Rhinoplasty is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures among individuals of Asian descent. While surgical techniques are often different in Asian patients than in patients of Caucasian descent, many other facets of the surgery are similar if not the same, including the pre-op guideline.
Once your initial consultation has taken place and your surgeon has determined that Asian rhinoplasty is the ideal procedure for achieving your cosmetic goals, your doctor will provide you with preparation instructions for the weeks before your procedure. Because rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure and Asian rhinoplasty, in particular, commonly calls for an open approach in order to raise the nasal height and/or refine the nasal tip, it is essential that you understand your customized plans when preparing for Asian rhinoplasty. Following these orders is vital to ensuring a smooth surgery and maximizing your overall results. [Read more…]