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There are several good reasons why people get rhinoplasty surgery. This is a procedure that can really help a lot of people, whether they just want to feel better about themselves or they need the surgery to have a better quality of life. Thousands of people have this procedure done every year, and here are the most common reasons why.

1) Self-esteem

Some people are just born with prominent noses, bumpy noses or crooked noses. This makes them feel self-conscious for most of their lives, but they don’t have to feel that way anymore. Getting rhinoplasty surgery can help give them the boost of confidence they need. The procedure can reduce, smooth and straighten noses to compliment any person’s face. The way a person feels about himself or herself can really have an impact on his or her life. Since getting such a procedure can boost a person’s self-esteem, it can definitely improve their life as well.

2) Accidents Happen

No matter how hard people try, accidents are bound to happen. Someone could simply trip and land face first on the ground, breaking their nose, or a person could be in a car accident where the impact of the airbag breaks their nose. While gravity and forward motion aren’t their friends, a rhinoplasty procedure is. If a person has the surgery within the first two weeks of the accident happening, the surgery will have very good results. In some cases, the person considers their new nose to be better than their old nose.

3) Trouble Breathing

Another reason to have rhinoplasty surgery is when a person is having trouble breathing. This is really a case of a deviated septum, which is also referred to as a nostril collapse. When this happens, it can cause a person to have chronic snoring. However, having a rhinoplasty procedure can fix this in a snap, and most insurance firms cover it when it’s explained as a medical procedure. Due to this, some people take the opportunity to make cosmetic changes to their nose at the same time. Why not get the nose they want if they are going under the knife anyway?

4) Sinus Problems

While a deviated septum can cause chronic snoring and breathing problems, the same problem can cause more severe medical conditions. Sinus infections and sinusitis can be brought on by a deviated septum. When a doctor diagnoses such a problem, they will schedule a type of rhinoplasty surgery called a septoplasty for their patient. After having the surgery, the person’s quality of life is improved. However, these procedures aren’t carried out on people under the age of 18, as the septum continues to grow until that age. In this case, other options are considered.

Having a rhinoplasty procedure done may be scary for some people, but there really isn’t much to it. If a person is really unhappy with the way their nose looks, has had an accident or is having medical problems with their nose, this surgery is the best way they can improve their life and feel more confident.

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