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How old do I have to be to be to have rhinoplasty?

Your questions answered by our surgeon, Lucian Ion, FRCS(Plast)

Asked on 11 June 2011


How old do I have to be to be to have rhinoplasty?

I'm only 15, but it's really affecting me and I've known for years that rhinoplasty is the only thing that will make me happy about my appearance.

Is it better to get it done sooner rather then later?


I tend to carry out cosmetic rhinoplasty interventions after the age of 18, when the facial development becomes more stabilised, and whilst I do appreciate that you would like corrective treatment sooner than that, I'm afraid I would not be able to help you.

Lucian Ion Cosmetic Surgeon Mr Lucian Ion FRCS(Plast)
129 Harley Street

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