Rhinoplasty

About Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is an aesthetic treatment used to change the look and shape of the nose. Furthermore, it may help repair a functional or breathing issue in many patients. New Orleans, LA, plastic surgeon Dr. Jules Walters is an experienced cosmetic nose and facial surgeon who performs rhinoplasty surgery, taking a conservative approach to allow for the softest and most natural results. Although rhinoplasty consists of delicate changes, results tend to be beautiful and dramatic. Cosmetic nose surgery at the MODERN Plastic Surgery & Medspa can make a nose appear smaller in size or change a nose that is misshapen, protrudes out, is too large or wide, or has a bump on top. The objective is to allow for a more aesthetically appealing nose that meets your cosmetic desires and functions well.

Ideal Candidates

Adults and teenagers over 16 years of age are candidates for cosmetic nose surgery. If you find yourself frustrated with the appearance of your nose and have distinct issues you hope to improve, enhance, or correct, this procedure may be the recommended course of action. It’s very important that expectations are understood, as your nose and facial profile will be altered. Furthermore, facial growth and maturity should also be complete. This will be addressed during your consultation, even more so for adolescents.

Surgical Technique

Nose surgery is performed while the patient is under sedation, such as general anesthesia, and is, in most cases, an outpatient procedure. This treatment offers different surgical methods depending on the patient’s unique cosmetic goals. Dr. Walters performs rhinoplasty using either an open or closed (endonasal) approach. The objective during the procedure is to decrease or eliminate excess bone, cartilage, and tissue or to build and increase cartilage if necessary for reconstruction. Dr. Walters repositions the nasal features and redrapes the skin over the newly structured framework. Stitches are positioned either on the inside portion of the nose or within the natural external fold.

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Before & After Rhinoplasty Case 139 View #1 View in Metairie, New Orleans, Covington, LA
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Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

This patient wanted to improve the appearance of her nose. Dr. Walters performed a rhinoplasty to enhance this patient's natural beauty. This patient is 3 months post op.

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Before & After Rhinoplasty Case 137 View #1 View in Metairie, New Orleans, Covington, LA
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Case #137

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

This patient was unhappy with her profile. Dr. Walters performed rhinoplasty to give the patient a subtle, natural aesthetic result.

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Before & After Rhinoplasty Case 138 View #1 View in Metairie, New Orleans, Covington, LA
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Case #138

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

This patient was unhappy with the shape of his nose and profile. Dr. Walters performed rhinoplasty to help the patient achieve a natural aesthetic result.

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Before & After Rhinoplasty Case 136 View #1 View in Metairie, New Orleans, Covington, LA
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Case #136

Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

This patient was unhappy with her profile. Dr. Walters performed rhinoplasty to give the patient a subtle, natural aesthetic result. This patient is 6 months post op.

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What To Expect

Upon completion of your cosmetic nose surgery, you will rest comfortably in the recovery section, and then our nurses will release you to recover at home. The nose and the surrounding area will be swollen, bruised, and sore for the first few days. In almost all patients, there is some discoloration beneath the eyes in addition to the nose. Consistently using cold compresses and inflammatory medications can assist with these effects. Your post-op check-up with Dr. Walters will be scheduled 1 week after surgery to assess your healing progress. It takes around 2 to 4 weeks to look normal following nose surgery. Within this timeframe, you should avoid strenuous exertion.

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Jules Walters, M.D.

Dr. Walters draws from his exceptional training, experience, and skill to create beautiful, natural-looking results. His credentials, integrity, and patient-centered approach, make him one of the most highly rated plastic surgeons in the New Orleans, LA, area. 

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Your Best Nose

If you’re dissatisfied with the size and shape of your nose or if you suffer from breathing problems, nose surgery may help. We welcome you to get in touch with Dr. Jules Walters in New Orleans, LA, and schedule a consultation. We provide advanced Vectra 3D imaging with each consultation to allow you the benefit of seeing how your new nose shape could improve your appearance. Nose surgery is a popular and successful cosmetic procedure with very high success rates.

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Your Best You Begins Here

If you would like to learn more about attaining your best nose, please request a consultation online or call our New Orleans, LA, plastic surgery practice at (504) 517-6200.

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Our Patients Say It Best

Read what real people have shared about their experiences at the MODERN Plastic Surgery & Medspa, from the results they achieved to the care they received along the way.

From the beginning to end, Dr. Walters and his team have been excellent! Everyone in the office is so nice and very professional. Great atmosphere! Dr. Walters was very str...

– Anacia C.

Dr Walters and his entire Modern staff are the BEST OF THE BEST! I have never met such kind and caring individuals that are happy and enjoy what they do. Dr Walters’s know...

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Dr. Walters and his team are the BEST, they deserve 10 stars!! At my first visit Dr. Walters was so professional, he took the time and truly listened to me and put any fear...

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My entire experience was amazing! I am a local here in New Orleans and I’m so glad that I found Dr. Walters and his staff because I was so nervous to travel out of town awa...

– Myra G.

I can’t praise Dr. Walters enough for everything he’s done!! From start to finish, he’s been so attentive and thorough. Even texted me after my surgery to make sure I was o...

– Kamryn A.

LOVED Dr. Walters. He listens to your desired look, is attentive, kind, very meticulous, and informative. The results speak for itself. Also, the staff members were super s...

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