My nose looks like a boot after rhinoplasty. Do you think it's swelling or a deficiency of the surgery? (photo)
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Swelling of dorsum and radix after dorsal augmentation during rhinoplasty
With regards to the relationship of your tip and bridge - your tip likely will project more than your bridge when fully healed, though the projection of the tip and the swelling of the supratip will certainly decrease as your nose heals.
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Swelling after rhinoplasty
- It is still early to make conclusions about the shape of the nose
- I would bring up your concerns to your surgeon
- When the tip swelling comes down, the nose will look more proportional
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looks low and may not have been augmented enough. An examination and review of post op photos would be helpful
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