As you’d expect, being a plastic surgeon in Nashville, I have a lot of patients in the music industry. Rhinoplasty is a popular operation for people who are often in the spotlight and want to improve their appearance.

The Unique Concerns for Vocal Artist Undergoing Rhinoplasty

The primary concern for musicians and vocal artists undergoing rhinoplasty is that their voice not be altered in any way. Studies have given us mixed results as to the effect of rhinoplasty on the voice; some have shown a change in phonation, while others have claimed an improvement in voice. In my hands no one has had a bad outcome with their ability to sing and project, but it’s clear that caution must be undertaken when shaping the nose of someone who sings for a living.