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Nose Silicone Implant With Ear Cartilage  

Cartilage is the safest and most important material in contemporary Asian rhinoplasty. Ear cartilage, septal cartilage, and rib cartilage are all used for rhinoplasty. For Asians, augmentation rhinoplasty of the nasal dorsum is generally performed. Cartilage is used for rhinoplasty of the nasal tip, while an alloplastic material, such as a silicone implant or Gore-Tex material, is employed for rhinoplasty of the nasal dorsum. In addition to the silicone implants that are commonly used for Rhinoplasty surgery, a combination of placing nasal or ear cartilage graft (the ear basin curve or Concha area) can be performed to correct and extend the nasal length and a tip plasty with less visible incision scars. This technique is used for extending the nasal area, for improving nasal tip looks, and to minimize the risk of silicone coming out.


Rhinoplasty surgery with silicone implants and ear cartilage graft  

  • Nose augmentation with silicone implants and ear cartilage graft

Candidates for Nose Reconstruction

  • Physically healthy and emotionally stable with realistic expectations as to what the surgery can and cannot do
  • To achieve refreshed look or passable female appearance
  • Women or Men who are not uncomfortable with their nose
  • Must be over 18 year old with good health condition

PREPARATION BEFORE SURGERY

  • Tell the doctor about the underlying disease. Medicines, surgery history, drug allergy history, food allergy history (If there is a medical record from the hospital Should be taken on the day of consultation as well) or inform before the surgery queue
  • Patients who received blood clotting drugs And medications that affect blood clotting, such as aspirin, Coumadin, Plavix or NSAID painkillers, such as Voltaren, Brufen or other underlying disease drugs
  • Do not eat vitamins, supplements of all kinds, such as vitamin E, fish oil, ginkgo leaves, grapeseed, ginseng, etc. must stop the drug at least 1 month.
  • Should wash your hair thoroughly before surgery. And not makeup on the day of surgery Do not wear contact lenses on the day of surgery. If there are eye problems, wear eye glasses instead.
  • Do not wear all kinds of jewelry, such as earrings, necklaces, rings, jill on the body on the day of surgery. (If not removed, must inform the officer)
  • Stop smoking at least 4 weeks before and after surgery. Because the substances in cigarettes reduce the amount of oxygen in the blood and destroy cells that will repair wound healing Resulting in reduced blood supply to the surgical area With the opportunity to allow the skin that is undergone hypoxia Causing the wound to heal slower than usual And the risk of infection
  • Do not drink alcohol for 1-2 days before surgery. And continued for at least 1 week after surgery
  • Before surgery Patients need to clean their fingernails and toenails thoroughly. Refrain from nail polish, pedicure and all nail extension.
  • Prepare your mind to be ready. Should not be too excited And should know that after surgery, there will be swelling, bruising around the wound And face changes Or the body area of the surgery Which takes time to heal the wound or become familiar with the new image

POST OPERATIVE CARE

  • Compress a cold cloth or ice bag for the first 7 days around the area where the nose tape is attached. (Do not hit the part with the tape.)
  • After doing the nose for 24 hours, may feel a headache. Nasal pain Swelling around the face To take painkillers And have to take antibiotics as prescribed by the doctor
  • The nose may be the most swollen for about 2-3 days. The wound can be removed from the plaster. Sheep can be removed at the end of 7 days by using warm water. Gently wipe and peel off gently.
  • After the 7th day after removing the plaster To warm the swelling area
  • After doing the nose for 3 days – 1 week, can go to work, but must avoid some activities that are highly exercised, such as running, swimming, having sex. Should avoid snot, rubbing the nose, bowing for a long time, lifting heavy objects
  • In general, the nose will collapse, swell and enter for about 3 months or more, which will collapse about 60% in 1 week, collapse 80% in 1 month, collapse, swell and enter at 90% – 100% in 3 – 6 months
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