Rhinoplasty in the Canary Islands

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Rhinoplasty in the Canary Islands with Clínica ICA

A person's aesthetics is one of the most important aspects when it comes to making a good impression. That is why more and more people are seeking to look good inside and out through cosmetic surgery. For men and women seeking to improve their appearance, rhinoplasty will be an alternative to correct and improve the appearance of their nose.

Rhinoplasty is the surgical procedure that some people undergo in order to correct aesthetic and functional problems of the nose. Through this surgery it is possible to repair, shape or correct a defect in the nose.

At Clínica ICA we have the best professionals to carry out this treatment. Book your appointment with us and take the first step to change your appearance today.


What is rhinoplasty treatment?

This surgical procedure corrects deviations, congenital malformations and other conditions of the nose, whether innate or acquired throughout life. It is one of the most frequently performed procedures in plastic surgery.

Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure performed under local or general anaesthesia. The skin that covers the support of the nose, composed of bone and cartilage, is separated and then moulded to give the nose the desired shape.

Generally, this surgery lasts between 1 or 2 hours maximum and is performed in the operating theatre of the Clínica ICA. If you are interested in this type of surgical procedure you should consider that there are two types of rhinoplasty:

  1. Open rhinoplasty: this surgery is performed in the middle area of the nose to gain better access to the bones and cartilage.
  2. Closed rhinoplasty: unlike open rhinoplasty, closed rhinoplasty is performed on the nose through the inside of the nostrils, without making any type of incision that may leave scars.

How does rhinoplasty work?

To determine whether a person can undergo rhinoplasty, they must make an appointment with our specialists at Clínica ICA, who, through a physical examination and a CT scan of the nose and paranasal sinuses, will determine the best solution to the problem.

Surgery is usually quick and practical, and will allow you to achieve great aesthetic results. Once the operation is finished, the patient can be discharged the same day, between two and five hours after surgery.

With this type of intervention, the patient will be able to obtain a more defined nose, reduce or increase its size, mould their figure, narrow the nostrils or change the angle between the nose and the upper lip.

In order to have a quick recovery and avoid problems or serious consequences, it is advisable to follow the instructions given by the specialist on the day of your first consultation.

    What is rhinoplasty for?

    Rhinoplasty can have two objectives: one functional and the other aesthetic, depending on the cause for which the patient comes for consultation.

    In the case that the objective is to improve the functionality of the nose, it is a process that is carried out with the aim of correcting congenital problems, arising from some trauma or some deviations of the nose that cause respiratory problems. is performed with the aim of correcting congenital problems, obtained from some trauma or some deviations of the nose that cause respiratory problems.

    Aesthetics, on the other hand, is inclined towards the modification of the bony and cartilaginous structures of the nose with the aim of achieving a new shape of this part of the face that improves facial harmony.

      Frequently asked questions about rhinoplasty in the Canary Islands with ICA

      How is the postoperative period after rhinoplasty?

      After the operation, you will be discharged a couple of hours later. You will feel the nose area swollen and uncomfortable, which is normal due to the surgery you have just undergone.

      In case of pain after the anaesthesia wears off, you will be prescribed painkillers. However, there is nothing to worry about, as this discomfort will only last for a couple of days.

      It is very important that the patient does not exert themselves physically during the days following the surgery until the tissues have healed completely. Do not be alarmed if any bleeding occurs, it is completely normal, but you should be in contact with the specialist to clarify any possible doubts.

      How long does it take to see the results of rhinoplasty?

      Your face will be swollen for the first few weeks. This is why you will only be able to see the approximate results after the plaster or stitches have been removed.

      The definitive results are obtained approximately one year after the surgery. This is the time it will take for the nasal tissues to stabilise and the scars to close and reduce in size.

      How much does rhinoplasty cost?

      The price of rhinoplasty varies depending on the type of surgery in each case. This can only be known after an assessment at the clinic by a specialist. Book your appointment at Clínica ICA and we will give you a personalised quote based on your needs.

      Are there any risks involved in rhinoplasty?

      Although it is a simple procedure, as it is a surgical intervention there are always associated risks. In the case of rhinoplasty, the risks could range from infection, to reaction to anaesthesia or bleeding.

      To avoid any type of inconvenience, try to follow the recommendations indicated by the specialist doctor, in addition to attending the scheduled appointments and carrying out the corresponding dressings.

      Will there be scars after a rhinoplasty?

      If it is a closed rhinoplasty, the incisions will be located inside the nose. And if it is an open rhinoplasty in which the incisions are made on the outside tissue, the scars that may be left will become imperceptible over time.

      For those who have any deviation, deformity or any aesthetic problem in the septum, tip or width of their nose, rhinoplasty will be the most effective alternative to shape and repair the nasal structure. In addition, it is a procedure also performed to treat problems that hinder normal breathing through the nose.

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