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How Much Does Rhinoplasty Cost?


Cost plays a factor in every major life decision we make, and we shouldn’t expect this to be different for our choices about cosmetic procedures. But how large a role should cost play in our selection of a Specialist Plastic Surgeon for our rhinoplasty procedure? Can an individual still save money and get the look they want safely? Or is searching for a bargain in cosmetic surgery inviting problematic results and unnecessary health risks?

A correctly performed rhinoplasty procedure can have a tremendous impact not only on your facial appearance but also it can transform how you feel and interact with others. Because rhinoplasty affects a central feature of our face and one that inevitably will attract a great deal of attention, selecting a qualified surgeon who understands facial anatomy, aesthetics and all aspects of the surgical techniques involved and who also cares a great deal about realising his client’s desired look is tantamount.

These necessary components for a successful surgery can come at a premium; however, another consideration patients should have in mind during their selection process is value. A sub-par surgery plus multiple revisions surgeries to achieve a patient’s desired results is no bargain when compared to a single surgery performed by a qualified and engaged Specialist Plastic Surgeon who can realise a patient’s goals in a single surgery. Many factors make the selection of an experienced Specialist Plastic Surgeon the primary consideration for individuals considering a rhinoplasty.

The Risks Inherent in a Rhinoplasty Procedure

A rhinoplasty performed by a qualified Specialist Plastic Surgeon who understands your needs and goals will, in almost every instance, give you a lasting and desirable result. This is why the selection of your surgeon is such a critical aspect of your overall experience and outcome. A well-trained surgeon can avoid common mistakes and problems that may ultimately require revision surgery later and also anticipate problems before they occur, lessening your risks of issues and more procedures.

In large part, experience is what you are paying for when you select an accomplished Specialist Plastic Surgeon with a long track record of successful rhinoplasties. Among cosmetic surgeries, a rhinoplasty is among the most difficult to perform, and the results — if performed incorrectly or you are unhappy with them — are difficult to conceal. A surgeon who charges too low a price for a rhinoplasty procedure should raise concerns because a more reputable and experienced surgeon need not lower his fees to secure patients.

The Lasting Impact of a Rhinoplasty Procedure

A rhinoplasty can have a major effect on the look of the entire face and have an equally significant impact on an individual’s happiness and well-being. An issue with the appearance of your nose — even if only the patient notices and is bothered by it — can lower one’s confidence and self-esteem, cause individuals to feel inhibited and be a daily source of dissatisfaction and unhappiness.

A successful rhinoplasty can permanently alter and reverse these circumstances, not only restoring an individual’s happiness with their appearance but also opening opportunities for them with their newfound confidence and enhanced self-perception. The drivers behind most rhinoplasty procedures (and cosmetic procedures, in general) are emotional factors — the desire to look and feel confident, attractive and healthy — and a rhinoplasty, because of the prominence of the nose, means this procedure can have a very dramatic impact on an individual’s long-term happiness.

An attractive rhinoplasty result requires a unique combination of surgical acumen, aesthetic appreciation and, above all, experience working with a wide variety of patients with unique anatomical features and personal goals. For this reason, prospective patients should always ask their surgeon for before-and-after photos to gauge their surgeon’s capabilities and preview their results. The combination of skills that leads to satisfying results for patients is uncommon and highly demanded, and these surgeon’s costs reflect this advantage.

What do my rhinoplasty fees pay for?

All surgeries are expensive, and this includes cosmetic procedures like rhinoplasty. In addition, some cosmetic procedures cost much more than others. Why is this? Costs have much more meaning than profits for a surgeon’s practice. The rhinoplasty fees charged by your surgeon ensure, first and foremost, that you and your surgeon have will have a qualified practice staff supporting you throughout your office visits, procedures and recovery.

This also guarantees that your surgeon will have the highest quality treatments, devices and materials available to serve you. In the case of surgery, procedure fees also cover the costs of a certified and accredited surgical centre when one is necessary (which enhances patient safety in the unlikely event of complications) and an experienced anaesthesiologist for your safety and comfort. Even if a rhinoplasty can be done safely at your doctor’s office, there is added peace of mind in having your procedure performed at a surgical centre.

A bargain rhinoplasty or a practice which routinely discounts its fees will not have the financial resources to sustain this level of care, or they may have to perform a higher-than-normal volume of surgeries which could impact the care you receive. While surgical costs may seem high when compared to other purchases one might make, much of these costs support patient safety and minimise patients’ risk and the need for revision surgeries.

Schedule Your In-person Consultation at Niche Plastic Surgery Today

Niche Plastic Surgery prioritises its patients and, as a result, strives to ensure that every aspect of their experience — from consultation to aftercare — is satisfactory and of the highest quality so that their cosmetic goals are realised in comfort and good health.

The three principal Specialist Plastic Surgeons at Niche Plastic Surgery — Dr Ramakrishnan, Dr Burge and Dr Barton — have the highest qualifications in plastic, reconstructive, craniofacial and cosmetic surgery specialties and offer patients a welcoming environment which emphasises communication so that patient needs can be understood and met.

Call Niche Plastic Surgery today on 03 9853 9705 and schedule a consultation, or book online. Niche Plastic Surgery looks forward to helping you achieve the look you desire.