When mistakes are made during rhinoplasty surgery (more commonly known as a nose job) it can be quite traumatic. If you’ve suffered an injury as a result of medical negligence, Slater and Gordon’s specialist legal experts can help get the compensation you deserve.
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When does rhinoplasty surgery become a medical negligence claim?
Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, is often a cosmetic procedure to the nose. Some people undergo rhinoplasty voluntarily for cosmetic reasons, and some people undergo rhinoplasty for medical reasons, such as:
- After an accident or personal injury which has damaged the nose
- To open blocked nasal passages when suffering from disturbed sleep, snoring or sleep apnea
- To enhance breathing
What type of mistakes cause medical negligence in rhinoplasty?
All procedures such as rhinoplasty have an element of risk. However, where mistakes have led to an injury or illness, you may be able to claim compensation. There are a number of mistakes that can lead to negligent rhinoplasty, such as:
- Risks haven't been explained properly
- Neglecting the patient
- Lack of precautionary measures
- Clinical errors
- Lack of instructions regarding aftercare
What type of injuries can result from medical negligence in rhinoplasty procedures?
There are a number of injuries which can result from negligent care both during and after rhinoplasty. Such injuries include:
- Abnormal bleeding, clots (haematoma)
- Eye injury
- Decreased sense of smell
- A retracted or hanging columella
How do I make a medical negligence claim for rhinoplasty surgery?
Our medical negligence team are one of the best in the country and are highly ranked in independent legal guides such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.
The team are highly experienced in dealing with negligent cosmetic surgery claims and can provide you with the best possible service, not only ensuring that you get the best outcome but also that you receive the best treatment and additional support you need to assist with your recovery.
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