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Will scar tissue go away eventually? Would Kenalog injections help me? Nose is larger since primary rhino 2 yrs ago. (photo)

Most drs say by 1 yr results are final but that is not true, my nose has changed since 1 yr mark. My nose is still very hard & skin can't be pinched away. 1 dr I consulted for revision said I should not have more surgery until skin is less taut, but I'm afraid I now have scar tissue that won't go away on its own. How can you tell the difference between residual swelling & scar tissue? And if it is scar tissue, will that resolve eventually, even if it takes years?

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Two Year Rhinoplasty Results

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At two years after surgery your nose will not improve significantly in the future. If you're not happy with the result you will need a revision procedure. The skin tightness should not interfere with this. Consult with your surgeon or an individual who specializes in this operation.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Will scar tissue go away eventually? Would Kenalog injections help me? Nose is larger since primary rhino 2 yrs ago.

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The one year waiting healing time following a rhinoplasty is a generalized rule. But you are 2 years so the healing IS DONE! Seek more in person consults because if you desire a revision you are more than ready.//

Miami Plastic Surgeon
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Noses change even after 1year post rhinoplasty.

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Noses change even after 1year post rhinoplasty. However, the change is normally very slight. Your nose is healed now and this is the size it will be without a revision.

Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 10 reviews

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