Reconstructive rhinoplasty is a procedure to correct both functional and cosmetic problems with the nose These issues may have been caused through congenital malformations, injuries, illnesses such as cancer, or even previous surgery which went awry. These conditions can leave patients with a physical reminder, a functional issue which causes difficulties breathing, or both. Not only can this be distressing to the patient, but it can also cause physical problems. Through reconstructive rhinoplasty it is possible for patients to move on from these problems and live life to the fullest. Why undergo reconstructive rhinoplasty? Reconstructive rhinoplasty can address a number of cosmetic and functional issues including, but not limited to: Septum deviation Nasal fracture Chronic sinus issues Unsatisfactory results from a previous rhinoplasty Disease including cancer of the nose Paranasal sinuses and birth defects Reconstructive rhinoplasty after cancer Cancer of the nose can result in patients losing skin, cartilage, soft tissue, bone or a combination of the above. Through reconstructive rhinoplasty it is possible to rebuild this lost tissue through a variety of approaches, including using a composite graft, or a localised tissue flap. The approach to your surgery is completely dependent on your unique circumstances. Reconstructive rhinoplasty after trauma If you have suffered a nasal trauma as a result of an accident or injury, you may be experiencing both cosmetic and functional issues. Reconstructive rhinoplasty can address these issues, and help you to regain full and proper use of your nose; something many of us take for granted. Choosing your surgeon for reconstructive rhinoplasty Reconstructive rhinoplasty is no simple procedure, so it’s essential you choose a surgeon who fully understands its intricacies. Dr Raja Sawhney is a Board Certified Specialist Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgeon with extensive experience in this field. He can help you to achieve the outcome you need and want. Reconstructive Rhinoplasty Gold Coast At your reconstructive rhinoplasty consultation, Dr Raja Sawhney will spend a considerable amount of time discussing your medical history, as well as your goals for your surgery. He will then advise you on the approach he feels is most appropriate for your unique needs, ensuring you fully understand all of the implications of this intricate procedure. Don’t let a nasal defect or injury stop you from living life to the fullest; request your reconstructive rhinoplasty consultation with Dr Raja Sawhney and the team at Sculpted Clinic on the Gold Coast today. Before and after images Magnifying Glass Patient 1 Don’t forget to share this via Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and LinkedIn.