Plastic surgery of the wings of the nose: making beautiful nostrils


There are two prerequisites for nose surgery: for medical reasons or for aesthetic reasons.

This type of rhinoplasty to correct the size and shape of the nostrils is performed only for aesthetic reasons.

Continuing the lateral surfaces of the nose underneath, the wings limit the external openings of the nostrils.

Correcting just the shape of the nostrils can sometimes perfectly improve the appearance of the entire nose.

Reasons to correct the shape and size of the nostrils

Indications for surgery can be:

  • nose wings too long;
  • wide wings;
  • nostrils of various sizes;
  • narrow nose wings;
  • thick nostrils;
  • large nose wings;
  • nose wings that sink.

Performing surgery for plastic surgery of the wings of the nose

The method of carrying out the nose wings correction operation depends on the individual characteristics of the person. The surgeon will select the option that is most suitable for you.

  • Reduction of the wings of the nose - the plastic surgeon makes small incisions on the sides, removes excess tissue and sutures the edges. Scars are invisible and disappear quickly.
  • Narrowing of the nostrils - The columella area (between the nostrils) is sutured, thus narrowing the width of the wings of the nose.
  • Retraction of the nostrils - for this operation, it is necessary to transplant tissue from the nasal septum or from the ear.

Basically, nose wing plastic surgery is done in conjunction with general rhinoplasty. At the initial consultation, the plastic surgeon will evaluate the proposed intervention in terms of scope.

Contraindications for surgery


Patients must be 18 years of age or older.

For various diseases:

  • diseases of Organs internal organs;
  • viral infections;
  • diabetes;
  • cancer diseases;
  • blood clotting problems (and other blood disorders).

In addition, plastic surgery of the wings of the nose is contraindicated in patients with mental illnesses, somatic illnesses in a phase of decompensation or exacerbation.

Rehabilitation after plastic surgery of the nostrils

At the end of the operation, the doctor inserts tampons into the nose and applies a fixative plaster bandage. After that, the patient may well go home, but if desired and the doctor's recommendation, stay in the hospital. A week later, the cosmetic stitches are removed, followed by an appointment with a specialist.

The scar from the operation disappears after 1-2 months. It is advisable that the patient does not spend too much time in the sun, avoid physical activities and refuse the sauna (bath) for a month.

Correction of nose wings without surgery

In some clinics, in the presence of small flaws, correction is possible without surgical manipulation. The change in the shape and size of the nostrils occurs with the use of fillers. The composition of the fillers is completely harmless to the human body. The advantage of this method is the immediate results and no rehabilitation period. Furthermore, after the procedure, no scars or scars remain with the filling.

The advantage of non-surgical correction of the nostrils is the absence of a rehabilitation period and the absence of a rehabilitation period. Furthermore, after the procedure, no scars or scars remain with the filling.

Non-surgical nasal remodeling is performed under local anesthesia.

For most people, the imperfections associated with the shape and size of the wings of the nose do not interfere with life, but there are those who do their best to correct nature's mistakes. In the modern world, people who strive to bring their appearance closer to perfection will always find some flaws. So there's plastic surgery. Rhinoplasty will help correct various defects in the wings of the nose and nose in general.