ul. Czerniakowska 178a,
Warszawa
+48 22 407 33 07
+48 572 312 121

NOSE CORRECTION

Nose surgery (nose correction) aims to improve the shape of the nose, removal of the hump and shortening or reducing the tip of the nose. Changing the angle between the nose and the upper lip is also possible. 

Our Clinic is the only one in Poland, that uses the american Mirror Software by Canfield Imaging Systems, that simulates the effect of the planned correction of the nose on the base of the patient’s photo. After the surgery your nose will be in harmony with your facial features. 

Incisions are usually made within and sometimes outside the nose, which allows direct access to the bone and cartilage. Therefore, the surgeon can remove the hump, move the bone and model the nose cartilages and the scars are invisible. Setons, small bandaids, are placed in the nasal ducts to stabilize the nasal septum. The outer part of the nose is secured with a plastic plasterboard to protect the nose. For more complicated surgeries, for example nasal reconstructions and cartilage transplantations, an “open” method is used. 

Treatment under general anesthesia.

Duration: 1-2 hours 

Convalescence: 7-10 days – during this period the patient should limit physical activity, eating hot, spicy and hard dishes.

Complications include: tearing of the eyes, bruises under the eyes, swelling of the nose, headaches and nose bleeds.

COMPLICATIONS AFTER NOSE SURGERY

Every surgery can involve:

  • consequences that result from illness or treatment (they may occur at every stage of diagnosis and treatment)
  • complications, that are not a result of a mistake, but are undesirable (they occur at different frequencies)
  1. Postoperative bleeding up to 12 hours
  2. Postoperative bleeding up to 10 days
  3. Bleeding to the eye socket with the following of blindness
  4. Hematoma of soft tissues
  5. Sinusitis, frontal sinusitis
  6. Headache, tiredness, weakness
  7. Tearing or drying of eyes
  8. Difficulties with breathing through nose up to 14 days 
  9. Swelling of the eye area, bruises around the eyes, dark eyes 
  10. Swelling of the checks and lower part of the face, the presence of bruises (violet, brown, yellow)
  11. Skin discoloration under the eyes (residues after subcutaneous hematoma)
  12. Scars inside the nose, making it difficult to breathe 
  13. Scars outside the nose
  14. Mucosal adhesions within the nose, making it hard to breathe 
  15. Asymmetry of nose cartilages (the right side of the face is always different than the left side)
  16. Asymmetry of the nasal bone after osteotomy (depends on the setting of the internal structures of the nose)
  17. Differences in the size of the nostrils at the base of the nose
  18. Nose skin necrosis
  19. Hole in the nasal septum
  20. Nasal mucosal necrosis of the nasal septum
  21. No sensation within the tip of the nose for 12 months
  22. Liquid or dense fluid in the nose
  23. Dry nasal mucosa with nasal mucosal rupture
  24. Transfer of the cartilage transplant or perforation of the skin by the transplant
  25. Absorption of cartilage or bone marrow transplant
  26. Nose infections
  27. Dislocation of stitches inside or outside the nose
  28. Collapse of the nasal ridge
  29. Collapse of nose wings
  30. Sore throat
  31. Nasal constriction
  32. Abrasion of the nasal epithelium after removing the nasal gypsum
  33. Disorder of loss of smell
  34. Psychological disorders after nose surgery
  35. Damage of the bulb
  36. Toothaches
  37. Sensitization of topical anesthetics
  38. Leakage of cerebrospinal fluid
  39. Disorders after general anesthesia: malignant hyperthermia, myocardial infarction, toxic shock
  40. Allergy to general anesthetic and medical gases
  41. Psychiatric disorders
  42. Movement of the seton to the throat with a possible swallow
  43. Tissue edema on and under the skin from 3 to 24 months
  44. Hidden scars (self-expanding) or hypertrophic (thick, keloid)
  45. Under skin scars (accumulated hematoma after hematoma or overgrown collagen fibers)
  46. Difficulty in healing postoperative wounds (each body produces individual scar tissue slowly or quickly, it may be pretty or ugly)
  47. Thromboembolic complications within different blood vessels
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CONTACT

KLINIKA CHIRURGII PLASTYCZNEJ DR GRZESIAK
ul. Czerniakowska 178a, 00-440 Warszawa

Phone: +48 22 407 33 07
Mobile: +48 572 312 121

e-mail: info@klinikagrzesiak.pl

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