Nose surgery has become very common place due to the fact it is one of the safest cosmetic surgeries that is routinely performed. There are many people out there that are not happy with their noses. There are also those that have problems breathing through their nose and surgery is the only way to correct the problem. Age may become a factor as well as insurance coverage. We will briefly touch on these factors and more so you will become better informed about nose surgery.
Thousands of people, either have went through, are thinking about, having this kind of surgery done on their noses. You may look in the mirror and not like the nose that is looking back at you. Your profile, you say, will look a lot better after surgery.
If, on the other hand, you are looking for nose surgery because you are having breathing problems, then the first thing you want to do, after reading this, is find yourself a reputable plastic surgeon to do the surgery. This can be done by getting a referral from your primary care doctor. Once this is done, you are one step away from getting a better working nose. He are she will do a through check of the nose and let you know if surgery will make your breathing problem better.
When the surgery is being done do to a cosmetic decision, then there are a few factors that must be explored. Age is one, because of the elasticity of your skin. Your skin type will determine how well you will heal. If you are a smoker, more than likely, it will be determined that, depending on the previous factors, you will not be a good candidate.
If you are under the age of 16, most surgeons won’t do the nose surgery as until the nose is not fully developed until between the ages of 16 – 18 years of age and if done before then, the surgery may not be successful.
You may have to have nose surgery due to a broken nose. If you have bruises around the eyes or your nose is pushed over, then surgery may be in order. Again, calling your primary care physician will get you to a reputable plastic surgeon. Waiting a few days before your appointment well be to your benefit, because some of the swelling will have gone down and the Doctor will be better able to make a diagnosis.
Insurance is always a factor unless money is no object when it comes to plastic surgery. If your nose surgery is for cosmetic only, then it is likely that insurance will not cover it. If it is to correct or improve breathing or fixing a major deformity, insurance will either normally pay for all of it or at least half. If you broke your nose on the job, then workers compensation insurance will come into play. Whatever you decide, make sure you have a doctor you trust and that you can handle the financial issues this surgery may entail, and then go forth, have your nose surgery and get the nose you always wanted!