Nose tip upturned after rhinoplasty

  • MrsPugNose
  • Honolulu, HI
  • 4 years ago

I had rhinoplasty last week. The cast was removed today. My nose is so upturned I don't know if I look more like Miss Piggy, Michael Jackson, or my dog, but my doc insists this is normal and will go down. I didn't ask for it to be upturned at all.

I'm so depressed I can't even function. Even my husband started crying when he saw it. I was very attractive before. Any chance this nose will turn out okay? If not, how soon can I fix it and what should I do?

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Hi, I was wondering how you're getting on now. Everyone is right, you're still beautiful even with the upturned tip. Has it gone down at all? I had my rhinoplasty on Monday and my tip is very "Miss Piggy"-esque. I am panicking that this isn't going to go down. I never asked for the tip to be turned up, in fact, I quite liked the angle. I'm hoping this is just a case of swelling so was wondering if yours was too...?
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Hi nataliesmith278 I'm wondering how you feel about your nose? I had rhino 8/29 and my nose is so upturned! This not at all what I wanted or expected... My side profile looks like mrs piggy. I'm not sure how I feel about the front view ... But I'm definitely not crazy about. I keep reading to give it time but I just don't see it dropping that much. Most of the profiles I'm reading with upturned noses say they need revision rhino. So depressing!
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What is the name of the surgeon who did that?
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Do you have any before photos? I'm terrified of the same thing and have my rhino scheduled soon. I made it clear to my doctor that I don't want my nostrils showing or my nose upturned at all. What did you ask your surgeon to change?
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Hi Please i need your help! What di you do to fix your upturned nose? Please I want to know, my email is Andreaach924@gmail.com Thanks.
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if you are not happy wait about six months and take a trip to NY to a rhinoplasty revision dr research it first best wishes
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Thanks for answering. I will do, I'm really depress, I don't want to go outside, and do anything, my surgeon said that after six months if I don't like it , he'll fix my nose "free". but I know, now I need a specialist in rhinoplasty revision. I don't know why you said six months? Everybody say one year. Do you know who is the best rhinoplasty revision surgeon? Thanks.
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Did you tell them you wanted the upturned nose? My surgeon asked me straight or upturned, so I guess some people want upturned..
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How are you doing.. I have an upturned nose 30 years laters and I hate it
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how are you doing?
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hi is this photo before or after your revision?
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Hi - I know it has been a while since you posted. I am wondering what the outcome was from your experience? My cast is coming off today and I'm a little concerned about the appearance of my nostrils. I'm hoping the issue will resolve itself after the cast is removed and swelling of the columella reduces.
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hi, i have a similar problem with the upturned tip. the nasolabial angle has gone very obtuse after open revision because the doctor uses a columellar strut to maintain tip projection. i'd do anything to get that strut out and have my normal tip projection. did your tip go down after 6 weeks? iam 4 weeks post-op and my tip has dropped probably 2mm. i want it to drop another 3 mm for me to not be this sad! :(
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Hey I have the same problem as you, I'm now 16 days post op and nose looks too short and pig like, did yours drop further?
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S my nose looks a lot bbetter it dropped a lot n im still swollen so it should drop more. Be patient u will be ok.
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Don't count on it. Mine never dropped 30 years latrer. Looks awful
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hi, i have a similar problem with the upturned tip. the nasolabial angle has gone very obtuse after open revision because the doctor uses a columellar strut to maintain tip projection. i'd do anything to get that strut out and have my normal tip projection. did your tip go down after 6 weeks? iam 4 weeks post-op and my tip has dropped probably 2mm. i want it to drop another 3 mm for me to not be this sad! :(
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who is the doctor????? I had 3 rhinoplasties, first one I had a ball on the tip, the second one the dr should have his license revoked, because I had a giant bump on one side and I was as sick as could be for a month thanks to Dr. Zaki Ftaiha, bad, bad surgeon..... finally my saving grace Dr. Julius Newman in Phila. PA, God rest his soul, he fixed my nose and it is a cute as could be, he was referred to as "Dr. Nose" alot of people knew of him. He yelled at me and said why didn't you come to me in the first place and my answer was because you were too expensive, thanks to my mom who paid for him to fix it. It was the easiest surgery, no pain, and great recovery. Wish he was still alive, I would use him for any facial PS
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You are so beautiful - I have a naturally upturned nose and worry about it but I looked at the picture at the top and was like, well, that woman is gorgeous. Please don't worry so much about what you look like - you're really beautiful.
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I had open rinoplasty 4 weeks ago i also asked to not have a ski lift nose done. .he was to straighten myy nose and file bump and take off very little on the tip because it was hooked(exotic) now it looks like ski lift cartoon. I hope it is only the swelling. The weird thing is i liked it better when i first got cast off it was nice swollen!!. Now the skinnier it gets the more ski lift it looks. Im latina and wanted to keep that exotic look. I hope tip goes down. My dr is one of the best in bevely hills. All i know is i sujest to anyone who wants nose job, just file bump amd straighten it.dontshorten it. DONT GET ANYTHING DONE TO THE TIP!!! now after that u probably will like it and if u want more done still then go back to change tip. WE ALL NEED TO REMEBER this is forever trust me and take ur time. Dont get all chages done in one surgery. I wish i had left the tip alone. I know it cost more but save up then build credit
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I had open rinoplasty 4 weeks ago m
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I am in exactly the same boat, currently 4 weeks since surgery and my tip has dropped possibly a mm or two? I still hate the way I look and am counting down the days until a possible revision or fillers can be used. Everyone says I look "cute" and this is exactly what I didn't want, a roman nose to an elfs nose!! My tip is still ridiculously swollen and sticking out I hope this will go down as the bridge has gone down significantly. Has anyone had a good result from fillers? Are they very expensive? Or is it better to wait 11 months for a revision? Thanks
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Its been 9 days since the last post and yesterday was three weeks from surgery. Although it isn't much I would have to say the tip is coming down a little bit. I am minimally encouraged after a difficult week or two. I am far from where I want to be but will take anything I can get. Still not great, but better.
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Had my primary closed rhino done 2 weeks ago in NYC. Bump reduced, osteotemies, columella raised, tip refined etc. Everything is pretty good, maybe a little underdone, but my nose tip is definitely up there! Also, the nose tip is projected like pinoccio. My nose / lip angle is probably like 120 degrees. The Dr. is very well regarded and confidently says it will take time to come down. I am self conscious about it to say the least. It has helped me to read that others say it should come down. But waiting is the worst. I'll let you know how it goes.
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You should consult for a better doctor than you have the last time for your rhino plasty
surgery. I think it think it takes month for your recovery. I feel sad for you. Next tome be sure for the doctor that will handle your operation.
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