Is it true that there are extra costs involved when doing a rhinoplasty in Iran as a tourist?

I want to get a rhinoplasty done in Iran, I'm european myself. When I asked the doctor, he told me the price would be $2500. But when I made my Iranian friend ask him in their language, it was $1735?! Is this possible due to extra costs the clinic has to make for tourists or is it just a ripoff?

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Is it true that there are extra costs involved when doing a rhinoplasty in Iran as a tourist?

How the Rhinoplasty operation is performed?

There are different kinds of rhinoplasty operations however we can divide them as the one that requires bone excision and the one that does not need bone excision. The main fact that we classify the rhinoplasty operations like that is that the results and postoperative period is associated closely with this fact. In the operations like “nasal tip correction”, “simple rhinoplasty” there is no need for a bone excision however these minor operations cannot be beneficial for everyone. The operation type is need to be determined by the surgeon according to needs of the patient. In these minor operations the rhinoplasty is performed with closed method. The bone and the cartilage tissues are not involved in the surgery directly. Small nasal bumps can be removed in these operations.

In the operation that needs the bone and cartilage tissues to be involved; open approach is used. In the procedures with open approach, the size, shape and functionality of the nose can be improved. The big nasal bumps can be removed and septal deviations can be corrected providing a better nasal airway.


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