Although many people want a proportional nose, they can approach rhinoplasty surgeries more cautiously. There are different rhinoplasty techniques applied according to the needs of the person.

The Shape of the nose, the angle, change the length so, basically, for shaping the nose with rhinoplasty usually the most aesthetic look and disgruntled terms of the size of the nose, the bridge of the nose arched, facing down the tip of the nose, the nose is much wider than the face, longer, or a little of people who want to resolve the problems caused by breathing through the nose is the preferred aesthetic operation.

Rhinoplasty in Antalya can sometimes be considered necessary for visual and sometimes for health. It can be done because patients are visually dissatisfied with the shape of their nose, or to correct deformities that have arisen due to some trauma. In addition, complaints such as the nose has an arched structure, the tip of the nose is low, asymmetry are also common complaints from rhinoplasty surgeries. Some patients may have rhinoplasty surgery to eliminate breathing problems caused by irregularities in the nose.


In order to make a decision on rhinoplasty, the development of bone and cartilage structure, not age, is evaluated. Accordingly, it should be noted that if the patients are of child age, adequate muscle of the musculoskeletal system should be completed. In addition, the general health status of patients, their medical history should also be taken into account. The same criteria apply to patients of advanced age.


Nasal growth, such as nasal obstruction, breathing difficulties, nasal irregularities within the comfort of one’s life or disrupts operations to mitigate the processes necessary for nose surgery can be performed simultaneously. In other words, operations aimed at eliminating health problems in the nose and rhinoplasty operations aimed at eliminating disfigurement can be performed simultaneously.


Open and closed techniques can be used in rhinoplasty surgeries:

Open rhinoplasty:

A small incision is made under the dec part of the nostrils. In this way, the surgeon who will perform the operation will have a wider angle of view towards the area where he will perform the operation. Open rhinoplasty technique is usually preferred in people with advanced deformity or who have a history of a previous aesthetic operation called secondary surgery.

Closed rhinoplasty:

Incisions are made through the nostrils when performing closed rhinoplasty. Closed rhinoplasty There is no possibility of a seam mark that can be seen from the outside on the rhinoplasty. This method may not be applied on very large noses and noses with a lot of disfigurement.


In rhinoplasty, only the cartilage at the tip of the nose is shaped. In rhinoplasty, the tip of the nose can be thinned, the cartilage at the tip of the nose is shaped and the tip of the nose is corrected. It can also be done in the asymmetry of the nostril, or narrowing of the nose. This method is preferred in patients whose nose is not arched, the tip of the nose is low, the tip of the nose is too wide, or who have problems with the nostrils.


The duration of the operation in rhinoplasty surgeries varies depending on the size of the operation according to the patient’s needs. In these operations, which take an average of 2 – 4 hours, depending on the correction of the problem area and the technique, this time may be shortened or this time may be extended if operations are to be performed to correct both the visual problem and the health problem.

Is it possible to do rhinoplasty without surgery? By what methods can non-surgical rhinoplasty be performed?

It is possible to apply non-surgical rhinoplasty methods for minimal deformations that cause aesthetic concerns about the nose. The most commonly used non-surgical rhinoplasty techniques are as follows:

Nasal filling: It can be applied to patients with a slight nasal arch. It can be applied to make the nose have a flatter image and to eliminate irregularities on the tip of the nose or back. It greatly improves the image. The procedure should be repeated at december intervals.

Lifting the tip of the nose with a rope: An upturned image can be provided in people with a low tip of the nose with a special technique using sewing threads used in surgeries. The procedure may need to be repeated after a while.


– Do not apply makeup when coming to the hospital on the day of the operation, clean the nail polish on your nails.

– During your examination interviews before surgery, share your regular medications, chronic conditions, medical history and all conditions related to your general health with the doctor who will perform the operation and the anesthesiologist in detail.

– If you regularly use blood thinners, stop using these drugs at least 1 week in advance under the supervision of a doctor with the information and recommendations of your attending physician. Do not use blood thinners such as aspirin.

– Decongest the use of herbal tea.

– If you have a condition such as flu, cold, or cold, be sure to share this condition with your doctor.

– Inform your doctor if the operation coincided with your menstrual period. Because edema increases during these periods, and these periods are not considered very suitable for surgical procedures.

– If you have a smoking habit, you can dec a break from use for a while, as this will negatively affect the healing process.


Sometimes there may be no bruising after rhinoplasty operations. But if swelling and bruises have formed, then on the day when edema and bruising are most severe, the 2nd after the operation. day. Bruises begin to change color after an average of 1 week and become invisible to the eye. While most of the edema is eliminated from the body in 1 week in most patients, it may take up to 3 months for the entire edema to be removed from the body in some patients. In order to speed up this period, it will be useful to consume plenty of fluids, especially drinking plenty of water, avoiding salty foods, taking edema-relieving medications under the supervision of a doctor, and light brisk exercise.


– Do not drink blood-thinning drugs and do not consume blood-thinning foods.

– Make sure to keep your head as high as possible with pillow support while you are lying down.

– It will be useful to rest. Stay away from normal activities for an average of 10 days and from heavy sports activities for up to 3 weeks.

– Make sure that the plaster and splints that protect your nose do not get wet. If you are going to take a bath, do not wash your head for a while.

– Carefully protect yourself from bumps and external influences that the nose may be exposed to.

– Do not use glasses until your doctor approves.

– Eat regularly, sleep regularly.

– Do not move hard and fast when brushing your teeth.

– Stop drinking alcohol and smoking for a while or reduce it as much as possible.

– Drink plenty of water to speed up the removal of edema, do not take salty foods, do light-paced non-strenuous exercises.

– Use the medications and creams given by your doctor regularly after surgery and clean the inside of your nose as described.


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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 .

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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.


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