Benefits and side effects associated with rhinoplasty

In general, a rhinoplasty Toronto surgery is conducted due to two major reasons. One is to achieve a better appearance and the other is to rectify potential health issues associated with the nose. 

Benefits of rhinoplasty

When it comes to achieving better aesthetic appearance, several changes will be done related to the shape, size, etc. of the nose. Also, it can change any asymmetries in the nose. On the other hand, when it comes to health benefits, rhinoplasty can broaden the nasal passages, improve potential structural deformities and more importantly, provide a better breathing experience.  

What are the risks associated with a rhinoplasty surgery? 

Of course, there are some risks and side effects associated with rhinoplasty surgery. However, the risks can be minimal if you get it done from a specialized plastic surgeon. Also, as long as you adhere to the post-surgery instructions provided by the surgeon, you can mitigate the potential risks. 

With that said, here are the potential risks associated with rhinoplasty. 

  • Nosebleeds and swelling inside or outside the surgery area. 
  • Potential blockages in the nasal passages. 
  • Scars around the nose. 
  • The septum can be perforated. 
  • The damaged blood cells can cause blood clotting. 
  • Results that are undesired by the patient. 
  • Broken down tissues. 
  • Infections. 

The good news, however, is that most of those risks are rare and can be mitigated if you get the surgery done from a specialized rhinoplasty surgeon. 

Side-effects associated with rhinoplasty

Although the above-mentioned risks are very rare, the side-effects of rhinoplasty are pretty common. Once again, the good news is that these side-effects go away gradually. 

  • Nose bleeding.
  • A mild to noticeable pain around the surgery area.
  • Swelling. 
  • Small wounds around the nose. 
  • Itchy sensation or general discomfort due to the application of the bandage. 
  • Inflammation. 
  • General effects of anesthesia. 

The severity of the side-effects can vary due to various reasons. However, you can reduce their severity by getting appropriate rest and following the instructions provided by the surgeon. If you feel discomfort, the best thing is to consult a doctor. 

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