4 weeks post op of Rhinoplasty, I have a dent on my left nostril. Will this heal or do I need a revision to fix it? (photos)
Doctor Answers (3)
Soft tissue triangle depression
Not to worry!
contouring. This is due to internal suturing. Any concerns about revision should be
held off for a minimum of 6 months. Most issues resolve themselves in 6 months.
I recommend you wait 6 months and then see if the nostrils look symmetrical. You
never revise a rhinoplasty within the first months of surgery. There is swelling and
other factors which play a major role. Healing needs time. If you are not happy
after 6 months, then see your Plastic Surgeon regarding a possible revision.
4 weeks post op of Rhinoplasty, I have a dent on my left nostril. Will this heal or do I need a revision to fix it?
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA