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Rhinoplasty (Nose Shaping) in Charlotte, NC

As the central feature of the face, the nose is largely responsible for overall facial symmetry and appearance. With rhinoplasty and nose shaping techniques, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Klein and board-eligible plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Kochuba of HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery can help you optimize your facial features for a harmonious appearance. We welcome patients from Charlotte, Harrisburg and Salisbury, NC.

What is Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, also called a nose job, is a facial surgery that uses various nose shaping techniques to enhance the shape and size of the nose. Due to its central location on the face, the nose is responsible for tying all the facial features together. A nose with bumps, humps, asymmetry or other imperfections may detract from the overall appearance. Therefore, patients may choose to pursue a rhinoplasty to enhance the qualities of the nose and thereby their overall appearance. At HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery, we specialize in a variety of nose shaping techniques to address concerns that include:

  • Large or crooked tip of the nose
  • A bump or hump in the bridge of the nose
  • Wide nostrils
  • Wide bridge of the nose

Benefits of Rhinoplasty

Benefits of the rhinoplasty treatment include:

  • Correct asymmetry in the nose
  • Correct imperfections for enhanced nose qualities
  • Optimize the nose for improved facial harmony
  • Permanent results

Who is the Ideal Candidate for a Rhinoplasty?

The ideal candidate for a rhinoplasty is a patient who is struggling with any of the cosmetic concerns listed above. Additionally, an ideal candidate for rhinoplasty must be at least 18 years old, as this is the age when the nose is fully developed and surgery becomes appropriate. However, the best way to determine your candidacy for a rhinoplasty is to schedule a consultation with Dr. David Klein or Dr. Andrew Kochuba. During this consultation, they can determine if the rhinoplasty technique is the best solution for you.

What is the Rhinoplasty Procedure Like?

The rhinoplasty procedure is performed with general anesthesia. Thanks to the unique anatomy of the nose, most incisions can be placed on the inside of the nose, where any scarring will be completely invisible. Occasionally, an additional incision may be required along the columella, which is the piece of tissue that separates the nostril. Even in this case, any scarring is well-hidden from view. Once incisions are made, Dr. David Klein and Dr. Andrew Kochuba will manipulate the nasal bones, reshape or remove cartilage and combine other surgical techniques to produce the desired results. This procedure may take up to two hours to perform. 

What Can I Expect After the Rhinoplasty Procedure?

After your rhinoplasty procedure, you can expect swelling, bruising and discomfort in the nose and face. You may also experience congestion, headaches or bleeding. Following your surgery, we’ll apply a splint and bandaging to the nose to facilitate the healing process. Typically, patients take one to two weeks off of work and other activities to rest as much as possible. During this time, you’ll have to take special care to avoid blowing the nose or participating in activities that may cause injury. In some cases, additional downtime may be necessary, particularly in regards to exercise and other strenuous activities. On the day of your procedure, we’ll provide you with detailed aftercare instructions to help you successfully navigate the recovery process. Results will be visible immediately, but your final results may not be visible until swelling completely subdues, which may take up to one year.

How Much Does a Rhinoplasty Cost in Charlotte, NC?

The cost of your rhinoplasty surgery will be determined based on the unique treatment plan you develop with Dr. David Klein and Dr. Andrew Kochuba during your initial consultation. As an elective cosmetic treatment, the rhinoplasty surgery is not usually covered by insurance. However, we do everything possible to make this and other treatments affordable for our patients. Payments can be made via cash, check, major credit card and CareCredit® financing.

Rhinoplasty is a powerful procedure with benefits that extend far beyond the nose. To learn how you can benefit from a rhinoplasty, or determine if you are a good fit for treatment, contact us today and schedule your consultation with Dr. David Klein and Dr. Andrew Kochuba of HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery. We welcome patients from Concord, Charlotte, Harrisburg and the surrounding cities of North Carolina.

Patient Testimonials

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"I thought long and hard about calling for a consultation. I had never done anything like this before. The entire staff makes you feel like family and it was very welcoming. I had Botox around my eyes and forehead and some filler around my mouth. I am 61 years and…"
"HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery’s team is committed to exceptional patient care. Dr. Klein is an extraordinarily talented, caring and detailed plastic surgeon. He’s truly an artist in his field and always his patients best interest at heart.  – Anonymous"
"Dr. Klein & The HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery Staff, Thanks for the amazing life changing procedure. Your patience, kindness and humor helped put me at ease. I appreciate your expertise and skillfulness.  Thank You! - Shelli"
"I had a breast reduction done with Dr. Klein at Plastic Renaissance Surgery and I am SO happy with my results!! I loved Dr. Klein & his whole staff was always so kind and friendly! I am very pleased overall with the surgery and the results and I would recommend…"
"Dr. Klein is wonderful. He is so pleasant and caring and does wonderful work. Any cosmetic work I need will be done here. The entire staff treats you like family. They are all great. This is the place to go"
"Best surgeon ever. Caring and keeps you realistic in your expectations. He is a doctor not a salesman"
" I had extended abdominoplasty basically circumferential. Dr. Klein has been great, reassuring and very competent. Had a couple of setbacks the Dr. Klein solved immediately and professionally. I am extremely happy and highly recommend Dr.David Klein with HKB Renaissance Plastic Surgery."
"I couldn't be more pleased with my Botox and Dermal filler. Tonya is the absolute best!! I don't usually do these reviews but I just had to give her kudos. If you are looking for the best look no further. Highly recommended!! And I'm a perfectionist and hard to completely…"
"Such wonderful, caring people in every area. I could not have asked for better care. Always there for me in every situation. Such a great experience!"
"Excellent! Have gone to Dr. Klein 3 times: face and eye lift, mini face lift and collagen injections. Dr. K calmed me immediately and I can honestly say, he is a prince among doctors! Had no apprehension whatsoever (my husband had to drag me through the door because of my…"
"I went in for breast augmentation, I was completely nervous considering I was self-conscious about my chest. My consultation went smoothly, they all had a way of making me feel very comfortable, they were all very welcoming, and understanding of my situation. As I was very excited to have my…"
"The most caring considerate, out of all my doctors and I do have lots of them he is the best. He is patient and will stay until all questions are taking care of."
"I have been to Dr. Klein for 3 different procedures, he is AWESOME!!! Great work, very professional and nice bedside manner, very honest... Also great staff!!! Anyone looking to have a procedure done, this is the man to see."
"It has been 2 years since my surgery and I am still very happy with my results. Thinking about scheduling my second surgery soon."
"I've had two surgeries with Dr. Klein I'm very happy with my results! And I'm going back for my 3rd this April great surgeon and really nice and caring staff ;)"
"Had my first surgery with Dr. Klein he was amazing. The staff is very friendly and always makes you feel welcome. I will highly recommend him if you have doubts go for it you won’t regret it."
"I have been so Happy with all the work Dr. Klein has performed on my Body. He is so sweet and really cares about making you feel better about yourself."
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