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Nose Reshaping (Rhinoplasty)

The nose is a distinguishing part of the face.  The complexity and natural beauty of its shape and structure can make such an impression that it may be the way people remember you. Sometimes it can be easy to think that the nose we were given at birth is the nose we think we are stuck with for the rest of our lives. For others, genetic abnormalities, accidents causing physical deformity and health problems or other internal structural problems leave them with a nose that, many times, negatively affects the way others perceive them, and even the way they live their lives.  A rhinoplasty procedure can often help make both the appearance and function of the nose better.

What You Need To Know About Rhinoplasty

More commonly referred to as nose reshaping, rhinoplasty is a cosmetic and facial plastic surgery procedure designed to either help you reach the aesthetic goals you have for your nose and face, improve nasal function or correct abnormalities that are otherwise unchangeable. Either in combination with other facial procedures in order to acheive an even more proportionate look, or by itself to achieve your desired goal, an experienced facial plastic surgeon will carefully sculpt the nasal structure in order to give it the shape that best fits your face and helps improve breathing and overall function. Most incisions (in what is known as seamless rhinoplasty) are placed inside the nose where they are least visible. This procedure allows for no visible external scars and discomfort is minimized with the contemporary techniques.  Typical recovery is about a week and the procedure, which takes 1-2 hours, is outpatient.

Our Surgeons

Because rhinoplasty is one of the most requested cosmetic procedures performed today, and given the rate of second-stage nose reshaping procedures, becoming personally educated and familiar with the procedure and what to expect is extremely important. The surgeon you choose to help you is just as important as your specific goals and situational factors, all of which we cover in one-on-one consultations at our office. Fortunately at Southern Surgical Arts, one of Dr. Carey Nease's best-known specialties for over 14 years has been in nose reshaping procedures, with over 1,000 of these procedures under his belt. As a fellowship-trained cosmetic and facial plastic surgeon certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr. Nease will answer all your questions and concerns regarding rhinoplasty. Take a look at our before and after gallery to see how he can help you achieve similar results. Trust the expert in the Chattanooga and the North Georgia area with your face for beautiful results.

Who Is A Good Candidate?

  • Women and Men
  • Age 18 to 65 (or older if you are healthy)
  • Non-smokers
  • Generally in good health
  • Desires nasal reshaping and improved function/breathing

How Much Does It Cost?

While your specific anatomy, concerns and desired goals will determine the ultimate cost, nose reshaping at Southern Surgical Arts has historically averaged between $5,000 and $7,000. Our all-inclusive quote covers the surgeon's fee, anesthesia costs, the facility fee for the operating room, all routine follow-up visits, and any additional supplies or materials that may be needed.

State-of-the-Art Surgery Centers

At Southern Surgical Arts, we perform all of our procedures in several accredited, state-of-the-art facilities. In Chattanooga's Southside is SSA's newest state-of-the-art surgical suite and luxurious office.  In Calhoun, GA, is SSA's first location and surgical facility. We also operate at Physician’s Surgery Center near Parkridge East Hospital in Chattanooga.

We consult with patients, before and after surgery, in both our Calhoun and Chattanooga offices.

With three surgical center options, we can arrange to perform your procedure in the location that is most convenient for you. In every office, our highly trained and specialized staff provides you the safety, privacy, comfort and expertise you deserve.

We invite you in for a complimentary consultation with Dr. Deal, Dr. Gardner, or Dr. Nease. Together, we’ll explore your aesthetic goals and work toward revealing your own natural beauty.