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Age Limit For Rhinoplasty

Cosmetic surgery is defiantly growing leaps and bounds. To say that it is pushing the boundaries in its age group wouldn’t be far from the truth. While the older generation is using cosmetic surgery to look younger, the younger is using it to look better. Under this age bracket falls the youth who have taken a shining to many procedures. One of the most popular procedure in all age groups in Rhinoplasty. Men and women as young as 16 are interesting in changing the way their nose looks. While a few wish to do so to correct breathing issues many just want to look better and have a better face. While Rhinoplasty does not have a specific age limit, most doctors draw a line at the age of 15.

While it is advised to wait till an appropriate age to have your first set of cosmetic surgery, you can start as young as 15. Physical maturity is significant as operating the nose before growth has stabilized can have major consequences. The constant growth following Rhinoplasty surgery can result in nasal changes that may change the look of the nose. Other than that, Rhinoplasty surgery performed at an early age has the likelihood to disturb facial growth. This can result in compressed cheekbones and facial deformities. Although belief varies from surgeon to surgeon concerning the earliest age for Rhinoplasty, most surgeons believe that an age of 15 to 17 for women and 16 to 18 for men is fitting.

It is important to know all the pros and cons of having the surgery no matter what your age might be. Rhinoplasty results are for life, hence it is a decision that cannot be taken lightly. The information you garner online and through other mediums are general information. What you need is personalized information which can be gathered through a personal consultation. If you are still unsure about to surgery or wish to know more, come see us at Allure MedSpa.

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