If you need to make minor corrections to the shape, size, or structure of your nose, you may not need an open surgery with external scars. Dr. Lisiecki is a fellowship-trained aesthetic surgeon specializing in rhinoplasty, which allows him to refine your nasal structure without scars or incision marks. If you have an enlarged nose, wide nasal bones, dorsal hump, or an enlarged nose structure, you might be the ideal candidate for closed rhinoplasty in NYC.
About Closed Rhinoplasty
What is closed rhinoplasty?
Closed rhinoplasty is a minimally invasive surgical technique that improves overall nasal symmetry and aesthetics via small incisions made inside the nose. Open surgery involves making an incision on the columella at the base of the nose, and a closed surgery involves internal incisions that remain hidden from plain view. However, a closed rhinoplasty can only facilitate minor alterations and shape modifications. Dr. Lisiecki will carefully examine your nose and discuss your goals to determine if you’re a candidate for closed rhinoplasty in NYC.
Closed rhinoplasty can
correct the following:
- Enlarged nose structure
- Wide nasal bones
- Bulbous nasal tip
- Minor dorsal humps
- Minor symmetry issues
The benefits of closed rhinoplasty:
- Incisions are placed inside the nostrils
- Completely hidden and invisible scars
- Minimal post-treatment swelling
- Faster recovery than an open surgery
- Improves overall nasal shape and appearance
- Improves overall facial symmetry and harmony
Candidates for closed rhinoplasty:
- Are at least 15 years of age
- Have a fully developed nose
- Want to make minor adjustments to the nose shape
- Are dissatisfied with the shape, size, or appearance of the nose
- Are physically and mentally healthy
- Have realistic expectations from the procedure
- Are nonsmokers or willing to stop smoking before the procedure
Dr. Lisiecki’s personalized closed rhinoplasty technique
Dr. Lisiecki performs a highly personalized closed rhinoplasty in NYC after a thorough consultation. The surgery is performed in his state-of-the-art surgical center under local anesthesia or general anesthesia. The surgeon makes extremely small incisions inside the nostrils, through which he makes small adjustments and modifications to the soft tissues and cartilage. The specific techniques used depend on your unique goals and expectations. The procedure should conclude within 1 to 2 hours.
Recovery after a closed rhinoplasty surgery
The surgeon will place a nasal splint or cast on your nose to promote optimal healing and recovery. You will experience considerable swelling, bruising, tenderness, and nasal congestion for a few days, but the lingering symptoms may last for several weeks. You can resume work and normal activities after a week, but you should avoid strenuous activities for around 4 weeks after the procedure. The final results may be evident after a year.
Schedule a consultation with Dr. Lisiecki
Dr. Jeffrey Lisiecki is a fellowship-trained aesthetic plastic surgeon with specialized training in the latest rhinoplasty techniques, including open rhinoplasty, closed rhinoplasty, functional rhinoplasty, ethnic rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty, and preservation rhinoplasty. He maintains open channels of communication with all of his patients, ensuring they feel supported through every stage of the surgical process. If you’re dissatisfied with the shape, size, or general appearance of your nose, please schedule a consultation to explore your options for a closed rhinoplasty in NYC.