What Is Nostril Reduction?
Wide nostrils contribute to the appearance of an oversized nose that doesn’t fit the face especially for patients of an ethnic descent. A wide tip can be related to a wide nasal base or due to a broad, bulbous tip. Several nostrils reduction techniques are available to slim wide, flared or thick nostrils using reduction rhinoplasty techniques in NYC & NJ.
Stop complaining and drawing attention to your wide nostrils schedule your consultation Dr. Monica Tadros, top-rated double board-certified plastic surgeon and the expert nostrils reduction specialist in New York and New Jersey.
Difference Between Nostrils Reduction and Rhinoplasty
Alarplasty, also known as wide nostril nose job, is able to change the width of the nostrils while a rhinoplasty can modify the appearance of the entire nose. Rhinoplasty surgery is performed with the use of general anesthesia, while an alarplasty can be done with the use of local anesthesia. Rhinoplasty surgery involves trimming away cartilage, shaving down bone or removing unnecessary tissue. During the alarplasty surgery our best surgeon in NYC & NJ only makes incisions to the alar region of the nose and does touch cartilage or bone.
Dr. Monica Tadros specializes in wide nostril nose surgery for her patients in NYC & NJ.
Schedule your no-obligation consultation today with Dr. Tadros to address overly wide or large nostrils in her Englewood, NJ office conveniently located in Bergen County.
Dr. Tadros accepts most POS and PPO insurances for any medical issues related to the ear, nose and throat as an out of network provider.
Please call NYC: (212) 532-4590 or NJ: (201) 408-5430 to speak to a Patient Advisor
Preparation Before Wide Nose Surgery
Dr Monica Tadros makes the treatment personalized to every patient. In order to get a full understanding of patient’s expectations and evaluate the inside and outside the nose a minimum of half an hour is needed. It is highly important to know what to expect in order to make the entire process more pleasant and satisfying and also achieve desirable effects. NJ nostril reduction surgeon Dr. Tadros normally discusses the functional and cosmetic expectations in a detailed way for the purpose of making sure that all the patient’s questions are answered. Apart from that, your insurance might cover some of the expenses depending on your personal insurance plan.
Nostrils Reduction Procedure
An alarplasty is a surgical intervention aimed to reshape the nostrils. There are people who have wide or prominent nose and this type of surgery allows to reduce the shape and size of the nostrils. This surgery involves the removal of the wedge of the wing of the nose for the purpose of modifying the shape of nostrils. During this surgery, a specialist administers local anesthesia and performs incisions on the inside or outside of the nose in the alar area. The next step is removing a certain amount of tissue. When it gets removed, the incision is sutured, which narrows the span of wide nostrils. This process does not involve touching cartilage and bone, which makes the recovery process easier.
Benefits of Large Nostril Nose Job
There are many benefits from wide nostril reduction surgery. Here are some of the benefits for patients who have large nostrils:
- Allows creating a nose that will be proportionate to other facial features
- Takes into account serious concerns such as nose size and shape
- The healing duration of incisions is quick and painless
- It allows to correct nostril asymmetry
- It is aimed to improve the contour of nasal Alar by modifying the size of nostrils
- It is not a long-lasting procedure, which involves minimum downtime
Alarplasty can improve both appearance and functionality, allowing you to enjoy each day free from restrictions caused by nasal irregularities.
Who Can Be Candidate for Nostril Plasty
For NJ patients who are dissatisfied with their appearance of the nose because of wide nostrils that are too large for your face, you may be a potential candidate for a big nostril nose job.
The ideal wide nostril nose job candidates for nostril reduction are non-smokers, in good general health and at least 16 years of age. Nostrils reduction rhinoplasty should not be performed on noses that are still in the formative stages. Noses reach full growth in girls between the ages of 13-14 and in boys between 15-16.
What to Expect After a Wide Nose Rhinoplasty?
You experience some pain immediately after your wide nose job that may last about 72 hours. Your doctor prescribes you some medication to ease your discomfort. You also may notice some bruising, swelling, and bloody discharge as with any nostril nose job – this is normal.
Your rhinoplasty surgeon provides you gauze that needs to be changed every about every two hours for about a week. After this time, all dressing may be removed.
If you experience a significant increase in pain that is not alleviated by your medication, contact Dr. Tadros immediately.
How Long Does Recovery Take?
You may return home the day of your surgery with your cold compress to reduce swelling and gauze that should be changed often, about every two hours. During the second and third day after your wide nose rhinoplasty, the swelling will be at its worst. In about two weeks, your stitches will dissolve. After about a month, your breathing and swelling will be better. After a year, your nostril reduction is at its last stage and you can enjoy the final results.
Does medical insurance cover wide nostril surgery?
Nostril job is an elective cosmetic procedure meaning that it is not typically covered by health insurance. You will be responsible for covering all the costs associated with a nose reduction job and the accompanying anesthesia.
How much does nostril size reduction cost?
It is extremely difficult to state the exact amount as everything depends on your individual situation. The cost of a wide nostril job varies in the United States. Some factors that impact the cost are your geographic location and the amount of job that needs to be done.
Keep in mind that that nose job for nostrils tends to be less expensive than a traditional rhinoplasty. This is due to the fact that alarplasty involves fewer procedures.
If you want to get more in-depth information about nostril size reduction, you can schedule an appointment with the most experienced plastic surgeon in New Jersey, Dr. Monica Tadros.
Consultation for Nostril Reduction in New York City or New Jersey
The first step in determining your candidacy for a wide nostril/big nostril nose job is to set up a consultation with Dr. Tadros. Please call our office today at NYC: (212) 532-4590 or NJ: (201) 408-5430 to speak to a Patient Advisor to learn more about this nostrils reduction procedure.
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