Rhinoplasty

Beautiful Rhinoplasty Results with Dr. Singleton in Chevy Chase & Washington, D.C.

When it comes to facial harmony, maybe no other feature makes as much of an impact as your nose. When nose length and shape is in balance, your natural beauty shines through, but many patients feel that their nose does not complement the rest of their appearance. In these cases, patients may experience a loss of self-esteem and look for options to create their desired aesthetics.

At Capital Facial Plastic Surgery, Dr. Adam Singleton provides rhinoplasty in Chevy Chase & the Washington, D.C. areas to help you feel confident about the way you look. It is his goal to improve aesthetic facial balance and ensure you love your results.

For more information and to schedule your nose surgery consultation, contact our office today.

Why Rhinoplasty Surgery?

Choosing cosmetic surgery is a personal decision, motivated by individual concerns and aesthetic issues. However, there are some unifying matters among patients, including:

  • Bumps on the nasal bridge
  • Large nostrils
  • Bulbous or drooping nose tip
  • Long nose
  • Crooked nose

Many patients begin researching nose surgery and wait for years to seek treatment, while they envision what their lives would look like if they felt confident about their appearance. After their procedure, patients love the freedom of looking great at every angle without using cosmetics to create a slimmer or smaller nose. Dr. Singleton understands how vital this feeling of confidence is. In treating each patient, he makes it his goal to help patients both look and feel their best.

You don’t have to live with a nose that makes you feel less confident than you deserve to be. Get started on your journey to loving your look by asking Dr. Singleton about cosmetic nose surgery.

Dr. Adam Singleton – Skilled Rhinoplasty Surgeon

As a facial plastic surgeon who specializes in rhinoplasty, Dr. Singleton is trained in the art of reshaping the nose to meet patients’ aesthetic goals. During rhinoplasty, Dr. Singleton creates subtle changes that refine your natural beauty, which is part of the intricate nature of this procedure. Nasal surgery requires the care of a professional with an artistic eye. Dr. Singleton has trained with some of the foremost aesthetic surgeons in the country and understands what it takes to create beautiful results.

Patients love Dr. Singleton’s attentive approach to surgery. At Capital Facial Plastic Surgery, you are treated with care from our entire team. For your procedure, Dr. Singleton will be with you every step of the way. Your consultation, day of surgery, and follow-up visits create a positive relationship with our surgeon that fosters the best results and an excellent experience. With our help, you can achieve the facial appearance you’ve always wanted while enjoying every step of your journey.

Planning Your Rhinoplasty in Chevy Chase and the DC Areas: What to Expect

Preparation for treatment is an integral part of creating the ideal experience and ensuring results meet your expectations. Before the procedure, patients meet with Dr. Singleton to thoroughly discuss what aspects of their nose shape they would like improved. During this discussion, Dr. Singleton informs patients about surgical processes and what he can achieve with rhinoplasty.

It’s important to note that there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all when creating an improved nose shape. Since your results should help you look like a better version of yourself – not someone else – the approach to treatment is individualized for each patient. Depending on your goals, Dr. Singleton may recommend one of the following treatment methods

In this procedure, incisions are made inside the nose. Any resulting scarring is entirely invisible to others.

This process requires the placement of a small incision on the tissue that divides the nostrils, on the underside of the nose. Though the incision is on the outside, it is difficult to detect and heals well; others will not see a visible indication that you’ve had surgery, other than your beautiful results.

Determining the surgical method used is dependent on many factors that vary from patient to patient, such as the extent of their cosmetic concerns, the results they hope to achieve, and their unique nasal structure. Dr. Singleton creates his treatment plan with your ultimate satisfaction and happiness in mind at all times.

Schedule a Consultation

If you have any questions about a procedure or wish to schedule a consultation with Dr. Singleton, please contact our office.

Schedule a Consultation

If you have any questions about a procedure or wish to schedule a consultation with Dr. Singleton, please contact our office.

Cosmetic and Functional Rhinoplasty with Dr. Singleton

The outward appearance of the nose is just as important as the function it serves, helping you breathe clearly and smell. Likewise, rhinoplasty can help a nose align with facial shape and appearance, but it can also improve function. If your concerns are only regarding cosmetic issues, such as nose size and position, cosmetic surgery is ideal for meeting your needs. However, if you are having problems breathing freely, functional treatment can be incorporated into your surgical plan.

Dr. Singleton’s structural approach to cosmetic surgery preserves natural tissues as much as possible while meeting aesthetic goals. You should have a nose that complements facial aesthetics but does not hamper your ability to breathe and smell. A well-constructed nose looks better and maintains its shape well into the future, even with the natural effects of aging. As some patients may require grafting of cartilage to create the right nasal support system, Dr. Singleton has trained extensively in techniques that utilize ear and rib tissue.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cosmetic Nose Surgery

This varies for each patient, depending on the complexity of surgery, but treatment times average three to four hours.

Patients often feel well after surgery but may find that the second and third days of their recovery require the most time to rest. Typically, the fourth day is where many patients report feeling an improvement in overall comfort. Residual swelling will be apparent at this stage, but patients find it easier to sleep and may be less reliant on prescribed medication

This depends on the nature of your work and how comfortable you are in your working environment. While many patients feel good after several days, they wish to avoid going out in public because of post-treatment swelling and their surgical cast. If you work in a physically demanding environment, you should take extra caution in going back to work too early. One to two weeks is the recommended resting period, during which swelling and bruising will have improved substantially.

There is no set age at which to have a rhinoplasty procedure; with the best time for the procedure being when the patient decides it is time for a change. However, it is very important to be old enough to understand the potential risks involved and how the procedure is performed.

Rhinoplasty is not recommended for children as they are still growing, which may lead to unforeseen consequences to the nose’s appearance as they age. Generally, patients seeking rhinoplasty range from 15 to 50 years or older.

Patient comfort is Dr. Singleton’s priority when performing any cosmetic procedure. During a rhinoplasty procedure, light general anesthesia or in some cases local anesthesia with deep sedation will be used to reduce your exposure to any immediate pain. Most patients undergoing rhinoplasty don’t consider it a painful procedure, with appropriate pain killers available to help deal with any residual pain.

As with any kind of surgical procedure, risks are an unavoidable consequence. However, with a skilled and experienced plastic surgeon, such as Dr. Singleton, your risks are lower. Possible complications can include infection, excessive bleeding, or the patient having an adverse reaction to general anesthesia.

Due to the nature of any surgical procedure, cuts into the skin are necessary to lift the skin and adjust underlying bony structures. During your consultation with Dr. Singleton, changes to your nose will be discussed with the technique chosen to perform your rhinoplasty ultimately determining your overall appearance of scars. Open rhinoplasty techniques create a small cut under the nose which heals very well and becomes almost completely unnoticeable in about nine to twelve months.

Immediately after your surgery, you may experience moderate bruising and swelling of the facial area for up to two weeks. You will be required to wear a nasal splint for the first seven to ten days after your procedure to ensure the shape and contour of your nose remains in place while you heal. While strenuous activity should be avoided for at least four weeks post-surgery, many patients can start most low-intensity exercise programs two weeks after rhinoplasty. However, any exercise or sport that could risk injuring your face should be avoided until recovery is complete.

While your nose will show an immediate change after undergoing the procedure, it may take some time to reveal the final result. During the first couple of weeks, your results will be masked by swelling which will slowly start to dissipate over time. It can take up to twelve months for you to see the ultimate outcome of your nose’s appearance after rhinoplasty.

During your consultation with Dr. Singleton, you’ll discuss in detail your expectations for the overall appearance of your nose. Together, you’ll also determine the best surgical techniques to achieve your vision. Digital imaging helps give you an idea of what your nose will look like once complete. Several factors can affect the end result of each rhinoplasty procedure, such as the thickness of your nasal skin and interior nasal architecture. Ultimately, the final results of your rhinoplasty are determined by the skill of your chosen plastic surgeon and your existing nose structure. Dr. Singleton will set several follow-up visits to inspect his work and to ensure that you are satisfied with your rhinoplasty results.

Visit our DC Area Rhinoplasty Surgeon

For the best in patient care and nose surgery results, visit Dr. Adam Singleton at Capital Facial Plastic Surgery. With his skill and training, our facial plastic surgeon can transform your nose and your self-esteem. The most gratifying part of cosmetic treatment is seeing how patients feel about their results. To get started on your personal transformation, call today for your consultation!