In Rhinoplasty, one or more of the following are done : 1.Elevation of a depressed nose by adding cartilage, bone or silicone implant. 2.Removal of a hump 3.Reduction of the bulk of the tip. 4.Narrowing of the nasal bones 5.Elevation of the tip of the nose 6.Reduction of the size of the nostrils or narrowing of the base of the nose. The cuts for reducing or recontouring the external nose are usually made inside the nose.The nasal skin is lifted from the cartilage and bone and then either the removal of the tissues or adding of the bone, cartilage or silicons is done. Local anaesthesia is given prior to the surgery in addition to sedation to help the patient be completely relaxed during the surgery. It takes about 1 1/2 hours to 3 hours for Rhinoplasty depending upon what has to be done. Some types of Rhinoplasties can be done as an out patient procedure without any hospital stay

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