Rhinoplasty is a type of facial plastic surgery which resolves cosmetic and functional issues with a person’s nose. Charlotte’s top rhinoplasty surgeon, Dr. Sean Freeman is considered one the best rhinoplasty surgeon in Charlotte NC and the entire Southeast. Rhinoplasty or a nose job is one of the most popular facial plastic surgery procedures. People elect the procedure for a number of different reasons. Some may be unhappy with some aspect of the appearance of their nose, while others may need help resolving some type of functional issue. Dr. Freeman can make a slight alteration in your nose to greatly improve its appearance or function.Rhinoplasty

Good Candidates for Rhinoplasty

Before anyone elects to have rhinoplasty performed, it is important to meet with a facial plastic surgeon who specializes in this procedure. Dr. Freeman, Charlotte’s top rhinoplasty surgeon will meet with your for a consultation appointment to discuss your goals and expectations from the surgery. The procedure is not typically performed on females younger than age 14 or on males before age 16. You should also be in good overall health and have no underlying medical conditions. When you meet with Dr. Freeman, he will discuss your expectations for your surgery. He will also use computer imaging technology to provide you examples of how you will look following surgery.

Rhinoplasty requires a certain amount of artistic skill, along with specialized medical knowledge. Dr. Freeman approaches the surgery with the goal of maintaining each individual’s unique features and beauty while resolving any nasal issues. Dr. Freeman has over twenty years of experience specializing in facial plastic surgery and brings this skill and experience to your rhinoplasty procedure. He will perform your procedure at his state-of-the-art medical clinic, The Center for Facial Plastic and Laser Surgery. If Dr. Freeman recommends other facial plastic surgery procedures to help enhance your appearance or fix other issues, he can perform these procedures at the same time he performs your rhinoplasty.

Rhinoplasty surgery performed by Charlotte’s top rhinoplasty surgeon will typically perform the procedure under general anesthesia, but depending upon the situation, may use local anesthesia or intravenous sedation. He may perform either open or closed rhinoplasty, depending upon the goals of the surgery.

Dr. Freeman will normally perform closed rhinoplasty where he will make small incisions inside your nose where they are not visible. There is less swelling and bruising following closed procedure. Dr. Freeman will perform open rhinoplasty if a patient needs a significant change in the projection of the tip of their nose. He makes an incision between the nostrils to gain access to the nose’s interior. Recovery from open rhinoplasty usually takes longer than recovery from closed rhinoplasty and the patient may experience more swelling and bruising.

Rhinoplasty surgery can radically improve your appearance. Call Charlotte’s top rhinoplasty surgeon, Dr. Sean Freeman to discuss your surgery options.