Quick Facts about Rhinoplasty
- Length: 2-3 hours
- Anesthesia: IV sedation
- In/Outpatient: outpatient (at Dr. Katz’s accredited surgical suite)
- Temporary Post-Op Symptoms: swelling, bruising, dull headache
- Return to work: 1 week
- Light exercise: 2-3 weeks
- Swelling completely resolves: up to a year
For more information about rhinoplasty, please contact Dr. Warren J. Katz by calling 972-239-7005.
An oversized or off-center nose can draw attention away from the rest of the facial features. Rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, is a cosmetic procedure designed to improve the appearance of the nose so it is in harmony with the entire face. If you are self-conscious of your nose for any reason, rhinoplasty can help. It can also improve any structural abnormalities within the nose (e.g., deviated septum) that may prevent you from breathing normally through your nostrils.
Why Should I Choose Dr. Katz for Rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty is a complex procedure and demands absolute mastery for the most natural-looking results. Also, this doctor’s experience is critical to patient safety.
Dr. Warren J. Katz is a trusted Dallas rhinoplasty surgeon with more than 30 years of surgical experience. He operates out of an on-site, fully accredited surgical suite for your convenience and comfort.
Dr. Katz has gained a great deal of notoriety as a result of both his plastic and rhinoplasty surgery revisions. More and more patients have been referred to him after their “botched” plastic and rhinoplasty surgeries, since Dr. Katz has been able to successfully deliver the initial desired results to his patients.
To Dr. Katz, rhinoplasty is not a “one-size-fits-all” procedure; instead, the procedure must be customized to your facial structures and your desired outcomes. You can trust that Dr. Katz will improve your nasal appearance while preserving the features that are unique to your face. In addition to cosmetic enhancement, Dr. Katz can also enhance the functional ability of the nose when internal nasal deformities impair breathing or cause sinus problems.
Am I a Candidate for Rhinoplasty?
You may be a candidate for rhinoplasty if you have one or more of the following complaints:
- Your nose is too big or too small for your face.
- You have a bump on the bridge of your nose.
- The tip is wide/bulbous/droopy/elevated.
- Your nostrils are oversized/asymmetrical/flared.
- A structural irregularity inside your nose is making it difficult to breathe through your nostrils.
Dr. Katz meets with all rhinoplasty candidates on a one-on-one basis to discuss the procedure and determine whether it is a good fit. During your consultation, Dr. Katz will examine your nose and ask you to identify what you don’t like about it. He will also ask you to describe your ideal results, and work with you to set appropriate expectations of surgery. Based on this information, he will then draft a treatment plan that addresses your cosmetic/functional concerns.
More about the Surgical Procedure
There are a variety of surgical techniques used to achieve an aesthetically pleasing nose. Dr. Katz will reshape the nasal bones, cartilage and soft tissues to improve the external contour of the nose. From his many years of experience and expertise, Dr. Katz applies varying types of unique methodologies that successfully achieve the desired results.
What Will Rhinoplasty Recovery Entail?
Post nose surgery, Dr. Katz’s patients tend to have minimal discomfort that can be easily remedied with oral medication.
During the initial recovery period, you must refrain from any strenuous movement, including bending and heavy lifting. Avoid any activities that could result in direct contact with your nose and disrupt the healing tissues. You will receive more detailed instructions from Dr. Katz that should be followed carefully. You will also meet with Dr. Katz for several follow-up visits, so he can check your healing progress and let you know when you can go back to work and resume exercise.
You should see results immediately, with continued improvement as the swelling subsides.
Schedule a Rhinoplasty Consultation with Dr. Katz
For more information about rhinoplasty and how it can improve the look (or breathing function) for your nose, please schedule a consultation with Dr. Katz. Call our office at 972-239-7005 or send us an email to set up an appointment.