Will be doing septorhinoplasty but have different Dr opinions (Photo)
Doctor Answers (7)
Best to Get More Opinions for Best Septorhinoplasty
Unfortunately you should get another opinion (or two!) There is way too much difference in opinion. I would stay away from cadaver cartilage. I would be happy to give you an expert opinion, but would have to examine your nose. Good luck and be well.
Michael A. Persky, MD
Wow--no wonder patients are confused about rhinoplasty.
1 no need for rib or ear cartilage if you have enough in your septum.
2 the hump and bulbous tip can be done naturally without a "done look"
3 see an experienced rhinoplasty surgeon who has before-after photos of his work or speak with his patients.
4 see another revision rhinoplasty surgeon.
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