Creased Nasal Sill After Alar Base Reduction. Can something simple be done to correct that doesn't involve incisions/stitches?
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Nostril Sill Scar
If you're seeing any improvement, wait a liitle longer. You probably will need a scar revision, which is a relatively minor procedure. There's no guaranteed improvment, but I would encourage you to do the operation.
Most likely to improve over time
The incision which was made around the nostril floor and around the side of the nostril can be made to look better by either a scar excision, dermabrasion, or cortisone injections. It most likely will improve on its own over time over the next one year after the rhinoplasty.
Scar Revision may be needed
It sounds as if you have an unacceptable scar on one side which would require re-excision or scar revision. This should be very simple and can be done under a local anesthesia. the would should be repaired with an extremely small suture like 7'O silk which will not leave needle marks.
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