Cosmetic nose surgery
The risks of any anesthesia are:
The risks of any surgery are:
After surgery, small burst blood vessels may occasionally appear as tiny red spots on the skin's surface. They are usually minor, but are permanent. There are no visible scars if the rhinoplasty is performed from inside the nose. If the procedure narrows flared nostrils, there may be small scars at the base of the nose that are not usually visible.
Rarely, a second procedure may be needed to fix a minor deformity.
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