What is Structural Rhinoplasty? Why is it better than other rhinoplasty methods?

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Everyone wants to have a beautiful and well-proportioned nose shape to be more confident in life. But very few people are born with a perfectly beautiful nose, and everyone wants to improve their nose defects. Structural rhinoplasty is the optimal solution to these desires.

So what is structural rhinoplasty? What advantages does it have? In the following article, Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital will give you interesting information about this trending method of rhinoplasty. Stay tuned!

What is Structural Rhinoplasty?
What is Structural Rhinoplasty?

What is Structural Rhinoplasty?

Structural rhinoplasty is the top rhinoplasty technique highly evaluated by experts.

Structural rhinoplasty is considered a “savior” of ugly nose shapes. Because this method involves reconstructing the structure of the nose, correct most common defects such as low nose, saddle nose, short nose, crooked nose, big nose tip, flat alar bases, …

Structural rhinoplasty requires great expertise and skill, and years of experience of the surgeon. During the surgery, the doctor will dissect the nose area to create a cavity for placing the cartilage to lift the nose bridge, enhance the columella, and coat the nose tip. Thereby reconstructing the entire nose structure.

Cartilage material used in structural rhinoplasty

In structural rhinoplasty, besides using artificial biological cartilage to raise the nose bridge, the doctor will use autologous cartilage (taken from the customer’s body) to coat the nose tip. Types of autologous cartilage used include:

  • Helix cartilage: This is the most commonly used autologous cartilage in structural rhinoplasty. The flexible helix cartilage will help form a natural nose tip shape. Helix cartilage will be suitable for those having rhinoplasty for the first time or have nose tips with few defects.
  • Septum Cartilage: Nasal septum cartilage is often combined with ear cartilage to enhance the columella of the nose to become stronger.
  • Rib cartilage: Rib cartilage is usually taken from the 6th and 7th rib positions. Rib cartilage is hard, difficult to orthopedic, so it is often used for the nose bridge. The rib cartilage in structural rhinoplasty will be indicated for cases where the nose is severely damaged, the nose is deformed, or after an accident.
Autologous cartilage in structural rhinoplasty
Autologous cartilage in structural rhinoplasty

The advantages of structural rhinoplasty

For every nose shape

The nose is located in the center of the face, so the nose defects shall harm the overall beauty of the face. The structural rhinoplasty method is the optimal solution to correct most of the common nose defects to give a new and natural-looking nose shape.

The optimal nose revision method

Failed rhinoplasty, especially failed multiple times, or an accident that caused serious damage to the nose structure. For these cases, structural rhinoplasty is the optimal solution doctors suggest.
If you want to have hot nose shapes nowadays such as natural S line nose shape, high and stylish L line nose shape, European S line nose shape,… Then the Structural rhinoplasty method is the option for you.

Suitable for every face shape

Applying structural rhinoplasty, the doctor can create a nose shape that suits all face shapes. The doctor will base on your face shape to create a new nose shape that is well-proportioned with the overall face. So you don’t need to worry about whether your face shape is suitable for structural rhinoplasty or not.
Structural rhinoplasty can correct any nose defects
Structural rhinoplasty can correct any nose defects

Should we have structural rhinoplasty?

Structural rhinoplasty has a lot of great advantages and is suitable for everyone, which can correct all nose defects. Therefore, structural rhinoplasty is the method we should choose to enhance the beauty of our noses.

However, whether or not to choose a structural rhinoplasty depends on many factors. You should follow the advice of your doctor to choose the most suitable method of rhinoplasty instead of following trends.

Differences between structural and cartilage rhinoplasty

Criteria Structural rhinoplasty Cartilage rhinoplasty
Defects improvement efficiency Structural rhinoplasty can correct all the nose defects Cartilage rhinoplasty is the optimal choice for those who have thin nose skin, upturned nose, short nose
Cost Structural rhinoplasty has a much higher cost than conventional methods Reasonable cost for everyone
Nose revision efficiency Structural rhinoplasty is the optimal choice for those who have damaged nose after failed rhinoplasty or trauma Not indicated for nose revision cases
Suurgery time The complicated technique leads to longer surgery time Shorter surgery time

Differences between structural and semi-structural rhinoplasty

Semi-structural rhinoplasty only involves correcting a certain area with defects on the nose, not reconstructing the entire nose structure like the structural rhinoplasty method. Therefore, semi-structure rhinoplasty is only applied to the nose with few defects.

After examining and evaluating the condition of the nose, the doctor will make the final decision whether to choose a structural rhinoplasty or a semi-structured rhinoplasty.

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Structural rhinoplasty procedure

The standard structural rhinoplasty procedure depends on each cosmetic hospital. However, it will include the following basic steps:
  • Step 1: The doctor examines, assesses the condition of the nose, and suggests the most appropriate rhinoplasty method for the customer.
  • Step 2: The doctor conducts a general health check to determine whether the customer’s physical condition is suitable for rhinoplasty surgery or not.
  • Step 3: The doctor will measure and draw the nose shape based on the collected information in step 1.
  • Step 4: The doctor shall perform sterilization and local anesthetic at the surgical area (many other places will combine with anesthesia). When the anesthetic takes effect, surgery will start.
  • Step 5: The doctor shall carefully perform the surgery to ensure the result for the customer.
  • Step 6: The customer is monitored after the surgery for a health check and instructed for the best post-operative care.

Related article: How To Care for Your Nose after Structural Rhinoplasty?

Common questions about the structural rhinoplasty

Is structural rhinoplasty safe?

Structural rhinoplasty involves using artificial biological cartilage and autologous cartilage to correct the nose structure. Both types of cartilage have high compatibility with the body. These cartilage types shall ensure minimal complications, so it is very safe for customers as long as the surgery is performed by professional doctors. 

Where can we have quality and safe structural rhinoplasty?

Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital is the top cosmetic hospital that has a team of highly skilled and experienced rhinoplasty surgeons. Gangwhoo is also equipped with modern machinery and equipment and is advised by Korean experts. The final results of structural rhinoplasty at Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital are highly appreciated by customers.

How much is structural rhinoplasty?

The price list of structural rhinoplasty at Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital:

Structural rhinoplasty, nose revision price list

STRUCTURAL RHINOPLASTY

SERVICE PRICE (VND) DISCOUNTED PRICE (VND) An extra 10 million VND if choosing nano form cartilage
3D Sline – 3D Lline Rhinoplasty
20,000,000 17,000,000
4D Sline – 4D Lline Rhinoplasty
30,000,000 25,000,000
6D Sline 6D –  6D Lline Rhinoplasty
38,000,000 35,000,000
Super Structural S-line/L-line Rhinoplasty
50,000,000 45,000,000

Is structural rhinoplasty painful?

Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital applies the exclusive Plus Anesthesia technology that ensures no pain during surgery for customers.

Painless rhinoplasty at Gangwhoo Cosmetic Hospital

Does the new nose shape last permanently after structural rhinoplasty?

The new nose shape can last for a long time, even permanently if the structural rhinoplasty is carried out at a prestigious cosmetic hospital that has good rhinoplasty doctors and uses high-quality cartilage.

Can the cartilage be removed after structural rhinoplasty?

After undergoing structural rhinoplasty, if you are not satisfied with the new nose shape, about 3-6 months after your nose has got in shape, you can consult your doctor to perform cartilage removal.

How long does it take for the nose to recover?

It takes 2-3 days for the swelling around the nose to disappear. And the nose shall heal after about 2-3 weeks.

Can those who have the first-time rhinoplasty undergo structural rhinoplasty?

They can totally undergo structural rhinoplasty if they are qualified for the surgery.

Does the new nose shape shrink overtime after having structural rhinoplasty using autologous cartilage?

Autologous cartilage after being implanted needs time to adapt and connect with tissues and cartilage in the nose area. During this process, the autologous cartilage may be reduced due to the unstable supply of nutrients but the outcome is not greatly affected.

Images of our customers before & after structural rhinoplasty

3D Structural rhinoplasty

Images of our customers before & after structural rhinoplasty

Images of our customers before & after structural rhinoplasty

Images of our customers before & after structural rhinoplasty

Images of our customers before & after structural rhinoplasty

Customers’ feedback after structural rhinoplasty

Customers' feedback after structural rhinoplasty

Customers' feedback after structural rhinoplasty

Customers' feedback after structural rhinoplasty

Customers' feedback after structural rhinoplasty

Customers' feedback after structural rhinoplasty

Customers' feedback after structural rhinoplasty

Customers' feedback after structural rhinoplasty

This is everything you need to know about structural rhinoplasty. We hope you’ve had enough useful information about one of the most popular rhinoplasty methods nowadays.

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