I went into my surgeons office today and told him the concerns i had about the tip of my nose still being bulbous- not much change from the way i had it before the rhinoplasty- he said that he would re-do it for 1800. His reason for not making it more pointy and smaller was because he did not want to "over-do it." I am just so confused to whether i should trust him or whether what he saying is really true. I told him exactly what i wanted before i had the surgery. Help please! thank you guys!
Considering Revision Rhinoplasy for Nasal Tip Refinement? (photo)
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First, how long has it been since your surgery. No revision before at least a year especially for the tip. Second, a lateral (side) view would also help. You may have other issues as well, such as possible saddle deformity from overresection of your dorsum. Get more than one opinion.
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Yes you have a persistant bulbous tip. I would be wary about redoing your nose with same surgeon. Seek a revision with someone that has experience with bulbous tips.
Revision Rhinoplasty question
- It is possible to make the tip more refined, and sometimes it happens after a primary rhinoplasty that you want more tip definition
- How long has it been?
- You have to talk to your surgeon and see if you feel reassured
- You can always get a second opinion if you have any doubts, you can find consultations that are complimentary
- Finally, that is a very fair price