I had nostrils reduction few days ago,now I have asymmetric nostril.The reason for this result is I told my doctor my right nostril is flar more than the left,and he cut 6mm off of my right nostril and 4mm off of the left.Now my right nostril looks more shroter than the left and it looks like it's missing a part.And another problem is the right nostril still flar out,I think the doctor didn't stich it up to the right position.I know dut to the swelling it's hard to tell the final result.but th
Nostrils Reduction Failed and Left Me With Asymmetrical Nostrils? (photo)
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Slight Asymmetry After The Rhinoplasty
Based on the photos you have presented, it does not seem that you exhibit a bold asymmetry.
Moreover, the swelling is the main reason that one cannot provide a reasonable assessment or project the final outcome of your surgery. I recommend that you be a little more patient and follow your surgeon's instructions to help keeping a good recovery pace.
I hope this helps.
Thank you for sharing your photos and the best of wishes to you.
Asymmetric Nostrils after Alar Reduction
Asymmetric nostrils after alar reduction
There is not that much asymmetry based on your pictures. And yes, you are absolutely right, swelling is a factor. So, give it time to fully heal before you start judging.
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3 weeks is too early to judge nostril reduction a "failure".
I don't pick up much asymmetry in your early post-op pictures. Give yourself some time and any that you perceive should resolve. I would not advise a revision for several months if asymmetry persists.
It is tough to wait six months for a specific result, but that is precisely what we recommend after rhinoplasty. Look to the future and learn the concept of slow but sure change, over time.
It's really too soon for evaluating a nostril asymmetrical reduction surgery.
Be patient. You must wait at least 4-6 months.
Your plastic surgeon will tell you precisely if anything is going wrong.
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