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Does Rhinoplasty Leave Scars? [Experts Explain]

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Hello doctor. I’m planning to have a rhinoplasty to improve my nose shape. Currently, I have a question that I need an answer from doctors: “Does rhinoplasty leave scars?” I’m looking forward to hearing from you as soon as possible. Thank you, doctor.

Ms. Uyen, Phu Nhuan District, HCM City

Dear Ms. Uyen. Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital is happy to receive Ms. Uyen’s question. Not only Ms. Uyen, but lots of customers also have the same question of whether rhinoplasty will leave scars or not. The following article shall give the answer in detail for Ms. Uyen and for our beloved readers.

Does rhinoplasty leave scars?
Does rhinoplasty leave scars?

Does rhinoplasty leave scars?

Nowadays, more and more people want to have rhinoplasty to improve their nose shape. Many questions related to rhinoplasty are asked. Whether rhinoplasty leaves scars or not is one of the most concerning questions of customers.

There are lots of different rhinoplasty techniques with different levels of intervention in the nose structure to correct nose defects. Nowadays, there are two main types of rhinoplasty: rhinoplasty and filler rhinoplasty.

Does rhinoplasty surgery leave scars?

Rhinoplasty surgery is the most popular technique nowadays. This method is performed by dissecting to create a cavity in the nose area to place the rhinoplasty cartilage. After completing the cartilage placement, the doctor closes the incision with specialized threads. This procedure is done carefully and precisely to ensure that no scars are left.
Rhinoplasty surgery does not leave scars
Rhinoplasty surgery does not leave scars

Does filler rhinoplasty leave scars?

Filler rhinoplasty is a method of raising the nose with substances without surgical intervention. Just one injection point at the nose tip, the doctor will insert a filler that has been certified to be safe – to correct the shape of the nose.

This procedure does not create an open wound, does not invade the structure of the nose. Therefore, there is no scar after rhinoplasty.

Filler rhinoplasty does not leave scars
Filler rhinoplasty does not leave scars

4 Causes of scarring after rhinoplasty

Although advanced rhinoplasty technologies nowadays ensure no scars after rhinoplasty,  there are plenty of cases in which bad scars appear after rhinoplasty. There are 4 causes of keloid scars, bad scars after rhinoplasty:

Poor doctors’ qualifications

The qualification and skill of the rhinoplasty doctor account for 80% of the success of a rhinoplasty procedure. Although rhinoplasty is not a complicated surgery, it must be performed by experienced and skilled specialists to ensure the best result and safety for the nose.

Nowadays, there are lots of doctors and cosmetic facilities that are not licensed but still operate illegally and offer very cheap services. Lots of customers blindly choose to have beauty makeovers at these facilities; as a result, they have terrible complications that severely damage the nose.

Health status

After rhinoplasty, due to the health status that can form keloid scars easily, which is a complication that is difficult to predict or diagnose. Therefore, to prevent this case, you need to go to a prestigious cosmetic facility for a careful examination before undergoing rhinoplasty.

Improper post-operative care

The post-operative care regimen can greatly affect whether the rhinoplasty leaves scars or not. Proper post-operative care helps the recovery go more smoothly, which protects the nose from external influences. This reduces the risk of scarring after rhinoplasty.

Inappropriate diet

Along with post-operative care, a reasonable diet also greatly affects whether rhinoplasty will leave scars or not.

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There are many nutritious, healthy foods that but you should limit eating them because they can cause allergies, keloid scars, and negatively affect the recovery of the nose. Some of these foods can be listed as beef, chicken meat, water spinach, sticky rice, seafood, stimulants…

To build a reasonable diet to prevent the risk of keloid scars formation after rhinoplasty. Please refer to the article: What to eat after rhinoplasty.

How to care for your nose to prevent scars?

  • Keep the nose clean, regularly change the bandage and clean the wound with physiological saline.
  • Avoid touching the nose, avoid impact on the nose area.
  • Avoid doing exercise intensely, avoid intense sports.
  • Avoid not lying on your side, do not rest your hands on your forehead while sleeping.
  • No glasses, no facemask.
  • No sex.
  • Take the medicine exactly as prescribed, do not use other drugs without consulting your doctor.
  • Take the following check-ups as scheduled.

Where should we have rhinoplasty to prevent scars?

Whether the rhinoplasty leaves scars or not depends greatly on the doctor’s skills. Therefore, we must have rhinoplasty at a prestigious cosmetic facility that has highly qualified and experienced doctors.

Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital is a 5-star Korean standard hospital. Gangwhoo hospital has a team of experienced, highly qualified, and skilled specialists who trained in Korea.

Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital has state-of-the-art facilities and advanced equipment that ensure the best surgical conditions for customers. At the same time, Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital provides a variety of services to customers.

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Whether the rhinoplasty leaves scars or not depends greatly on the doctor’s skills. Therefore, we must have rhinoplasty at a prestigious cosmetic facility that has highly qualified and experienced doctors.

We hope you’ve had enough useful information after reading through this article. If you have any further questions or concerns, please leave a comment below or contact our Hotline: 0901.666.879 for the most thoughtful advice and guidance.

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