The nose plays an important role in the overall shape of the face and when looking to alter its appearance a rhinoplasty (nose job) is a popular choice of treatment. There are two types of options to explore in this case, a surgical and non-surgical nose job.
But what are the differences, and which is better suited to your needs? We answer these questions and more in our overview of both treatments.
What Is A Surgical Nose Job?
A Traditional rhinoplasty involves a patient being put under local anaesthesia and the nose being numbed for the physical surgery. During the operation, a surgeon makes incisions into the nostrils and peels back the skin to expose the inner bone and cartilage.
The surgeon then reshapes the cartilage and bone to make the nose more aesthetically pleasing. Once the surgery is finished, you’ll go through a period of recovery.
What Is A Non-Surgical Nose Job?
A non-surgical nose job is a non-invasive procedure that involves dermal fillers. The filler is injected into the nose to smooth out nasal bumps, provide more definition, make the nose look smaller and correct a septum deviation.
What Is The Recovery Time Like For A Surgical Nose Job?
With a surgical rhinoplasty, you may experience congestion, swelling and bleeding in the nose. The internal dressing should remain in place for a week after surgery and the physician will tape a splint to the nose for added support.
Bruising and swelling will continue to occur for a few days and there may be additional bruising around the eye area. The total time of recovery for a traditional nose job can be up to 4 weeks.
What Is The Recovery Time For A Non-Surgical Nose Job?
After a non-surgical nose job, you may experience swelling and redness around the injection area. While full recovery time varies from person to person, a non-surgical nose job is generally much faster to recover from than a surgical approach.
Many people have been able to continue with their day as soon as the procedure is finished and suffer no ill effects.
What Are The Results Like For Both Procedures?
For a traditional nose job, you should expect initial results after the 2–4-week recovery period. After a year, the final changes will become definitive, and the results will last for many years.
With a non-surgical nose job, you’ll see immediate results and a lasting impact of up to 2 years. Non-surgical rhinoplasties can also be reversed by breaking down the dermal filler within the nose.
What Is The Price Of Both Treatments?
When comparing the price of a non-surgical and surgical nose job side by side, the former is usually more cost-effective.
For more information on both treatments, it’s always worth talking to a trained professional. At Omniya Clinic, we have plenty of cosmetic experience and our specialists will be able to answer any questions you have.
Book Your Non-Surgical Nose Job Consultation Today
For non-surgical nose jobs in London, we’ve got you covered. Book online for a consultation and we’ll take you through the process in more detail.