Had rhino w a fascia graft 2.5 months ago.My dr said I needed it to fix a low radix.It's huge/wide still to this day.&my tip feels so diff although he said he only pointed it.He filed the bone down&performed osteotomy.Is the graft too high?Is there a way to undo the radix graft? can it be done easily?will it fix with the wideness between my eyes?Is my nose still swollen?Is it too long for my face?I feel as if my ethnicity has been masked by this new long nose&I want to regain my ethnicity.
Fascia Radix Graft 2.5 Months Ago, is It Possible to Remove It? How Does It Look? Is It Still Swollen? (photo)
Doctor Answers (3)
Nose still swollen at 2.5 months
Your nose looks swollen from top to bottom which is usually the case 2.5 months after a rhinoplasty. The final result from nose surgery is judged 6-12 months after the operation. I would make your concerns known to your surgeon but you may end up being happy with the result in the end. It is premature to be thinking about revision at this time. Good luck.
2 1/2 months is too early to tell the results of rhinoplasty
The nose continues to heal and swelling to settle for a year or more. 2 1/2 months is too early to consider any revision. Fascial grafts also tend to swell a lot for a number of months. So please be patient, you might find that eventually your nose will turn out just like expected.