Revision Rhinoplasty: Everything You Need To Know

One of the biggest mistakes people make is undercutting the budget for a rhinoplasty. This often results in selecting unqualified practitioners to perform the surgery. This leads to horrible results and sometimes health complications. Find out why you should consider revision rhinoplasty below:

What is Revision Rhinoplasty

Revision rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that is performed to correct the shape or function of the nose. It can be performed to address a number of different issues, including breathing difficulties, a crooked nose, and a bulbous tip. Revision rhinoplasty is typically more complex than primary rhinoplasty, and it is important to choose a surgeon who has experience in this area.

The surgical plan will be tailored to the individual patient, and the goal is to create a natural-looking nose that functions well. In some cases, cartilage from other parts of the body may be used to augment the nose. Recovery from revision rhinoplasty can take up to several months, and patients should expect some swelling and bruising. However, the results of this surgery can be gratifying, and patients can enjoy a significant improvement in their appearance and self-confidence.

Why Patients Need Revision Rhinoplasty

As much as rhinoplasty can have amazing results, sometimes patients are unhappy with their new nose. In cases like these, revision rhinoplasty can be an excellent option. Here are just a few reasons why patients may need revision surgery:

  • The original surgery did not achieve the desired results. This could be due to poor technique on the part of the surgeon, unrealistic expectations on the part of the patient, or simply the fact that the nose is a complex structure, and even the best surgeons can’t always predict how it will heal.
  • The nose has healed unexpectedly. The shape of the nose can change as it heals, and sometimes this can result in an unsatisfactory appearance.
  • The patient has developed complications. In rare cases, patients may develop complications after rhinoplasty that require revision surgery to correct.

One of the most overlooked steps in seeking cosmetic surgery services is the selection of a plastic surgeon. If you choose an unqualified practitioner, you will risk malpractice. They may be the cheaper option, but you will end up paying more for recovery. Consult top board certified practitioners like Somenek Pittman MD by calling #247304 or visiting

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