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What a Nose Job Can and Cannot Fix

April 2nd, 2024 Share

A nose job, medically known as rhinoplasty, is one of the most sought-after cosmetic procedures in Toronto, offering individuals the chance to alter the shape, size, and overall appearance of their nose. At Visage Clinic, Dr. Marc DuPéré approaches each rhinoplasty procedure with a blend of artistic vision and surgical precision, ensuring results that harmonize beautifully with the patient’s facial features. Understanding what a nose job can and cannot fix is crucial for anyone considering this transformative procedure.

What a Nose Job Can Fix

Reshaping the Nose

Rhinoplasty can significantly alter the shape of the nose, making it larger or smaller, changing the angle in relation to the upper lip, or modifying the tip or bridge. Dr. DuPéré excels in tailoring these adjustments to complement each patient’s unique facial structure.

Correcting Asymmetry and Deviations

Many individuals have a natural asymmetry or deviations in their nose that they wish to correct. Rhinoplasty can straighten the nasal structure, achieving a more symmetrical appearance that enhances facial balance.

Altering the Size

Whether the concern is a nose that feels too large or too small for the face, rhinoplasty can adjust the size to better fit the patient’s facial proportions, enhancing overall aesthetic harmony.

Improving the Nasal Tip

Concerns about a bulbous, drooping, or upturned nasal tip are common. A nose job can refine the tip’s shape, creating a more desirable profile and frontal appearance.

Adjusting the Nostrils

Wide, large, or uneven nostrils can be reshaped through rhinoplasty, contributing to a more balanced and aesthetically pleasing nose.

What a Nose Job Cannot Fix

Changing Skin Quality

Rhinoplasty does not alter the skin’s texture or quality. Issues such as pores, scars, or skin thickness need to be addressed with other treatments designed for skin improvement.

Completely Altering Your Look

While rhinoplasty can significantly enhance your nose and improve facial balance, it cannot completely change your appearance or make you look like another person. Dr. DuPéré emphasizes realistic expectations, focusing on improvements that enhance your natural beauty.

Fixing Breathing Issues Without Specific Procedures

Although rhinoplasty can correct structural issues contributing to breathing problems, a standard cosmetic nose job alone may not address all functional issues. A septorhinoplasty, which combines cosmetic changes with corrections to internal nasal structures like the septum, may be necessary for comprehensive functional improvement.

Immediate Results

Swelling and changes in the shape of the nose can take up to a year to fully settle. Patience is crucial, as the final outcome will gradually emerge, revealing the true results of the surgery.

Eliminating the Need for Revision Surgery

While Dr. DuPéré aims for perfection in every procedure, it’s important to acknowledge that a small percentage of rhinoplasty cases may require revision surgery to achieve the desired outcome. This is sometimes due to the way tissues heal or subtle changes over time.

Choosing Rhinoplasty in Toronto

When considering a nose job, choosing a skilled and experienced surgeon like Dr. Marc DuPéré at Visage Clinic is paramount. His expertise in facial aesthetics ensures that changes to the nose enhance your overall appearance, respecting your unique facial features and personal goals.

If you’re contemplating rhinoplasty in Toronto, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Dr. DuPéré at Visage Clinic. This is your opportunity to discuss your aesthetic goals, learn about what a nose job can realistically achieve, and embark on a journey toward enhanced confidence and facial harmony.