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helen rodriguez asks:
is it ok to have a rhinoplasmy (nose job) after 60? I regret not doing it sooner and i expect to be able to do it in the next 2 years, I am currently 58.

On: 06/06/2013 12:56 pm

To doctors from: New York

Category: Nose


DrElizabethMorgan on 06/10/2013 08:53 am wrote:
Thank you for your question about nose surgery (rhinoplasty) over age 60. Yes,it can definitely be done and with very nice results. Our noses change with age - the cartilage gets larger, pushing the tip down and this emphasizes the bone on top. Surgery will correct things you never liked about your nose - as well as aging changes. It has to be carefully done to rebalance and correct the nose but the results are usually excellent. Hope this helps. Best wishes.
DrWilliamRosenblatt on 06/06/2013 04:22 pm wrote:
Yes it is fine, but as your cartilages are stiffer now then they were as a child the result might not be as refined. Speak to your doctor about it.