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A rhinoplasty is an operation that changes the shape of the nose.
The name Rhinoplasty is derived from the Greek
rhis meaning nose and the Greek
plassein meaning to form.
The operation of rhinoplasty is sometimes called a nose job but this is a rather demeaning term for what is often a very difficult and exacting surgical procedure.
Rhinoplasty is a relatively common operation performed by plastic and ENT surgeons in Australia. However an increasing workload of other surgeries and non-surgical cosmetic procedures means an individual surgeon may do less and less rhinoplasties each year. Some surgeons may do no more than 6 rhinoplasties per year. In this practice we average that many each week.