Revision rhinoplasty for breathing generally successful.
Typically, breathing problems occur after rhinoplasty because too much cartilage has been taken out in the lower half of the nose. The so-called internal nasal valve, or inner nostril, becomes narrowed and, therefore, is an impediment to airflow.
There are several good techniques for improving this, including taking a small bit of cartilage and overlying skin and splicing or grafting it to the inside of the nose. Your rhinoplasty surgeon will explain...