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Safe Rhinoplasty surgery

If you are one of the many people who have spent their lives aware of the appearance of your nose, rhinoplasty can be a perfect solution. Rhinoplasty (or nose surgery) is a procedure in which the nasal bone or cartilage are altered to a more pleasant and refined outline that will complement your other facial features. Most rhinoplasty surgery patients are made to improve their appearance and self-esteem through a modification is they feel it is too large, out of proportion to this crooked or being injured.

Rhinoplasty can be performed on any part of the nose to change the shape of the tip or the bridge of the nose, to reduce the arch of the nostrils, or change the angle between your nose and upper lip. You can also correct congenital defects or injury, and helps to relieve some breathing problems.

The slightest alteration in the nose of a person can make a dramatic difference. The main goal of rhinoplasty is to create facial harmony in which its most prominent feature, the nose, this in perfect proportion to their other facial features.

Allergic rhinitis is a common condition and is often confused with the common cold. One of every 4 people may experience allergic disorders. Allergic rhinitis is characterized by a history usually months or years with symptoms such as nasal obstruction, nasal discharge often posterior (posterior rhinorrhea or runny nose), itching or nasal itching and sneezing. It may also be accompanied by headache or headache, feeling of nasal congestion, itching, and redness of eyes, ears and throat itch. Many patients also suffer from bronchial asthma of varying importance and sometimes suffer from eczema skin symptoms such as ear and nasal vestibules.

Allergic Rintis was first described in England in people working with hay, there’s still some called “hay fever”. We now know that is an altered response and defenses that may occur against different substances or allergens. In general there are patients who suffer these symptoms only in spring and is related to pollen allergy.

Other symptoms all year are usually caused by room dust allergies (perennial rhinitis). Dermatophagoides mites are microscopic found in room dust and are responsible for the allergic reaction.

Other common allergens include grass, fungi and animal hair and dander.

Untreated allergy produces very unpleasant symptoms that impair quality of life, but especially exposes the patient to complications such as chronic nasal obstruction, nasal polyposis, chronic sinusitis, ear infections and deafness. This often surgically it should be resolved by the allergist audiologist.

The study classically allergy skin test performed. Lately has been used a method that allows the measurement of IgE (immunoglobulin E), which are antibodies specific for each allergen. The advantage of the latter method is that the study is done with a sample of blood (in-vitro), unlike the skin test that “in vivo”, ie in the patient’s skin, is performed and is strongly recommended in children not to go through discomfort of testing.

In some cases it is necessary X-rays or endoscopic examinations of nasal cavities. For complement the study of nasal obstruction, sinusitis or polyposis associated.

The treatment of allergic rhinitis is symptomatic generally, ie drugs and occasionally with immunotherapy. The most commonly used medications are antihistamines. Preferred are those which do not produce drowsiness and once daily. You can also associate a nasal inhaler.

Immunotherapy, known as “vaccine” is an excellent result in allergic rhinitis, which control and cure of the annoying symptoms of allergy.

Is the rhinoplasty is for me?

Anyone who feels conscious about their nose find that rhinoplasty can offer him a new aura of confidence. The procedure can significantly improve the appearance of the face, by creating a more level nose and a beautiful profile.

The procedure is completely customized to complement the individual’s face, but the desire is to remove a bump, refine the tip, or nasal depressions upset. After careful analysis medical history and their desires your doctor will help you decide whether rhinoplasty can give you the results you are looking for.

Why fulfill myself an aesthetic and functional rhinoplasty?

Being trained as an otolaryngologist, we know how annoying it is for a patient does not have a normal functioning of your nose. We believe that a cosmetic change of nose should also be assessed with nasal symptoms because we are talking about the same structure is involved for respiratory functions (nose). Cosmetic changes should not be in one dimension.

Otherwise, there are patients who already come with an aesthetic rhinoplasty that was not valued properly and then pushes us to treat problems of functional type. That is why the importance of not separating the two techniques to enjoy a nose where the person is breathing well and feel confident of his good looks.

What is Aesthetic Rhinoplasty?

Is a surgery which aims to balance the aesthetic external structures that form the nose because it is one of the elements that contribute to the aesthetics of the face. In this surgery will be the nasal cartilage that form the nasal tip, the nostrils, the nasal dorsum and nasal bones are retooled to better appearance.

What is Functional Nose Surgery?

Thanks to a previous study and before the patient enters the operating room, we already know about the existence of other internal problems of the nose and we could fix while aesthetics in order not to suffer from respiratory disorders later. An example of this would be: Septoplasty, nasal endoscopic surgery, cauterization turbinate, valvuloplasty.

What are the advantages of an audiologist perform rhinoplasty?

An otolaryngologist specializing in Facial Surgery and Nasal, is endorsed by the National Board of Otolaryngology, therefore Rhinoplasty is very safe. Another advantage of the otolaryngologist is that in addition to nose surgery for a cosmetic benefit of the patient, always go for the functionality of breathing, so you can be confident (or) that after the operation breathe better than before . In addition otolaryngologists always seek the nose does not look that has been operated, thanks to their knowledge within their field of medicine.

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