3 Months Post Rhinoplasty and Still Have a Prominent Dorsal Hump.
- Asked by Sydney358 in Sydney, 02
- 3 years ago
I had a closed Septo - rhinoplasty exactly three months ago. My nose looks bulbous particularly around the tip. The dorsal hump on my nose is as prominent as it was pre surgery although the tip looks slightly more upturned rather than hooked like it was before.I get some slight tenderness on occasion and some mild pain when I wrinkle my nose a little. I am worried that the surgery was not successful even though my surgeon assured me that it was. Perhaps enough of the bone was not taken out?
Dorsal Hump 3 Months after Rhinoplasty
Residual dorsal fullness may be secondary to a transient inflammatory reaction at the site of hump removal. The "bulbous" tip may resolve as healing progresses. You are only 3 months post-op; be patient over the next 6 months and see if your nose continues to improve.
Recent Rhinoplasty Reviews
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.