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Adolescent Rhinoplasty

Adolescent Rhinoplasty

Showing a perfect nose through plastic surgery is one of the most common desires of teenagers. 

As a surgeon I enjoy working with young patients because they have very clear the results they want to obtain, moreover, many teenagers will want to wear the same nose as a celebrity, but this is not always possible or advisable, hence the importance of earning their trust in a let them be guided.

When can rhinoplasty be performed in adolescents?

The Adolescent Rhinoplasty should not be performed until the nose has reached its adult size. Normally this happens at the age of 15 or 16 years for girls and a year later for boys.

About the technique

Before performing the procedure, adolescents, their parents or guardians; They should talk extensively with Dr. Barreto, to know all the risks and benefits. Remember that honest communication between you, your parents, and Dr. Barreto is very important for the success of the operation.

For rhinoplasty in adolescents it is important to use minimally invasive techniques such as “Rapid Recovery Rhinoplasty” created by Dr. Barreto, which as its name suggests allows faster and easier recovery, while allowing very natural results .To take into account.

Many plastic surgeons take a long time to talk with teenagers before performing surgery because it is important to make sure they are mature enough to make the decision, that they are obeying the right reasons, and that their expectations about
the results are completely realistic. .

It is important that you talk to your family and that everyone agrees with the procedure so that you can count on their support during the surgery. Psychological counseling can be recommended to assess the adolescent’s motivations, expectations and level of maturity.

How to choose the right surgeon

It is important to note that rhinoplasty nose job in adolescents is not only done for aesthetic purposes, but also for the search for an improvement in the respiratory system, so it is important to choose an expert in the subject of rhinoplasty, which includes functional results, as well as the aesthetics of the nose, such as Dr. Barreto who is an otolaryngologist and certified facial plastic surgeon .

Find a surgeon with experience in rhinoplasty or nose surgery and with a good reputation, in the same way, you must ensure that the procedure is performed in accredited facilities which will allow the situation to be kept under control in case of any complication.

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