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Surgical or Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty?

Nov 27, 2023 | Insights

Are you interested in learning about procedures that can alter the appearance of your nose? Let’s explore the available options, whether you’re considering non-surgical rhinoplasty using dermal fillers or opting for surgical rhinoplasty.

Non-surgical rhinoplasty, also called non-surgical liquid rhinoplasty, involves using dermal fillers to temporarily reshape the nose. It’s a speedy procedure with no downtime, minimal side effects, and low risk.

Compared to a traditional nose job, the cost of non-surgical rhinoplasty is a fraction. But it’s essential to note that unlike the permanent nature of surgical rhinoplasty, this method offers temporary results, typically lasting from nine to 18 months. The duration hinges on factors like your nasal structure, skin thickness, and how your body breaks down the filler.

Is it Worth it?

If your nose has been a source of dissatisfaction impacting your self-esteem and daily life, non-surgical rhinoplasty could be a game-changer. Aesthetic concerns about our noses can deeply affect confidence and even mental well-being, causing anxiety or depression.

Though embracing oneself is ideal, sometimes a little assistance can pave the way. At Leeds Private Hospital, we’ve helped numerous clients with this procedure, showcasing impressive transformations through before and after photos.


  • Light on your wallet
  • No downtime
  • Quick procedure, possible during a lunch break
  • Not permanent, allowing flexibility for change


  • Maintenance costs can accumulate
  • Results might not last as anticipated
  • Not everyone is comfortable with needles
  • Not suitable for all nose types

Rhinoplasty Surgery

A Contrast Rhinoplasty involves a surgical operation under general anaesthesia, permanently altering the nose’s appearance.

At Leeds Private Hospital, our clinic offers top-tier rhinoplasty procedures handled by highly trained professionals. Reasons for considering this surgery range from correcting shape irregularities to addressing breathing issues.

The procedure, lasting 1.5 to 3 hours, offers several advantages over non-surgical methods:

  • Permanent changes without the need for periodic touch-ups
  • Resolves breathing problems
  • Boosts long-term confidence

However, surgical procedures come with their own set of considerations:

  • General anaesthesia is required
  • Recovery time varies significantly, potentially up to a year
  • Bruising can persist for around two to three weeks post-surgery
  • Higher cost compared to non-surgical alternatives

Choosing between rhinoplasty and fillers should be a thoughtful decision. Both options have their merits and drawbacks, requiring thorough consideration based on individual circumstances.

Our experienced team at Leeds Private Hospital ensures comprehensive guidance from your initial consultation to post-treatment care. Contact us today for an initial consultation and discover how we can help you achieve the desired results.

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