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Rhinoplasty (Nose reshaping)

Rhinoplasty (Nose reshaping) Surgery Information

Reshape nose by reducing or increasing size, removing hump, changing shape of tip or bridge, narrowing span of nostrils, or changing angle between nose and upper lip. May also relieve some breathing problems. (May be eligible for a Medicare rebate)
1 to 2 hours or more.
Local with sedation, or general.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Temporary swelling, bruising around eyes, nose and headaches. Some bleeding and stiffness.
Infection. Small burst blood vessels resulting in tiny, permanent red spots. Incomplete improvement, requiring additional surgery.
Back to work: 1 to 2 weeks. More strenuous activities: 2 to 3 weeks. Avoid hitting nose or sunburn: 8 weeks. Final appearance: 1 year or more.

ACCSM Nose Reshaping Registry: List of Doctors who are trained in Nose Reshaping

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Hodgkinson, Darryl 02 9362 7400    Website
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Zacharia, Michael 1300 784 064    Website