How Soon After Revision Rhinoplasty Can Radiesse Be Used for Minor Touch-ups?

Doctor Answers (10)

Rhinoplasty Revision

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I would suggest that you consult with your revision rhinoplasty surgeon for an answer. It is obvious from the posts that there are several opinions. If you a comfortable with your surgeon, trust his/her judgment.


Columbus Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Radiesse and touch ups

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Never.

You should not need touch up treated with fillers. If a problem exists it must be adressed surgically after the swelling has subsided. Fillers will not correct problems on a permanent basis, and you risk potential complications.

Best of luck

Dr Siegel

Michel Siegel, MD
Houston Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Radiesse for rhinoplasty touch-up

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It depends where on the nose you wish to have Radiesse injected - in the lobule area (tip and alae) it should really be avoided but on the bridge and sidewall it is probably safe to use SMALL amounts of Radiesse - I'd prefer to wait 2-3 months

Sam Naficy, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Radiesse After Revision Rhinoplasty

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The Radiesse, used to fill in defects primarily, can be injected into the nose in as soon as 3 weeks or so.

Jeffrey Epstein, MD, FACS
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Post Rhinoplasty Contour Irregularities

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I would try to wait at least 3 months before considering placement of a filler for post rhinoplasty deformites and even longer for any revision rhinoplasty, as many subtle irregularities may resolve with time.  That being said if there is a significant contour irregularity which is visually concerning then I would consider placement of a "temporary" filler such as an HA.  While this may not be a perfect longterm solution, making some effort to improve the appearance of  the nose while it is continuing to heal goes along way with the unhappy patient.

Christopher Tolan, MD
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Radiesse after Revision Rhinoplasty

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I recommend you wait until the post operative appearance is stable, at least 4-6 months. You don't want to augment and contour an area that will change in the near future as swelling resolves.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty (nose job) revision with fillers (Radiesse, Restylane, Juvederm, Artefill, Silikon, etc)

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Some surgeons may answer: Never. The use of fillers in the tip is practiced by many physicians while others shun this practice. The answer may depend on the technique used where a longer period is recommended for those with an open tip approach such as 6 months to a year whereas a closed approach could possibly injected sooner around 3-6 months depending on the resolution of the fibrosis.

Otto Joseph Placik, MD
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty

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You need to wait till all the swellinf is completely disappeared. then you can do the toutch up with radiesse

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

Well-performed Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty procedures may be performed as early as 1 month after your Rhinoplasty Surgery.

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You ask a great question. In my practice, I'm passionate about Rhinoplasty Surgery. I may use Silikon-1000 (an off-label, permanent, injectable-filler) liberally in my Rhinoplasty patients to address minor irregularities that may arise during the healing period. The earliest I've used Silikon-1000 in the nose is 4 weeks post-op: for a minor indentation in the nasal bridge. Approximately 20% of my rhinoplasty surgery patients will benefit from a small amount of Silikon-1000. My rhinoplasty surgery patients are not charged an additional fee, and "touch-ups" are painless, without downtime, and permanent.

I don't have any personal experience using Radiesse for Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty procedures.

I hope this is helpful for you.

Eric M. Joseph, MD
West Orange Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty Radiesse Touch ups

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Hi,

It all depends what your looking to touch up but I assume its minor. I suggest waiting at least 6 months after the initial surgery.

Best,

Dr.S.

Oleh Slupchynskyj, MD, FACS
New York Facial Plastic Surgeon
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