Revision Rhinoplasty Post Car Accident?
- Asked 2 years ago
What are the options of revision rhinoplasty following an initial nose surgery that was needed after a car accident? How common is it for people to have revision surgery for trauma cases like these?
Revision rhinoplasty after trauma
It isn't uncommon to need revision rhinoplasty after having an intitial surgery done due to trauma. A wide variety of treatments can be considered in such cases. Improving scars, exernal deviation, contour deformities, and internal breathing issues are some examples.
Consulting with an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon would allow you to see what options you have.
Web reference: http://www.drlamperti.com/facial-plastic-surgery/rhinoplasty
the options depend on what the residual deformity is that needs to be addressed. External soft tissue skin scarring or loss may not be able to be corrected. Residual deviation, saddling or asymmetry can usually be helped.
Revision of the node "rhinoplasty" when the deformity is due to trauma is very high.
not all the damage from the trauma can be corrected
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