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Skin Thickness for Rhinoplasty

Skin thickness for rhinoplasty

This week we will give you all the information and details about skin thickness for rhinoplasty. During rhinoplasty, the type of skin plays a huge and an important role and can affect the shape of your nose. Skin is the largest part of our body and each person’s skin thickness and structure is different and unique to the person.

The skin thickness on the nose is mainly divided into two parts;

  • Thick skinned noses
  • Thin skinned noses

Thick skinned nose

Patients with thick skin are more likely to own a thick and oily nose. Usually, this type of skin is genetic. The skin on the nose is more noticeable. The healing process after rhinoplasty takes more time. The thick skin seems like a thick blanket, this thick skin covers the shape of the nose. The patients with thick skin also have a rhinoplasty, but the process needs more control and may need to apply extra treatments before rhinoplasty and after rhinoplasty. The aim is to make the skin thinner. With extra treatments, a much more positive and satisfying result can be achieved after rhinoplasty by the right surgeon.

Thin skinned noses

Thin skinned nose, as its name implies, is a very thin structure covering the nose. Patients, who are thinking to have a rhinoplasty, should be well analyzed about skin thickness. Patients with a thin skinned nose have more advantages compared to patients with thick skin. Because they tend to recover faster than those with thick skins. Having a thin skinned nose is one of the desired condition to have a rhinoplasty. Nasal lines and shape will be more visible on the thin skinned noses with the help of all the fine workmanship. The disadvantage of being thin skinned is that it may show even minimal differences. The thin skin seems like a thin sheet on the bed.

Skin thickness is not a barrier for the patients who want to have a rhinoplasty. An experienced rhinoplasty surgeon can analyze and get a good sense of your skin type, thickness, and quality during the examination. And the surgeon can give you a very good idea about the healing process and an achievable result. Therefore, the process will be more positive since the patient and the surgeon knows the big picture.

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