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Why is a nose job done?

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Also called a rhinoplasty, it's surgery on the nose to change its shape or improve its function.

It can be done for medical reasons -- such as to correct breathing problems related to the nose or correct disfigurement resulting from trauma or birth defects.

It can also be done for cosmetic reasons, which will change the nose's shape and appearance.

From: Cosmetic Surgery for the Nose WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 15, 2018

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American Society of Plastic Surgeons

 

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 15, 2018

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