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Are you thinking of having a rhinoplasty? Dr. Sean Freeman, Charlotte’s facial plastic surgeon, answers some of the most common questions in this series of rhinoplasty videos to help patients understand the procedure more and answer some of your commonly asked questions. If you have further questions, please feel free to contact Only Faces here.

Dr. Freeman is one of America’s most experienced rhinoplasty surgeons. He is certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology (ENT) and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, so he’s especially skilled at improving both the form and function of the nose. 

What is a Rhinoplasty?

What should I look for in a plastic surgeon?

Will it hurt?

What are the risks and limitations of a rhinoplasty?

Who is the best candidate for a rhinoplasty?

How long would I have to wait to undergo further surgery?

I’ve decided to undergo a rhinoplasty, but I’m afraid of anesthesia. What are my options?

Can this procedure improve my breathing?

I have thin nasal skin. Will this affect my cosmetic result?

Will my nose need to be broken?

How soon before I can exercise?

Can I see what my nose will look like before having the operation done?

I’ve had a rhinoplasty before and am not happy with the results. What can you do to fix it?

What are the advantages of a surgical versus a non-surgical rhinoplasty?