Nose Job (Rhinoplasty)

Our face is the mirror of our beauty. The part of the face that catches the eye at first sight and completes the beauty of the face is the nose. For some, the beauty of the nose is the most important point in their aesthetic understanding. According to today's understanding of beauty, a smaller, rounder, and more boneless nose provide a young and beautiful appearance. In addition to its aesthetic effects, beauty has a direct effect on the psychology of the person. Removing deformities or unwanted appearances on the face and its surroundings often helps people to overcome self-confidence problems. Rhinoplasty is not only performed for aesthetic purposes, it can also be performed for medical purposes when there are functional disorders in the nose, snoring, or breathing problems. Rhinoplasty is a necessity in terms of health, especially in cases where there is a health problem. Nose job operations allow the patient to achieve the appearance patient dreams of and breathe easily, and solve the self-confidence problems that can affect even the psychology of the patient, and the quality of life of the patient increases because they breathe better.

What is rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is a surgical operation performed to change the external appearance and internal structure of the nose. Rhinoplasty operation can be performed both for improving the breathing function of the nose and for aesthetic purposes. The upper part of the nose consists of bone, the structure, size, and shape of this bone may vary from person to person. The lower part of the nose consists of cartilage that can move and change over time. The nostrils occupy an important place in the appearance of the nose. The reduction of the nostrils will provide an aesthetic appearance. With a nose job operation, you can shrink the nasal bone, get cartilage removed, and get rid of unwanted skin.
If there is a congenital or structural deformity in the nose, If there is a bony appearance, especially in the bony part of the nose, due to curvature or protrusion, if there are complaints that affect daily life, such as breathing problems and snoring for various reasons, if the patient is uncomfortable with the shape of the nose without any physiological problems of the nose, or If a patient just wants to make changes, if the size of the nose is too small or too large, there are problems due to the size of the nostrils being too small or too large, or if there are aesthetic concerns, if there are problems such as the tip of the nose tilted to the ground, too raised, too pointed or asymmetrical the patient may want to be a rhinoplasty operation for this mentioned various reasons.

How is rhinoplasty surgery done?

Rhinoplasty operation is an invasive procedure performed to change the shape of the nose under general anesthesia. Rhinoplastic surgery should be performed by trained medical doctors and surgeons. With rhinoplasty, the bone on the nose, the cartilage at the tip of the nose, and the nasal skin layer can be changed. The surgeon performs a nose job operation on people who seem suitable for surgery, based on the patient's needs and wishes. Rhinoplasty operation is an operation with both closed and open types. In the open rhinoplasty operation, a small incision is made in the arch between the two nostrils, the nasal skin is lifted and the surgeon performs the changes in the nose. In the open technique, the doctor has a much broader and clearer view. Generally, people who want major changes in the nose and have functional problems require an open technique nose job operation. In closed technique rhinoplasty, an incision is made inside the nose. With this technique, the entire surgical procedure is performed inside the nose. In this way, no incisions are made on the outside of the nose or the skin.

Is rhinoplasty done without surgery?

Non-surgical rhinoplasty procedures, also known as liquid rhinoplasty, are performed to create changes in the external appearance of the filling components of the nose. These changes are temporary and last approximately 6 months. It is also known as a 15-minute-nose-job because it is very short and easy to get results from the process. If you want to lighten the bumps in the nose and easily provide a soft and flat appearance, this procedure is very suitable for you. This procedure is a non-surgical procedure performed for medical purposes. Generally, hyaluronic acid is injected under the nose to provide a more upturned and softer appearance on the outside of the nose. It should have waited 2-3 months for the fillings to pass to the lower part of the nose and settle completely. The operation takes about 15-45 minutes. Topical anesthesia is applied to the nose area, it is numbed locally, so you do not feel pain.

What to do before rhinoplasty surgery?

If you want to have a rhinoplasty operation for the day, you should first discuss with your doctor whether you are suitable for this operation. During this interview, if you are a suitable candidate for the operation, the bone structure of your nose, cartilage structure, skin type, needs, a treatment plan will be created according to the patient's wishes, and your surgeon will give you all the necessary information before the operation.
First of all, as in every operation, you should be healthy before the nose job operation and you must be psychologically ready for the operation. Some changes you can make before the operation will both make the process after the operation easier and make it go better. First, you should not use cigarettes and alcohol before the operation. You should quit at least 3 weeks in advance. Smoking will cause your wounds to heal later and will affect the whole healing process. Likewise, alcohol will affect the drugs that will go to our body, you should consume plenty of water and especially increase your immune system.
In particular, aspirin or similar drugs with blood-thinning effects should be avoided. If used, it prolongs the healing process. Skincare is indispensable for women, daily skin care is the key to beauty, but if you have decided to have a rhinoplasty operation, you should not do skincare for a while.
Especially since some of the topical creams change the skin structure, it affects the quality of the operation. You should avoid skin care substances such as salicylic acid, BHA's, AHA's, Retinol and retinoid family, Obagi, and benzoyl peroxide, you can only use a simple clean moisturizer with the advice of a doctor.

The recovery process after rhinoplasty surgery?

The operation is performed under general anesthesia. First of all, your condition will be stable after being taken to the recovery room. The patient is discharged after the first controls are carried out by the doctors. Although the recovery process after a rhinoplasty operation seems difficult, the process progresses very easily after the first 3 days. In the first 3 days, it is expected that there will be a pain, bleeding, leakage, eye edema, and bruises. Your bandages, splints, and tampons will stay on and inside your nose for about 6-7 days, and then the post-operative control by your doctor will be taken. During this process, symptoms such as nasal congestion and headache are normal.
It is expected that there will be bleeding from your nose for 3-4 days, this is completely natural. You should change the dressing under your nose when your nostrils are full of blood, it is important to change the dressings without touching the splints on and inside your nose. Although your supportive pads inside your nose are designed to allow you to breathe normally, they can become clogged with the effect of bleeding, and leaks after the surgery. To prevent this, you can experience a more comfortable process by spraying the Warm water you will inject with an injector into your nostrils. You can wash your body parts under your neck in the bathroom, but you should not touch the water in the operation area. You can wash your hair with the help of someone else by throwing your head back and preventing water contact with the bandages. You should use the medicines recommended by your doctor regularly.
There may be bruising under your eyes for 2 to 4 days, you should apply the cream written for you to these bruises without touching the eyes. There may be swelling in your eyes or even a short-term closure due to swelling, it is completely natural and temporary. You may experience mild nausea and vomiting after the surgery, this is normal and happens with the effect of anesthesia. The most frustrating situation you will encounter after the operation may be the negative criticisms you will receive from your environment.
It should not be forgotten that the operation process takes at least 6 12 months and the left side of your nose will only be evident within a year. You must lie on your back for 2 months and wear glasses. You should massage your nose regularly to get the final shape after the operation and to prevent edema. You should make your messages in front of the mirror regularly morning and evening, with the nose equal to both sides. While putting your clothes around your neck, you should not touch your nose and be very careful. You should avoid sexual intercourse for up to 2 weeks. Especially small children can hit the nose uncontrollably, so you should stay away from it and be very careful not to hit your nose.
It should not be forgotten that the nasal curvatures that occur after the surgery are mostly caused by not paying attention to your nose in the first 2 months and not paying attention. For this reason, one of the most important steps to achieve the desired appearance after your nose rhinoplasty operation is how you spend the post-operative process and how much care you take about your nose.

When are the results seen after rhinoplasty surgery?

The most difficult process after rhinoplasty is only the first 2-3 days. In the first 3 days, tampons, splints, and dressings will be inside and outside the nose. Bleeding, and blood leaks from the nostrils are normal. In the first 3 days, there may be bruising around the eyes and even eyelid closure. These are temporary side effects. The edema in the nose and its surroundings will decrease after a while. Do not listen to negative comments that may come to you, as the massages you will do after the operation and the healing process will vary according to your body. It takes about 12 - 18 months to see the final results, but at the end of the first 3 months, you can see a good result as the swelling and edema are reduced.

How long does rhinoplasty take?

Rhinoplasty operation is a procedure in which a unique procedure must be determined for each patient and a procedure is created from person to person. Generally, nose job operations take between 1.5 and 3 hours. If the nose is a secondary case, that is, cartilage structure is required to be created in the nose by taking cartilage from the ribs, then it may take longer. The process of returning to normal life can take about 2 weeks with the removal of the bandages on the outside of the nose.

How much cost is rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty operation prices vary from country to country, from city to city, and often from region to region. This price range depends on factors such as the medical center where the operation will be performed, the quality of the equipment to be used, the experience of the surgeon who will perform the nose job, and the expertise of the surgical team. All procedures and expenses required for the operation such as anesthesia fee, hospital and operating room cost, medical tests, and surgeon's fee are included in this price.
Globally, rhinoplasty operations cost around 15,000$ and these are high fees. Fees for nose job operations to be performed in Turkey range from 3000$ - 4100$ and Magic Touch Turkey includes all-inclusive packages.

Rhinoplasty in Turkey

If you want to have a rhinoplasty operation and have a pleasant time during this process, a nose job in Turkey is the right address for you. Turkey hosts millions of people every year with its developed health sector and continues to be one of the leading countries, especially in the field of aesthetic surgery.
You can achieve the look you dream of with personalized diagnosis and treatment methods, state-of-the-art equipment, and the most up-to-date techniques and procedures performed by expert staff. At the junction of the east and west, Turkey is a touristic paradise famous for its touristic riches. While experiencing the rhinoplasty in Turkey, you can also experience a pleasant touristic trip.
PROCEDURE : Nose job (Rhinoplasty - which improves facial harmony and the proportions of your nose also helps with breathing problems caused by structural flaws in the nose.)
LENGTH : 1 to 4 hours (depends on open&close surgery)
NOSE JOB SIDE EFFECTS : Pain, Swelling, Bruising, Bleeding, Numbness
RISK : Breathing problems, Infection, Nasal septal perforation (a hole in the nasal septum) is a very uncommon condition. Additional surgical therapy may be required to restore the septum, however this issue may be impossible to remedy, Possibility of revisional surgery
NOSE JOB RECOVERY TIME : The average rhinoplasty recovery time is one year with the following steps which may change from patient to patient. 1 Week: The splint can be removed from your nose. 2 Weeks: Most facial swelling's subsided, most bruises resolved. 3-4 Weeks: You can safely resume cardiovascular activities. 6 Weeks: You can resume weightlifting, wear glasses, blow your nose. 3-6 months: The numbness and abnormal sensations and nasal skin resolved. 1 Year: Swelling's subsided entirely, the nose’s new shape's fully refined.

The duration of rhinoplasty operations varies from person to person and takes about 1.5 to 3 hours. Since it is performed under general anesthesia, the person does not feel pain during the operation. During the operation, the nose is shaped and given an aesthetic appearance, and at the same time, nasal congestion, curvature, and breathing problems are eliminated. The nose job should be done in a fully equipped hospital and by a specialist surgeon. After the operation, the drugs prescribed by the doctor should be used. These drugs are mainly antibiotics and painkillers. Their use should not be interrupted.

After the operation, the person is taken to the recovery room and discharged when his condition stabilizes. After the operation, there are tampons in the nose and splints on the nose. These tampons will be removed after 1 week. It is natural to have swelling and bruising around the eyes for the first 3-4 days.


You can find an example surgical schedule for a Nose Job (Rhinoplasty) surgery below:

1st Day
Your first day starts with your arrival at the hospital in the early morning. After meeting your plastic surgeon, you will be briefed about your surgery. Your surgeon will discuss your expectations and the possible results of your surgery. After creating the road plan, you will be asked to fulfill the rest of your payment. As a preparation before the surgery, your plastic surgeon will evaluate your overall health and go through your medical history. At this stage, you will be asked to complete multiple lab tests to confirm you are fit for surgery. Usually, this surgery will take between 60 to 120 minutes. After the surgery is completed, you will be placed in your room for a rest to remove the effects of anesthesia. Once you regain your consciousness in your room, your doctor will perform the first check-up after your surgery. You will spend the first day at the hospital for close observation.

2nd Day
Your second day will start with the second check-up by your surgeon. According to your status, your surgeon will allow you to leave the hospital. After prescribing your medicine and providing the necessary instructions for your post-operative care (such as wearing a gel-filled face cooling mask), you can go back to your hotel and rest.

3rd, 4th, 5th Day
During the third, fourth and fifth day of your recovery, you will be advised to continue resting in your hotel room. If you feel comfortable, you can have short walks, go out for dinner or go sightseeing. Do not forget that you have to follow your doctor’s instructions and avoid plans that contain a lot of activity.

6th Day
On the sixth day of your recovery, you will be asked to visit your doctor’s private office for a final check-up and postoperative care. During the visit, your stitches will be removed and your nasal dressing will be changed. At the end of your check-up, your doctor will inform you about how to continue your prescribed medication, medical dressing care, and recovery period. After you leave the doctor’s office, you will be free to continue your stay in Turkey or go back to your country.

  • How much is a nose job?
    Our price depends on the type of surgery, which technique to be used, and the duration of your stay. Magic Touch Turkey offers Nose Job surgery starting from $4100.
  • Can I wear a mask after a Nose job?
    During your recovery, you can wear a mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Make sure that the mask is made out of cloth and stays very loose over your nose. Avoid a tight fit over your nose and move slowly when wearing or taking it off.
  • Can a rhinoplasty alter my sense of smell?
    If you are suffering from a deviated septum, you can expect to breathe better. But your sense of smell will be the same.
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