Rhinoplasty, which is the changing the shape of the nose, is a very common plastic surgery procedure. It’s done for a variety of reasons. Rhinoplasty is not always purely cosmetic since it can also fix abnormalities in shape and structure of the nose. One very common non-cosmetic reason people require a non-cosmetic rhinoplasty surgery is a difficulty breathing caused by a deviated septum. A deviated septum is a common side-effect of a broken nose and rhinoplasty can be used to correct this. Even if there is not something clinically wrong with your nose, you may make the decision rhinoplasty is for you. You might want to improve the size or shape of your nose and make it “fit your face” much better. Whether you are looking to achieve a better facial symmetry or you simply dislike the size or shape of your nose, rhinoplasty can be extremely transformational. As with most surgical procedures, rhinoplasty will need some recovery time. Recovery time varies depending on the volume of work completed, but in the majority of cases it will only take about a couple weeks. The updated shape, size and contours of the nose will be completely visible over the days and weeks after the procedure. The surgery can also be completed as a companion to others such as a facelift.