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Primary Rhinoplasty Boca Raton

Are you unhappy with the size, shape, or look of your nose? Then schedule a rhinoplasty consultation with trusted Boca Raton double-board certified plastic surgeons, Dr. Klimczak and Dr. Hancock. Their nose jobs deliver aesthetically pleasing results with improved nasal function.

Did you know Primary Rhinoplasty can improve breathing and facial harmony?

Rhinoplasty, also commonly referred to as a nose job, is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures that restores function and form to the nasal structure and appearance. It is also one of the most complex surgical procedures due to the three-dimensional structure of the nose serving significant importance in aesthetic appearance and is vital for breathing.

Men and women throughout Boca Raton seek the specialist services of FSIBR surgeons, Drs. Hancock and Klimczak. They are board-certified in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, facial plastic, and reconstructive surgery. Their comprehensive approach to each patient’s primary rhinoplasty achieves a proportional, natural-looking nose that looks as beautiful as it functions.

Book your appointment to determine if now is the right time for rhinoplasty.

What is Primary Rhinoplasty? (female photo)

What is Primary Rhinoplasty?

What is Primary Rhinoplasty? (female photo)

It is a surgical procedure that requires altering the internal nasal framework that lies beneath the skin of the nose. Dr. Hancock and Dr. Klimczak access the interior of the nose either through incisions made within the nostrils (closed rhinoplasty) or through a small incision along the underside of the nose (open rhinoplasty). At the same time, procedures to correct a deviated septum, sinus issues, and other airway problems can be performed. When the internal work is complete, the skin is repositioned over the new nasal framework and sutured closed. Considering both open and closed rhinoplasty procedures, it is important to understand the difference between the two.

The procedure can take somewhat longer than the closed approach. The swelling of the nose takes longer to disappear after the closed approach. Despite these disadvantages, it is the procedure of choice in patients who meet the indications for open rhinoplasty to ensure the best possible long-term result.

Rhinoplasty results depend on numerous variables, including:

  • Age
  • Skin thickness
  • Bone structure
  • Facial proportions
  • Previous injuries, and other factors

Rhinoplasty can address various nasal structure concerns, including:

  • Bump or hump on the bridge of the nose
  • A nose that is too wide or too narrow
  • Crooked or twisted nose
  • Large nose tip
  • Upturned, droopy, or long nose
  • Disproportionate nostrils
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Who is a candidate for a Primary Rhinoplasty?

Dr. Melyssa Hancock: consultate patient

Patients choose primary rhinoplasty for various reasons, including cosmetic and medical. It is a very personal choice and consultation with your board-certified plastic surgeon will determine if the procedure is right for you. You may be an ideal candidate if you meet the following criteria:

  • You are in good health
  • You struggle with poor nasal function
  • Have realistic expectations and understand the risks and side effects
  • Dissatisfaction with the appearance of your nose

What is Rhinoplasty recovery like?

Most patients experience swelling, bruising, and nasal congestion post-op. These symptoms improve throughout the 7 – 10 day rhinoplasty recovery time. After this, most patients resume their usual day-to-day activities, return to work, and are “restaurant ready” within 14 days. Strenuous activity, heavy lifting, and other physical activities may be limited for the first 3-6 weeks after surgery. The best nose job results occur if a patient understands the rhinoplasty recovery process.

Dr. Hancock, Dr. Klimczak, and the rest of the team will ensure that you fully understand the recovery process and are well-prepared for your recovery prior to treatment. You will be provided with detailed instructions about post-op care and recovery support. It is also important to report any concerns to your surgeon during your recovery period.

Benefits of a Primary Rhinoplasty?

There are many benefits to primary rhinoplasty. FSIBR patients are consistently pleased with their results which include:

  • Enhanced facial profile with improved symmetry
  • Improved nasal function, such as breathing
  • Reduced nostril size and projection
  • Refined nasal tip
  • Improved confidence

Risks of a Primary Rhinoplasty?

Primary rhinoplasty risks and side effects are reduced when working with a board-certified facial plastic surgeon, such as FSIBR double-board certified surgeon’s Drs. Klimczak and Hancock. When considering rhinoplasty surgery it is important to understand that like all surgical procedures, it too entails a certain degree of risk and side effects. These may include:

  • Poor healing
  • Symmetry issues
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Allergic reaction to the anesthetic
  • Functional difficulties such as breathing
Dr. Jaclyn A. Klimczak and Dr. Melyssa Hancock (team photo)

Why choose our team for your Primary Rhinoplasty?

Dr. Klimczak and Dr. Hancock (team photo)
  • You will be in the care of double board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeons who specialize in rhinoplasty procedures.
  • A personalized treatment plan that considers your well-being from consultation through to recovery and final results.
  • Patient testimonials consistently reflect the skill, technique, and experience of our plastic surgeons.
  • With more than 40 years of combined experience, Dr. Hancock and Dr. Klimczak pride themselves on achieving natural-looking results that their patients are proud of.
  • FSIBR facial plastic surgeons are widely published and leaders in the field of minimally invasive nasal surgical procedures.

Book your consultation today if you desire improved nasal symmetry, better breathing and a nose that compliments your facial profile.


There is no ideal age to undergo rhinoplasty surgery. To determine if now is a good time for nose surgery, it is crucial to consult with Dr. Hancock and Dr. Klimczak.

Definitely! Rhinoplasty is used to reshape or resize the nose while septoplasty is used to straighten the nasal septum due to a deviated septum.

A nose job typically takes around 7-10 days to recover from the surgery, although the swelling and bruising can last up to 2 weeks. The final results of your rhinoplasty can, however, take up to 12 months as the nose continues to heal and settle into its new position.

The surgery usually takes 1.5 – 3 hours and varies from patient to patient.

Generally, it is a relatively painless procedure because most anesthetics used will completely numb the area being operated on.

It is usually recommended to wait about 4-6 weeks before doing so for the nose to heal properly.

Blowing your nose should be avoided for at least two weeks after your surgery as this could disrupt the healing process and cause further damage or bleeding.

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