Preservation Rhinoplasty


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The nose is a central part of our face and has a huge impact on a person’s image as it affects the overall facial harmony. A rhinoplasty can help improve the size, the shape and the form of the nose.
Choosing rhinoplasty can be a big decision and in many times can be daunting undergoing a surgical procedure or having a long recovery period. You want to be assured that you will be under the best and safest hands possible and achieve the best possible and natural-looking results.
At The Private Clinic, we now offer the innovative Preservation Rhinoplasty, a type of rhinoplasty that involves minimal downtime, is less invasive than traditional rhinoplasty and doesn’t leave any scars. In this blog post, we will be covering everything about this new technique.
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Traditional Rhinoplasty

Traditional rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that involves making small incisions between the nostrils (closed rhinoplasty) or in the inside of the nose (open rhinoplasty) to then remove or reduce the dorsal hump. With this technique, once the incisions have been made, the skin proceeds to be separated from the cartilage layers and bone of the nose to then be sculptured to the desired shape.
Traditional rhinoplasty requires patients to wear a splint across the nose for a period of 7-10 days and the downtime is usually 2 weeks, along with swelling and bruising.
During the past few years, there have been major advances in the understanding of the nasal anatomy, aesthetics and surgical techniques. Preservation Rhinoplasty is one of this new advancement in nasal surgical procedures.

Preservation Rhinoplasty

Preservation Rhinoplasty is a new technique that allows surgeons not to destroy or reconstruct the dorsum of the nose during surgery. The hump of the nose is carefully reduced internally, allowing the nose to become smaller. The goal of this technique is to preserve the nasal ligaments and manipulate the cartilages requiring minimal incisions.
The main benefits of this new procedure are the fact that is a less invasive and less traumatic technique for the patients, as there is less swelling and bruising involved. With this technique, even though there is a lower chance of requiring a revision rhinoplasty, if needed the revision is far simpler since there is less scar tissue when compared to conventional rhinoplasty techniques.
With the Preservation Rhinoplasty patients can achieve more natural results and as a result of the speedy recovery, patients can get back to their daily routine faster. Patients are able to go home within a few hours after the procedure and recover in the comfort of their home.

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Before and after Preservation Rhinoplasty.

Preservation rhinoplasty enables patients to breathe freely as the risk of post-operative bleeding is severely reduced. This is because of the less invasive nature of the procedure compared to traditional techniques.

Am I suitable for Preservation Rhinoplasty?

According to our expert plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Mr Dario Rochira who performs this procedure at The Private Clinic, 80% of patients are suitable to undergo this procedure.
At The Private Clinic, we recommend booking in for a consultation so our surgeon can assess your suitability for the new procedure or recommend the best technique for your unique case.

Why Should I choose The Private Clinic?

The Private Clinic is one of the few clinics in the UK who offer the innovative preservation rhinoplasty technique, performed by Mr Dario Rochira.
The Private Clinic has been offering the most advanced and effective cosmetic treatments, helping their patients achieve their goals and desired results.

  • We offer as many post-operative care and appointments with your surgeon, doctor and nursing team as needed.
  • One year cover for all surgical, hospital and nursing care, in case of any medical issue*.
  • 24-hour patient helpline with direct access to our nursing team and surgeons.
  • Comprehensive patient information and expert care every step of the way.
  • Outstanding state of the art hospital facilities.
  • Over 35 years’ experience of Cosmetic medical Excellence.
  • Excellent reputation for patient safety and satisfaction, honest advice and outstanding care means your journey with The Private Clinic will be an exciting experience to a newfound nose.

To learn more about rhinoplasty please call 0333 920 2471 or book a rhinoplasty appointment at any of our clinics across the UK