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Rhinoplasty - Rhinoseptoplasty

The rhinoplasty surgical procedure has evolved and currently involves new techniques obtaining optimal results. Structural features of the face are followed thus delivering a natural result.

This surgery addresses cosmetic issues such as the nose hump; this is, the bone which protrudes from the nasal dorsum, right or left deviated septum, sharpening the tip or nasal fins; also due to genetic factors or those acquired by trauma or disease.

Septoplasty is a surgical procedure that corrects an obstruction or deviated septum as well as other structures in the nose such as nasal turbinates and valves or swollen mucous membrane, among others.

 Rhinoseptoplasty is a comprehensive procedure that seeks both to harmonize facial features as well as the normal functions of the nose. For this surgery Costamed has  and otolaryngologist and a plastic surgeon. Do not hesitate to seek the advice of our team of plastic surgery specialists. We will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.  


Requirements and Candidates

This is a surgery procedure recommended for patients between 21 and 70 years old who meet normal preoperative test ranges, as well as the clinical history form which is important to complete thoroughly.  

* Pre-surgery analyses (consult with your doctor)

Healthy patients without comorbidities or chronic diseases since before the age of 40

  • Blood count
  • Coagulation times (TP, TPT, INR)
  • 4 chemistry parameters

* Liposuction requires an additional: lipid profile

Healthy patients aged 40 or more, as well as those with chronic diseases

  • Blood count
  • Coagulation times (TP, TPT, INR)
  • 4 chemistry parameters
  • 37 chemistry parameters
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Chest X-ray

* Preoperative Cardiovascular Evaluation recquired.

Planning the surgery

  1. Telemedicine or in-person evaluation consult.
  2. Medical history form.
  3. Pre-surgery analyses.
  4. Choose a date that fits best with your work schedule, family commitments, vacations.
  5. 8 days recommended for recovery

We help you plan your trip


  • Preferential transportation rates
  • Preferential hotel rates
  • Preferential tour rates
  • Pre-arranged packages



  • 3 hours in the operating room.
  • This is an outpatient surgery. The patient remains 2 to 3 hours in the recovery room and returns later the same day.
  • Come to the hospital with comfortable shoes and clothes; one change of clothes, no makeup nor accessories.
  • Recovery takes 8 to 10 days as the incisions are minimal; however, the recommendation is that you return to your normal activities in 2 weeks.


Post-surgical care

  • We recommend no sunbathing for three months. Use sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Try to wear clothes that do not need to be pulled over the head.
  • You may shower the following day with lukewarm water without getting the face wet. Clean the ace with wipes .
  • You will be able to wear makeup in one-months’ time.  
  • Avoid making drastic facial gestures, sneezing (if you cannot avoid it, do so with the mouth closed) or crying during the first week.
  • Do not smoke (ask your doctor about the required pre- and post-surgical time)
  • Do not exercise for 2 weeks .
  • Avoid forceful physical efforts.
  • Avoid sudden temperature changes.
  • Sleep on your back and horizontally.
  • For 2 weeks, avoid house chore such as cooking and cleaning the house (until the doctor indicates you can do so)
  • Avoid eating warm foods and try to follow a soft food (no grease) diet, preferably liquid.  

Where to Do It?

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