Ethnic rhinoplasty surgery
Ethnic rhinoplasty is a new age nasal cosmetic surgery where the nose is surgically altered to create a highly symmetrical, aesthetically pleasing nose based on the individual patient’s face, suiting the facial characteristics and at the same time maintaining the patient’s ethnic characteristics.
Ethnic rhinoplasty surgery is an extremely detailed and delicate procedure which needs a lot of expertise and precision of a qualified and experienced cosmetic surgeon.
The cosmetic surgeon performing ethnic rhinoplasty surgery should be well versed with the differences between the nasal structures and aesthetics of various ethnicities for doing the job well.
Whether the patient is Asian, African American, Middle Eastern, or Hispanic, the ethnic rhinoplasty surgery uses customized techniques based on the structural differences of the nose and the ethnic characteristics one wish to preserve.
Types of ethnic rhinoplasty :
African American Rhinoplasty
African American patients have a very heterogeneous nasal structure and form depending on their ancestry irrespective of the common nasal traits.
While some patients have a low nasal bridge, thick nasal skin or short bones, others have a higher bridge and thin nasal skin.
Due to the wide range of anatomical differences, it is essential that the surgeon should be fluent in techniques for a satisfactory ethnic rhinoplasty surgery.
An Asian person’s nose with a lower nasal bridge is very different from westerner’s nose. At times, even wearing glasses can be problematic for those with the very little nasal bridge.
Asian rhinoplasty is focused on working more on a flatter looking nose with rounder and wider nasal tip.
Middle Eastern/Persian Rhinoplasty
The Middle Eastern or Persian rhinoplasty is focused more to work on the commonly recognized unique features such as an elongated nose, a tip projecting down over the upper lip, etc.
Ethnic rhinoplasty surgery requires an extensive understanding of the various types and structures supporting the nose to make sure the best result of attaining a balanced ethnically complimenting the patients face.
Benefits of ethnic rhinoplasty surgery
- A much more balanced nose in conjunction with the facial features giving a more harmonized look to the face.
- Ethnic rhinoplasty surgery makes the nose appear more customized as per the ethnicity such as shorter, longer, straighter, and narrower as preferred by an individual.
How much ethnic rhinoplasty surgery cost
Ethnic rhinoplasty surgery normally costs anywhere from $3,000 to $8,000. This cost comprises of the surgical fee, anesthesia fee, and facility fee.