Asian rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that aims to address the distinct nasal characteristics that are normally present among patients of Asian descent. Common aesthetic concerns for Asian noses typically include a low nasal bridge, wide nostrils, and an undefined nasal tip. These characteristics often contribute to a flat facial profile, which is why rhinoplasty is a popular cosmetic solution to help add dimension to the face.
Asian patients usually require bridge augmentation, tip refinement, and alar base reduction. Such enhancements are performed with careful consideration of the overall facial structure to ensure balanced, aesthetically pleasing improvements that do not compromise the patient’s unique Asian features.
Reasons To Undergo This Procedure
Asian patients tend to have a wider and fuller face shape. When combined with an under projected nose, this results in a facial profile that appears more flat and less defined when compared to universal norms.
Increasing the projection of the bridge and reshaping the nasal tip helps reduce the “flatness” of the face and improve symmetry and harmony between the rest of the facial features. In some cases, further changes may be necessary to address possible breathing issues. Asian rhinoplasty can help address the following concerns:
- Wide nostrils
- Low nasal bridge
- Flat facial profile
- Poor nasal function
What Are The Benefits?
Every race is comprised of different ethnic groups, but none as varied as the Asian population. Thus, it is important to consider the nuances between each ethnicity so as to provide the most appropriate nasal enhancements for each individual patient.
Having worked with patients of various ethnicities throughout his long and prolific career, Dr. Jacob Sedgh is a double-board certified facial plastic surgeon who is fully equipped with the knowledge, expertise, and experience required to successfully deliver highly individualized treatments and consistently produce natural-looking results that suit the patient’s face. Asian rhinoplasty can yield the following benefits:
- Higher nasal bridge
- Narrower nostrils
- Improved facial profile with increased depth and dimension
The key to achieving your desired result from your rhinoplasty procedure is to clearly communicate your concerns and expectations during the initial consultation. Once Dr. Sedgh has gained a better understanding of your needs, he will take the time to evaluate your nasal structure to pinpoint all areas of concern that need to be addressed. This will allow him to determine the ideal nose shape and size for your facial structure, as well as the most appropriate techniques to utilize for the procedure. Your consultation will consist of the following:
- Interview and assessment of your medical history
- Thorough physical examination
- Discussion on the surgical approach to be used for the procedure
Dr. Sedgh also conducts consultations via video conferencing for prospective patients who live out of town or overseas. If needed, his office can provide assistance in arranging transportation, hotel accommodation, and even aftercare services for the day of the surgery.
Rhinoplasty is typically performed as an outpatient procedure. After the surgery, you may experience swelling, bruising, and some mild discomfort or pain. These will normally subside within a week, depending on your adherence to the aftercare instructions and your body’s response to the treatment.
For a more comfortable recovery with minimized side effects, Dr. Sedgh will prescribe medications and aftercare instructions that may include post-surgical care for the treated area.
During the postoperative phase, one of the doctor’s main priorities is to provide ample care and support so as to promote a positive patient experience. Dr. Sedgh makes it a point to personally monitor each patient’s recovery progress from the first post-op day up to a year after, as this allows him to ensure the integrity of the surgical results, as well as the health and wellbeing of his patients.
Comfort & Transparency From Start To Finish
When under the care of Dr. Sedgh, you will feel comfortable, cared for, and you will understand every aspect of your upcoming treatment, whether surgical or non-surgical. His approach to facial enhancement is to achieve a refreshed, natural look – with transparency, honesty, and the highest level of ethical treatment, from start to finish.