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Asymmetric Nostrils After Septo-Rhinoplasty? (photo)

I had Septo-Rhinoplasty about 9 months ago. I now have uneven nostrils that can be noticed in front of the nose as well as under. I don't think it is caused by swelling. How can it be fixed ? Is it complicated ? Thank you.

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Asymmetric Nostrils After Septo-Rhinoplasty?

      Nostril asymmetry is the norm, and yours is not extremely marked.  Though you can always revise a nose and nostrils, the fix is never perfect and may not be worth it.


Kenneth Hughes, MD

Los Angeles, CA

Asymmetric nostrils

Thank you for sharing these photos.   It seems that your caudal septum has a slight curvature, or even a subtle dislocation.  This can be determined after a thorough examination, and relatively straightforwArd to improve.

Jeffrey Joseph, MD, FACS
Lafayette Facial Plastic Surgeon

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