Rhinoplasty is a procedure in facial plastic surgery used to enhance the proportions of a person’s nose. This may involve reduction of the nasal hump, refinement of the nasal tip, narrowing of the nose to maintain proper proportions, and several other possibilities.
What is Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty?
In a “non-surgical nose job” procedure, injectable wrinkle fillers can be used to enhance the nasal shape. By injecting the filler above and below a mild nasal hump, the nasal bridge can be straightened without surgery. There are several fillers that may be used for this procedure, including:
Who Should Consider Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty?
If you want to avoid the cost or the downtime of rhinoplasty, or if you just want to avoid surgery in general, this procedure is an excellent option to consider. However, if you desire a permanent solution, rhinoplasty is the best choice.
How Does Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty Work?
Fillers such as those listed above are used for a variety of applications in facial contouring. The goal is to add volume in certain areas of your skin and reshape the skin surface. On the nose, a filler can smooth out an irregular shape or correct an asymmetry. The injection is typically limited to the top and sides of the nose rather than the base or tip.
To make the procedure comfortable, Dr. Genter can utilize a variety of pain management techniques that are commonly practiced during wrinkle filler injection. Topical anesthetic can numb the treated area before injection and some of the latest dermal fillers even come premixed with lidocaine, an anesthetic commonly used during cosmetic and dental procedures.
Are you interested in a non-surgical nose job?
To learn more about rhinoplasty or the options available in non-surgical rhinoplasty, feel free to contact our office in Philadelphia to discuss the details of each method. Sign up for the email list and we’ll keep you updated with the latest specials and events at our Philadelphia plastic surgery office.