Rhinoplasty Surgery Boston
“It’s as plain as the nose on your face!”
We’ve all heard this expression used to refer to something that is completely evident and obvious. However, this expression tells us a lot about the nose as well. With its prominent central location on the face, your nose is one of the first things a person notices about you. Our Rhinoplasty nose job procedure can help your nose look the way that you want – just right for you.
Good Candidates for Rhinoplasty
Noses come in many shapes and sizes, and there is no one perfect nose. What’s important is that your nose fits your face. A nose that is too large, crooked, bent, rounded, bulbous, etcetera, can detract from an otherwise beautiful face. And, when you can’t breathe well through your nose that can be improved at the same time. If you feel that your nose is not right for your face, a nose job procedure might be right for you.
The Different Types of Rhinoplasty
There are several different types of nose surgery that are designed to address several different issues.
- Rhinoplasty (Nose Shaping Surgery) AKA Nose Job – Can alter the size and shape of different features of the nose to enhance its overall appearance. Dr. Spiegel performs both “open” (with a few dissolving stitches between your nostrils) and “closed” (with all stitches inside the nose) techniques.
- Septoplasty – Nose surgery performed to improve breathing through the nose. Septoplasty can be performed to address a deformity or to correct damage to the septum caused by trauma.
- Revision surgery – Needed if a revision is required for a previous rhinoplasty nose surgery.
Rhinoplasty Before & After
How is rhinoplasty performed?
Your rhinoplasty procedure will be performed at The Spiegel Center in Boston by double-board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel. Rhinoplasty is typically performed under general anesthesia. Rhinoplasty can involve trimming, removing, or reshaping cartilage as well as shaving or fracturing nasal bones in order to make the desired changes to the nose. Surgery can take between 1 to 3 hours based on the extent of the work needed to provide the patient with their desired results.
Recovering from Your Rhinoplasty
Swelling and bruising are to be expected but will subside over the coming weeks. Any pain you may experience during your recovery can typically be managed with medication like acetaminophen (e.g. Tylenol®). A majority of the swelling should subside after a few weeks. A small amount of swelling can persist for several months and up to a year but should not be highly noticeable. Dr Spiegel will provide you with comprehensive post-surgical instructions to help make your recovery as smooth as possible.
How Much Will My Rhinoplasty Cost?
The cost of your rhinoplasty in Boston can vary based on the techniques used and the work required to provide you with your ideal results. During your consultation, one of our expert TSC patient coordinators will let you know what the expected cost of your rhinoplasty will be. We do offer financing options.
Are there any other options?
At The Spiegel Center, we do offer an alternative to surgical rhinoplasty. Non-surgical rhinoplasty, also known as a liquid nose-job, offers a way to subtly refine and enhance the appearance of the nose using dermal filler injections. Non-surgical rhinoplasty can provide beautiful and natural-looking results and is a great option for some patients who are not yet ready to commit to surgery.
The Rhinoplasty Expertise of Dr. Spiegel
As a facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Spiegel strives to help you have the nose that best fits your face. We don’t believe in one nose fits all! Dr. Spiegel is a recognized expert in the most complex nose surgeries. He’s helped people who have had even seven prior surgeries to get the results they want and has been a faculty member, teaching other plastic surgeons about nose surgery at medical meetings around the globe.
Schedule a Consultation Today
For more information on our Boston nose surgery procedures or if you need a rhinoplasty nose job revision please call 617-566-3223 or email [email protected] to schedule a consultation. Dr. Spiegel will listen to the specific issues you want to address through rhinoplasty, ask what your aesthetic goals are for the procedure, and answer any question you may have about your rhinoplasty in Boston.
Rhinoplasty FAQ With Dr. Spiegel
- open rhinoplasty, with a small incision on the bottom of the nose
- closed rhinoplasty, performed through the inside of the nose exclusively
- revision rhinoplasty where things that may have gone poorly with other doctors are revised
- functional rhinoplasty focused on improving breathing
- reconstructive rhinoplasty to fix noses after an injury, disease, resection, or other surgeries
- non-surgical rhinoplasty where careful use of filler materials can give you a quick improvement
Procedure: Rhinoplasty Surgery
Source: Realself, Versatile478237, 7/27/2021
I am a 41 year old women who literally has wanted a rhinoplasty since I was a a teenager but never had the courage to go to a plastic surgeon. After a lot of research, I made an appointment with Dr. Spiegel. I was so nervous for my consultation. Well I went in and everyone was so nice and professional, I was so impressed! Dr. Spiegel was confident he could fix my complex nose, so I booked my surgery! I was so excited to get my rhinoplasty done by him. The day finally came. Everyone at the surgery center was amazing. I arrived completely petrified and they made me feel so comfortable and at ease. I am now 2 weeks post op and my nose looks amazing. Dr. Spiegel is an extremely skilled facial plastic surgeon with a top notch team. I had complete faith in him from the moment I met him and he did not disappoint! My only regret is not doing this 20 years ago! He’s truly the best of the best. Thank you Dr. Spiegel!!
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