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Unhappy With The Shape Of Your Nose? Consider Rhinoplasty

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Of the dozens of cosmetic procedures available today, there are few that offer a longer list of possibilities than nose surgery. From correcting nose asymmetry to improving your breathing to reshaping the nose altogether, the potential benefits of rhinoplasty are virtually endless. At Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Reston, VA, our internationally recognized team of board-certified plastic surgeons is proud to perform the most cutting-edge and exciting nasal surgeries to help men and women look – and feel – better than ever. If you are unhappy with your appearance and are interested in the possibility of changing the shape of your nose, rhinoplasty in Northern Virginia may be right for you.

What is rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, also referred to as a “nose job” or nose surgery, is a highly beneficial procedure that can be used to make a number of functional and cosmetic enhancements to a person’s nose. Depending on a patient’s reasons for rhinoplasty surgery, the surgeon may recommend one of several types of nose surgery. These may include:

  • Open rhinoplasty: performed using internal and external incisions, allowing the surgeon a great deal of visibility during the procedure

  • Closed rhinoplasty: often appropriate for cases where only subtle enhancements are needed, which can be made using internal incisions alone

  • Revision rhinoplasty: used to correct the unsatisfactory results of a previous nose surgery

  • Ethnic rhinoplasty: typically reserved for patients of certain ethnicities, including African-American, Asian, and Middle Eastern, who wish to maintain their cultural integrity while also enhancing the nose

During your initial consultation at Austin-Weston for Northern Virginia rhinoplasty, your surgeon will carefully examine the features and structures of your nose, discuss your concerns and goals, and recommend the type of rhinoplasty that is best suited to your needs.

What does rhinoplasty do?

There is no shortage of benefits when it comes to rhinoplasty surgery. For some patients, rhinoplasty is purely a cosmetic procedure, designed to reshape a more appealing and proportionate nose. In other cases, men and women undergo rhinoplasty to address breathing difficulties, snoring, or interrupted sleep. Oftentimes, patients actually reap both cosmetic and functional benefits from a single nose surgery. Some of the most common concerns that can be dramatically improved with rhinoplasty include:

  • Nose is too big or too small
  • Nose is too wide or too narrow
  • Nose is too masculine or too feminine
  • Unhappy with shape of nose
  • Crooked nose
  • Big nostrils
  • Small nostrils
  • Bump in bridge of nose
  • Hooked tip of nose
  • Hump in nose
  • Pig nose
  • Deviated septum
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Obstructed breathing
  • Interrupted sleep
  • Snoring
  • Sleep apnea
  • Self-conscious about nose

Can I pick the shape of my new nose with rhinoplasty?

Because so many patients who seek rhinoplasty have been unhappy with their nose for years – or even decades – they often have a fairly good idea of what they want their new noses to look like. Your experienced surgeon at Austin-Weston will carefully discuss your goals and review inspiration photos to gain a firm understanding of what you are hoping to achieve during rhinoplasty surgery. In most cases, cosmetic rhinoplasty aims to create harmony between your facial features by adjusting the size, shape, and other characteristics of the nose. As with any cosmetic surgery, there is a limit to the degree of change that can be safely and realistically achieved with rhinoplasty. However, our surgeons have a great deal of experience with even the most complex rhinoplasty cases and will guide you through what results may be possible for your nose surgery.

Get the nose of your dreams and feel more confident than ever with rhinoplasty surgery in Northern Virginia

Whether you have been self-conscious about your nose for your entire life or have only recently noticed that your nose has changed over time, rhinoplasty can help you achieve or restore a look you can feel confident about. To find out if rhinoplasty is right for you, call Austin-Weston, The Center for Cosmetic Surgery in Reston, VA to schedule your private in-office or virtual consultation with one of our renowned board-certified plastic surgeons today!

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.