Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty) Questions


What is rhinoplasty?

Nose surgery or ‘rhinoplasty’ is a common cosmetic procedure used to reshape the nose.

Who is a good candidate for nose surgery?

An ideal candidate for rhinoplasty with nose surgeon Dr. Mandraccia is someone who is in good mental and physical health and would like to improve the appearance of his or her nose. Like most nose surgeons, Dr. Mandraccia recommends that young candidates wait to consider a rhinoplasty until they have gone through all major growth spurts.

What are the benefits of nose surgery?

Aside from the aesthetic benefits, nose surgery can improve your breathing.

What are the risks of having nose surgery?

As with all surgeries, nose surgery, or rhinoplasty, does have some risks. Although rare, complications can include infection, bleeding or an adverse reaction to anesthesia.

Are the changes permanent?

Yes. Aside from the changes in the face and nose that are a result of aging, the results of cosmetic nose surgery with Dr. Mandraccia are permanent.

How long will it take to recover?

You can expect to return to sedentary work in one to two weeks, and to return to more strenuous activities in two to three weeks.

How long will it take for my nose to completely heal and see the final results?
It will take 12 to 14 months to see the final results. That is how long it takes for the tissue to completely soften after rhinoplasty with Dr. Mandraccia.

Where is my Rhinoplasty surgery procedure performed?

Dr. Mandraccia provides on-site, certified operating room that has recently been given a 100% rating by the Florida Board of Health. His staff also includes a certified nurse anesthesia.

If you are located in the Ft. Myers, Florida area, and want Rhinoplasty surgery please contact Dr. Mandraccia’s office to schedule your confidential consultation today. Dr. Mandraccia’s Fort Myers office is conveniently located on Route 41 at Seven Lakes Boulevard.