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Rhinoplasty cost - how much it is, and finding prices

Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a nose job, is surgery that allows you to change the shape of your nose for cosmetic or medical reasons.

Whether you want to make your nose smaller or bigger or have problems breathing and want to improve your airways, various factors can affect the price of the procedure. So how much does rhinoplasty cost?

Fast facts

  • Best results

    1 procedure

  • Duration of results


  • Back to work

    1 week

  • Full recovery time

    1 year

  • Price range

    22,500 SAR to 56,000 SAR

  • Treatment duration

    Up to 3 hours

  • Comfort

    Local or general anaesthetic

  • Treatment type

    Minimally invasive

How much is rhinoplasty?

Rhinoplasty costs vary depending on:

  • The extent of the operation and the level of complexity.
  • How long it takes.
  • The surgeon’s level of experience.
  • Where you have the surgery done.

Remember that pricing will vary by country and even city.

If you are considering having the procedure in Saudi Arabia, between SR22,500 and SR56,000 can be typical.

What is included in the procedure?

Everyone has different needs and will be looking for specific results, and your individual goals will shape the overall price. Therefore, an initial consultation is key to getting an idea of cost.

Different types

  • Closed or open rhinoplasty: This determines where the incisions are made, with open surgeries making them outside the nose. Closed surgeries make incisions inside the nostrils only, so scarring is less visible.
  • Septorhinoplasty: A common choice for patients who have a deviated septum, this type of rhinoplasty can improve breathing.
  • Rhino-tip surgery: This is done to change the shape of the nose by modifying the cartilage structure.
  • Non-surgical rhinoplasty: Your clinician will inject fillers in areas where you want minor changes to your nose.

Closed surgery requires a great level of skill so tends to be rarer and more expensive than open.

A non-surgical option, meanwhile, is typically much cheaper – starting at around 3,700 SAR. However, the results will not be permanent so you will have to repeatedly have the procedure.

If you have an especially ‘fleshy’ or cartilage-heavy nose, modifying the shape can be more costly, while procedures that only narrow the nose tend to be more affordable.

The operation

  1. You will have general anaesthesia and will be asleep for the duration of the surgery.
  2. Surgery can take up to three hours, depending on the procedure.
  3. Fatigue and nausea can be common following your operation, and you will be prescribed pain relief – typically included in the price. If you wish to stay overnight following the surgery, remember to check with the clinic because this may affect the overall rhinoplasty cost.

Rhinoplasty: finding prices

How to find the right surgeon

You’ll want to ensure your doctor has the proper credentials and is certified. You will also want to feel comfortable with them, and happy that they understand what you want to achieve. Feel free to ask them:

  • About their qualifications.
  • How many rhinoplasties they have performed?
  • What their patient satisfaction ratings are?

While more experienced surgeons can be more expensive, it is important to choose someone who can safely deliver the results you’re looking for.

Use selfologi’s clinic listings to find recommendations near you and get an initial idea of rhinoplasty costs.

Talk to your surgeon

If you have any concerns about the procedure or side-effects, your surgeon will be able to advise you – this is also an ideal time to discuss pricing and what might affect it.

Common questions you can ask include:

  • How will you do the surgery? Will it be opened or closed?
  • Will there be any pain relief? Is this included in the price?
  • Can I go home the same day after the operation? If I stay over, will it cost more?
  • If there are any complications, what could they be? And would I be charged for these follow-ups?

Some surgeons use enhanced imagery to show you how your nose could look after surgery. If your clinic offers this service, make sure to ask if it costs extra.


  • There are 14 different shapes of human noses, including the Greek nose, the fleshy nose and the ‘hawk’. Your nose shape may actually affect how much a rhinoplasty costs.
  • Your nose has established its shape by the time you’re 10 years old, slowly growing until age 15 to 17 for women and 17 to 19 for men. However, over time, gravity pulls the nose down, causing it to lengthen and droop – especially at the tip.


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