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Increased Swelling 4 Months After Rhinoplasty – Just Swelling or Excess Cartilage? 

For an entire year after your surgery, your nose is continuing to heal and take on its final appearance.  During that period of healing, it’s not unusual to see your nose fluctuate in size and the amount of swelling.  You … Continue reading

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Can Alcohol cause swelling of your nose after rhinoplasty?

Alcohol, strenuous activity, flying, high altitudes, hot weather – basically anything that increases the blood supply to your nose, can increase the amount it swells.  Don’t worry though, no permanent damage done.  Your nose took a step back in terms … Continue reading

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Revision Rhinoplasty on Rib-cartilage-instilled Nose?

Q: Hi I had a rhinoplasty done with rib cartilage to lengthen my nose as well as to sharpen the nose tip. I feel my nose tip can be slightly sharper. Is it possible to use more rib cartilage to … Continue reading

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Revision Rhinoplasty in March. Still Have Hump, But it is Soft?

Q: Hi there – I had Rhinoplasty last November and a small revision at the same surgeon in March this year since my nose was crooked after the operation due to a bigger hump on the one side. I now … Continue reading

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I have an Asian bulbous nose. Which procedures would be best for rising the bridge and giving the tip more definition?

Q: I have an Asian bulbous nose that I would like slim down with rhinoplasty. I would also like the bridge raised and the tip defined. Any recommendations on what procedure to go with and what would be necessary to … Continue reading

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Asian rhinoplasty using rib cartilage. How long would it take to heal?

Q: I’m Filipina with a flat bulbous nose. I was wondering if harvesting rib cartilage, how long will it fully heal? My PS says he needs to use rib cartilage for a significant change. I also want to get a … Continue reading

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Nose is crooked 6months post revision rhinoplasty. How soon can I have a revision?

Q: 6 months is nearing the final outcome, I hated my nose everyday more and more because it is getting more crooked. My nose is crooked leaning to the left side. How soon can I redo my nose? The implant … Continue reading

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Asian with Western Nose

Q: I am an Asian female with a low radix, high dorsum with a bump, and somewhat droopy tip when I smile. I would like to get rid of the bump and improve tip projection to reduce the droopiness. The … Continue reading

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L-Shaped implant causing too much pressure on nose tip. Should I wait or try to do revision ASAP?

Q: Almost 5 months ago I had Asian rhinoplasty done with L silicon implant and ear cartilage at the tip. There has been lots of pressure at the tip ever since the operation. Aside from the pressure, the nose tip … Continue reading

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5 months post op Asian Revision Rhinoplasty, could it be possible that the columella bone got trimmed?

Q: I have Asian nose. It’s been 5 months post-op but the collumella feels so soft, it can be pushed to right/left easily. Isn’t it supposed to be cartilage kind of feel /a little bit hard when touched? My nose … Continue reading

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