i had rhinoplasty 20 months ago can I still get a shot of cortisone in the tip to bring it down a little more? I have thick skin.
Will Steroid Injections Still Help Tip 20 Months After Rhinoplasty?
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Steroids in the tip after rhinoplasty.
It may help a little if the tip is hard (which it probably isn't). The injection would do very little and could make it worse. See an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon for a second opinion.
Steroid injections after rhinoplasty
Indeed, steroid injections will still help 20 months after a rhinoplasty as long as there is either fluid retention or scar tissue present. It will also help settle down thick skin in the supratip area.
Yes, steroid injection could help after that length of time but I would be extremely conservative for it could actually cause thinning of the skin and indentations. Go see a plastic surgeon for his/her opinion.
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I dont think it would hurt to get a steroid injection but I dont think it will help much either. Did you have your tip defatted??