Patients often approach the office with any questions regarding the intervention: is it very painful? What will the recovery be like? Here, a compilation of many beliefs that are repeated non-stop and have little truth.
1. "I want to make a noise like the one in the photo.”
It is impossible to copy the nose of another person or famous person, and in case of trying to do it, the facial aesthetic balance will be altered, so the result is never good. There are limitations regarding the new size and shape that can be given to the nose that is directly related to the amount of tissue available, the bone structure of each patient, the projection of the chin and cheekbones, among other issues. The plastic surgeon must give a realistic idea of what can be done in the nose to avoid artificial and impossible results.
2. "It is an extremely painful surgery.”
This myth comes from the first rhinoplasties that were done that were painful. With the arrival of modern anesthetics, the intervention is not painful, and then, during recovery, patients generally only repo
3. "It is a very expensive intervention."
Today, this or another surgery is no longer a luxury reserved for small economic elites. Thanks to current techniques, new procedures have appeared, at significantly lower costs and accessible to patients of various economic positions.