RHINOPLASTY

Rhinoplasty

“Rhinoplasty” is the surgical remodelling of the nose for either cosmetic or reconstructive purposes.

This procedure alters the nasal pyramid. If necessary, certain nasal respiration problems can also be corrected by operating on the nasal septum or the turbinates. In this case we call it combined septoplasty or “septorhinoplasty”. The aim of the operation is to change the shape of the nose cartilage and bone – these are what form the frame and give it its unique and personal shape. This is done via incisions made inside the nostrils.

The skin covering the nose is lifted and separated and has to be rewrapped onto the modified bone and cartilage. This skin has a great ability to adapt and retract thanks to its elasticity. An important factor in the final result is the quality of a person’s skin – its thickness has an effect on how well it follows the relief of the new shape. It is estimated that a nose does not finish growing before the age of 16 or 17 so it is best to wait until this age before contemplating rhinoplasty.

Before carrying out a procedure, the morphology of the face is studied through photographs (especially in profile) to see whether the chin needs altering as well. This joint procedure is known as “profiloplasty”.

 

Rhinoplasty – TECHNIQUES

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FRENCHLIFT by DR PHILIPPE BELLITY

The FRENCHLIFT ® was invented by Dr. Philippe Bellity who has been working on minimally invasive solutions for years. It is aimed at men and women experiencing the first signs of sagging jowls and has become, over the last few years, the alternative to a facelift. FRENCHLIFT ® offers many advantages : it is very effective in lifting the cheeks and jowls and recreating the oval line of the face. It respects the entire personality of the face without stretching the skin excessively or deforming the mouth. Scaring is kept to a minimum, and the scars are hidden inside the ear and at the side of it, the recovery period is much shorter (about a week. The results last as long as a classic facelift.

 

URGOTOUCH CICATRISATION

Dr. Bellity is equipped with the new innovation by Urgo laboratories, UrgoTouch : A unique laser technology for all those who want a more beautiful scar after their surgery cosmetic surgery. Treatment of the scar with the UrgoTouch laser is performed in the operating room at the end of the procedure once the surgical suture is complete. Still under anesthesia, you will not experience any pain.