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Rhinoplasty FAQ

When will the results of my Rhinoplasty be visible?

Though your nose will be swollen, it will look more aesthetically pleasing immediately after surgery. You will first see this as soon as your nasal splint is removed on day seven. Once the swelling and bruising has resolved, you will see a better nasal structure that continues to improve as healing progresses usually up to […]

How old must I be to get a nose job?

A cosmetic nose job or rhinoplasty can be performed any time after the completion of nasal growth. Nasal growth is usually complete in girls by age 15 and in boys by age 16. However, a young adult needs to be emotionally mature and cooperative with all the pre and post-operative rhinoplasty instructions. In rare cases, […]

At what age can nose job surgery be performed?

Surgery of the nose is ideally performed when the patient’s facial growth is complete. This begins around age 15 for girls and the age 15 or 16 for boys.

Am I too old for a rhinoplasty?

Performing a cosmetic rhinoplasty becomes more difficult with age. With all factors being considered, the best time to perform a cosmetic rhinoplasty is in your mid-to-late 20’s or in early adulthood. By your 40’s, the outcome is usually less favorable, and doing a purely cosmetic rhinoplasty is best avoided beyond the 60’s due to poorer […]

I’ve decided to get a rhinoplasty, but I’m afraid of anesthesia. What are my options?

A rhinoplasty, except small touch ups or small dorsal hump reductions almost always performed with anesthesia. Many factors, including patient comfort, patient safety, and the potential for bleeding must be considered when selecting anesthesia for your rhinoplasty. In my opinion, general anesthesia is superior to intravenous sedation in all respects for rhinoplasty surgery for one […]

What is a rhinoplasty?

A rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a nose job, is a surgical procedure that is performed to change the shape or physical appearance of the nose or improve its function due to trauma, functional problems or genetics.

How much does rhinoplasty cost?

The cost of a rhinoplasty greatly depends on your geographic location in the country and how many specific items of your nose needs to be addressed ( bridge, hump, width, tip, etc) The average cost of a rhinoplasty procedure ranges from $2,500 USD to $7000 USD which includes the surgeon fee, anesthesia fee and surgical […]

What are the risks of rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is a generally a safe surgical procedure, but as with any surgery, complications may occur. The most common risks during a rhinoplasty procedure are bleeding, infection, and adverse anesthesia reactions. Dr. Kole is an experienced plastic and reconstructive surgeon and is trained to minimize possible complications and to avoid them if possible. There is […]

How can I prepare for my rhinoplasty?

Prior to the rhinoplasty surgical procedure, Dr. Kole will go over the realistic expectations of what can be accomplished prior to your procedure. He will determine what needs to be performed to obtain the most optimal results. It is recommended that you don’t take any medications that may inhibit blood clotting or cause postoperative bleeding […]

What can I expect during my rhinoplasty?

Your rhinoplasty will usually be performed under general anesthesia by our board certified anesthesiologists in our private licensed surgical center. The entire surgical procedure typically lasts is less than two hours. Depending on the amount of cartilage manipulation you need, Dr. Kole may make an incision across the bottom of your nose between the narrowest […]

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The Kole Plastic Surgery Center is a licensed private plastic surgical center in Southampton, Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Health has granted this Center a license since opening in March 2005. The Kole Plastic Surgery Center is a completely private center. Dr. Kole is the only surgeon who performs surgery at the center. We limit our practice exclusively to cosmetic plastic surgery procedures.

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