Belinkie Steven A Md

Rhinoplasty: A Personal Journey

Rhinoplasty, or a “nose job” as it’s commonly called, is a plastic surgery procedure to change the shape of your nose. I should know—I recently had one. While I was doing my research on the topic, I realized that there wasn’t a lot of personal accounts out there on what the experience is really like. So, I decided to write this blog post in hopes that it will help others who are considering getting a nose job. ###

My Personal Experience with Rhinoplasty

I had always been self-conscious about my nose. I felt that it was too big for my face and made me look “different” than everyone else. I had considered rhinoplasty for many years, but it wasn’t until I met with Dr. Brown that I decided to go through with the surgery.

Dr. Brown was very professional and knowledgeable about the procedure. He made me feel comfortable and confident that he could give me the results I wanted. The surgery itself was quick and relatively painless. I was so happy with the results! My nose looked much more proportional to my face and completely Natural!

I would highly recommend Dr. Brown to anyone considering rhinoplasty. He is an excellent surgeon with a great bedside manner.

The Different Types of Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, is a plastic surgery procedure that alters the shape of your nose. It can be performed for cosmetic reasons or to improve breathing.

There are two main types of rhinoplasty: open and closed. Open rhinoplasty involves making an incision on the outside of the nose, while closed rhinoplasty is performed entirely through incisions inside the nose. Each approach has its own advantages and disadvantages.

Your surgeon will recommend the best type of rhinoplasty for you based on your goals and physical features.

Open rhinoplasty is the most common type of nose surgery. It allows your surgeon to access the inside of your nose more easily, which gives them greater control over the shape of your Nose. Open rhinoplasty also typically results in fewer complications than closed rhinoplasty.

Closed rhinoplasty is less invasive than open rhinoplasty because all of the incisions are made inside the nostrils. This approach is often used for patients who need only minor changes to their noses. Closed rhinoplasty generally has a shorter recovery time than open rhinoplasty.

Pros and Cons of Rhinoplasty

There are many things to consider before undergoing rhinoplasty, or any cosmetic surgery for that matter. It’s important to be aware of the potential risks and complications associated with the procedure, as well as the recovery process. That being said, there are also many benefits to having a nose job. If you’re considering rhinoplasty, here are some pros and cons to help you make your decision:


Rhinoplasty can improve the appearance of your nose, giving you a boost of confidence.

It can also change the shape of your nose to improve breathing.

The results of rhinoplasty are usually long-lasting.


What to Expect After Rhinoplasty Surgery

Most people report excellent results after rhinoplasty surgery. However, it is important to keep in mind that the final results of your surgery may not be immediately apparent. It can take up to a year for all of the swelling to resolve and for your new nose to fully take shape. During this time, it is not unusual for patients to experience some degree of dissatisfaction with their appearance. This is completely normal and typically subsides as healing progresses.

In the meantime, there are a few things you can do to help ensure optimal results and a smooth recovery:

1) Follow all of your surgeon’s post-operative instructions carefully. This includes things like keeping your head elevated, using ice packs, and avoiding strenuous activity.

2) Be patient! It takes time for swelling to go down and for your new nose to settle into place. Try not to obsess over small details or changes that you may see during the healing process.

3) If you are unhappy with your appearance at any point during healing, communicate this to your surgeon. He or she can provide reassurance and guidance on what to expect as you continue to heal.


Rhinoplasty was a life-changing experience for me, both physically and emotionally. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to improve my appearance and boost my confidence. If you are considering rhinoplasty, I encourage you to do your research and find a qualified surgeon who you feel comfortable with. The results may just surprise you.



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