I had an Alar base resection two months ago. The base is still not as narrow as i wanted it. How soon can i have a third one???
How Long Should I Wait to Get a Third Alar Base Resection?
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Wait a year
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Third Alar Base Resection?
To be honest with you, I have never had to perform this more than once. I would be cautious about external valve compromise.
Alar base resection
I think that if you have already had two and you are only two months out, you should wait to be re-evlauted for 6 months to a year.
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