Ok , i notice righ after surgery that my doctor cut me from the middle of my eyebrows in a vertical way to the midlle of my nose, he told me he was going to give me implant to help my profile but i tought he was going to put it from te inside and not cut my nose in the middle, would this leave a scar? is this normal i never see something like this, and he never told me he would do that
Normal To Have Stitches in my Nose Bridge With a Nasal Implant? (photo)
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Stitches on bridge
It is very difficult to answer your question without examining you. At times a stitch is used on the bridge to hold a graft in place but there is no actual incision so there will not be a scar
Incision on dorsum of nose
WIthout having more details I can not say for sure. If bone graft is used, sometimes a screw is placed through a small incision on top of the nose. Occasionally k-wires are placed to stabilize grafts but this is through a small incision. You should talk to your doctor about this.
External incision in rhinoplasty graft
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Incision on outside of nose for implant
Without more details, it is impossible to give you more specific advice. However, it would be very unusual to make and incision on the outside of your nose. I think you need to have a very straightforward conversation with your surgeon about what happened during surgery. That said, nose scars generally heal very well.
External sutures with a rhinoplasty (even an implant) is extraordinary.
If what you say is accurate, and I can't tell from your photo, you have had a very unusual procedure. Implants inserted during rhinoplast are performed from time to time but I have never used an external incision as an access point. It may have been necessary in your case. Your surgeon should be able to explain to you why. In any event, scars on the external nose often are nearly invisible after healing.
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