Re-operation is far more difficult and complicated and this should be done extremely carefully so Wonderful Plastic Surgery recommends getting treated by our specialists that are experienced in revision rhinoplasty.
Before & After
Common Reasons for Nose Revision
Nose Tip Revision Procedure
As time passes, the tip of the nose droops down
01 Through a precise diagnosis, examine the supporting power of the nose tip.
02 Performs septal extension or columella correction.
Contracture causes the nose tip to be lifted and shortened excessively
01 Remove the root cause of contracture and problematic tissues.
02 Insert a proper implant into the nose tip.
03 Extend the dissected soft tissues as needed.
The nose tip is round and blunt
01 Dissect scar tissues.
02 Reassemble the cartilage into a slimmer shape or reshape the tip cartilage into a diamond shape of customized size.
03 Graft it back together.
Nose Bridge Revision Procedure
The nose width is too wide or narrow
01 Re-designing the appropriate width of the nose bridge and considering the positioning of the eyebrow symmetry and how the design works well with other facial features.
02 Sculpt and insert nasal implant.
The nose bridge is crooked
01 Diagnose the cause of deviation and
02 Perform suitable surgical methods such as nasal bone osteotomy and implant replacement.
The nose bridge is too high or low
01 Adjust the size of the nose bone.
02 Insert an appropriate implant in consideration of overall harmony with other facial features.
Nose Implant Revision Procedure
The implant is visible through the skin.
01 Use AlloDerm or temporal fascia to protect thin skin, which can support the skin thickness.
02 Move the implant to the inner layer beyond the capsular fold.
The inserted implant moves / is not properly positioned
01 Examine thoroughly if the implant
02 Fixes the implant under the periosteum aligning with the shape and curve of the nose bridge or replace the implant with Gore-Tex.
The cartilage inserted into the nose tip is seen through the skin or crooked
01 Insert an autologous dermis or AlloDerm to supplement the skin tissues between the cartilage and the thinner skin.
02 Or remove old implant and replace with a new cartilage implant and dermal tissues.
Common side effects such as bleeding and infection may occur post surgery and varies according to each patient.
Revision Rhinoplasty FAQs
After the initial surgery, it is recommended that you wait at least six months (after the scar has healed and the tissues have stabilized) before considering a revision surgery.
It is recommended that patients who have had multiple revision surgeries wait at least one year before considering another.
In some cases, surgery should be performed within two weeks before the scar becomes raised and hard.
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