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Redness on Bridge After Silicone Implant?

I had a silicone implant 6 weeks ago to build up my bridge. I've had this red band since the beginning and it seems worse than before. Also my nose swells up on and off constantly on the left side (none at all in right) making it look crooked depending on the degree of swelling.

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Redness on Bridge After Silicone Implant?

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      Redness after an implant may not be particularly significant, but an infection should always be ruled out.  Kenneth Hughes, MD Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Redness and a nasal implant

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Redness after a nasal implant is something that shoudl be evaluated carefully in person to make sure you do not have an infection.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty silicone implant

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Redness is an important sign to disregard!! See your surgeon as there should be no skin redness at 6 weeks. Is the implant in straight? Have you an infection?

David A. F. Ellis, MD
Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

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