Rhinoplasty Chicago, IL
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Why Choose Dr. Azizi
Dr. Azizi is one of Chicago's best Rhinoplasty surgeons, bringing you the best techniques from over 40 top surgeons!
Dr. Ramsen Azizi was born and raised in the wonderful city of Chicago, where he completed all his undergraduate, medical, and residency training. During residency, he was able to work with some of the best plastic surgeons in the field, stimulating his interests and creative thinking. He found that the 25 years of music production and performance cultivated his outside-the-box thinking and problem solving skills in the operating room.
When it came to deciding on a fellowship, he chose to work with the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group in New York. Being the largest plastic surgical group and one of the oldest training programs in the country, Dr. Azizi regularly worked with up to 40 plastic surgeons [experts from all fields of plastic surgery]. From this, he distilled the best techniques in order to maximize aesthetics and results while maintaining a high level of safety. After completing over 2000 procedures in this three years of training, he returned to his home town of Chicago.
CHICAGO RHINOPLASTY FAQ
Rhinoplasty or more popularly known as a “Nose Job” deals with both the aesthetic and the functional aspect of the nose. Today it is a very popular option for people who have difficulty breathing, have been in an accident, or are not happy with the look and shape of their nose. Dr. Ramsen Azizi brings the best techniques from over 40 surgeons, and together you can work to design the nose you have always wanted.
"Who is a good candidate for Rhinoplasty?"
Dr. Ramsen Azizi can help you decide.
This procedure is suitable for mostly everyone and Dr. Azizi will help you decode if it is right for you. Healthy people who live a healthy lifestyle are great candidates for Rhinoplasty. It is preferred that you are a non smoker or do not use nicotine. Smoking can interfere with your healing process.
What should I expect with Rhinoplasty?
You should be aware that with Rhinoplasty you can expect to see changes to your overall face not just your nose. Sometimes patients are mentally not ready for such a change. That is why it is so important to talk with Dr. Azizi to determine if this procedure is right for you. You should have a clear understanding of the procedure and what your expectations are.
Dr. Azizi will tell you in detail what the aesthetic changes to your nose and face will be and help you decide what path to take. With his expertise, you will have the confidence to go forward with the procedure you have chosen.
What does the surgery entail?
Depending on the changes to your nose, the surgery can differ at length. The first step is to decide whether your procedure will need general anesthesia or sedation. The next step of the procedure is the initial incision.
Depending on your procedure and case, Dr. Azizi will decide which incision he should perform. The incisions created inside your nose is called a Closed Rhinoplasty. If the incision is done along the skin between nostrils it is called Open Rhinoplasty.
Both options have their own advantages and disadvantages. You will get to discuss and review the best option for your case during the normal consultation visit with Dr. Azizi. Once the incision is made, the next step is to reshape the nose structure.
This feat is achieved by reducing/removing portions of the bone or cartilage within your nose. If the patient has an issue with a deviated septum it is on this step of the procedure that the doctor straightens the septum to ease the breathing. Once all the changes are done the doctor closes the incision and a temporary splint is added for faster recovery.
What is the recovery like?
Swelling and bruising are the most common side effects after the surgery but they will subside as you recover. You will need to wear a splint and bandages for as long as Dr. Azizi and his team recommend. You will also need plenty of rest. The actual structure of the nose won’t be fully defined till around one year, although most people will look better at 3 weeks after surgery. Dr. Azizi and his expert team will guide you through the healing process every step of the way.