Italian rhinoplasty is a procedure performed to repair or reconstruct the nose. The skin used to repair the nose comes from a flap of skin on the patient’s forearm.
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Conditions Treated with Italian Rhinoplasty:
Italian rhinoplasty is utilized to treat disease or injury of the nose.
There are no comparable non-surgical or surgical alternatives to Italian rhinoplasty.
Anesthesia with Italian Rhinoplasty:
Italian rhinoplasty can be performed under either local or general anesthesia.
Potential Complications from Italian Rhinoplasty:
Possible risks following Italian rhinoplasty include infection, bleeding and a negative reaction to the anesthesia that is used. It is also possible for the patient to experience numbness, bruising, swelling, soreness and scarring. The nose can reject the graft and temporarily appear asymmetrical. Other potential complications include unbalanced nasal passages and recurrent nosebleeds.
Recovery from Italian Rhinoplasty:
Total recovery time following Italian rhinoplasty is three to six weeks.