Does Not Include
The cost quoted above is indicative and should not be taken as the final cost of the surgery. The final cost can be ascertained after the surgeon has evaluated the patient. The cost in Indian Rupees can vary based on exchange rate.
Tip plasty cost in India starts from around USD 1,450 and varies depending on the extent of surgery required, medical history- if any, surgeon, facility and the city where you choose to get the surgery done.
Factors that affect Tip Plasty Cost in India
Plastic Surgeon’s Fees
An important expense when it comes to your Tip Plasty is your plastic surgeon’s fees. IndiCure recommends highly experienced, skilled, board-certified surgeons who are capable of delivering natural-looking results. Although the charges may vary depending on the experience of the surgeon, you can be assured that you are in safe and skilled hands when you choose plastic surgery in India with IndiCure.
Having your Tip Plasty plastic surgery in an accredited surgical facility by skilled and qualified medical staff is a critical factor. Moreover, the geographical location of this facility in India also affects the initial quote. But IndiCure provides you with a projected estimate that will be all inclusive and affordable.
The surgery-related expenses include the pre- and post-surgical expenses. The pre-surgical expenses are associated with the candidacy and the medical history of the patient. This also includes the routine medical exams and tests to ensure you’re a good fit for rhinoplasty procedures. Post-surgical expenses can include prescription medications, post-surgery nasal packing, and follow-up consultations.
We at IndiCure, understand that you travel with a budget in mind and do not like to be greeted by surprises after arrival in India. We thus club all these expenses and give you the package cost that is inclusive and affordable at the same time.
Your case manager shall give you an estimated cost of your surgery after discussing your medical reports with the surgeon. The final cost, however, shall be confirmed after your consultation with the surgeon.
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What is Tip Plasty ?
Tip rhinoplasty is the surgery of the tip of the nose either to enhance the appearance of the nose or to improve the nasal function by repairing the defect in the tip of the nose. During the procedure, the nasal bridge and the bony structures are not operated or touched, tip plasty is performed by either augmenting or reducing the appearance of the nasal alars and cartilage.
Some people may have a big bulbous nose, which means a fat nose with a fat tip or without any definition on the tip. The nasal tip plasty corrects any such defects by creating an elevation on the tip of the nose or by adjusting the already existing tip elevation so that it looks raised enough while having a proper angle between the nose and the lips. Sometimes, nasal tip plasty is also performed on an already narrow nose to give it a lift on the tip, thus, raising the high points.
Because this is a less invasive procedure, serious side effects are very rare. Infection and numbness can occur but are very unusual. Most patients have a satisfying result.
|Surgery Time||30-90 min|
|Anesthesia Type||Local with IV Sedation or General Anesthesia|
|Stitch Removal||5-10 Days|
|Initial Recovery Time||10 Days|
Am I a good Candidate?
If you are 18 or above and concerned about the appearance of the tip of your nose, are in good health, mentally and emotionally stable, and have realistic expectations from the surgery, you may be a good candidate for tip rhinoplasty.
Tip rhinoplasty can improve the deformities of the nasal tip and helps to improve the appearance of your nose and face, and thus your self-image. If you suffer from any of the following, you may be a candidate for tip rhinoplasty:
- A bulging nasal tip or a bulbous nasal tip
- Long nasal tip that may need shortening
- Short nasal tip that may need lengthening
- Low nose tip
- Hooked ‘Parrot Beak’ Nose tip
- Nasal tip projection alterations
- Flat/blunt nasal tip
- Collapsed nasal tip (after a traditional rhinoplasty)
- Narrow nasal tip
How is Tip Plasty done?
Proper size and position of the implant is determined preoperatively.
An incision is placed on the inner portion of the knee in the natural crease. It passes through the underlying connective tissue and muscles. Then with the help of a blunt dissector an internal pocket is created to make space for the implant to be placed. The implant is then inserted.
Sutures are placed and dressed in compression bandages for proper healing and positioning.
What is the Recovery after Tip Plasty like?
During recovery, you will feel mild bruising, pain and discomfort which can be easily treated using pain medications. You would also be wearing a nasal splint for a week to ten days to protect the nasal bony and cartilaginous structures. It is strongly advised to refrain from picking your nose or blowing your nose during the recovery period and so is smoking. Your surgeon would strongly advise you not to smoke until your nose has healed well.
Light activity like returning to work or school can be resumed in ten days to 2 weeks. It takes about 6 – 8 weeks to resume rigorous activities.
What Results Can I Expect from Tip Plasty?
You can expect great results if you have realistic expectations from tip rhinoplasty. Final results of rhinoplasty may not be apparent until 6 months to a year after the surgery.
Questions to Ask
We at IndiCure completely understand your concerns and it is always our endeavor to provide the best outcome for every patient. Following is the list of questions you must ask before you embark on your journey for Tip Plasty in India.
- Is the surgeon board certified?
- How experienced is the Surgeon?
- Which language does the surgeon speak?
- Is the treatment done in a well-equipped facility?
- Is it possible to see before and after photographs?
- What about the risks involved?
- Does the surgeon use a certified anesthetist?
- How long will the recovery period be?
- Can I go for a second opinion?
- Can I have feedback from real people?
Preparation for the Surgery
Prepare to answer questions about your:
- Medical history and exams
- Current medication review
- History of smoking, drugs, or alcohol
- Surgical expectations
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Frequently Asked Questions
Tip Plasty is quite a popular procedure among people in Mexico, Central and South America. Calf implant surgery is commonly performed in both men and women. Unfortunately, many orthopedic surgeons and family physicians who see patients with a deformed or hypoplastic leg are not aware that augmentation can be performed.
You will have some pain and bruising which will last for a few days after the procedure. Keep your legs elevated which will help reduce the swelling. You will feel heaviness in your legs for the first few days and walking will be a little difficult, which will improve during the second week and thereafter. You will be able to return to normal activities in about 2 weeks, while exercising and rigorous work will have to wait for at least 6-8 weeks.
Fat transfer to calves is an option for people with a good amount of fat available from the donor sites- viz. your abdomen, thighs, arms, hips or buttocks from where the fat can be harvested. The advantage of fat transfer is that your own body fat is being used, so there are nil chances of rejection or infection. But the results may not be as pronounced as implants and a touch up may be required.
You can discuss the pros and cons of both the procedures- fat transfer to calves vs Tip Plasty with your surgeon to make an informed decision.
Yes, you can run and do other exercises and work out after 8-10 weeks of the procedure or as directed by your surgeon.