Your Guide to Getting a Rhinoplasty in DC

The rhinoplasty procedure, colloquially referred to as a “nose job,” is an incredibly common procedure and involves altering the shape and/or size of the nose. In addition to having cosmetic benefits, a rhinoplasty procedure can have other benefits, such as improved breathing ability.

Whether you’re interested in the procedure to alter the appearance of your nose, improve your breathing, or a bit of both, a rhinoplasty in DC might be right for you.

Six Benefits of a Rhinoplasty in DCDC Rhinoplasty before and after results

There are several benefits of getting a nose job, depending on the patient’s reasons for undergoing the procedure.

These benefits include:

  1. Reforming a nose that has been broken
  2. Reshaping a nose with an irregular shape
  3. Altering nasal size which is too narrow, constricted, wide, or upturned
  4. Reducing or lengthening the breadth or height of a nose
  5. Smoothing a crooked or bent nasal bone
  6. Improving breathing restricted by a deviated septum

What Happens During a DC Rhinoplasty Consultation?

During your consultation, our board-certified plastic surgeons will discuss the following pieces of information with you:

  • What surgical techniques will be used
  • Non-invasive fillers
  • Your nose shape
  • Your nose width
  • Your nasal size
  • Restricted breathing due to a deviated septum

Rhinoplasty in DC before and after results for a young womanDid You Know there are Different Types of Rhinoplasty Surgeries?

There are two different types of rhinoplasties; open and closed.

  • During an open rhinoplasty, incisions are made to the tissue between the nostril and the nose crease.
  • During a closed rhinoplasty, incisions to the inside of the nose through the nostrils.

On average, surgery time is typically around 2-3 hours for both the open and closed procedure, with no overnight hospital stay required. The recovery time following surgery is typically 2-3 weeks but can vary based on the patient.

Does Insurance Cover My Rhinoplasty?

If your nose surgery is necessary due to trauma, or other health reasons, the staff at Bruno | Brown will help you determine if your insurance will cover some or all of the procedure costs. This is typically the case when a patient has a deviated septum or is having a rhinoplasty to fix a breathing impairment.

How To Know You’ve Found The Right Surgeon for Your Rhinoplasty in DC

Bruno | Brown Plastic Surgery prioritizes patient safety above all else. We know that it’s important to feel that you’ve selected the right Washington, DC surgeon for your nose job procedure and feel confident they will be with you every step of the way.

Our doctors are highly trained to perform technically advanced procedures to achieve the best possible results for our patients.

To learn more about the DC rhinoplasty procedure or schedule a consultation, please call us a call at 301-215-5955.

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How To Find The Best Surgeon For Your Rhinoplasty

The rhinoplasty procedure is an incredibly common procedure for those who wish to alter the shape and size of their nose. Also known as a nose job, the procedure can help individuals change the look of their nose and even have medical benefits such as improved breathing ability. Whether you’re interested in the procedure to alter your nose’s appearance, improve your breathing, or a bit of both a nose job might be right for you.

Questions to ask during your rhinoplasty consultation

RhinoplastyWhat does the procedure involve?

During an open rhinoplasty, incisions are made to the tissue between the nostril and the nose crease. During a closed rhinoplasty, incisions to the inside of the nose through the nostrils

Is the procedure covered by insurance?

If your nose surgery is necessary due to trauma, or other health reasons, the staff at Bruno | Brown will help you find out if your insurance will cover some or all of the procedure costs.

Are there non-surgical alternatives?

There are non-surgical alternatives to a rhinoplasty. Depending on your goals, we may be able to achieve the aesthetic appearance you’re aiming for through the use of carefully placed injectable fillers.

What are the benefits?

There are several benefits of a nose job including:

  • Reforms a nose which has been broken
  • Reshapes a nose with an irregular shape
  • Alters nasal size which is too narrow, constricted, wide, or upturned
  • Reduces or lengthens breadth or height of a nose
  • Smooths a crooked or bent nasal bone
  • Improves breathing restricted by a deviated septum

How To Know You’ve Found The Right Surgeon for Your Rhinoplasty

It’s important to feel you’ve selected the right surgeon for any plastic surgery procedure. You’ll want a surgeon you’re comfortable with who has the experience and proven results to help you safely achieve your goals. Our doctors are highly trained and perform technically advanced procedures to achieve the best possible results for our patients.

We’ll take the time to listen to you and answer any questions you have before moving forward. Our dedicated team will be there to support you throughout your recovery and ensure you’re completely satisfied with your results.

To learn more about the rhinoplasty procedure and if it’s right for you, give us a call at 301-215-5955 or reach out online.