hi i had a columeller strut using rib cartlidge last week and wanted to know if the look of a hanging columeller is normal? this is also a multiple revision rhino. will this eventually go away or become higher and less hanging looking? is it just the swelling? what sort of results am i about to expect in the coming months. thanks
Is A Hanging Columeller Normal After A Revision Rhinoplasty?
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Hanging columella after revision rhinoplasty
You may see a relative hanging columella after surgery from the swelling in the area. Columellar struts can cause a hanging columella if they project to far downward, pushing the columella with it. I'd check with your surgeon to get a better assessment of what is contributing to what you're seeing.