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Rhinoplasty in Sarasota with Dr. Kristopher Hamwi

It’s been said that happiness shows just beneath your nose. However, if there are aspects of your nose that you don’t love, it can be challenging to locate anything happy about it. Fortunately, Florida Plastic Surgery offers rhinoplasty, a specialized procedure that can revive your confidence and appearance. 

Whether you would like to correct a previous injury, straighten out asymmetrical issues, or improve your breathing, surgical rhinoplasty offers an excellent option for permanently restoring your nose. Dr. Kristopher Hamwi, our board-certified aesthetic plastic surgeon, is committed to delivering the best rhinoplasty results and experience in Florida. 

To learn more about rhinoplasty in Sarasota, FL, call Florida Plastic Surgery at (941) 800-2000 or complete our online form today. 

rhinoplasty before and after

What is Rhinoplasty?

Typically referred to as a “nose job” or “nose surgery,” rhinoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that enhances the nose’s appearance and function. Nose surgery can be performed for aesthetic purposes, breathing difficulties, or both. To gain the best results and minimize risk of complications, Rhinoplasty requires the flawless planning, preparation, and skill only offered by an experienced plastic surgeon.

How Does Rhinoplasty Work?

The nose is constructed of bone, cartilage, and skin. Rhinoplasty can address all three of these aspects to adjust the size, shape, or even proportions of your nose. It can also repair damage from trauma, congenital disabilities, or breathing difficulties such as a deviated septum.

Depending on your aesthetic goals and your current nose structure, the shape of your bones or cartilage can be changed in various ways. Cartilage or bone from your nose, ears, or other parts of your body can be harvested to make these adjustments. After the changes have been made, the nose tissue and skin are repositioned, and the incisions are closed.

What are the Benefits of Rhinoplasty in Sarasota?

rhinoplasty before and after

While the goal of rhinoplasty is to create facial balance and symmetry, the procedure can also:

  • Repair damage from injuries
  • Rectify congenital disabilities
  • Correct breathing difficulties
  • Adjust proportions at the bridge or nostril position
  • Address visible humps or depressions
  • Modify nasal tip issues, including a bulbous, drooping, upturned, hooked nose, etc.

However, perhaps the most rewarding benefit of nose surgery lies in the confidence boost that many patients enjoy after their results appear. Increased confidence and self-image can open many doors in one’s life, including better quality of life, more professional opportunities, etc. Dr. Hamwi has made it his personal mission to restore patients’ confidence with his surgical skills and artistic talent.

Who is an Ideal Candidate for Sarasota Rhinoplasty?

Suitable candidates should be physically healthy, not smoke, have completed facial growth, and have realistic goals for their rhinoplasty procedure. Candidates for rhinoplasty include men and women struggling with:

  • Deviated septum
  • Congenital disabilities
  • Bumps and asymmetries
  • Contouring issues
  • Bulbous tip
  • Bumps or dips along the bridge
  • Overly large nostrils
  • Enlarged nasal tip
  • Droopy nasal tip
  • Disproportional size
  • Crooked nasal bridge

If you’re ready to refresh your appearance with rhinoplasty in Sarasota, FL, your next step is to contact Dr. Kristopher Hamwi for a friendly and informative consultation.

Why Should I Choose Dr. Hamwi as My Rhinoplasty Surgeon in Sarasota, FL?

Dr. Kristopher Hamwi is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has more than ten years of training under the finest programs in Washington D.C., Manhattan, and Harvard. Dr. Hamwi has performed and mastered a full spectrum of procedures, including rhinoplasty and other facial surgeries. This dedication to his craft makes him your best choice for Rhinoplasty in Sarasota, FL. 

In addition to unparalleled training and expertise, Dr. Hamwi brings a passion for helping patients gain confidence through aesthetic plastic surgery. Every patient who walks through Florida Plastic Surgery’s doors finds a friendly expert in Dr. Hamwi.

Your Sarasota Rhinoplasty Consultation with Dr. Hamwi

During your in-person or virtual rhinoplasty consultation, Dr. Hamwi will discuss your concerns and goals to ensure that you feel understood. Dr. Hamwi will provide you with all the information you need to make an educated decision about your procedure. He will discuss your concerns and review the best options to help you realistically reach your goals. 

At Florida Plastic Surgery, you’ll feel never feel pressured. You will feel prepared, comfortable, and empowered to make informed decisions regarding your procedures and regain your confidence.

During your consultation, Dr. Hamwi will physically examine your nose and facial structures to determine the best procedural plan. He may also discuss your medical history, including a record of past surgeries and current medications. Most importantly, Dr. Hamwi will help you understand what rhinoplasty can and can’t do for you aesthetically and functionally.

Dr. Kristopher Hamwi

Ready to get started?

Dr. Kristopher Hamwi has trained for over ten years at some of the world’s top institutions to become one of Florida’s best aesthetic plastic surgeons. Utilizing his exceptional skill, rigorous training, and genuine, caring approach, Dr. Hamwi strives for total patient satisfaction. Ready to partner with Sarasota’s leading aesthetic plastic surgeon?

What Can I Expect in a Rhinoplasty Procedure?

Your rhinoplasty will have many details that will make the procedure specific to your needs. However, you can expect to follow some general steps:

You’ll arrive approximately an hour before your scheduled surgery to meet with Dr. Hamwi and your certified anesthesia provider. You and Dr. Hamwi will have already decided on general or local anesthesia in your consultation and preoperative appointments.

Once you are safely anesthetized, Dr. Hamwi will begin your rhinoplasty by following the procedural plan determined during your consultation. Rhinoplasty may be performed from inside your nose or through small incisions at the base of your nose. Dr. Hamwi will adjust the placement of bones or cartilage beneath your skin.

After the changes have been made, the nose tissue and skin are repositioned, and the incisions are closed. We will then take you to one of our recovery rooms, where our staff will monitor you closely until you wake up and are ready to return home.

How Soon Will I See My Sarasota, FL, Rhinoplasty Results?

In most cases, you may see some results immediately following treatment. You may experience slight swelling, bruising, or discoloration around your eyelids for two to three weeks following surgery. While the swelling from rhinoplasty can take months to resolve, most patients can resume their normal activities two to four weeks following surgery. It is important to thoroughly follow Dr. Hamwi’s instructions to ensure optimal results.

Are You Ready to Restore Your Confidence with Nose Surgery in Sarasota, FL?

Learn more about how Rhinoplasty in Sarasota can enhance your appearance with long-lasting results you’ll love. Contact Dr. Hamwi at Florida Plastic Surgery at (941) 800-2000 or fill out our online form today to get started today!

Sarasota, FL Rhinoplasty Treatment FAQs

Due to each individual’s needs and aesthetic goals, Rhinoplasty is a customizable procedure. The cost of your treatment will vary depending upon your procedural plan, the complexity of the surgery, the surgeon’s training and experience, and more. During your consultation, Dr. Hamwi will provide a more accurate cost estimate for your Rhinoplasty procedure.

During your Rhinoplasty procedure, you will be anesthetized, and you will be given pain medication to take in the following days. Most patients do not experience much discomfort. Be sure to address your pain concerns with Dr. Hamwi during your consultation.

All surgeries have risks. Fortunately, rhinoplasty risks are small, and complications are rare. Dr. Hamwi will speak with you about the surgery’s benefits and risks in detail before the operation.

Dr. Hamwi maintains expertise in many plastic surgeries of the face, breast, and body. In addition to rhinoplasty, his surgical facial specialties include blepharoplasty, facelift, neck contouring, and chin implants. He also offers non-surgical facial rejuvenation methods like Botox & dermal fillers, liquid rhinoplasty, and scar revisions. You can find what’s right for you by scheduling a consultation with Dr. Hamwi.