Underdone or poly beak? (photo0
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Persistent hump vs Polly Beak
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Correction of Polly beak after rhinoplasty
It is important to understand that the problem is not the bony dorsum being higher than your But the problem is that the support of the nasal tip is weakened during your surgery.
In my experience cartilage grafting is necessary to support and refine the nasal tip during rhinoplasty surgery. The tip can be rotated upward and supported by a strut graft and an onlay tip graft can also help keep your nasal tip projecting point above your dorsum.
This is complex revisionary surgery and requires a rhinoplasty expert. Please consult a board certified plastic surgeon who has years of experience at rhinoplasty and demonstrated good results for revision.
Residual supratip fullness after rhinoplasty
It's hard to give you a pricing estimate based on just a few profile photos. I can give you a better estimate after seeing additional views of your nose, though.
You can read more about pollybeak deformity and see more before and after example photos at my web reference link below.
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Polly beak deformity--what is it and do you have it?
Revision rhinoplasty for poly beak deformity.
Based on your photos, you may have a polybeak after rhinoplasty.
Hope this helps you.
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