Is it possible to change the shape of your nose

Your nose sits front and centre on your face. It’s a defining feature that can shape your entire appearance. However, many people wished it was a bit smaller, straighter, or just different somehow.

The good news? Thanks to modern medical and aesthetic advancements, it’s possible to change the shape of your nose through a procedure called rhinoplasty.

Rhinoplasty can be surgical or non-surgical, depending on the type of results you are seeking and your preferred method to change the shape of your nose.

In this blog, we’ll explore what surgical rhinoplasty is, how it works, the benefits and drawbacks and how non-surgical rhinoplasty works to help you make informed choices.


What Is Surgical Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a “nose job,” is a surgical procedure aimed at altering the shape, size, or proportions of the nose. It’s one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries worldwide, with thousands of people opting for it each year.

The reasons for seeking rhinoplasty can vary widely, from correcting a nose that’s been injured to improving breathing or simply enhancing facial aesthetics.


How Does Surgical Rhinoplasty Work?

The procedure itself is performed by a qualified plastic surgeon. They make incisions either inside the nose (closed rhinoplasty) or across the narrow strip of tissue separating the nostrils (open rhinoplasty).

Through these incisions, the surgeon can access the bones and cartilage that form the structure of the nose. They then sculpt and reshape the nose to achieve the desired look.

Whether it’s reducing a bump on the bridge, refining the nasal tip, narrowing nostrils, or correcting asymmetry, rhinoplasty can address a range of concerns.


What Are the Benefits of Surgical Rhinoplasty?

As rhinoplasty surgery makes a permanent nose shape change, it’s important to fully understand the benefits and risks. We have broken these down in this section to help you make informed decisions.


Improved Facial Harmony

One of the primary benefits of rhinoplasty is achieving improved facial harmony. The nose plays a significant role in how the face looks overall. By bringing the nose into better proportion with other facial features, rhinoplasty can improve the overall aesthetic balance of your face.


Correcting Deformities

For individuals with congenital deformities or those who have experienced trauma to the nose, rhinoplasty can be life-changing. It can correct nose structure issues such as a deviated septum. This can not only improve appearance but also restore proper breathing function.


Increased Self-Confidence

Many people undergo rhinoplasty because they’re unhappy with the appearance of their nose. Changing something you’ve been self-conscious about can have a profound impact on self-esteem and confidence levels.


Improved Breathing

Functional rhinoplasty offers benefits beyond looks. It can also help fix breathing difficulties by addressing structural issues that obstruct airflow. This is particularly beneficial for individuals with chronic nasal congestion or difficulty breathing through their nose.


The Risks of Surgical Rhinoplasty

As rhinoplasty is an invasive surgery, it poses risks such as infection, bleeding, and adverse reactions to anaesthesia. These risks can be reduced by choosing skilled and experienced plastic surgeons.

Scarring is possible, with closed rhinoplasty leaving scars inside the nostrils and open rhinoplasty possibly resulting in a small scar on the columella (the strip of tissue between the nostrils), though these typically fade over time.

Recovery from this process can be lengthy, with common swelling, redness and bruising lasting several weeks. As a result, it may take months for the final results to become fully apparent.

Since rhinoplasty is an elective cosmetic procedure, costs can vary widely and are generally not covered by insurance. To ensure your expectations are met and that you are in safe hands, seek a reputable and trustworthy surgeon backed by accreditation.


Is a Non-Surgical Nose Job Possible?

In short, Yes! If you don’t like the sound of an invasive surgery to make your nose smaller, don’t worry – you don’t have to!

Non-surgical rhinoplasty makes it possible to change the shape of your nose without the need for actual nose surgery. This means there’s no need for any potential healing time, scars, or risks of infection.


Nose Reshaping With Dermal Fillers (Non-surgical Rhinoplasty)

Non-surgical rhinoplasty is essentially a non-surgical nose job. It involves skilled aesthetic professionals, such as trained specialists at Dr Yusra, using dermal fillers for nose contouring.

By injecting dermal filler strategically, they can smooth out bumps, lift the tip, or create symmetry. Non-surgical treatments are temporary but they provide immediate results. They can typically last from 6 to 18 months, depending on the type of filler used.

This approach offers a safe and effective way to alter the appearance of your nose without the need for surgery or the worry of any associated risks.


The Benefits Of Non-surgical Rhinoplasty

Non-surgical rhinoplasty is a low-risk procedure that offers a wide range of benefits. Some of these include:

  • Non-surgical nose jobs offer immediate results without surgery
  • Quick procedure, often under an hour, with minimal downtime
  • Improves nose appearance with injectable fillers for symmetry and balance
  • Reversible and less expensive than surgical options
  • Low risk and allows gradual adjustments for desired results


The Considerations Of Non-surgical Rhinoplasty

Although non-surgical nose jobs aren’t permanent and can be reversed, unlike surgical rhinoplasty, there are other thoughts to consider before choosing to undergo this treatment. These include:

  • Results are temporary and require periodic touch-ups
  • Limited in correcting structural issues like a deviated septum
  • Risks include bruising, swelling, and potential filler complications
  • Not suitable for major nose reshaping or reducing size
  • Requires a skilled and experienced injector for safe and effective results


Explore Non-surgical Treatments with Dr Yusra

If you’re unhappy with the shape of your nose for aesthetic reasons, non-surgical nose jobs are a trusted and reliable option that guarantees to change the shape of the nose.

Not only are dermal fillers great at reshaping your nose, but they can also be applied to other areas of your face including lips, cheeks and forehead to create a smooth and voluminous appearance.

If you’re considering exploring non-surgical treatments, make sure to consult a qualified and experienced provider like Dr Yusra. We use our knowledge and experience to best inform you of your options to ensure you always look fresh but never “overdone”.

To find out more about our services and understand which aesthetic treatment best suits your needs, book a consultation with our friendly team.

Dr Yusra Al-Mukhtar

Dr Yusra Al-Mukhtar

Dr Yusra is a distinguished dental surgeon and a skilled medical aesthetic clinician with a wealth of experience in maxillofacial head and neck surgery and skin cancer surgery. She holds an impressive academic background, having graduated with first-class honours in Medical Science and Healthcare Management from Imperial College London and earned Honours and Distinction as a dental surgeon from King’s College London. Dr Yusra is a Level 7 Trainer in medical aesthetics, in line with Ofqual guidelines, and is renowned for her expertise in providing natural-looking non-surgical facelifts and a range of aesthetic treatments. Her commitment to patient well-being and safety is unwavering, making her a trusted practitioner in the field.

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