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Rhinoplasty Columbus OH

As my husband is a physician in Columbus, I have an advantage when selecting my physicians. He knows who the best is. When I told him that I was interested in cosmetic surgery, he strongly recommended that I go to Dr. McMahan. My consultation, surgery and recovery were better than I could have ever imagined. I have recommended Dr. McMahan to several close friends and they all have had the same experience that I had. Obviously, I highly recommend Dr. McMahan.

~ Adele

A rhinoplasty, or cosmetic nasal surgery in Columbus, offers many aesthetic and functional benefits to patients by Dr. McMahan. Through a rhinoplasty in Columbus, Ohio, alterations can be made to the nasal bridge, tip, and/or nostrils while the size of the nose can also be enhanced or reduced. Damage caused to the nose through injuries can also be treated and corrected with a rhinoplasty.

Aesthetic Benefits

Rhinoplasty in Columbus, OHThe most attractive benefits of rhinoplasty surgery in Columbus are aesthetic in nature. As a result of successful nose surgery, patients can be given an aesthetically enhanced facial balance, particularly in cases where the size or shape of the nose does not fit their other features or when they view their nose as a cosmetic detraction to their appearance.

One of the most vital factors that determine an aesthetically pleasing face is balance. Through rhinoplasty surgery, experienced cosmetic surgeons can correct facial asymmetry resulting in a more attractive aesthetic look to the patient’s face.

A rhinoplasty can further help a patient aesthetically by altering different parts of the nose. For example, a board-certified and talented rhinoplasty surgeon can make very subtle or quite prominent changes to the bridge and tip of the nose and/or make the nostrils narrower or wider to make a patient’s face look more aesthetically pleasing.


I highly recommend Dr. McMahan

“I was referred to Dr. McMahan because my doctor was on vacation and I had an emergency. His care was incredible. From our initial conversation to the procedure 2 days later he was outstanding. He showed caring and concern for my situation and even called me the night of my procedure to check on me. A couple of weeks later, I had an issue and he was equally concerned. He also called to follow up and check on me. I highly recommend Dr. McMahan and will go to him for additional procedures in the future.”

– Vernie

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Functional Benefits

Even though most people think of rhinoplasty primarily as a cosmetic procedure, it is also performed by surgeons to open the airway passages and improve the nasal airway. By opening the nasal passages, patients can breathe better, snoring may be reduced and the ability to smell and taste food can be enhanced. In some cases where breathing is improved at night, sleep apnea can be improved. This portion of rhinoplasty surgery in Columbus is often covered by insurance and can be done at the same time as a cosmetic procedure to reduce costs and allow the patient to go through a single recovery. Prior authorization from the insurance carrier before surgery is required to guarantee coverage.

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Secondary Rhinoplasty

Patients who have undergone a previous nasal procedure may decide to go through a second procedure if they are not completely satisfied with the original result; this is known as secondary rhinoplasty. These cases are often considerably more difficult to perform than the first procedure because of internal scarring, loss of cartilage, damaged cartilage, and other unforeseen issues created by the initial surgery.

It is imperative in these cases to thoroughly discuss your concerns with your surgeon to make sure he or she is comfortable with accomplishing your goals. It is sometimes beneficial to obtain the operative record from the first surgery as this may help your new surgeon know what to expect to find during your secondary procedure and avoid surprises.

Cartilage Grafts

In some rhinoplasty surgeries, it is necessary to augment or reinforce certain segments of the nasal cartilage in order to obtain the desired result. Most often this cartilage is taken from the nasal septum; however, sometimes there is not enough cartilage present so it may be taken from one or both ears if necessary.

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How Much Does Rhinoplasty Cost?

The cost of a Rhinoplasty in Columbus will depend on several factors. The price can be affected by body type, type of technique performed, surgical complications, and even allergies. Find out more by scheduling a consultation.

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If you’re interested in learning more about Rhinoplasty, don’t hesitate to contact our office to schedule your informative consultation in our Columbus, OH, office. Our skilled team will develop a personalized treatment plan to address your specific needs and help guide you through the entire surgical process.

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