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Get Drooping Tip Back? (photo)

Hi!I had a rhino for minor corrections but the doc. did more. I had a drooping spready tip when smiling, I used to love it, but my doc. cut my depressor septimuscle, without my consent.I also have a lot nostrils showing and a lowbridge. I heard that, once the muscle was cut, it can't be reattached, but I'd like to know what are my options?I want a nose that is more similar to my old one, and also if possible, a soft tip that spreads and is not hard and thin in the middle of my nose!Thank You!

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There is hope


Often times, the muscle fibers do reattach several months to a yea after surgery.  Also, because your surgery was recent, there is probably still a lot of stiffness and swelling, making the nose fell hard and immobile.  A small revision may be necessary, but I would wait 9-12 months for all swelling to go down as the look you want might be obtained just by waiting

New York Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 30 reviews

Revision rhinoplasty for too much nostril show.


Revision rhinoplasty for too much nostril show can be done. I have used the patient's own cartilage to do this for 35 years

Toby Mayer, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 17 reviews

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