty can be done on anybody that has the anatomical suitability. The procedure is suitable for the patients that have problems like down turned nose shape, thickness, displacedness or nasal hump. Especially those that seek a natural look after their surgery and want to avoid the long healing process after classic rhinoplasty methods can prefer preservation rhinoplasty.
How Is Preservation Rhinoplasty Different from Other Rhinoplasty Methods?
The method used in preservation rhinoplasty is different from classic rhinoplasty surgeries. Even though it is an open rhinoplasty technique the anatomical structure of the nose is protected. In classic rhinoplasty methods the bone at the bridge of the nose and cartilage are filed and the desired shape is given to the nose. In preservation rhinoplasty the intervention is done on tissues under the bridge of the nose, causing minimal damage to nose structure. The nose shape that comes out as the result of the surgery is more natural. The healing process following the procedure is shorter and complaints about bruising and swelling is far less.
How Is Preservation Rhinoplasty Done?
Preservation rhinoplasty can be done as open or closed surgery. Dr. Turkmen mostly prefers to do closed technique preservation rhinoplasty surgery on his patients. If necessary, aesthetic interventions can be done on the tip or the sides of the nose creating a nose shape that is coherent from all sides. Preservation rhinoplasty is done under general anaesthesia, so patients do not feel any pain or discomfort during the procedure. The surgery is complete in around 2-2.5 hours.
How Is the Healing Process After Preservation Rhinoplasty?
Healing process after preservation rhinoplasty is shorter compared to other rhinoplasty surgeries. Like any surgical intervention after preservation rhinoplasty patients may experience bleeding, swelling, or bruising. But preservation rhinoplasty provides less complaints and shorter healing process. Bruising and swelling caused by surgery diminish after 1-2 weeks and patient can continue their daily life on their own. Healing process may vary depending on the individual. During this process it is important to avoid heavy workouts and protect the nose from possible impacts. After surgery to give the nose its ideal shape and for nose shape to settle you may be advised to massage your nose as your doctor suggests.