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Male Rhinoplasty in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Grand Rapids plastic surgeons, Dr. Bradley Bengtson  and Dr. David Alfonso offer male nasal surgery, also known as rhinoplasty for men in Grand Rapids, Detroit and Birmingham who wish to achieve facial harmony and balance.

When approached with a personalized vision and expert surgical techniques, a male rhinoplasty can offer consistent, satisfying results.

If you are unhappy with the size, proportion, angle, tip, or other specific features of your nose, or if you have experienced changes due to injury, nose surgery can help. Dr. Bengtson and Dr. Alfonso can help you achieve a naturally attractive, proportionate, balanced face.

What is Male Rhinoplasty?

Nose surgery or nasal reshaping, technically called rhinoplasty, re-contours the nose to improve its appearance, form, and function.

This procedure can improve the proportions and angles of the nasal bridge, nasal tip, and nostril openings, making the nose more symmetrical and proportionate to your face. Rhinoplasty can also improve breathing. Our Grand Rapids male rhinoplasty typically involves the following surgical techniques:

  • Internal incisions, called a "closed" rhinoplasty approach, may be performed.
  • An added incision along the columella (the tissue that separates the nostrils) is known as an “open” rhinoplasty. Dr. Bengtson and Dr. Alfonso prefer this technique because of its precision.
  • Additional incisions may be required at the outside edge of the nostrils for changes to nostril size or to narrow the width of the base of the nose.
  • The nasal bridge size or width may be reduced, reshaped, or enhanced.
  • Humps or other irregularities may be improved.
  • The angle of the nasal tip may be adjusted.
  • The size, shape, or angle of the nostril may be improved.
  • Internal cartilage and structures may also be addressed, improving breathing and airflow.
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How Can I Envision My Appearance After a Male Rhinoplasty?

3D planning is essential for many plastic surgical procedures, especially surgery of the nose. The new Canfield VECTRA 3D Imaging and Simulation System provides an excellent tool for helping Dr. Bengtson and Dr. Alfonso understand exactly what you want to see as an end result. It also functions as an excellent educational tool, provides a platform for discussing your concerns, and gives you a general visual range of the surgical outcome you may expect for male rhinoplasty.

Ideal Candidate

Who is a Candidate for Nasal Surgery for Men?

Good candidates for a Grand Rapids male rhinoplasty include men who wish to attain facial harmony. At our practice, patients of all ages and circumstances undergo this procedure, and each has unique, personal reasons for choosing this procedure. The following factors generally define good candidates for men's nasal surgery:

  • You can clearly and specifically define your expectations for the procedure.
  • You understand what nasal surgery can and cannot accomplish.
  • You accept the potential risks of nose surgery and your responsibilities as a patient.
  • You are healthy, emotionally secure, and stable.
  • You accept that you will need to make healthy lifestyle choices to maintain the results achieved by your surgery.
  • You have realistic expectations and are willing to accept minor asymmetries.
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What Should I Know About
Male Rhinoplastyin Grand Rapids?

1. Nasal surgery is performed on an outpatient basis.

2. The procedure is performed under either local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia.

3. You will need a capable adult with you for 24 hours after your release from surgery.

4. All surgeries carry the potential for risks, which will be fully discussed with you during your consultation.

5. Afterward, you will return to your home or, for our out-of-town guests, to one of the designated hotels conveniently located a short distance from our office.

6. Results may be long lasting, but maintaining a youthful appearance is a lifestyle choice, and proper skincare for men is essential after surgery.

7. Recovery from male rhinoplasty ranges from 1 to 2 weeks, during which time you may wear a nasal splint across the bridge. You may experience facial bruising, swelling, mild headache, and nasal congestion.

Request Your Grand Rapids Male RhinoplastyConsultation

To speak with Dr. Brad Bengtson or Dr. David Alfonso about a male rhinoplasty Grand Rapids area residents are encouraged to contact our Grand Rapids office today to schedule a visit. Request your appointment online, or call our office 616.588.8880

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2155 E Paris Ave SE
Suite 100, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

Contact Dr. Brad Bengtson or Dr. David Alfonso today to learn more about rhinoplasty for men in Detroit, Grand Rapids, or Birmingham. You can reach our Grand Rapids office by requesting your consultation online or phoning us at 616.588.8880.

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