Rhinoplasty, which is also commonly known as a nose job is used to change the size or shape of the nose. Both men and women may be conscious about the shape or size of their nose.
Many people choose the procedure to balance the proportions of the face or eliminate a hump or to help with breathing difficulties.
Rhinoplasty patients tend to stay overnight in hospital after the surgery, so that the surgeon can ensure that you’re comfortable and feeling ok before going home.
Swelling and bruising around the nose and eyes is usually less visible around a month after surgery. However, the final swelling can take up to a year after the surgery to settle down. The majority of surgeons suggest waiting till this final period before checking if the surgery has worked correctly or if any further surgery needs to be undertaken (often referred to as revision surgery).
Problems with a rhinoplasty can occur visibly on the outside of the nose or inside the nose and maybe a lot harder to see. During the aftercare checks the surgeon should be checking for any problems that may have occurred following the surgery and assessing what needs to be done to correct or treat the area.
Some of the problems that may arise with a rhinoplasty include:
If you notice of these things happening to you it is important to seek medical advice and discuss your options.
We understand that problems with your rhinoplasty can cause you to lose confidence and have a big impact on your life. We have trained specialist Solicitors that can provide you with support and speak the cosmetic surgery company on your behalf.
If you or a loved one have been affected by somebody else’s negligence, get in touch with Aequitas Legal today. To speak to a solicitor, simply call or fill in the contact form located on this page.
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Matthew qualified as a Solicitor in 2009 and has worked in the personal injury field ever since, working in most areas of personal injury work. He has substantial experience in dealing with accidents in the workplace and accidents in public. He also heads up the Travel Claims Department which deals with accidents abroad in many areas such as road traffic accidents, package holiday accidents, cruise ship holidays and accidents on an aircraft.
Carl qualified as a Solicitor in 2000 and has specialised in the personal injury matters ever since. He has substantial experience in dealing with accidents in the workplace accidents, accidents in public and serious road traffic accidents.
Suzanne has worked for Aequitas Legal since 2013, having worked in personal injury since 2008. She specialises in beauty negligence claims having helped various clients in relation to hair dye, eyelash and tattoo claims. In addition, she deals with a variation of RTA, employers liability, public liability and occupiers liability claims.
Diane works as assistant to Carl Davies, Senior Associate Solicitor, providing support on a varied caseload.
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