I had a primary rhinoplasty 10 years ago (East Indian nose, medium-thick skin). The underlying cartilage framework was probably made slightly smaller. Unfortunately, the nasal skin never fully shrunk to accommodate the new skeleton. As such the nose, at least in some angles, appears to lack a defined shape. Short of going in for a revision and augmenting the nasal cartilage, I am wondering whether using some sort of CO2 fractional laser to tighten the nasal skin would be beneficial.
Laser Skin Tightening Post Rhinoplasty?
Doctor Answers (1)
Skin tightening on the nose doesn't work
It is very unlikely that a laser tightening procedure will help you shrink the skin to a significant degree. The skin can be thinned in a rhinoplasty like procedure but it is risky.
You are better off not doing anything. If you really want to make a difference then I would recommend a revision rhinoplasty.
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