Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty

Liquid rhinoplasty is a non-surgical alternative to traditional rhinoplasty. Dr. Diktaban is an experienced facial plastic surgeon who offers a variety of rhinoplasty techniques customized to each of his patient’s cosmetic goals. You can “try on” the results of rhinoplasty surgery with a less invasive procedure and temporary results. Conceal nasal bumps, hollows, and a downturned tip with our innovative liquid rhinoplasty in New York City.


What is Liquid Rhinoplasty?

Liquid rhinoplasty, also called non-surgical rhinoplasty, is a minimally invasive alternative to traditional rhinoplasty or nose surgery. Instead of repositioning the nasal bone and cartilage, dermal fillers and/or Botox are used to smooth the appearance of a dorsal hump or other deformities in the outer structure of the nose. Injectable fillers will plump up the surrounding skin to conceal nasal bumps and give you a nose that looks straight and smooth. Botox can also be used to relax the muscles and lift a downturned nasal tip.

Liquid Rhinoplasty Candidates

The best candidates for liquid rhinoplasty are men and women concerned with a dorsal hump or other small irregularities in the structure of their noses. A liquid rhinoplasty cannot correct a deviated septum or improve the look of a large nose. If you are concerned about interior deformities or hope to correct breathing problems or improve nasal function, Dr. Diktaban will recommend rhinoplasty surgery. As long as you are looking for a minor change, the non-surgical nose job is safe for almost all our patients because many facial fillers are hyaluronic acid fillers, made from a naturally occurring substance in the body.

What to Expect from a Liquid Rhinoplasty Consultation in New York City

During your consultation with Dr. Diktaban, he will assess your nose and discuss your cosmetic goal with you to determine whether you are a candidate. He will also ask about your medical history to determine the best filler for your specific needs; some patients are allergic to botulinum toxin or fillers with lidocaine.

If you are hoping for more drastic changes to the look of your nose, he may recommend traditional rhinoplasty surgery or a preservation rhinoplasty, depending on our goals. Dr. Diktaban may also take photographs of your nose for before and after photographs and to prepare for the procedure.

What Happens During Liquid Rhinoplasty?

A liquid rhinoplasty requires no anesthesia, although a topical numbing cream can be applied to help you feel more comfortable. A fine gauge needle will be used to administer the filler injections into various areas of the nose. This only takes a few minutes.

Liquid Rhinoplasty Recovery

There is virtually no downtime after a liquid rhinoplasty, and you can resume most of your daily activities immediately after the procedure. However, we do recommend that you avoid strenuous exercise for a few days since minor swelling and bruising around the injection site is common. You should also avoid rubbing the treatment area since the filler could shift. Swelling and bruising will reduce in about one week, revealing your new, straightened nose.

Liquid Rhinoplasty Results

The results of your liquid rhinoplasty will last 6-12 months! You can expect a straighter nose, lifted tip, and smoother counter, depending on where the fillers were placed. These results will be customized for your desired look and Dr. Diktaban will take care to make sure your new nose is proportionate to the rest of your facial features. Since there is no reconstruction of the nasal structure, you will not have to worry about needing a surgical revision rhinoplasty.

Schedule a Consultation

If you want to improve the appearance of your nose without the need for any incisions or downtime, liquid rhinoplasty may be a great option for you! To learn more about the various rhinoplasty options offered by double-board-certified surgeon Dr. Diktaban, schedule a consultation at our Manhattan office.

Theodore Diktaban, MD, FACS
Double Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

For over 35 years, Theodore Diktaban, MD, FACS, has made it his life's work to enhance the natural beauty of his patients in the Upper East Side and surrounding areas of New York City. As a double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Diktaban provides the ideal blend of realistic, aesthetic, and safe cosmetic treatments and procedures.