Once labelled the Sexiest Man Alive that never was, Patrick Dempsey has wooed fans for decades with his distinctive look. The Grey’s Anatomy star has aroused intrigue in his nose ever since his look changed early on in his career. In this blog, we will take a closer look at Patrick Dempsey’s nose job, as well as rhinoplasty treatment more generally.
There are many things to consider before undergoing the rhinoplasty like Patrick Dempsey did. With Paul Wilson Aesthetics you can rest assured you will be given all the essential information you need when considering this type of procedure. There are a number of different reasons for undergoing rhinoplasty nose surgery which are personal to the individual and will be explored further below.
What is rhinoplasty and how does it work?
Rhinoplasty is a type of nose surgery that often involves modifying the bone, cartilage and skin of the nose. There are a number of different types of rhinoplasty surgery which are carefully chosen for each individual depending on their needs. In general, however, rhinoplasty refers to what is commonly known as a ‘nose job’.
Should you be deemed medically fit to undergo the procedure, it involves general or local anaesthetic. Depending on the type of rhinoplasty that has been chosen for you, the surgeon will make a small incision before making changes to the cartilage and bones to achieve the desired result. Recovery time is fairly quick, with people either returning home the same day or the next.
When should you consider rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty can be performed for either aesthetic or medical reasons. In the case of Patrick Dempsey, he actually suffered from a broken nose sustained during a hockey match. He, therefore, required rhinoplasty to mend his septum and restore normal airflow. There were of course aesthetic changes as a result of the surgery, which gave Dempsey his trademark look he has enjoyed ever since.
If you suffer a broken nose you should always seek the advice of your doctor. They may recommend rhinoplasty surgery in order to mend your nose and restore normal functioning. Your doctor and surgeon will carefully consider whether the procedure is appropriate for you, based on what physical health you are in. Factors such as whether you are a non-smoker and whether your facial growth is complete will be considered. You will be able to form a plan with your surgeon if you meet the criteria.
What about rhinoplasty for aesthetic purposes?
You should also have extensive discussions with your doctor and surgeon if you are looking to have rhinoplasty for aesthetic reasons. You will be able to discuss what you are looking to get out of the procedure, in addition to whether you are viable. People who have given the procedure a lot of thought and have made a completely personal decision on it will be pleased with the results.
Rhinoplasty can help people achieve a change in their appearance they have long wished for, but it should never be thought of as a quick fix. It should always be a personal decision and should not be performed to strive for a particular image or for anybody else’s benefit.
In addition to seeking the guidance of your doctor, our surgeons here at Paul Wilson aesthetics are on hand to give you all the information you need to make an informed decision on rhinoplasty. Paul Wilson performs rhinoplasty at his private practice in Bristol, in addition to a number of other cosmetic procedures including breast enlargement, breast reduction, and liposuction. Get in touch for a consultation to get started with all the friendly support and guidance you need.