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Wearing eyeglasses after rhinoplasty

Wearing eyeglasses after rhinoplasty This is a very common question asked? After rhinoplasty, eyeglasses can be worn a week. Since we place a splint on the bridge of the nose after rhinoplasty, the nose is protected from the potential damage of the eyeglasses. After the splint is removed,...

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Different nose types

Lately Turkish doctors have been very popular in rhinoplasty. We have patients from various countries. The doctors being well specialized in rhinoplasty, the prices being agreeable and the hospital conditions being perfect are the main reasons for this preference. Our country has a rich variety of...

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 Nasal Dorsal Hump

A nasal hump is a bump made up of bone and cartilage on the bridge of the nose. If this hump is small, a minimal rasping is generally enough. But with large humps, the bridge of the nose looks wide. After rasping the bony hump, the bridge should be narrowed by lateral osteotomies. The excessive...

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The result of excessive hump reduction on the bony vault...

The bony vault is the upper 1/3 of the nasal dorsum. It is made up of paired nasal bones. Dorsal hump deformity is described as the excessive projection of the bony nasal vault. This hump may be removed during rhinoplasty by osteotomies, piezo or rasping techniques. Following this procedure,...

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Nasal Obstruction

Nasal obstruction is the feeling of reduced air flow through the nostrils.The first and the most important function of the nose is the transmission of the inhaled air into the lungs by humidifying, heating and filtering it. When this function is disturbed, people have difficulty in breathing...

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Rhinoplasty (Nose Aesthetic)

Nose attracts attention. It is placed in the middle of the face, that's why it gives the ultimate meaning to the visage. Some dominant deformities in its shape may cause also psychological problems.Rhinoplasty is an operation to change the shape of the nose. The shape of the bone and the...

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Snoring

Snoring is a symptom . Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the consequence disease of this symptom. Obstructive sleep apnoea is defined as the cessation of breath during sleep about 10 seconds. The severity is often established using the apnoea/hypopnoea index (AHI), which is the number of apnoeas...

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Rhinoplasty and breathing

Rhinoplasty is surgery on the nose to change its shape. However, this nose job should not cause any functional problems like a nasal blockage. Cartilage and bony dorsum of the nose is the roof of the internal breathing pathways as well. To lower and narrow the dorsum causes breathing problems. The...

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Why ENT specialists are preferred for rhinoplasty

Nose is one of the fundamental subjects of the ENT specialists. Other than the cosmetic appearance, the patients with functional problems of the nose firstly consult the ENT specialists. Post nasal drip, breathing problems, infections…..are ENT subjects. Septal deviation and turbinate...

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Saddle-nose deformity

Saddle – nose is a deformity defining the dorsal depression on the middle vault of the nose. It is mostly acquired. External trauma to the nose or inappropriate rhinoseptoplasty surgery damage the nasoseptal cartilage and decrease the dorsal nasal structural support. This causes middle vault...

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Piezo Rhinoplasty

Piezo is an instrument that produces ultrasonic wave from electrical energy. The ultrasound waves which have reached to a special probe cut and shape the nasal bones with small blades. The classical rhinoplasty is performed by hammer, osteotomes, and rasps. The surgeons generally use the...

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The operation week in rhinoplasty (early recovery period)

The rhinoplasty procedure needs a period of 1 week. If there is a problem in nasal breathing, we operate inside of the nose and this operation is called rhinoseptoplasty. In rhinoseptoplasty, we put inside the plastic stents and anterior packings to prevent bleeding. We take the packings the next...

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Tip Plasty

Tip plasty is the surgery to improve the appearance of the nasal tip. The nasal tip deformities show varieties such as wide nasal wings, flared nasal tip, drooping nose, bifid nose, asymmetrical cartilages, flat nasal tip, bulbous nasal tip, and low sitting nose. And, the surgical procedure for the...

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Nasal packings and pain after rhinoplasty

There will be definitely no pain after rhinoplasty, just a state of a little discomfort due to the nasal packings.Nasal packings are only used in rhinoplasty when an operation for septal deviation is included. They prevent bleeding after the surgery. They are kept for 1 day. Although there are many...

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Age limits for rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty needs maturity for both physical and emotional. If rhinoplasty is performed in a period when the growth continues, then it may disrupt the growth of the facial and the nasal bones ending up in a negatively altered nose appearance. So the average minimum age should be 16 for women and ...

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The problems on the nasal dorsum in revision rhinoplasty

It is crucial to stabilize the dorsum of the nose . Revision rhinoplasty can address a variety of deformities such as; The deviation on the dorsum may not be corrected sufficiently, so the nose still looks crooked. A small hump on the bony dorsum may still be left and this may not satisfy the...

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The operations that can be combined with rhinoplasty; rhinoplasty and septoplasty

The septum is a structure made of cartilage anteriorly and bone posteriorly separating two nasal cavities from each other. 1/3 of the middle nasal vault is made up of the septal dorsum. This structure may be deviated in the form of S or directly to one side. In the case where this deviation appears...

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The operations that can be combined with rhinoplasty; rhinoplasty and turbinoplasty

Inferior turbinates….They are placed in lateral sides of nasal cavities. We shouldn’t confuse them with the adenoids in the children. They have very important functions like warming, moisturizing and filtering the air entering nasal cavities. When they swell and become hypertrophied...

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The operations that can be combined with rhinoplasty; rhinoplasty and sinus surgery

Sinuses are the air cells connected to the nasal cavity. There are 4 paired different named sinuses. They humidify and filter the air entering and lighten the skull and help resonance. If the mucosa inside the sinuses stays as swallowed after the infections, then the operation is considered for the...

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Does the tip drop after rhinoplasty?

Droopy nose is one of the most important reasons for having a rhinoplasty operation. That's why the patients may question re-dropping of the tip after the operation. The proportions on the nose are very important. To position the tip (tip projection) according to the dorsum makes the nose look...

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The nasolabial angle and columella-lobular angle

The nasolabial angle reflects the angle between the upper lip and the columella. A normal nasolabial angle in males is 90-95 degrees and in females is 100-105 degrees. This angle shows nasal tip rotation. Patients with a drooping tip have a nasolabial angle that is sharper than expected. Patients...

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Simple operations of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea

Nose surgeries -Septoplasty: This is the removal of deviated cartilaginous and bony portions of the nasal septum -Inferior turbinoplasty: Surgical reduction of the inferior turbinates -RF turbinoplasy: Volumetric reduction of the inferior turbinates with RF energy (high-frequency electric current)...

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 Nose, snoring and obstructive sleep apnea relations

The nose itself represents %75 of the entire airway track (from the nose to the alveoli in the lung). A nasal obstruction here is found to be the major contributing factor to snoring and to the obstructive sleep apnea. When there is an airway blockage within the nasal passage, the lungs have to...

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