Rhinoplasty can be performed under local anaesthesia with sedation or general anaesthesia. Local anaesthesia with sedation involves numbing the area with a local anaesthetic and administering a sedative to help the patient relax and minimise discomfort during the procedure. This option allows the patient to remain awake during the surgery, but they will not be able to feel any pain or discomfort. The choice of anaesthesia will depend on the patient’s preferences, the complexity of the procedure, and the surgeon’s recommendations. Some surgeons may prefer general anaesthesia for more complex procedures, while others may offer the option of local anaesthesia with sedation as an alternative. It’s important to discuss your options with your surgeon and make an informed decision that is best for you.