What is Rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty, or nose job, is the term used for the surgical procedures to change or correct the shape of the nose.
What are the different types of Rhinoplasty?
The types of rhinoplasty procedures include; open rhinoplasty, where surgical incisions are made outside the nose, closed rhinoplasty, where incisions are made inside the nose, rhinoplasty to reduce the size of the nose, rhinoplasty to augment the appearance of the nose, ethnic rhinoplasty to alter particular racial traits and post-traumatic rhinoplasty, to treat a deviated septum or nasal fractures.
What are the steps in Rhinoplasty?
For a rhinoplasty procedure, anaesthesia is administered, incisions are made, the shape of the nose is changed, the incisions are closed using stitches and pain medication and post-operative instructions are given.
Is it safe to have Rhinoplasty?
Rhinoplasty is a safe procedure when performed by a qualified and experienced surgeon. The patient must discuss with their surgeon the outcomes and risks of surgery before undergoing rhinoplasty. Patients will have swelling bruising and bleeding after the procedure. Appropriate medications will be prescribed by the surgeon after the procedure.
What to do after Rhinoplasty.
Patients should avoid touching their nose for a few days and keep their head elevated, even while sleeping. They should use cold compresses to reduce the swelling near their nose and eyes. Patients should avoid wearing spectacles. They should take all prescribed painkillers and medications correctly.
What is the recovery time after Rhinoplasty?
It takes about three to four weeks to completely recover from a rhinoplasty procedure.
Why visit Makati City?
Why is Makati City a popular tourist destination?
Makati City is the financial hub of the Philippines. It is the location of many major banks and companies. It also has green spaces, large shopping malls and a wide range of cultural and entertainment activities for tourists. Makati City has a wide range of hotels from high end five star hotels to budget hotels, holiday rentals and self-catering apartments to suit all budgets.
Why is Makati City a popular international medical tourism destination?
Makati City has world class tertiary hospitals and specialist hospitals. They offer high quality specialized medical care and cosmetic surgery, general medical and dental services at affordable prices. Makati City has many spas and weight loss centres that cater to medical tourists. The staff at the hospitals are English speaking and most of the specialists have trained in the west. All the healthcare institutions are accredited by the Philippine Department of Health and most of them are internationally accredited by the JCI and ISO.
How does a medical tourist get to Makati City from the airport?
The Ninoy Aquino International Airport serves Makati City. The airport is 8 kilometres from Makati City. There are taxis and shuttle buses that take visitors from the airport to Makati City. Some hospitals and clinics offer pickup and drop off services for medical tourists.
What are the visa requirements for medical tourists to the Philippines?
There are no specific medical tourism visas required for patients. Patients with valid passports and return tickets from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Kuwait and a few other countries do not require a Visa for staying in the Philippines for up to 21 days. Patients can get details of visa requirements by visiting the website: www.immigration.gov.ph
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