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A New Instrument for Rhinoplasty or Nose Surgery

08 Nov

Rhinoplasty or Nose Job Surgery is a very popular operation world wide. It has been performed for many years both by Plastic Surgeons . One would think that all the instruments necessary for this operation have already been invented.

Not really, according to American Plastic Surgeons Drs Klein and Hollander. They have invented a new Osteotome (bone chisel) with a protector and Internal Guide. They believe that this new instrument that they designed which is manufactured by leading company Storz is necessary to perform the hump reduction that to some extent defines Rhinoplasty. This article was published in the Aethetic Surgery Journal, that is the official journal of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

One can look at this upgrade in instrument design as keeping up with demand for efficiency  In the same way a  faster processor allows you to do the same task more efficiently. With Rhinoplasty being an operation of millimeters requiring a very high level of intraoperative precision and control for better outcomes.

There has never been a better time to have a rhinoplasty or nose job surgery

With modern techniques and recent technological advancements, Rhinoplasty Surgery has become safer, effective and capable of delivering results that you always wanted with minimal pain, discomfort and downtime. A capable Plastic Surgeon using modern techniques can offer you better and longer lasting results while the specialist Anaesthetist ensures your safety and comfort in a setting of a Modern Hospital.

As with any medical procedure, it is important to seek the advice of a professional skilled in addressing your specific issue. Each person's anatomy is different and an examination and evaluation by Plastic Surgeon will help determine the most appropriate and effective approach to meet your particular needs.

Tips on how to choose the right plastic surgeon

In Australia you should seek out a FRACS Plastic Surgeon. The FRACS Plastic Surgeon has 5 key attributes among others:

  • Is fully qualified in Plastic Surgery including Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Is trained by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) which is the only College in Australia authorised by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) to train Surgeons
  • Is registered as a Specialist Plastic Surgeon with the National Medical Board of Australia
  • Is recognised as a ‘Specialist in his or her field’ by Medicare Australia
  • Is a member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the Australian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS)

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Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS

Written by Dr Naveen Somia MBBS, PhD, FRACS

Dr. Naveen Somia is a Sydney Plastic Surgeon who listens to his patients, understands their problems and works alongside them to help achieve their aesthetic goals by applying his skills and years of experience in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. A published author on Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Naveen’s blog is aimed at helping you make the right choices and stay safe in your quest to look your personal best.