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QUESTION: Is it possible for a rhinoplasty to drastically change the way my face looks? ANSWER: The goal with rhinoplasty is to make subtle changes that enhance one’s own natural features and obtain facial uniformity. When rhinoplasty is performed too rapidly, it may change one’s overall appearance. Thank you for the question.
QUESTION: During a revision rhinoplasty, are the incisions roughly in the same place as the original one? ANSWER: It depends on what needs to be performed during the revision. The location of the incisions cannot be predetermined as I would need to see where I would need to make the incisions once I am performing [...]
QUESTION: Could a revision rhinoplasty correct a depression left on my nose after a previous nose surgery? ANSWER: Revision rhinoplasty can help fill in a depression or indentation of the nose left from a previous rhinoplasty. You can also use filler but the effect is not permanent. Some positives of using fillers is that there [...]
QUESTION: What medication is prescribed after rhinoplasty to alleviate swelling and reduce pain? ANSWER: Following rhinoplasty pain is very minimal. I prescribe pain killers in the event that patients experience discomfort. Hypobaric oxygen works very well to reduce bruising and swelling. Thank you and I hope this helps.
QUESTION: I had a nose job 3 days ago and I’m having trouble breathing and I feel like I’m congested. Is this normal? When will it go away? ANSWER: Yes, it is normal. You would feel the most congested in the first week following surgery and your congestion will improve dramatically after the second week. [...]
QUESTION: What is an inverted V deformity? How will a rhinoplasty fix this? ANSWER: An inverted V deformity occurs when a hump is reduced. Sometimes the middle valves of the nose collapse inward, causing an “inverted V appearance.” It should be corrected with the placement of grafts in a revision rhinoplasty procedure. Thank you for [...]
QUESTION: I’ve heard of the 15-minute non-surgical nose job and I would like more information. I don’t have a large nose but I have a bump on it that I would like removed. Is this possible with a non-surgical rhinoplasty? Is this a painful procedure? Will there be redness and swelling that would keep me [...]
QUESTION: I know that my first nose job recovery period was extremely painful and long thus not allowing me to go to work for several weeks. Post revision rhinoplasty surgery, how long until I can resume normal activities? ANSWER: The general recovery from a revision will be the same as from a primary rhinoplasty. Recovery [...]
QUESTION: I had a nose job to remove a hump and straighten my profile. I now have a small depression a little more than halfway down my nose just above my tip and the hump seems to have returned. Why would this occur? ANSWER: Before and after photos would really be necessary to provide you [...]
QUESTION: I have developed what seems like a small callous on my nose since my nose job. Will this resolve or can it be treated in some way? ANSWER: It depends on the nature of the callous. An exam would be necessary to provide you with the best advice. Typically, this is part of the [...]