Why Rhinoplasty in Turkey is a hotspot for medical tourists

Rhinoplasty or nose job has been known to be a procedure for the rich and famous, but recently, rhinoplasty in Turkey has been made to be affordable and accessible for a lot of people, and everyone can have a fresh new look at a great price. Rhinoplasty can be used to fix the nose structurally and cosmetically. With a rhinoplasty in Turkey, you can have a new nose that is more appealing and fixes the structural issues that can lead to snoring, and sleep apnea. Here we explore top reasons that why Rhinoplasty in Turkey is a hotspot for medical tourists looking for a nose job.

Is rhinoplasty in Turkey right for you?

Rhinoplasty is a surgery that is performed on the nose, it is the most popular and frequently performed surgery in the world.

There are so many treatments that rhinoplasty is used to fix and a lot of nose disorders like allergies, breathing difficulties, and snoring.

Rhinoplasty surgery techniques

Two methods can be used to perform the surgery.

Open or Closed methods.

  1. In the open method, a small incision is usually made through the skin in the middle of both nostrils, this method is usually used by people with advanced deformities.
  2. In the closed method, the surgery is performed by making the incision through the nostrils. One of the advantages of this procedure is the incision is outside the nose and gives better protection of the natural soft tissue inside the nose.

How to prepare for rhinoplasty

  1. Before the procedure, you will talk to your doctor about your concerns and expectations of the surgery, also the pros and cons of the surgery.
  2. You will need to run some tests and your medical history will be evaluated.
  3. The surgery is done under general anesthesia, but local anesthesia can also be used.
  4. It usually lasts about three hours.
  5. After your surgery, an overnight stay may be recommended and necessary.

Is this procedure painful?  

  1. For your rhinoplasty procedure, local or general anesthesia is used and after the procedure, your doctors will prescribe a painkiller if you need it.
  2. After a week or 2, you can easily go back to work after your recovery period.
  3. During and after the recovery period, there will be mild swelling and bruising which is normal and there will disappear spontaneously in a short time.
  4. You can start using your makeup again after about four to five days.

What are the advantages of rhinoplasty surgery?

  1. This procedure helps to increase your self-confidence and if you do not like the way your nose looks.
  2. Rhinoplasty can be used to treat other nose disorders and help handle symptoms like snoring.
  3. It can also have a good impact on the patient’s life.

What are the cons of rhinoplasty?

  1. There is a risk with every surgery and few side effects of anesthesia.
  2. You should expect to see some visible swelling and bruising for the first week.
  3. If the surgery does not go as planned, there can be a revision rhinoplasty, and every rhinoplasty surgeon has a revision case, but this is usually minor, but sometimes it can be major surgery.
  4. Rhinoplasty can sometimes be an expensive procedure

How much does rhinoplasty cost in Turkey?

The cost of rhinoplasty in Turkey is very affordable, and clinics can offer the best competitive prices without reducing the high standard of health care they offer to patients.

They also consider the anatomical disorder that a patient might have and offer a wide variety of rhinoplasty packages available to international patients, and they include hotel accommodation, transportation, and hotel fares.

The doctors offer a free and non-binding consultation, so it is easy to reach out to them anytime online.

The team of medical professionals is available mostly 24/7 for patient-doctor communication, this is usually before and after the surgery and the packages also include patient follow-up.


After your procedure, it may take up to a year before you see the full results, sometimes if no changes are seen, and the results are not what you like, you can have a second procedure. But after your procedure, there can be slight changes to the nose structure, which can make a difference in how you look.

Best VIP Clinics & Plastic Surgeons in Turkey for a Rhinoplasty

Are you looking for a good plastic surgeon or aesthetic clinic in Turkey for your aesthetic needs and treatments? If you want to experience and enjoy great results, you’ll need to book your treatment at an advanced clinic and plastic surgeon. Here are our top picks for top and VIP clinics and plastic surgeons for a Rhinoplasty in Turkey:

  1. Op.Dr. Salih Onur Basat (Istanbul)
  2. Op.Dr. Erkin Onsal (Istanbul)
  3. Op.Dr. Diren Celik (Ankara)

The aesthetic clinics and plastic surgeons in Turkey mentioned below are some of the popular ones providing high quality and VIP services including all inclusive treatment packages (flight, airport transfer, accommodation, interpreter, city tour, etc) that will give you access to international experts and offer treatments at affordable prices. We are team of aged locals with good experience with both public and private health system in Turkey.

We gathered this top picks by taking care of many components including the patients' comments, quality of the medical services, technology, international competence, certificates, brand value of the clinics, reputation of the plastic surgeons, the surgeries they perform, academic publications, and the awards they receive. Let’s take a closer look at each of these plastic surgeons and aesthetic clinics below.

Op.Dr. Salih Onur Basat - Istanbul

One of the most popular plastic surgeons in Turkey is Op.Dr. Salih Onur Basat. Born in 1980, Dr. Basat graduated from the “English Medicine” program at Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine in 2005 and afterwards he completed his medical specialty in Istanbul University Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, at the department of "Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery" in 2011.

He worked in the public health sector for a certain period of time, conducting academic studies published and presented in many leading national and international journals and congresses during his career's beginning. 

During his assistantship in 2009, he won the first place in the "Assistant Presentation Contest, Clinical Branch". Dr. Basat also has been accredited by Turkish Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (TPRECD) and European Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS).

Being a highly experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Basat established a positive reputation among its many international patients by reaching a great number of cases, including successful procedures of body contouring, breast aesthetics and facial aesthetic operations.

Today, he specialises in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeries and serves his patients at his own clinic at Nisantasi in Istanbul. He performs his surgeries at high quality private hospital in Istanbul.

Please fill out the form at the bottom of the page to get free consultation & quote, ask question, and get your best treatment plan with our special discount from Dr. Basat

Op.Dr. Erkin Onsal – Istanbul

Having a good reputation as a popular plastic surgeon in Turkey, Op. Dr. Erkin Onsal graduated from the Trakya University Faculty of Medicine, and afterwards completed his specialty training at Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital.

During his education, he was particularly interested in cleft lip and palate, tumor surgery, breast and nose aesthetics.

He had studies on the retrospective evaluation of patients who underwent breast reduction surgery with various techniques. He completed his thesis by examining the effect of apokinin, an antioxidant, on various injuries in experimental animals. He completed his specialization in 2014 and became a Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Specialist.

Dr. Ethem Sahin is also member of Turkish Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Association. 

Today, he specialises in Bichectomy, Prominent Ear, Face Lift, Nose Aesthetics (Rhinoplasty), Post Bariatric Surgery, Arm Lift (Brachioplasty), Vaser, Liposuction, Hi-Def Liposuction (4D Body Shaping), Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Buttock Fat Injection (Brazilian Butt Lift, BBL), Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction, Gynecomastia and serves his patients at his own clinic at Sisli in Istanbul.

He performs his surgeries at Private Istanbul Fulya Acibadem Hospital, one of the top class private hospitals in Istanbul.

Please fill out the form at the bottom of the page to get free consultation & quote, ask question, and get your best treatment plan with our special discount from Dr. Onsal

Op.Dr. Diren Celik – Ankara

Op. Dr. Diren Celik is a popular plastic surgeon providing service at his private clinic in the capital Ankara in Turkey. He completed his medical education at Istanbul University Medicine Faculty, and than received the title of specialist doctor from CBU Medical Faculty Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery clinic.

He is mostly specialized in aesthetic surgery and non-surgical procedures, especially rhinoplasty, breast aesthetics, body aesthetic surgeries and facial aesthetic surgeries.

Please fill out the form at the bottom of the page to get free consultation & quote, ask question, and get your best treatment plan with our special discount from Dr. Celik

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