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Can I still be safe under monitored care or twilight anesthesia during rhinoplasty?

My biggest concern about rhinoplasty is surgery&anesthesia since complications can arise. The records say I had general anesthesia through an IV when my wisdom teeth were removed. Since I had a good experience with that & no nausea I was wondering if this is a safe option for rhinoplasty? I don't have a family history of MH or any reactions but dont want to take any risks.

Hopeful1016 Hastings on Hudson, NY
13 days ago

Category: Rhinoplasty

Nelson Castillo, MD Atlanta, GA
13 days ago

Thank you for sharing your question. Some surgeons do perform rhinoplasties under local and MAC anesthesia and this is something you can ask your surgeon as a specific aspect of your operation. Best wishes!

Mario Carranza-Garcia, MD Monterrey, N.L. - Mexico
13 days ago

the best anesthesia for this it is the general without a doubt and more secure because the bleeding from the nose

cannot go to the traque and youre surgeon will be at ease in the execution of the rhinoplasty.

best regards

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