Rhinoplasty Toronto is the most popular way to fix your nose. With the coming of the pandemic of COVID 19, the world we knew has shifted drastically. The way businesses are run or we went out about our daily routines. The way consultation for plastic surgery is done has also changed. E-consultations connects you with the surgeon, without having to step out and risking catching the virus. If you have been planning to undergo the rhinoplasty procedure in the near future, then here is how you can prepare yourself for it.
- Medical History:
During your consultation, you would be asked to share a detailed medical history with your surgeon. While disclosing your medical history you will have to discuss your various conditions like high blood pressure and whether or not you have any nasal defect of any kind which causes you difficulty in breathing. You will also have to disclose which medications you are currently on. During the consultation, it is a good idea to bring all the prescriptions that you may have.
- Physical Examination:
Medical history is just one aspect of it, physical examination plays a crucial role. The doctor will examine your nose thoroughly in and out. They will check your skin and maybe order some lab work if they feel it is necessary.
Pictures of your nose will be taken from different angles. These pictures will then be used on a computer to show you how your nose can be transformed by this procedure. These pictures will also serve as a before photo. The computer simulates image will act as a guide to your doctor during the procedure.
- Discuss your expectations:
Once your medical history, physical examination and photographs are done, it is now time to discuss your aesthetic goals and expectations. When you discuss your expectations, the doctor will be able to tell you what the surgery can and can’t for you. This will help you to be mentally prepared for the procedure and know what to expect out of it.
- Quit Smoking:
If you are a smoker, then you are going to have to quit smoking at least 2 weeks before undergoing the procedure and will have to wait for at least about 2 to 3 weeks after the surgery to resume smoking. Smoking can impact and the bleeding and bruising during the surgery. It also affects how quickly you can recover.
You will have to undergo anaesthesia for the surgery, hence, you would be unable to drive at least for 24 hours. Arrange for someone to drive you home after the procedure is done.
- Cleaning and Lifting:
Before undergoing the procedure make sure you do get all your cleaning and heavy lifting done. After undergoing the procedure, you will have to refrain from both of these activities for a minimum period of 3 weeks.
- Stock up your fridge:
Stock up your fridge with plenty of drinks because your mouth might run dry as you will have to breathe from your mouth. Stock up on food which is soft.
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Dr Cory Torgerson is one of the most renowned plastic surgeons. He will guide you through the process and help you to achieve your aesthetic goals while looking natural.