Rhinoplasty, also known as nose surgery, is a surgical procedure used to change the shape of the nose, size or proportion of the nose. This procedure is done to improve the appearance, breathing or both.

Symptoms to undergo this treatment

  • Rhinoplasty surgery leads to better nose shape, size, and proportion. It may be beneficial for:
  • Repairing the deformities from an injury
  • Correcting a birth defect
  • Nose reconstruction required in case of encountering an accident
  • Improving breathing difficulties

Factors Influencing the Cost of this Treatment

  • Nature of the Procedure
  • Surgeon expertise
  • The complexity of the surgery
  • The type of anesthesia
  • Patient's stay at the hospital facility or clinic
  • Hospital and clinic facility
  • Treatment Location and Country
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Frequently Asked Questions

Rhinoplasty, also known as nose job, is a cosmetic surgery procedure that South Korea is the most famous for. Since South Korea has emerged as the “Plastic Surgery Capital of the World,” many people prefer to travel there for cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, especially for rhinoplasty.

Even though rhinoplasty is a common plastic surgery available in almost all the countries at plastic surgery clinics, people prefer to get it done in South Korea because of the following reasons:

  • Each year, more than one million rhinoplasty procedures are performed in South Korea alone
  • The plastic surgeons in the country are highly qualified and trained in performing the procedure
  • Expertise is available to give the best desired looks as per the ethnicity of the candidates
  • The success rates in terms of expected outcomes is excellent

Depending on the expectations and the shape and size of the existing structure, there are different types of rhinoplasty surgeries available. Some of these include the following:

  • Open Rhinoplasty: This is the preferred choice when the nose of the patient requires extensive work. The stitches are on the outside at sides but not prominent. They are removed after 7 days of the surgery.   
  • Closed Rhinoplasty: In this type of surgery, all the stitches are hidden and are inside the nose. There are no scars. This type is more common nowadays.
  • Filler Rhinoplasty: Filler injections are used to correct minor imperfections of the nose.
  • Revision Rhinoplasty: This is a second-step procedure that a few candidates may desires if the expected outcomes of the first surgery are not as desired.

Rhinoplasty is available for the correction of the following shapes of nose:

  • Flat nose
  • Bulbous nose   
  • Hooked nose
  • Deviated nose
  • Short nose
  • Long nose

The average nose job Korea price ranges between $4000 and $6500, depending on the clinic and the specialist you choose. This price is inclusive of the following:

  • Surgeon’s fee
  • Medicines and consumables
  • 1 night hospital stay
  • All meals
  • Airport transfers
  • Follow-up consultation
  • Stitches removal

The other services such as hotel accommodation, flight cost, special investigations, treatment for any other condition, and other personal expenses are not included in the package.

Even clinic and hospital in South Korea has it’s own package price for rhinoplasty. Some of the factors dictating South Korea rhinoplasty cost include the following:

  • Experience of the specialist
  • Choice of clinic or hospital
  • Location of the clinic
  • Local taxes
  • Post-operative complications
  • Necessity for fillers or revision procedure
  • Nursing fee
  • Number of dressings required
  • Other additional services

The success rate of rhinoplasty surgery in South Korea is more than 99 percent. The plastic surgeons who perform the procedure are extremely skilled and have the expertise available to decide the best approach and type of rhinoplasty for the candidate to ensure the best results and outcomes.

The huge popularity of rhinoplasty can be attributed to great success rates, availability of sophisticated technology and expertise, and affordable nose job price in Korea.

Recovery after nose job is most often painless. Candidates are given proper guidelines to practice and follow after the procedure for about a week before they can comfortably return.

As a best practice, candidates are requested to keep their head about 20 degrees higher while sleeping for about 3 to 4 days. Special ice packs are given to be used around the nose and the eyes to subside the swelling, edema, and the bruising that may appear.

The stitches removal is a painless procedure. They are removed 5 to 7 days after the procedure, depending on the recovery and progress. A majority of the swelling (about 70 percent) goes away with a week or two of the surgery. However, the remaining swelling and bruises may take a couple of more weeks to disappear completely.

This is one reason why the reconstructed nose may not look up to your expectations initially. Therefore, you must wait for about 6 months before you actually compare the before and after to see the results.

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