Nothing has a greater impact on how a person looks than the size and shape of their nose. Rhinoplasty, a surgical procedure performed to reshape the nose, isn’t simply for people who are self-conscious about their nose. It can also help correct structural defects that impede breathing. To make aesthetic improvements, New York City plastic surgeon Dr. Scott E. Newman can increase or decrease the size of your nose, alter the tip or bridge of your nose, and alter the shape of your nostrils.
To change the structure of the nose, Dr. Newman first makes an incision inside the nose or across the columella (the skin that separates the nostrils). He then exposes the cartilage and bone that make up the framework of the nose and sculpts it into the desired shape and profile. To complete the rhinoplasty, Dr. Newman stitches the skin back into place.
Functional or reconstructive rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that can restore normal breathing function in addition to providing you with an aesthetic enhancement. You may desire a functional or reconstructive rhinoplasty to repair damages for a variety of reasons such as:
- A traumatic accident
- Previous unsatisfactory cosmetic surgery
- Congenital abnormality
- Autoimmune disorder
- Intra-nasal drug abuse
Dr. Newman has a wealth of experience in performing rhinoplasty procedures, and he has the skills to deliver the exceptional results you deserve.
To schedule a free initial consultation, please contact our experienced plastic surgeon today. Newman Plastic Surgery serves patients in New York City, Manhattan, Long Island, and Westchester, New York.