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New Jersey Nasal Reconstruction | Top Plastic Surgeons in NJ
New Jersey nasal reconstruction surgery is safe, effective, and complications are rare when you select a qualified surgeon. Palisade Plastic Surgery provides the best in cosmetic procedures. Dr. Paul Rosenberg is more than qualified being in practice since 1997 and going above and beyond with his educational background.
Many seek nasal reconstruction surgery after an accident or to correct nasal disorders such as deviated septum but it is often required after the removal of malignant skin growth on the nose. It is a delicate and complex procedure, when performed by a qualified surgeon such as Dr. Rosenberg, can help restore the look of your nose to its original shape and skin texture while giving back its normal functional abilities.
Dr. Rosenberg will assess the need for nasal reconstruction surgery based on factors after the removal of the growth tissue such as: proper healing, possible scarring, prevention of possible deformities, and shorter healing time.
In cases where malignant growth has been removed, Dr. Rosenberg will examine the wound to enable he matches skin types from areas of the adjacent wound, avoid scar tissue or radiation stigma, and assess any functional damage possibly caused by the growth or its removal. He will discuss any other pre-existing aesthetic concerns he or you may have to ensure that you both have the same outcome expectations.
Prior to surgery
You will have your initial examination where Dr. Rosenberg will examine your cartilage structure, musculature, and various skin types of your nose to ensure the best functional and aesthetic outcome. Careful attention will be made to the various aspects of the nose such as, shape, size and vascularity of cutaneous flaps which will cover the wound, specific points of wound-closure tension need to be determined, as well as areas where incisions should be made.
Dr. Rosenberg will select the surgical procedure with various reconstructive options in consideration based on the type and location of the wound. A linear closure, a split-thickness or full-thickness graft, or one of several cutaneous flap alternatives may be considered. Each providing its own set of advantages and disadvantages, which are discussed prior to your surgery.
Simple local anesthesia is applied to the area about fifteen minutes prior to your procedure to avoid any discomfort during your nasal reconstruction surgery. For longer lasting procedures, nerve blockers may be used.
Your suture line is treated with an anti-bacterial agent to promote healing and your wound is covered with a pressure dressing. Care instructions for cleaning and ointment application are discussed along with the scheduling of your suture removal within five to seven days post-op. An additional follow-up is scheduled with Dr. Rosenberg six to eight weeks after suture removal.
With the knowledge and expertise provided by Dr. Rosenberg you are sure to receive the best outcome from your nasal reconstructive surgery. Contact our Fort Lee Plastic Surgery center today to schedule your consultation.