What Is Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty?
By Atlanta Plastic & Reconstructive Specialists, on September 6, 2018
Rhinoplasty is one of the most in-demand cosmetic surgical procedures today as it addresses cosmetic flaws concerning the face’s most central feature. Not only can it provide dramatic improvement to the shape and size of the nose, rhinoplasty can also enhance the balance and harmony of the facial features. However, some individuals interested in rhinoplasty are hesitant to have the procedure done due to the potential risks, cost and lengthy recovery associated with surgery. The team at Atlanta Plastic & Reconstructive Specialists understands this and is pleased to offer an alternative in non-surgical rhinoplasty.
Read on to find out if non-surgical rhinoplasty is right for you.
What Does Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty Entail?
Non-surgical rhinoplasty uses dermal fillers to make small tweaks to the aesthetics of the nose. The procedure is performed in-office, typically with a topical anesthetic to enhance patient comfort. Our plastic surgeons carefully inject small amounts of dermal fillers to camouflage a cosmetic flaw (e.g., bump on the nasal bridge, drooping nasal tip) for a more attractive nose.
Patients who desire small tweaks to the shape and size of their nose can enjoy beautiful and noticeable results with non-surgical rhinoplasty. The procedure also offers the following benefits:
- No downtime
- No incisions or visible scarring
- Side effects, including bruising and swelling, are minimal
- Treatment usually takes no more than an hour
- General anesthesia is not needed
- Results are reversible
- Minimizes or eliminates some of the risks associated with surgery
- Almost immediate results
- Cost-effective alternative to traditional rhinoplasty
What Does Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty Treat?
Non-surgical rhinoplasty is best for individuals who only desire minor changes to the appearance of the nose, including:
- Enhancing the appearance of a drooping nasal tip
- Camouflaging a noticeable bump on the nasal bridge
- Make the nose appear slimmer or more defined
- Smooth out irregular contours of the nose to enhance symmetry
Keep in mind that non-surgical rhinoplasty cannot change the internal nasal structures or address functional problems with the nose. If you suffer from a breathing problem, deviated septum or other structural problem, you may be better suited for surgical rhinoplasty.
To learn more about both surgical and non-surgical rhinoplasty, schedule an appointment with one of our trusted plastic surgeons. Please call our Northside office at (404) 255-2975 or our Piedmont office at (404) 343-0897 to make an in-person appointment.