Cosmetic Procedures

Rhinoplasty (Nose reshaping)

Procedure
Reshape nose by reducing or increasing size, removing hump, changing shape of tip or bridge, narrowing span of nostrils, or changing angle between nose and upper lip. May also relieve some breathing problems. (May be eligible for a Medicare rebate)
Length
1 to 2 hours or more.
Anesthesia
Local with sedation, or general.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Temporary swelling, bruising around eyes, nose and headaches. Some bleeding and stiffness.
Risks
Infection. Small burst blood vessels resulting in tiny, permanent red spots. Incomplete improvement, requiring additional surgery.
Recovery
Back to work: 1 to 2 weeks. More strenuous activities: 2 to 3 weeks. Avoid hitting nose or sunburn: 8 weeks. Final appearance: 1 year or more.
Duration
Permanent

Doctors performing this procedure: Nose Reshaping in Australia

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Hodgkinson, Darryl FACCS 02 9362 7400
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Moore, Colin FACCS 0414 251 234    Website
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Zacharia, Michael FACCS 1300 784 064    Website