Common Questions

Common Questions

1Is it safe to have Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)?
When performed by a qualified plastic surgeon, Rhinoplasty is a safe procedure. However, all surgeries do carry some risks. It is important for patients to be aware of these risks and to choose the right surgeon.
2In what age I can have a Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)?
Ladies can have Rhinoplasty after age 15 and men can have after age 17.
3Is there a complete guide for Rhinoplasty preoperative instructions?

Yes, use the following link to download an eight-page e-book which will give you preoperative and post-operative instructions. (DOWNLOAD)

4In which hospital does Dr. Shahriyar Yahyavi preform surgeries?
All the surgeries will be done in Yas-E-Sepid Hospital. (Because of its expert anesthesiologist team.) –
5How long should I stay in Iran in order to have Rhinoplasty?
5 to 7 days are recommended period of staying in Iran to have Rhinoplasty.
6Do I need any special test before Rhinoplasty?
For foreign patients HIV and Hepatitis tests are necessary. CBC test is also necessary and it will be done in hospital half an hour before surgery. For people older than 45, heart check is also necessary.
7How can I have an online consultation?
Please send us your nose photos (taken from 1-meter away and without flash light) for a proper consultation. You can send them to this email: OR you can stay in touch with this number: +98 935 666 43 46 (Danial) through WhatsApp or Telegram.
8Do you prepare me computer imaging?
As computer imaging does not give you a real result of your nose after the Rhinoplasty, Dr. Shahriyar Yahyavi doesn’t believe in it. Instead you can compere your nose shape with the results available in instagram (@shahriyar.yahyavi) and website of Dr. Shahriyar Yahyavi.
9What is Dr. Shahriyar Yahyavi’s method of surgery?
Dr. Shahriyar Yahyavi’s method is closed approach unless it’s really necessary to perform an open surgery.
10Will my stitches be removed before my flight back?
Before you leave Iran all the stitches will be removed and then you will be instructed to wash your nose and to tape it.
11Do I need VISA to enter Iran?
Yes you need VISA. You can attend to Iran’s Embassy in your country to collect your VISA or you can collect it once you arrive at Tehran’s airport. In order to take your VISA (whether from Iran’s Embassy or at Tehran’s airport) it’s better to show your invitation letter to VISA officer. (In order to make sure that you can collect your VISA on your arrival at Tehran’s airport, please check with Iran’s Embassy in your country.)
12Can I have an invitation letter? What about sick-leave letter?
Yes, we can issue you an invitation letter. Please send your passport copy and your desired time of visit to Iran to Danial ( and he will issue you the invitation letter. We will also prepare you a sick-leave letter (for work/university) after Rhinoplasty.
13Can I travel back to my country by plane after Rhinoplasty?
Yes, there is no limitation.5 days after surgery you can travel back by plane. We will also prepare you a medical certificate of fitness to fly so you don’t face any problems at the airport.
14Do I need medical face photography?
Yes, it’s necessary to take medical face photography. You can either take it in your country or once you arrived to Iran.
15How long shall I stay in hospital after surgery?
Your surgery will take about 1 to 1.5 hour. 3 hours after surgery you will be completely recovered and you can be released from the hospital and go to the hotel.
16Does Dr. Shahriyar Yahyavi use tampons inside nostrils?
Yes, but the tampons will be removed 2 hours after surgery by nurse.
17Will I be Anesthetized for Rhinoplasty?
Yes, Rhinoplasty is performed under general Anesthesia.
18Is it possible to drink alcohol or smoke before Rhinoplasty?
Generally it doesn't have any effect but it's better to stop drinking or smoking one week before the surgery.
19Will I have bruising (discoloration under the eye)?
Yes, but it's different from case to case. Bruising will go way almost 1 week after Rhinoplasty.
20Will I face breathing problems after Rhinoplasty?
If the surgery is done with enough with enough care, there won't be breathing any issues after Rhinoplasty.
21Can I use my credit card in Iran?
Unfortunately, in Iran it’s not possible to use international credit cards and you should pay your costs ONLY in cash.
22Where can I buy an Iranian SIM Card?
You can buy Iranian SIM Card (Irancell telecom OR Hamrahe-Avval telecom) at the airport by presenting your passport copy to the stands that are selling SIM cards. (Once you bought the SIM card please ask the vendor to activate and test the SIM card in your phone. Please ask him to activate the internet for you as well.)

Dr. Shahriyar Yahyavi's Patient Instructions PDF [ Download ]

An eight-page e-book which will give you preoperative and post-operative instructions.