Going through Rhinoplasty in young age has its benefits. A nose job in the teen years may help the healing process since the skin is more flexible and tissue renews itself more easily. Rhinoplasty, in Newport Beach is a common cosmetic surgical procedure performed on American teens. In fact, teen cosmetic surgery reached more than 38,000 procedures in 2008. If you are a teenager considering a procedure or a concerned parent, we invite you for a complimentary consultation session with Dr. Sadati. During the consultation, you will learn about various cosmetic options and you are free to ask any and all questions to ease your mind.
Minimum Age for the Procedure
Many of the requests for rhinoplasty procedures in Orange County that fall within the teenage demographic are girls. According to WebMD, teenage candidates should wait until the nose reaches adult size, typically age 15 or 16 for girls and 17 for boys. Of course, each person develops differently and whether or not your teen is ready will depend heavily on what is discovered during the consultation. Any elective or corrective procedure is a big decision and in order to move forward, your parents consent is mandatory.
Benefit of Teenage Rhinoplasty
Choosing to receive a nose job during the teenage years can actually be a better choice than receiving the procedure in later years. In teenagers, the skin is has more flexibility and accepts reshaping and restructuring more effectively. Later in life, rhinoplasty surgery can be slightly more difficult to endure. Deciding on a rhinoplasty procedure during your teenage years is a smart idea to receive optimal results and quick recovery times. The teen years are perhaps the most significant time in terms of forming self esteem and body image. Social pressure is extremely high in peer circles, and many teens might feel uncomfortable with their looks and some develop complexes that accompany them for life.