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Whether there will be a visible scar after rhinoplasty operations is one of the issues that our patients are most curious about. Although the visibility of the incision scar varies according to the technique used, the results are aesthetically acceptable.

There are two types of surgical techniques, closed and open techniques, which plastic surgeons generally use in rhinoplasty.

Open rhinoplasty technique

In rhinoplasty operations performed with the open technique, a small incision in the shape of a V or W is made from the lower base of the nose and incisions are opened in the nostrils, lifting the skin of the nose up and the operation is performed. After the operation, the incision is closed with very thin stitches. The incisions heal within a few weeks. The traces, on the other hand, become indistinct over time. As long as there are no problems during the operation or recovery, there is no visible scar that bothers the person.

Closed rhinoplasty technique

The second method applied is the closed technique. In closed technique preferred nose surgeries, the incision is opened from the inside of the nostrils. Structural disorders in the nose are eliminated by shifting the nasal skin. Then the stitches are inserted into the nostrils. Thanks to this, no visible traces are formed, even if slightly from the outside.

There is no difference between the two techniques in correcting problems in the nose. With both of them, all deformities of the nose can be eliminated. Which technique will be used in the operation depends on the surgeon’s preference and expertise. Whichever technique the surgeon you choose prefers to use, he performs your nose surgery with that technique.

Apart from the incision site, the surgery is performed in a similar way in both. Most often, general anesthesia is used. Surgeries take an average of 1-4 hours. Again, according to the surgeon’s preference, plaster and tampon or splint and tape can be used.

Splints and protective tape that make breathing easier are applied more. It should be remembered that the main goal of all surgeons in all aesthetic operations is to ensure that the scars are not as obvious as possible.

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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.


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