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Toronto Office
Dr. Richard Rival
501-1881 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4S 3C4
Phone: (866) 229-3223
Outside Ontario: (905) 830-6711
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Newmarket Office
Dr. Richard Rival
712 Davis Drive, Suite 101A
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8C3
Phone: (905) 830-6711
Outside Ontario: (905) 830-6711
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Rhinoplasty Consultation: Six Important Questions

Rhinoplasty consultation

Before you can get a rhinoplasty, you need to undergo a rhinoplasty consultation. Rhinoplasty can be an amazingly life-changing experience, but also a little intimidating before going in. 

Asking the right questions can be key to not only putting yourself at ease but also getting the best result possible. This blog will cover some of the most important questions to consider when going to a rhinoplasty consultation. If you’re looking to get a consultancy on rhinoplasty in Toronto, it’s a good idea to keep these questions in mind.

#1 Ask About the Surgeon

Some people going into a rhinoplasty recovery might get the idea that it’s impolite to ask about a surgeon’s previous work or credentials – as if they are somehow doubting the validity of the surgeon’s abilities! Trust us, the staff at a cosmetic surgery clinic are very friendly! Asking about the surgeon’s previous works and how he reshapes the nose can help put your mind at ease and will help break the ice for the rest of the consultation. A board certified Doctor such as Dr. Richard Rival will have no problem walking you through the consultation process and letting you know if you are a good candidate or not. 

#2 Expected Results

It’s important to discuss what you want out of the surgical rhinoplasty surgery, and ask what the expected results are for your procedure. The clinic should have some rhinoplasty “before and after” pictures to show you from procedures that are close to what you are looking for. Your rhinoplasty surgeon can also give you honest feedback about what are some reasonable expectations for your procedure. 

The best nose surgery clinics will offer advanced digital imaging to help you get a better idea of what your rhinoplasty will look like. Make sure to have pictures of your face ready before the consultation so that you can make use of this great technology! 

#3 Rhinoplasty Recovery

A rhinoplasty nose job is a surgical procedure. That means you need to be prepared for two things. Firstly, there is going to be a rhinoplasty recovery time period where you are going to have to take time off work and adjust your normal routine to help your healing process.

Secondly, there will be a period of “settling” for your nose after a procedure like this. It can be a few weeks before the permanent appearance will start to emerge and settle into its place on your face. A rhinoplasty patient must ask enough questions about what the recovery process will entail so that he or she won’t get surprised by it later on as you go through the different healing stages of bruising and swelling. 

#4 Post Rhinoplasty Care

In order to get the most out of your rhinoplasty, there will be a few procedures and cautions you should take after you go home from the surgery. This can take some arranging – you may want to prepare time off of work or school or have a family or friend pick you up after the surgery. Asking your rhinoplasty surgeon what you should be ready to prepare can help you deal with these issues far in advance. 

#5 Cost

The cost of this surgery can vary along with the complexity of the operation. It can be difficult to determine the cost of a nose job in Toronto due to this range. To avoid surprises, it’s a good idea to get all of your questions about cost out during the consultation. 

It’s also important to note that certain kinds of rhinoplasty are covered by provincial insurance in Ontario. Make sure to ask your rhinoplasty expert about whether or not your procedure is covered. 

#6 Risks and Complications

The risks and complications associated with rhinoplasty are generally fairly minor and consist mostly of the expected bruising and swelling during the recovery period. However, if you are worried about potential side effects, don’t be afraid to directly ask a rhinoplasty expert about what kinds of risks and complications there may be. They will normally have comprehensive answers to allay your worries.

If you’re interested in rhinoplasty procedures, don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re happy to answer questions about rhinoplasty costs in Canada or get you started on booking an appointment.

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