I had rhinoplasty over 7 months ago and still have a deep crease over my lip when I smile and another one directly under my nose at rest. Filler doesn't work! The columella and nasal spine are low ( lower than my nose) and look like they inhibit the area above the lip. Can these be shortened? I look like I am sneering and am self conscience now. I don't have a picture, sorry.
Deep Creases Under Nose 7 Months Post Rhinoplasty?
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Crease under nose
Although 7 months may not be long enough for full healing you could try something simple: have your PS inject a small amount of botox/dysport into the muscles under your nose and see if that is the culprit. If so, then a relatively simple procedure may alleviate the problem.
Revision Rhinoplasty Required
Although final results are established at 12 months after the rhinoplasty, your description is of an aberration that should be addressed with the utmost delicacy by a board certified surgeon of extensive experience in the field of rhinoplasty.
I do not think that without photos and physical examination I can provide you with a solid solution. So, I would like to encourage to schedule a consultation for a full assessment.
Thank you for your inquiry and the best of luck to you.
The small muscles at the base of your nose may be the culprits! A rhinoplasty approach that address the nasolabial anatomy is in order.
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