Need a Second Opinion, I Ask my Plastic Surgeon Why in the Middle of my Nose Its Going Down Its This a Cartilage Collapsed - MX

I had open surgery on 21/12/2013, I put on a photo...

I had open surgery on 21/12/2013, I put on a photo before the surgery and after my surgery, I don't like my nose now, it looked better before than now, I ask my plastic surgeon why in the middle of my nose its going down, it's this a Cartilage Collapsed, when my nose was swollen it looked a little down on the middle of my nose, but now i can see it's more noticeable, also my hump is still there. It's my nose having a Cartilage Collapsed it will go down more or its just because the hump looks like that, what about my hump, when I touched Its just hard from the sides put in the middle its not, my surgeon just told me to wait more time, but it's been 6 weeks now, am i going to get worse, what should i do, am i going to need another surgery. I still can breathe normally. I need a second opinion. Thank you.


If it is what you are thinking it is, it would likely be referred to as a saddle nose deformity or possibly a collapsed mid-vault? I am no expert of course, but there are some doctors here who could offer their insights. Just go to the Ask A Doctor tab and enter a detailed question. Good luck to you! I know your frustration :/ By the way, what you see as your "hump" still being there, could possibly be an illusion caused by collapsed cartilage. That is to say, if you have the collapse/cartilage restored, you may find no further hump removal would be needed. So, be very careful especially if you approach your surgeon saying you want a touch up for the hump to be filed more. You don't want too much done. Just trying to help you stay on the side of caution!!
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Thanks for sharing on RealSelf! It sounds like you're still really early in your healing, so I hope that as things calm down you become happier and happier with your results. Please keep us posted!
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