As the central feature of the face, how your nose looks can affect your confidence, therefore making it one of the most common procedures performed by our surgeons

What is Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)?

Rhinoplasty commonly referred to as a “nose job” is a popular procedure used for changing the shape or size of the nose to both aesthetically enhance it and restore its functions. Patients who are unhappy with the way their nose looks wish to have Rhinoplasty to improve their overall appearance. As the central feature of the face, how it looks can affect your confidence, therefore making it one of the most common procedures performed by our surgeons. In addition to improving your appearance it can also be performed to improve its function by correcting breathing problems caused by a deviated septum.

There’re two different surgical approaches to a nose job, including open and closed rhinoplasty. Open rhinoplasty is performed from outside of the nose whereas closed rhinoplasty involves incisions placed within the nostrils. The choice of procedure depends on which method will achieve the best results.

Open Rhinoplasty

It is performed by creating an incision along the width of the columella, the soft tissue between the nostrils. This technique allows the nasal skin to be folded back for greater visibility and increased precision and it is best used when correcting difficult noses and revision cases.

Closed Rhinoplasty

It involves making small incisions inside the nostrils to reshape the nose. Since the incisions are made within the nostrils this means there will be no visible scarring. This is a less invasive technique which allows for a faster recovery and less swelling.

3D Imaging in Rhinoplasty

Our expert surgeons use 3D imaging software to plan your “nose job” and show you various surgical options which will best suit your face. It’s a very effective tool that allows patients to visually see the changes they would like, while providing our surgeons with a plan for the surgery. Although 3D imaging can predict the results of a nose job more accurately, post-operative results may slightly vary.

Benefits of Rhinoplasty

  • Improved breathing
  • Increased self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Restoring facial harmony and balance
  • Correcting problems associated with a deviated septum

All Inclusive Rhinoplasty Package

Package includes pre-op tests, aftercare essentials, 1 night hospital stay, 6 nights hotel stay, VIP transfers, free guest, English speaking patient co-ordinator and a nurse


Day 1

On the morning of your procedure, you will be picked up by your patient coordinator and transferred to the hospital where you will have a consultation with your surgeon. Afterwards, you will have medical tests to check your suitability for surgery and once confirmed the procedure will last around 2 hours. You will spend the night at the hospital following your surgery

Day 2

You will be discharged from the hospital in the morning following a check-up by your surgeon. You will be transferred to your hotel where you will continue
to rest

Day 3-5

You are advised to continue resting, but once you start feeling better you can go out to explore the city on day 3

Day 6

You will have a final check-up by your surgeon and you will be ready to go home after having your cast removed and received instructions on postoperative care. Stitches do not need to be removed as they are dissolvable

Day 7

On your last day our driver will take you to the airport in one of our VIP transfers


Everything You Need to Know

Length of Stay

7 nights

Hospital Stay

1 night

Procedure Time

Around 2 hours


General Anaesthesia


1 day after procedure

Time off Work

10 days


3 days after procedure


6 weeks

Sexual Activity

2 weeks after procedure

Full Recovery

6 weeks


2 days

Sleeping Position

On back for 4 weeks

Before & After

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I expect during my consultation with the surgeon?

During your consultation with the surgeon you will discuss your expectations and potential results, giving you a chance to decide together what’s best for you and your facial structure. He will go through your medical history and test results with you to ensure your suitability for the procedure. After clearly explaining how a ‘nose job’ is performed and what type of scarring you will have, he will physically examine you and draw detailed markings on your nose. You will then be given information about your post-op recovery and be prepared for your surgery.

Is there an age limit for Rhinoplasty?

While there is no specific age limit for Rhinoplasty, you need to be over 18 to be a suitable candidate for this procedure.

When can I expect to return to work?

Normally, you can return to work within 10 days, however you might suffer from bruising and swelling, so you might consider taking more time off depending on how you heal.

Will I be left with scars?

Rhinoplasty is performed by making either a small incision across the skin between the nostrils or inside your nose. Both types of incisions are very small and although they will not completely disappear, the scars will gradually fade over time.

When can I expect to see my results?

You can expect to see the initial results of your ‘nose job’ 4-6 weeks after surgery when most of the swelling goes down. Most patients will start seeing their true results after three months as that’s when majority of the swelling will disappear. However, it won’t be until a full year for you to see your final results.

Don’t forget that specific results cannot be guaranteed as every individual has different bodies therefore everyone’s results will vary.

Should I bring a friend with me?

Our dedicated patient coordinators and nurses will be with you during every step of your journey. However, when having a surgical procedure anywhere it’s always best to have a familiar face with you.

When can I take a shower?

You can take a shower 2-3 days after surgery. However, you cannot wash your face as you can only cleanse the area surrounding your nasal splint using a washcloth.

How long does the operation take?

It takes around 2-3 hours.

What type of anaesthesia will be used?

Rhinoplasty surgery is performed under general anaesthesia


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