1635 North George Mason Dr Suite 380
Arlington, VA 22205
Advanced Plastic Surgery Center Dr. Talal Munasifi Dr. James Economides

Rhinoplasty (Cosmetic Nose Reshaping Surgery) – Arlington, VA*

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About Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is an aesthetic procedure performed to enhance the size and appearance of the nose. In addition, a rhinoplasty procedure can help improve breathing function for many patients. Board-certified plastic surgeons Dr. Talal Munasifi and Dr. James Economides are seasoned cosmetic facial surgeons who offers rhinoplasty, taking a subtle approach to create the most natural outcomes. Even though a rhinoplasty consists of slight changes, results can be appealing and dramatic. This surgical procedure at Advanced Plastic Surgery Center in Arlington, VA is performed to make a nose look smaller or improve a nose that is aesthetically unappealing due to size, shape, or a deformity. The goal is to create a more aesthetically pleasing nose that meets your goals and also functions properly. Dr. Munasifi, Dr. James Economides and their trained team of professionals are committed to creating customized treatment plans that help you achieve your desired outcome in order to allow you to look and feel your best. To learn more about rhinoplasty procedures at our Arlington facility, contact us today to schedule a consultation.

Ideal Candidates

Both men and women are candidates for rhinoplasty. If you are unhappy with the size and shape of your nose and have areas you would like to correct and enhance, this treatment may be the ideal solution. It is important that realistic expectations are discussed, as your facial appearance will be changed. In addition, facial growth should also be complete. This will also be assessed during your consultation, especially for teens. In your initial consultation, Dr. Munasifi will also formulate a comprehensive treatment plan that is personalized for you aesthetic goals and needs in order to allow you a better understanding of what you can expect through your rhinoplasty procedure. 

Surgical Technique

A rhinoplasty is performed under general anesthesia and is usually an outpatient surgery. There are various surgical techniques depending on your aesthetic goals and concerns. Dr. Munasifi performs nose surgery with either an open or closed technique. The goal during treatment is to reduce excess cartilage, tissue, and bone, or to improve and add cartilage for a new shape. The nose is repositioned while the skin is re-draped over the newly improved framework. Sutures are implemented either inside the nose or along the natural external crease.

What to Expect

Following your rhinoplasty, you will be carefully monitored in the recovery suite, and then be released to heal at home. The nose will be bruised and swollen for a few days. In most cases, there is bruising and discoloration under the eyes as well. Ice packs and pain medication can help with these effects. Your follow-up appointment with Dr. Munasifi will take place within a couple of days following surgery so that he can evaluate your healing process. It generally takes about 2 – 4 weeks to recover from a rhinoplasty. During this recovery phase, strenuous activity should be avoided.

Optimal results following a rhinoplasty may take a few months to a year to become fully noticeable. As swelling decreases, the nose will begin to look more like the final expected outcome. 

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Your Best Nose

If you are unhappy with the look of your nose or if you are experiencing breathing issues, a rhinoplasty may be the ideal procedure for you. We invite you to call Advanced Plastic Surgery Center in Arlington, VA to schedule a consultation with Dr. Munasifi to learn more about how he can help you achieve your aesthetic goals. A rhinoplasty is a very common cosmetic treatment with great success rates that can offer the beautiful results you desire. Contact us to schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Munasifi today. We look forward to hearing from you.

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