Turkey Medicals, – So before rhinoplasty, patients naturally have many questions that they are curious about in their mind. Having information about the process before rhinoplasty helps the postoperative process to pass much more comfortably.

What are the methods used in surgery?

The method is determined according to the type of problem in your nose. There are two main methods open and closed rhinoplasty. In the closed technique, incisions are opened from the inside of the nostrils. Thus, there is no suture mark visible from the outside. In the open technique, the procedure is performed with an incision opened from the base of the nostrils. As the incision scars heal, the scars become indistinct.

How long does the rhinoplasty process take?

For rhinoplasty, a process of about 1 week or 10 days is needed. 2 Weeks before the operation, no blood thinners, smoking or alcohol use, regular sleep and healthy nutrition are enough to prepare for the operation. It is necessary to eat and not consume at least 8-12 hours the night before the operation. The operation is completed under general anesthesia in an average of 2 hours. It may be necessary to stay in the hospital for 1 night.a silicone tampon is taken 3-5 days later. Sutures and splints attached during surgery, if any, are removed within the first week. If self-boiling stitches are removed, the stitch does not need to be removed. After a few days of rest, normal life can be returned.

What are the risks of nose surgery?

There is also a risk in rhinoplasty, as with any surgery. Such as the risks of anesthesia and bleeding. Not using blood-thinning medication, smoking, alcohol two weeks before surgery helps to reduce the risk. If a specialist surgeon and a health care provider are selected in the field, the risks of postoperative complications can be minimized.

Which anesthesia methods are used?

Rhinoplasty surgery takes an average of 1.5 hours. For this reason, general anesthesia is usually recommended. Local anesthesia can also be applied according to the type of rhinoplasty, the preferences of the surgeon and the patient.

Is the choice of hospital important?

Rhinoplasty surgery, as with all other surgeries, is an extremely serious operation. The surgery must be performed in a full-fledged hospital. This provides both hygiene and the possibility of immediate intervention in any complications.

How is the new nose design made?

Golden ratio calculations are applied in the new nose design. With the calculations of the golden ratio, the ideal nose shape that is most compatible with the overall face can be calculated.

Will the new nose design be revealed immediately?

Although the new nose design appears immediately after surgery, edema and bruising in the nose are greatly reduced within 10 days. within 6 months, the swelling and numbness problems that only you will notice will also improve greatly. You need a period of 1 year for full recovery. The new nose shape can continue to form for 2 years.

When can I start exercising and physical activity?

For the first few days, he should stay away from physical activities in which the head should be tilted forward. many physical activities can be started within 2 weeks. For heavy exercises, it may be necessary to wait an average of 2 months. It is very important that you adapt to this period, especially for weight-based sports activities. For sports such as swimming and pool, at least 2 months of the process must pass.


Follow me
President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


Our website contents consist of articles approved by our Web and Medical Editorial Board with the contributions of our physicians. Our contents are prepared only for informational purposes for public benefit. Be sure to consult your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
Medically Reviewed by Professor Doctor Alper Demirbaş
Follow me
Latest posts by Medically Reviewed by Professor Doctor Alper Demirbaş (see all)