Nasal implant revision
Byon 21 Feb 2010
Hello, I had my 1st rhinoplasty 9 years ago, and was unhappy with the extremely over-opperated, scooped out look my surgeon did, so 2 years later I had an eptfe I shaped dorsal implant put in to correct the sever slope my nose had. I was somehow under the impression that these eptfee implants give the surgeon a lot of leverage when it comes to shaping the nose, and I agreed to have the implant put in after I liked the digital imaging he showed me. But, unfortunately it did not come out like that at all, I believe he gave me a saddle nose for some reason (maybe he was offended by me not liking the original resultls?) I went back to him for the 2nd rhino bc i had very little money left and he did it for half cost, and i thought he would really put an effort in the 2nd time, but i know now, that was a stupid mistake.
I promised myself after the 2nd time i would just "live with it" no matter how it came out,bc i never want to go thru that whole process again, but I am really unhappy with the saddle shape it has always had since he put the implant in. Would this be very hard to correct, i really want that unnatural bump gone, but I really dont want to go the non-surgical route bc i think a part of the implant (or all?) has to be removed to give a nice straight profile, what do you think? Do you think i got a revenge rhinoplasty instead of a revision? I was always 100% extremely diplomatic and polite, and understanding w the surgeon. And his final advice was "its just a nose, u shouldnt be that worried about it" maybe he's right??
Thanks so much your help and opinions, your time is very greatly appreciated,
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