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5 Weeks Post Rhino Steroid Injection Made Nasal Tip Narrow, now 5 Months PO Tip is Less Defined. Final Result?

At 5 weeks post rhino steroid injection to nasal tip made tip narrow and nicely tapered. Now at 4 months and 3 weeks post op the tip is not terrible but wider and less defined again.Will the tip ever go back to being narrower over time or its a false temporary result from steroid.

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Tip Wide 4 Months after Rhinoplasty

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In an open rhinoplasty, the tip may take 12 months to reach its final appearance. Give it some more time.


Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Tip at 5 months

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At five months the nsoe believe it or not is still healing and there ismore than likley some stiffness and swelling still persisting. Give it a year.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
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Steroid injection post rhinoplasty

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The nasal tip can shrink over the first two years.  In most situations final results are evident at 12 months.  In situations where patients have thick skin ,swelling to the tip should be anticipated.  In my practice I selectively inject patients with steroids every three months over the first year of healing.

Philip Solomon, MD
Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.0 out of 5 stars 33 reviews

Tip Definition 5 Months Post Rhinoplasty

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Your tip should continue to i9mprove 5 months after rhinoplasty, especially if you have thick nasal skin. Discuss another steroid injection with your surgeon because you apparently had a nice improvement after the previous treatment.

Richard W. Fleming, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 16 reviews

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