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Natural Nose Surgery

During natural nose surgery, the criteria and standards of a nose surgery should be considered. Surgeons should consider the nose in all points and views and then remove the defects based on the structure of the nose.

Role of surgeon in natural nose surgery

Size and form of the nose should be in harmony with other parts of the face, and nostrils should have symmetry with each other. This surgery is done better in those who have thin skin and strong cartilage. So, surgeon for this surgery should know the anatomy of the nose and also, the criteria of having a standard and beautiful nose.

Characteristics of a natural nose surgery

  • Width of the basal nose should be equal to the distance of the eyes
  • Width of the basal nose should be more than bone of the nose
  • Proper angle between the lip and nose
  • Proper size of the nose with chin and cheek
  • Proper angle between nose and forehead
  • Proper size of the nostrils

During natural nose surgery, surgeons created a light hump on the nose and slight changes are done. In this type of surgery risk of breathing problem is less than the other types of the surgery.

natural nose surgery

characteristics of a natural nose surgery

Bony Nose Surgery

Bony nose surgery is a kind of cosmetic nose surgery which is done in those who have hump on their nose, thin skin and strong cartilage. These noses will have better outcome after surgery are good candidates for a fantasy or natural nose surgery.

Patients with bony nose, always have nasal deviation, asymmetry nostrils and lack harmony of the nose with other parts of their face. During this surgery, hump is removed, so, considerable changes will be seen. Surgeons first created incisions to access to the hump and cartilage.

Skin is an important factor in this surgery, because thick skin shows the changes less, or thin skin shows the changes or even defects.

Post- op cares of bony nose surgery

  • Applying ice pack to reduce the swelling around the eyes and nose
  • Avoid sniffing
  • Washing the nose by the saline serum for 2 weeks
  • Resting, 48 hours after surgery and keep the head up while sleeping
  • Avoid using chewable and hard foods
  • Taking a bath, but the dressing should be dry
bony nose surgery

post operative care of bony nose surgery

Ear Infection

Middle ear infection or otitis is seen more in children and is more serious because it can hurt to the eardrum and sped to the brain or inside the ear.

Chronic otitis is an infection which occurs due to the infection of the respiratory system such as cold. This infection goes to the inside of the ear through Eustachian tube. This tube has functions such as, protecting the ear from the microbes, balancing the air pressure between the throat and middle ear.

Signs and symptoms of the middle ear infection

Anorexia, rubbing the ear or fever are the symptoms in the children. In children above the 2, they may have pain but will improve 2 or 3 days later. Pussy discharges are the other symptoms which is indication of perforating the eardrum. In this situation, patients will have no pain and fever.

ear infection

symptoms of ear infection

How to treat ear infection?

Middle ear infection can be treated by using antibiotics to remove the discharges or calmatives to reduce pain and fever.

Infection of the outer ear is more common among the swimmers or those who work in dirty places. Swelling of the gland nodes, hearing disorders, itching or burning, fever or congestion of the ear are the symptoms.

To treat the outer ear infection, using the ear drops is recommended to prevent growth of the infection. cleaning this part of the ear in the early stages, can be helpful. If the infection improves, using the cortisone is recommended.