What is a Liquid Rhinoplasty?
A liquid rhinoplasty, also called a nonsurgical rhinoplasty, uses minimally invasive techniques to subtly improve the shape and size of the nose. While traditional rhinoplasty is the gold standard for nose surgery, liquid rhinoplasty may be a better fit for individuals who want minor improvements that can be achieved without surgery. Members of The Rhinoplasty Society are experienced in the art and science of rhinoplasty and are familiar with many techniques to help patients achieve their desired results.
Benefits of Liquid Rhinoplasty
While traditional rhinoplasty is the best option to achieve the most long-lasting results, there are many benefits to considering nonsurgical rhinoplasty options. A liquid rhinoplasty provides subtle improvements to the shape and structure of the nose. This can include improving bridge and nose tip definition, filling in scars or depressions, and more. A board-certified surgeon may recommend liquid rhinoplasty to people who want subtle improvements without the expense and recovery that comes with surgical rhinoplasty.
When considering liquid rhinoplasty, it's important to schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic or reconstructive surgeon who adheres to all safety regulations for surgical and nonsurgical procedures alike and understands the complex anatomy of the nose.
Candidates for Liquid Rhinoplasty
Liquid rhinoplasty uses dermal fillers or fat transfers to augment nose definition and improve its shape. It's important to note that the purpose of fillers is to add volume, so a liquid rhinoplasty is not ideal for those who want a smaller nose. Potential candidates for a liquid rhinoplasty are those who:
- Want minor changes
- Want to improve the definition of the nasal tip or bridge
- Have minor deformities or asymmetry
- Want to fill depressions or scars
How Does Liquid Rhinoplasty Work?
Liquid rhinoplasty at The Rhinoplasty Society is an excellent alternative to traditional rhinoplasty surgeries. Utilizing a nonsurgical approach, your provider will map out the aesthetic needs of your rhinoplasty to help you understand their approach. Dermal fillers can be used as a way to restore symmetry, volume, and evenness to your nose and overall facial structure. Results are visible as soon as the injections are over and you will not need any downtime or recovery with this treatment.
Nonsurgical Nose Enhancements
Many people who consider rhinoplasty want to make subtle, natural changes to their noses. Rather than undergoing surgery and receiving an implant or cartilage graft, liquid rhinoplasty allows patients to enjoy the benefits of rhinoplasty without the downtime or costs associated with traditional surgery. The Rhinoplasty Society is a non-profit professional organization of surgeons who are highly trained and can help you make the best decision for anything related to rhinoplasty.
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Liquid Rhinoplasty FAQs
How much does liquid rhinoplasty cost?
The cost of liquid rhinoplasty varies based on the needs of each patients. Before estimating costs, our team will listen to your concerns and goals to help develop your custom treatment plan. Once this is done, we can go over costs for the procedure as a whole. To help make your treatment as seamless as possbile, The Plastics Clinic accepts many payment methods and our office can help you find low-interest financing.
Can I combine liquid rhinoplasty with other facial procedures?
Some patients think about combining liquid rhinoplasty with another cosmetic procedure. Having multiple treatments for an improved result can be reviewed during your consultation with our staff. Once we understand your goals, we can help you decide what procedures will be in your treatment plan. Liquid rhinoplasty can help make your whole face look more balanced, so you should wait to see your results before getting another procedure.
Will my insurance cover functional liquid rhinoplasty?
Although liquid rhinoplasty for cosmetic reasons is not covered by insurance, if your treatment is considered medically necessary to improve your breathing, some of your costs may be covered by insurance. If you may be using your insurance, please tell our team during your consultation. We can help you submit the needed paperwork and information to your insurance to process your claim.