Rhinoplasty is performed in two different ways; open and closed.
- In open rhinoplasty, by the cutting the area between nostrils, the nasal skin is lifted. As the surgeon can easily see the intranasal structures, this technique is more advantageous in the first years of his education. Surgeons continue this technique even just after their education because they are used to it. It is easier to learn and apply. However, in the open rhinoplasty there is the possibility of a scar on the tip that is visible from outside.
- In closed rhinoplasty, operational incisions are done from inside the nostrils. In the closed method, there is no possibility of any visible scars. But it is more difficult to apply the closed method. Therefore, it is important for your surgeon to be experienced about the closed rhinoplasty.