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  • 4 things you should look for when picking a surgeon for your rhinoplasty

    Author: HealthTimes

Rhinoplasties are very serious procedures and mistakes there could be disastrous.

You could end up with severe complications or with bad results.

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You might have to deal with the consequences of a bad nose job for the rest of your life and feel even worse than you did before the procedure.

This is why picking the right doctor is of the utmost importance. Don't pick a doctor just because they make you feel good or give you a discount.

There are some specific questions you'll need to ask and things you have to look for to make sure that you can trust them. Let's take a look at a few things you should look for when picking a surgeon for a rhinoplasty.


Chief Executive Officer
Alexandra District Health
Sonographer Tutor
Frontline Health Brisbane

Board Certification

You first have to know if the surgeon is board certified. Certification means that they have all the qualifications needed to perform rhinoplasties.

In the US, the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery are the two main regulatory bodies for nose surgeons.

Going with a doctor that has both will increase the chances that the procedure will be done according to best practices.

Have They Performed Rhinoplasties on People Like You?

This is a question a lot of people don’t think about, but everyone has a different morphology.

If a doctor has experience working with people who have a similar bone structure as yours and got good results, then it usually means that they’ll do a good job on you.

You need to look at rhinoplasty before & after pictures from their portfolio and see if you can find anyone who looks like you.

If you don't, don't assume that they won't be able to work on you, but make sure that they have a lot of experience with rhinoplasties in general before you choose them.

Communication Style

You need to pay special attention to the surgeon's communication style before you hire them. A doctor should be asking a lot of questions before the procedure.

They should also be open to your questions and be able to answer them in clear English.

They will want to know what your goals are for the procedure and will be able to tell you what you can expect before, during, and after you get your nose job.

They will also ask about your medical history and won’t hesitate to speak about the potential risks of getting a rhinoplasty either.

Their Office

The state of their office and the quality of their reception staff will also tell you a thing or two about how they treat their clients.

The first thing you should do is give the clinic a phone call and ask the receptionist a few questions. Check if they’re attentive, professional, and seem like they actually care.

You can then visit and look at the state of the premises. Look at how you’re greeted and whether the staff look stressed and overworked. These are all things that will give you an idea of what type of clinic you’re dealing with.

These are all important things to watch out for before you think of hiring a nose surgeon. Do not take the vetting process lightly and interview a few candidates before making your final decision.


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