If you are someone who was unhappy with their nose, then surgery was the only way for reshaping or augmentation of the nose. Though surgery continues to be the most effective way of augmenting the nose, there are other non-surgical nose job options which have become available with the advancement in technology. This non-surgical procedure gives immediate results and has no downtime.

What are the various non-surgical procedures which are available?

Rhinoplasty is one of the most common plastic surgeries which are used to correct various flaws, however, there are other non-surgical procedures which are now available. These procedures help to enhance the appearance of one’s nose and are typically referred to as injection rhinoplasty procedures. They are typically executed with the help of hyaluronic acid-based fillers which include, Juvederm, Restylane and Radiesse. You can use a single product or even combine multiple different fillers and techniques to enhance the precise area of the nose and to improve its overall size and shape.

What are the different areas of the nose which respond well to fat grafting?

Fat grafting can be done to increase the height of the dorsum on the bridge of the nice, to add shape and definition to the tip of the nose. These fillers can be used to straighten the bridge and correct a dorsal hump and to fix the appearance of a crooked nose by adding balance and improving symmetry. It also helps in the improvement of irregularities or deformities from a previous rhinoplasty while smoothening the sharp angles and restoring symmetry and balance.

How long does the procedure last?

One of the best parts about this non-surgical rhinoplasty is that it is a quick procedure and makes use only of a topical anaesthetic. It is a viable option for those who are medically unfit to undergo proper surgery. The length of the procedure varies from 15 to 30 minutes. After which you can resume your usual activities without any delay and you will be able to drive yourself to and from the appointment. Hence, the procedure can remain as discreet as you want it to be.

How long does the recovery period last?

The recovery is relatively easy. In most cases, you will be able to return to your daily routine almost immediately after the procedure, though you may experience a bit of swelling for about 24-48 hours prior to the treatment. The swelling may even linger up to 10 days. However, swelling experience is usually minimal. 

How long do the results last?

The intravitreal injection can last from anywhere between 9 months to a year, depending upon the filler which you have chosen. Towards the end, your body will start to break down the filler in a gradual and symmetrical manner. During this process at no point will your nose look awkward or funny. It will simply go back to its native shape slowly and uniformly.