Surgeon-Led Specialist Clinic

Led by plastic surgeon Dr. Ayad Harb, we pride ourselves on the standard of care, quality and safety of our treatments.

Central Clinic Locations

SRGN has three state of the art clinic locations in Central London, Bicester & Ascot.

Care Quality Commission

We're regulated by the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

GMC Registered Surgeons

All of our surgeons are registered with the General Medical Council.




What is Rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty, commonly referred to as a 'nose job,' is more than an aesthetic enhancement. It's a multifaceted surgical procedure designed to correct, reconstruct, and refine the nose's shape, balancing facial proportions and enhancing one's physical appearance. Whether the patient's concerns are functional, aesthetic, or both, rhinoplasty can be a powerful tool in achieving desired improvements.

The surgical journey at SRGN begins with an in-depth consultation to understand the patient's goals, expectations, medical history, and unique facial structure. Our skilled surgeons meticulously plan the procedure, whether it involves altering the bridge, tip, or nostrils of the nose, or addressing underlying functional issues. The surgery can be performed using open or closed techniques, depending on the individual case, and may include septoplasty or submucosal resection ('SM Resection') to correct specific breathing issues.

With aesthetic refinement, the procedure can reduce or increase the nose's size, change its shape, remove bumps, and alter the nostrils' width or angle. The goal is to create a harmonious balance with the rest of the face while preserving the unique characteristics that make you, you.

On the functional side, rhinoplasty can clear obstructed airways, fix a deviated septum, and alleviate chronic issues like snoring or sleep apnoea. By aligning the internal structures of the nose, patients often experience improved breathing and overall well-being.

Post-surgery care is paramount at SRGN, and our dedicated team provides guidance for a smooth recovery, ensuring minimal scarring and optimal results. Our care extends beyond the surgery room, with continuous support during the healing process. We understand that rhinoplasty is not merely a physical alteration; it's a transformative journey that can significantly boost self-confidence and quality of life.

While the immediate postoperative period might involve some swelling and discomfort, our personalized recovery plans aim to minimize these and promote rapid healing. Follow-up appointments will be scheduled to monitor the healing process, make necessary adjustments, and address any concerns.

At SRGN, we believe in the synergy of art and science. We strive to combine surgical precision, artistic vision, and compassionate care to create an unparalleled experience and results that are not only beautiful but also natural. Rhinoplasty at SRGN isn't just about changing a part of your face; it's about enhancing your entire life, making you feel comfortable and confident in your skin. Trust our experts to guide you through this transformative journey, tailoring the procedure to your specific needs and aspirations.

At a glance

Treatment Time

1-3 hours


Limited for the first week

Hospital Stay

1 night

Full Recovery

3-6 months

Time off work

1-2 weeks


After 48 hours


After 3 weeks


After 1 week

Benefits of the treatment

Rhinoplasty is a multifaceted and intricate procedure that can transform both appearance and quality of life. Its aesthetic benefits reach beyond a mere alteration of the nose's shape; it provides an opportunity to harmonize and enhance facial features. Our skilled surgeons at SRGN work with precision and care to sculpt the nose, aligning it with the patient's unique facial structure, preserving individuality, and creating a naturally pleasing appearance.

The functional benefits of rhinoplasty are equally significant, particularly for individuals suffering from breathing difficulties. By addressing underlying structural issues, such as a deviated septum or enlarged turbinates, rhinoplasty can improve breathing efficiency. This enhancement goes beyond physical well-being; it can alleviate chronic issues like snoring or sleep apnoea, leading to a more restful sleep and overall improved daily life.

But the impact of rhinoplasty doesn't end with physical alterations. A well-executed procedure can lead to a profound boost in self-confidence and self-esteem. The newfound comfort and satisfaction with one's appearance often translate into enhanced social interactions, personal relationships, and general life satisfaction.

At SRGN, we recognize the deep connection between physical appearance and emotional well-being, and we strive to create results that resonate with each patient's inner self-image.

Rhinoplasty's transformative power also extends to emotional healing for some patients, particularly those recovering from trauma or congenital deformities. Our surgeons' expertise and compassion facilitate a process of physical and emotional renewal, allowing individuals to embrace a revitalized sense of self.

By offering long-lasting results and a pathway to transformation, rhinoplasty stands as a permanent solution to both aesthetic and functional concerns.

Rhinoplasty at SRGN represents a comprehensive and deeply personal experience. Whether the needs are functional, aesthetic, or both, our commitment to excellence ensures a journey that fulfills the desires and resonates with the aspirations of those who trust our expertise. It's more than a procedure; it's a life-enhancing choice that combines the art and science of medicine, reflecting our belief in the unique beauty of every individual.

Is Rhinoplasty Right For Me?

Rhinoplasty is suitable for individuals who desire to change the shape, size, or function of their nose. The candidacy for this procedure varies and depends on factors such as age, medical history, specific needs, and overall health. The best way to determine if rhinoplasty is the right choice is through a thorough consultation with our specialized surgeons at SRGN. We assess your unique facial structure, understand your goals, and discuss your expectations. This personalized evaluation ensures that the procedure aligns with your aspirations, whether they involve correcting a functional issue like a deviated septum or achieving a particular aesthetic look. With a tailored approach, rhinoplasty can be a life-changing decision for many.

What Are The Risks Of Rhinoplasty?

Like any surgical procedure, rhinoplasty comes with inherent risks and potential complications. These may include swelling, bleeding, infection, numbness, or asymmetry. There may also be risks related to anesthesia, scarring, or dissatisfaction with the results. At SRGN, we take all necessary precautions to minimize these risks by adhering to the highest standards of surgical practice. Our experienced surgeons ensure that patients are well-informed and prepared for the procedure. Rigorous pre-operative assessments, careful surgical planning, state-of-the-art facilities, and attentive post-operative care contribute to minimizing risks and ensuring a successful outcome.

How Long Does Recovery Take?

The recovery time for rhinoplasty varies among individuals and depends on the procedure's complexity. Generally, patients may experience swelling and bruising that subsides within a few weeks, with noticeable improvements in appearance. Full recovery, including the subtle refinement of the nose's shape, can take anywhere from 3 to 6 months. SRGN provides a detailed recovery plan, including specific guidelines on activities, medications, and follow-up appointments. Ongoing support from our medical team ensures a smooth healing process, and we are available to address any concerns or questions during this critical period. Patient commitment to following post-operative instructions is vital for achieving optimal results.

Will I Have Visible Scars?

Scarring after rhinoplasty largely depends on the surgical technique used. In an open rhinoplasty, a small incision is made across the columella (the tissue between the nostrils), which may leave a minimal scar. Closed rhinoplasty involves internal incisions, often resulting in no visible scarring. At SRGN, we employ precise surgical techniques, and our expert surgeons are adept at minimizing and strategically placing incisions to reduce visible scarring. Additionally, the natural healing process and individualized post-operative care contribute to minimizing the appearance of scars over time.

Can Rhinoplasty Fix My Breathing Issues?

Rhinoplasty can indeed be an effective solution to breathing issues caused by structural problems within the nose. Conditions like a deviated septum, enlarged turbinates, or nasal valve collapse can lead to chronic breathing difficulties. Rhinoplasty, often in combination with septoplasty or other corrective procedures, can alleviate these issues by reshaping internal structures and opening up obstructed airways. At SRGN, our surgeons assess the underlying causes of your breathing problems and devise a personalized surgical plan to address them. Post-surgery, many patients experience significant improvements in breathing, which in turn can enhance overall well-being, sleep quality, and daily life comfort.

About Our Clinic

Located in the heart of Ascot, Bicester, and London, the SRGN Clinic exemplifies afusion of cutting-edge science, unparalleled skill, and an unwavering commitment to patient care. The clinic stands as a beacon of excellence in thefield of aesthetic and plastic surgery.

Leading the team at SRGN is Dr. Ayad Harb, a renowned plastic surgeon and aesthetic trainer. His expertise, honed by years of experience and a genuine passion for improving lives, defines the very core of the clinic's ethos. Dr. Harb's innovative techniques, combined with an artistic eye for detail, enable him to deliver consistently exceptional results that are tailored to each patient's individual needs and desires.

At SRGN, we believe in the transformative power of aesthetic and plastic surgery. Our treatments, ranging from non-invasive procedures to complex surgical interventions, are designed to enhance and accentuate your natural beauty. We strive to provide a safe, comfortable, and confidential environment where you can discuss your aesthetic goals openly, and together we create a treatment plan that brings these goals to life.

Every member of the SRGN team shares a deep commitment to patient care. We prioritise your comfort, safety, and satisfaction from the moment you step into our clinic. Each of our facilities mirrors the luxury and tranquility of their surroundings, offering a serene space where you can embark on your journey to self-improvement.

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