The term ‘rhinoplasty’ is derived from the Greek words ‘rhinos’ which means ‘nose’, and ‘plasticos’ which means ‘to mould’. Rhinoplasty refers to surgery for enhancing the aesthetic appearance of the nose, reconstructing a nose damaged by injury, or improving nasal function.
Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, commonly caused by viral or bacterial infections.
Every year, numerous people undergo rhinoplasty to enhance the appearance of their nose. Following the procedure, patients usually experience a moderate level of discomfort, which can be controlled by pain medications. Those who have undergone closed rhinoplasty will have some swelling and bruising for around one to six weeks, while those who have undergone open Continue Reading
Non-surgical rhinoplasty was developed at the beginning of the nineteenth century, by James Leonard Corning, a New York City based neurologist, and Robert Gersuny, a Viennese physician. They pioneered the technique of using liquid paraffin to increase the height of a collapsed nasal dorsum, which characterises saddle nose deformities. Though liquid paraffin displayed good corrective Continue Reading
Tonsils are small glands in the throat, which fight infections. As a person grows older, the tonsils usually shrink in size and become less important for fighting infections. Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, commonly caused by viral or bacterial infections.