Many of us are unhappy with the appearance of our nose. If you feel this way, Charlotte’s top rhinoplasty surgeon, Dr. Sean Freeman can help. Dr. Freeman is dual-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Otolaryngology is the study of diseases of the ear and throat. This mean Dr. Freeman understands how the nose works and the best way to improve its appearance. Dr. Freeman brings more than twenty years of experience to the state-of-the-art operating suite at his clinic, The Center for Facial and Plastic Laser Surgery in Charlotte NC, He performs rhinoplasty surgery to correct, change, or repair the nose and also performs revision rhinoplasty to repair issues resulting from previous surgeries.
Before making a decision about rhinoplasty surgery, schedule a consultation appointment with Dr. Freeman. During this appointment, Dr. Freeman will discuss your goals for the surgery and evaluate your overall health and ability to successfully recover from the surgery. Dr. Freeman may also use computer imaging to help you visualize how you will look with different styles of noses. Dr. Freeman will conduct an evaluation of your nose and determine which surgical techniques will best help you realize your goals. Depending upon the shape and balance of your face, Dr. Freeman may recommend additional facial plastic surgery procedures such as a chin implant to improve your overall appearance.
During the surgery, the facial plastic surgeon modifies nasal cartilages and bones. The surgery may also add tissue to improve the nose’s appearance. Dr. Freeman also performs rhinoplasty surgery to repair nasal fractures and restore the pre-injury appearance of the nose. Dr. Freeman will normally perform a closed rhinoplasty which consists of incisions within the nose. If you require more complex repairs or modifications to your nose, Dr. Freeman may perform an open rhinoplasty during which he makes an incision across the bottom of the nose. Recovery from closed rhinoplasty is faster than recovery from open procedure.
Dr. Freeman performs all rhinoplasty surgeries at his state-of-the-art clinic in Charlotte NC. The surgery will typically done under general anesthesia. The surgery is done as outpatient surgery, so there is no need for an overnight stay. After the surgery you should arrange for transportation home. It is also recommended that you have someone available to stay with you for at least the first couple of days following rhinoplasty surgery. You will normally experience swelling and bruising following rhinoplasty surgery.
Dr. Sean Freeman is Charlotte’s top rhinoplasty surgeon. He performs rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty on patients from Charlotte NC and throughout the Southeast United States. Give him a call to set up a consultation appointment for your rhinoplasty surgery.