Is It Too Soon to Be Worrying About Pollybeak?

I had revision rhinoplasty 4 weeks ago. Doctor added a shield graft to increase projection, took down supratip slightly, and straightened septum. Everything is excellent except for a pollybeak on profile view. Closer to the tip the abnormality is soft, from the bridge to the supratip it is hard and has a noticeable transition. Should I be worried? Is this induration? I thought swelling would be soft. I am very worried about my profile now. Thank you for replies.

Doctor Answers (2)

Pollybeak 4 Weeks after Revision Rhinoplasty

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If the supratip fullness is soft just 4 weeks after your revision rhinoplasty this is probably secondary to swelling which will improve. Be patient and discuss this with your surgeon.


Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Early pollybeak

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Most early polly beaks are related to swelling and /or scar tissue formation - see your PS and discuss steroid injection to supratip

Sam Naficy, MD
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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