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About Revision After One Year from Open Rhinoplasty?

i'm now 10 months after rhinoplasty , my columella is to some extent crooked and it bothers me , when i told my doctor he said that he can't reopen it again because all he did in the whole nose will be destroyed . is that true ?? knowing that it is visible and some people notice that warp , please help me .

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Revision in 10 months

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Depending on the degree of deformity, a revision can be performed earlier, especially in the nose.  A severe deformity that causes patient consternation should probably be performed sooner.  Again, continue close communication with your surgeon.  Best wishes, Dr. T


Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgeon
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Rhinoplasty revision for crooked columella.

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Rhinoplasty revision for crooked columella can be done without destroying the nose. See a revision rhinoplasty surgeon for a second opinion. 

Toby Mayer, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Columella revision

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At ten months you are probably approaching the time when you can consider a revision if necessary. Best to be seen in person to be properly evaluated.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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