When we look in the mirror, we feel the happiest about ourselves when we like what is looking back at us. If there is one aspect of our face that we don’t like, even if everything else is fine, it’s that one aspect that will make us hate the way we look. For many people, the one thing about their face they want to change is their nose. Some may feel that their nose is too large, asymmetrical or crooked. This has led many people to seriously consider rhinoplasty.
One concern that people have about getting a nose job is getting a bad nose job. They want their rhinoplasty procedure to make their face look better, not worse. They want the improvement to be subtle, not drastic. The best results come to individuals who are the best candidates for rhinoplasty. But how can a person determine if they are a good candidate for rhinoplasty?
Who is a Good Candidate?
A good candidate is someone who walks into the procedure knowing what it entails and having a realistic idea of what the end results will be. If you meet this criteria, then you are likely a good candidate for rhinoplasty.
The earliest that rhinoplasty surgery can be performed is between the ages of 15 and 16. It is at this age when the human nose has finished developing. Advanced age would not prevent a person from getting the procedure.
Just like with any surgery, it is important for a rhinoplasty candidate to be in good enough health for the procedure. Before undergoing a rhinoplasty surgery, our board-certified physician will talk to you about your health history. The physician will also take a blood test to check for conditions that may disqualify a person from having the procedure.
Being psychologically healthy is just as important, if not more important, than being physically healthy prior to rhinoplasty. An ideal rhinoplasty candidate is an individual who wants to make adjustments to their face to improve their own self-esteem, to improve their self-confidence and to give themselves a greater sense of well-being.
If a person is considering having rhinoplasty done because they have been persuaded by their friends, by loved ones or by schoolmates to do so, they would not be good candidates for the procedure.
Learn More Today
The vast majority of people who choose to have rhinoplasty performed are good candidates for the procedure. However, the best way to find out if you are a good candidate is to come in for a consultation at Fine Arts Skin and Laser in Dover. Our team of highly qualified medical professionals will be happy to evaluate your unique situation, answer any questions you may have and then determine if this procedure is right for you. Contact our office today to schedule your appointment to learn more.