How Much Does a Non Surgical Nose Job Cost?

how long would it last, if i got botox on my nose to reshape it ?

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Be wary of injectables for non-surgical Rhinoplasty

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Botox can be used on the nose to treat some of the wrinkles that are created when the muscle of the upper nose contract. This won't change the shape of the nose at all, though. The shape, size, proportions will look exactly the same as it did before.

So what is the "nonsurgical nose job"? Some people have been promoting the injection of filler materials, such as Restylane and Radiesse, to change the appearance of the nose. This has been referred to as a "nonsurgical nose job."

I would caution you to be very wary of this. Remember that fillers can only add volume. Injecting them under the skin of the nose will simply lift up that area of skin. The "nonsurgical nose job" (injecting the nose with filler) in 100% of cases therefore makes the nose bigger. The material injected is amorphous or like a gel, and so, it is impossible to "sculpt." Any results you see will be temporary, lasting until the material dissolves.

For these reasons, its pretty unusual for this to be a good choice for someone who wants to look better. I would suggest you (and others who read this), get more than one opinion if you are considering this. Make sure to visit with at least one surgeon who specializes in rhinoplasty. It is considered perhaps the most difficult operation in all of plastic surgery. The aesthetics of the nose are nuanced. You deserve to see someone who devotes their practice to rhinoplasty, with years of experience helping people improve the appearance of the nose.

Baltimore Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Unusual to use Botox for non-surgical nose job

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Botox could be used to change the angle of the tip of the nose relative to the upper lip. Is this what you had done? If you didn't have this particular manuver -- I'm not sure exactly how Botox would make a meaningful difference in your nose.

Generally, a nonsurgical nose job uses some kind of filler (Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse) to fill a deficit in some part of the nose. A very experienced surgeon may offer silicon as a permanent filler, and this can work very well when performed correctly. This works well if the nose has a pushed in appearance on one side or the other. If the nose has a mild to moderate hump it can be softened quite well by injecting filler just above and below the hump. Some tip contouring can also be performed with filler.

How much does something like this cost? Well, that depends on what filler is used, what part of the country you're in, and the particular surgeon you're dealing with. Having said that, I'd count of paying at least $750 to $1000 for a well done procedure.

Hope this helps

Paul L. Leong, MD, FACS
Pittsburgh Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Cost Price of Non Surgical Rhinoplasty , Liquid Rhinoplasty , Liquid Nosejob , Fillers, injectable nosejob

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Most physicians will inject Perlane or Radiesse for a liquid rhinoplasty, but more recently Voluma has become popular as well. The amount needed on average for a nose is 1 vial. For Perlane, the typical price in beverly hills is around $600-800 depending on the physician.  Radiesse might be a little more.  Voluma is supposed to last 1.5 times as long as perlane and costs anywhere from $900 - $1300 depending on the physician. In general, any material injected into the nose or cheek lasts longer than on more dynamic areas of the face. 

Of these injectables, all are good options, but one must realize the limitations of performing an injectable rhinoplasty / nosejob.  Unlike a surgical rhinoplasty, nothing can be removed or taken away.  Volume can only be added to certain areas in order to camouflage shadowing or provide better and smoother contours.  If this is done on a nose with already high features, it can be problematic.  Another thing to be cautious about is building up the projection or length of the nose which is often required when building up the dorsum or top of the nose.  Over injecting tight skin can be quite risky.  Non surgical or liquid rhinoplasty is easy to do in general and can be very rewarding, but you must always remember that it most definitely has its limits.  

Ben Talei, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 52 reviews

Nonsurgical Nose Job in Atlanta

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Botox can be used to improve the wrinkles around the top of the nose and can be a part of a nonsurgical rhinoplasty but usually a filler is the main component.  Botox isn't a filler, however, it does relax muscles that can cause lines like in the forehead.  Fillers, such as perlane, voluma, and Radiesse are great options to contour a nose.  A nose can be made to look narrower, add a bridge, lift the tip, give the tip an appearance of narrowness, and fill shadows or asymmetries.  Sometimes, it can be used to make the nose look straighter or give the illusion of removing a hump.  Cost varies depending on the filler used but more importantly on the experience of the injector as this is what you're really paying for.  You'll see surgeons discourage patients from having this done and others feel its very doable so you want to find a very experienced surgeon when considering this procedure.  Lastly, look for someone who uses a blunt cannula to inject the filler into your nose...there are far fewer risks with blunt cannulas.

Mike Majmundar, MD
Atlanta Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 50 reviews

Restylane better than Botox for nose shaping

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Botox can slightly lift the nose tip, but actual reshaping is done best with Restylane in the hands of an experienced injector. The best part is that it usually requires only 0.4cc and this will cost only about $300-400. It will last at least 6 months, often one year.

Mary P. Lupo, MD
New Orleans Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

Cost of Non-Surgical Nosejob

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Hi there!

Costs for non-surgical rhinoplasty are generally variable and mostly depend on your practitioners experience. 

Personally I feel a fair price for this which I charge in clinic is £350 and this includes consultation and review after 2 weeks.

I hope this helps!

Best wishes, 

Dr Rupert

Non surgical nose job

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Application of Botox to the nose is fairly limited and it is mostly done to relax the depressor muscle of nasal tip which is mostly noted during animation (laughing) to pull the nasal tip down. A more rare application would be to decrease the flare of nasal ala on animation again, but it can compromise the function of the external nasal valve and as such predisposing the patient to obstructive symptoms.

The discussion on non-surgical nose job mostly refers to application of fillers to the nose. It can serve two categorical purposes: camouflage, and augmentation.

When it comes to camouflage, it can target asymmetries between the two sides or be applied as a blanket over the areas of thin skin overlying skeletal deformities. However, by doing so the drawback could be loss of some of the nuances of the natural variation of the nasal skin thickness. In other words, this maneuver can only serve a "filling" function in areas of the nose where "sculpting" is the real goal. Human eye can detect submillimeter imperfections of the nose, and this procedure inherently lacks that degree of precision an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon aims to deliver. 

When it comes to the augmentation aspect of the procedure, the target is to increase height or length in certain areas, thus changing some proportions and angles of the nose to more favorable ones. The most common areas for this purpose are the nasal dorsum (bridge) and nasal tip. This is a more achievable goal as long as only small increment changes are needed. If major changes, otherwise requiring sizable cartilage graft or silicon implant are in mind, a filler augmentation is best to be avoided. First off, In such scenarios, the filler will likely not be able to mimic the robust structure of grafts/implants with meaningful longevity and neutrality, and more importantly, large volume injections can majorly increase the risk of serious complications known to occur due to vascular compromise in non-surgical rhinoplasty. 

As far as the cost is concerned, the pricing goes with the amount and type of the filler used and the complexity of the case. This could start from $700-800 for a vial of filler in most specialty practices, and most commonly hyaluronic acid based fillers (which are dissolvable in case of unfavorable outcome) such as Resylane and Juvederm are used. However, as these fillers have duration of less than a year, the long term cost with repeating the procedure annually (with the optimistic assumption that each time a favorable outcome is achieved), should be weighed against the cost of a surgical rhinoplasty. 

In a nutshell, non-surgical rhinoplasty should be looked at as a procedure suited for a subset of rhinoplasty patients with unique advantages and limitations. Given the complexity of the decision making, far beyond its cost concerns, it is best to consult with a surgeon who is truly subspecialized in rhinoplasty as mainstay of his or her practice, to be able to guide you with a plan that optimally suits your aesthetic goals.

Jacob Sedgh, MD
Los Angeles Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 22 reviews

Dermal Fillers may be a better choice

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Dermal fillers are very good at creating shape and structure. So a dermal filler may be useful to correct a bump or small deviation. It will last approx 9-12 months. But large variation.Cost at our practice is $550 at the time of this writing. 

For large changes, surgery is still be the best modality.

Wrinkle injections will only slightly raise the tip. that will last approx 3 months. 

As always, a consultation with an experienced practitioner is the most important part of the process.

Cost of Non surgical nose job

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The cost of this procedure, like any other procedure, depends on the case, the complexity, location, surgeon, and filler. non surgical rhinoplasty does not use a lot of filler but it does take a lot of time, work and skill by the surgeon to get an optimal result. The price can range from 600-1000 and sometimes more but probably somewhere in the 700-800 dollar range. That includes the filler and surgeon fees. 

Jeffrey Jumaily, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

Non-surgical rhinoplasty demystified

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Cost may vary from $750-$3000 depending on where you go.

Deciding whether you are or are not a candidate for a non-surgical nose job really depends on your goals. The best candidates for a non-surgical nose job are typically the following types of patients: 1) Those who want the bridge of their nose raised or who want a hump hidden to achieve a more feminine profile 2) Patients with a nose that deviates to one side or the other. Filler can help make it look more straight 3) Patients with features in the tip that appear too harsh or pointy and need softening. Fillers can help create a much smoother and balanced appearance. What non-surgical nose jobs can't do are help patients narrow their nose, make it project (stick out) less, or help with breathing. For these issues a surgical rhinoplasty is required.

It is very important to know that a non-surgical rhinoplasty is a VERY advanced and technically challenging procedure to do safely. Too much filler in any given area can cause issues with blood supply to the skin on the nose so it is essential that you have a physician who is comfortable in rhinoplasty perform the procedure. There must be an utmost respect for the anatomy and blood supply of the nose. In experienced hands it can be done safely and beautifully with results that enhance the appearance of the nose and really help patients feel more confident.

Depending on the filler used, the results typically last between 1 and 2 years. The procedure is performed after topical numbing creme is applied and should be performed in a meticulous fashion. This means that the procedure typically takes about 45 minutes.

I hope that helps!

Jeffrey Watson, MD
Rhinoplasty Specialist
Graduate, Harvard Medical School

Jeffrey Watson, MD
San Diego Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

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