Teenage rhinoplasty: is there a minimum age for a nose job?
At what age can you access nose surgery? Do you have to be of legal age for a rhinoplasty? What are the differences between nasal surgery in adults and in adolescents? How much does teenage rhinoplasty cost? These more than legitimate curiosities are very common among teens who don’t like their somatic traits and, consequently, among their worried parents.
We know that adolescence is a peculiar age. During this critical but fruitful period, young people have the opportunity to explore and accept their personality, values, and physical appearance. However, a 15-16 year old may have a hard time living with a disproportionate, ungraceful nose that they don’t like.
Because of its central position, the nose is the protagonist of the face and decisive for its harmony. Hence the close connection between its shape and what we identify and perceive as our identity. It is therefore not uncommon for young people to turn to the surgeon at the mercy of fears and curiosities.
In this article we want to clarify some doubts regarding adolescent nasal surgery, regardless of the aesthetic and/or functional nature of its main objectives. We will also discuss what to expect when looking at photos of teenage nose job before and after.