Teen Rhinoplasty Overview
Teen rhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure involving the nose. Teenage candidates in the Charlotte, NC area can opt for cosmetic rhinoplasty surgery to enhance their nose and overall impression of their face. Please note that teen rhinoplasty candidates need to have a fully developed nose in order to qualify for the procedure, between the ages of 14 and 16 for girls, and 16 to 18 for boys.
The doctor takes a before photo and discusses with parent and teen their goals. Teen candidates can also plan on their surgeon inspecting their nose before surgery to determine the nose’s internal and external structure. The surgeon may also assess the teen candidate’s chin. Often times, a chin implant can compliment rhinoplasty by making the nose appear smaller in profile. Next, surgery is performed. For residents in Charlotte, NC, this is usually done at The Center for Facial Plastic and Laser Surgery, a state-of-the-art, private operative suite. Most teen patients have bruising for 7-10 days, swelling up to a couple months, and temporary numbness.
Dr. M. Sean Freeman has the experience, education, and years of specialization in teen rhinoplasty surgery, which makes him an expert in the field. He is a board-certified plastic surgeon with patients throughout Charlotte, NC. As Charlotte’s most experienced facial plastic surgeon, Dr. M. Sean Freeman has been performing facial plastic surgery since 1988.