Nose surgery – nose job information and locations in Mexico

Nose surgery or nose job is a surgery used to change the shape of the nose and improve breathing. A nose job is one of the most popular facial surgeries.
A nose job is an umbrella term for several surgical procedures performed on the nose in which, ENT surgeons work on the bone, cartilage, and skin. All procedures are performed under general anesthesia and after an evaluation, the ENT surgeon will determine if the patient needs an open or closed surgery.

Types of nose surgery or nose job

Septoplasty is a surgical procedure used to repair or straighten a deviated septum and reduce enlarged turbinates. During a septoplasty, your ENT surgeon trims the bone and cartilage to straighten the nasal septum. In some cases, a portion of the bone and cartilage needs to be removed.
Rhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure that changes the proportions of your nose for aesthetic or functional reasons. During the procedure, the surgeon cuts around the nostrils to reshape the bone, cartilage, and skin.
Rhinoseptoplasty o septorhinoplasty
This procedure is a combination of septoplasty and rhinoplasty. In which the ENT surgeon corrects the deviated septum and improves the aesthetic and symmetry of the nose.
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Nose surgery
Procedure: 30 - 45 min.
Hospital stay: 4 hrs.
Cleared to fly: 14 days
After surgery
Out of town patients’ follow-ups are scheduled with the ENT surgeon after 3 and 14 days of nose surgery. Patients are clear for flying after 14 days of the nose surgery.
Note: Follow-ups can be arranged as face-to-face or virtually. If needed, you can go to your primary care physician to remove sutures or get medication adjustments.
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Nose surgery frequent questions

Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the procedure.
What’s the difference between a septoplasty and rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty focuses on the outside and its looks, while septoplasty deals with issues inside the nose, such as breathing, sleep apnea, and snoring.
Which surgery do I need?
Depending on the issue and the desired results. Your ENT surgeon will do an evaluation to determine which surgery is best for you.
How do I prepare for a nose surgery?
As with any surgery, your otolaryngologist will perform a physical examination before the procedure, you will be asked to not eat or drink at least 8 hours before the procedure. Tell your surgeon If you’re taking medications or supplements.
What can I expect during recovery?
During recovery, patients can expect mild discomfort and nasal bleeding on the first day. Swelling and bruising improve gradually, usually from one to two weeks. Normal activities can be resumed after three days.

Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our top specialized clinics.

In all medical procedures, there are chances of complications, the specialist will provide you detailed information about the risks of the procedure, talk to the specialist directly.