I am contemplating a rhinoplasty in addition to my scheduled breast lift. My plastic surgeon said it would be safe to do both and would start with the breast lift under twilight sedation, then move on to the rhinoplasty switching to general anethesia. Is this common and low risk on a healthy adult?
Is It Safe To Get a Rhinoplasty Plus Breast Lift At Once?
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Rhinoplasty and breast surgery
If you are a healthy individual, it should not be a problem to have a rhinoplasty and a breast procedure at the same time. Good luck.
Combining rhinoplasty and breastlift
As long as you are healthy the combination surgery should be fine. You may want to understand why 2 different anesthetics are necessary - seems like general anesthesia the whole way through would be a good option.
It is perfectly appropriate to undergo both a rhinoplasty and breast lift at the same time. The only question I have is why you would have part of the procedure under local and part under general anesthesia. I would recommend general anesthesia for the entire procedure, but you should have the opportunity to speak with the anesthesiologist before your procedure to clarify the details.
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No problem getting both of these done at the same time. You could have a general for both. Not sure why the need for sedation for the lift. Good luck.
Should not be a problem
In a healthy patient, you should experience no problem having a breast lift and rhinoplasty done at the same time. Since you are having the breast lift under IV sedation, you can probably have the rhinoplasty done also under local with IV sedation. I don't think you necessarily have to have general anesthesia to have rhinoplasty.
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