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Rhinoplasty in San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Rhinoplasty (also known as a “nose job”) can help improve the appearance of your nose, nostrils, and the bridge of the nose and in some cases improve your breathing. It is a common cosmetic surgery procedure that has lifelong beneficial effects that can result in a more natural appearance. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock performs rhinoplasty for San Francisco Bay Area residents.

Why Choose Dr. Aycock?

With over 25 years of plastic surgery experience, Dr. Aycock is a board-certified surgeon who has performed a number of both structural and cosmetic surgeries over the years. As one of the most awarded and trusted surgeons in the Bay Area, you can rest assured that Dr. Aycock will personally attend to your questions, comfort, and needs from the very first visit.

Is Rhinoplasty Right for Me?*

Rhinoplasty may be the ideal procedure for you if you meet any of the following conditions:

  • You are embarrassed or have received comments on the shape of your nose, nostrils, or the bridge of the nose.
  • You have a hooked, bulbous, or large nose and would like to correct these issues.
  • You have a deviated septum or another medical issue that makes breathing difficult.

Benefits of Rhinoplasty*

If you’re receiving unwanted attention or comments directed at the shape of your nose or nostrils, you may feel self-conscious about the way you look. A rhinoplasty can do the following:

  • Reduce nose size.
  • Modify nose shape (including nose angle, slope, or nose tip or bridge shape).
  • Reduce or modify nostril shape and size.
  • Restore appearance following a nose injury.
  • Correct appearance resulting from a birth defect.
  • Improve breathing.

Rhinoplasty Before and After***

We invite you to browse our extensive catalog of rhinoplasty procedures performed on patients right here in the San Francisco and surrounding Bay Area.

***All before and after photos on this site are patients of Dr. Aycock and reflect his work as such. Individual results may vary.

What to Expect During Your Consultation

Dr. Aycock will take the time to go over your complete medical history to ensure there are no conflicts or issues that could arise during or after your plastic surgery procedure. He will discuss your goals and anticipated outcome of your surgery, as well as answer any questions you may have. Depending on the type of procedure you plan to have done, he may examine the area being treated. Every consultation is done with the utmost professional courtesy and thorough explanation of each step to ensure that you are informed and comfortable with the process. Once you feel fully assured and satisfied with the answers, you can move forward with scheduling your surgery.

What Is Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty is the use of cosmetic surgery to improve the shape of the nose and surrounding structures. It may also involve the nostrils and the bridge of the nose and can help correct issues caused by trauma, accident or congenital (birth) defects.

How Is Rhinoplasty Performed?

In most nose surgery procedures, the nasal skin is cut and lifted away from the bone and cartilage framework beneath, allowing Dr. Aycock to reshape the underlying nose structure. The skin is then re-draped over the “new” framework, and a soft splint is applied to help the nose maintain stability in adapting to its new form.

Preparing for Rhinoplasty

You may be asked to have lab testing or a medical evaluation done to rule out any external issues that may interfere with your surgery. You may also be asked to start, discontinue, or adjust your current medication schedule. You’ll recover more quickly if you stop smoking, and you should avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory medicines, or any herbal supplements as these can increase bleeding.

Rhinoplasty Recovery*

Bruising, swelling, and mild discomfort can be expected after rhinoplasty surgery, but all can be alleviated with cold compresses and medication prescribed by Dr. Aycock. Splints and stitches are removed in about a week, and you can usually expect to return to work within about a week, with the most visible swelling and bruising typically disappearing within two weeks. Strenuous activities may be resumed within a few months.

How Much Does Rhinoplasty Cost?

The cost of rhinoplasty in San Francisco varies depending on the extent of surgery needed. Dr. Aycock provides convenient financing options, including CareCredit® and Prosper Healthcare Lending®; to help cover the cost of your surgery, and you may be approved in as little as an hour. Visa®, MasterCard®, and Discover® are also accepted, and you’ll enjoy a COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION on your first visit to our office.

Additional Facial Surgery Options

A rhinoplasty can correct both traumatic accidents and congenital issues involving the nose. Get the look you’ve always wanted while creating greater facial symmetry. Contact Dr. Aycock’s office today to schedule your complimentary consultation and start looking and breathing better!

*The content of this website is intended to be general information. It is provided only as a service. It is not medical advice and not intended to be taken as medical advice. The content of this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a medical or health condition and is in no way meant to be a substitute for or delay the seeking of appropriate or professional medical care. Individual results may vary.