Hi, I wonder if anyone can help me. After my rhinoplasty i think i have a small lump of internal scar tissue. I am now 13 months post-op. Would the use of a 3mhz ultrasound help to break down the scar and improve blood flow? thanks
Rhinoplasty Scar Tissue 3mhz Ultrasound?
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Ultrasound Targeting Scar Tissue After Rhinoplasty
Thank you for you question.
Although the usage of ultrasound is beneficial breaking down scar tissues after surgeries, I cannot provide you with a solid answer concerning your case as I am not fully aware of the details of your surgery.
I believe that your surgeon is the most qualified to help you with removing the scar tissue but at 13 months post-op you should have reached the full results of your surgery hence a full recovery and that is to your benefit.
I hope this helps.
Thank you for your inquiry.
The best of wishes to you.
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Interesting question: I use ultrasound after many types of surgery, but I have never used it after rhinoplasty. I do not know of any good studies that address your question fully. Call your surgeon!
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