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Ideal Time of Rhinoplasty

Usually, rhinoplasty decision making process is started by people before the age of 18. Most of people care about his/her nose and don’t like its shape, so want to be rhinoplasty surgery. This is the biggest feature of the period already, didn’t like to his/her various parts of the body. So, can we have a rhinoplasty surgery whenever we want or is there an ideal time of rhinoplasty? There’s a certain age limit for rhinoplasty? Would seasonal summer or winter period make any difference for surgery? We tried to explain these questions in here for you.


Rhinoplasty in Adolescence Period

One of the most common questions of rhinoplasty is about age. Because people, especially in adolescence period, know their bodies better and they can start to like themselves. So many of them search and decide rhinoplasty in a first time for improve their appearance better. They think that everyone looking his / her nose and they are surprised how to stand for taken picture. Over the years people jumping this kind of events and have bigger confidence. But some people want to be rhinoplasty without waiting this transition or healthy thinking period.

Is There any Age Limitation for Rhinoplasty?

Although, there is no legal sense about the age limit of rhinoplasty, in general, there are some limitations recommended by doctors. The full completion of the development of the person is firstly income of these limitations and be accepted the ideal time of rhinoplasty. Because, after the surgery, which will take place before completing the development, shape changes occur in nose through of the growth in nasal bone or cartilage. In order to prevent these risks, there will be expected patients to complete their development of the rhinoplasty patient. This could be called an 18 age limit. Usually, people complete their development until the age of 18, and not much development will see after this age. Even some doctors add up to ideal age limit to 17 live in women. So, the decision of rhinoplasty surgery is up to you in some ways.

Which Season is better for Rhinoplasty Surgery?

Another point of rhinoplasty that people care while deciding surgery is which month or season will be accurate for the best rhinoplasty process.  In this aspect, in summer, it’s not very comfortable to stand with plaster or bandage after surgery, so it assumed that it is not an ideal time of rhinoplasty. Besides, some doctors do not recommend getting out of the sun after 4 – 6 weeks of rhinoplasty. All these are taken into consideration, for the summer months a little more trouble to have the surgery. But because of a lot of people working and they want to have rhinoplasty in the period of their annual permit, can cause a restriction in the choice of month or season of surgery. In the other way, each nose surgery is not in the same way, so you can decide the month according to your doctor issues. This topic may not be very important in some surgeries that can be performed with a simple process.

Nose Massage after Rhinoplasty

After rhinoplasty, one of the questions that faced by many people is nose massage. After the surgery, we guess we are waiting for some swellings in the nose appearance for few weeks. Through this, nose massage is recommended by doctors for the expectation of come down swellings and taking nose shape better. But here, there is a point to be careful. While, some doctors recommend a nose massage after rhinoplasty, rest of them against it.  So what is the cause of this opinion difference and what is the effect of nose massage? We tried to research every aspect of nose massage and its affects after rhinoplasty.


Doctors that advise nose massage, advocate the opinion that, changes through rhinoplasty in the nose that have a different structure long time, may cause different work of the nose muscles. In this respect, nose massage might be useful for proper work of muscles. Also, because of changes bone and cartilage textures of the nose, these are must be adapted to the nose over the time. Through this adaptation process after rhinoplasty, swelling and edemas occur on the nose. For this reason, nose massage is recommended to be done for this swelling and edema.

When looking the other aspect, some of the doctors or surgeons oppose nose massage after rhinoplasty. According to them, with the pressure of nose massage may cause slipping in cartilage and opening thin sutures. Besides, if you do not set violence while massaging, you can damage your nose and cause deformities in nose shape. On the other hand, the first month after rhinoplasty surgery, because of nose is very sensitive; you must shield your nose from outside intrusion and must be protected well against impact.

Rhinoplasty aftercare is very important for the nose, because the nose is very delicate. Taking this situation ahead, if your doctor will advise you the nasal massage after rhinoplasty, you necessarily ask him how you should do it. Because there can be differing opinions even for steps and application methods of nose massage. Also, considering that all patients of have the same surgery, it can be normal that doctors propose different massages for each patient.

There are many opinions about nose massage after rhinoplasty. There is no doubt that it’s your decision for your nose with your nose surgeon. If you want to have a new appearance with rhinoplasty, but also afraid of after surgery process, you can talk nose massage with your doctor. Through his / her advices and redirections, you will pass the whole process in right condition with the best appearance that you want.