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Joined: 30 Jun 2013
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Questions from irsi
- I Had a Coral (So Said the Surgeon) Tip Graft Put into my Nose to Elevate a Tip That Did Not Need It. Can I Take It out Now?
- Revision Rhinoplasty with Medpor and Conchal Implant--was the Medpor a Mistake?
- Had a Horrible Medpor Impant Put in That Has Seemingly Bifurcated my Nose into 2 Noses Ten Days Ago. Steroid Shots?
- Revision Rhinoplasty with Tip Elevation I Regret; Steroid Injection from a Surgeon Other Than the One That Did Surgery?
- How Can I Treat Acne After an Open Rhino W/out Inducing Swelling?
- Can a Surgeon Other Than the One That Performed Surgery Administer Kenalog Injections 3-4 Wks After Rhino?
- Area Under Tip & Ball of Nose Keep Swelling/refilling After Open Revision Rhino W/ Medpor Ear Cartilage?
- How Do I Encourage Lymphatic Drainage in a Tip Elevation W/ Medpor Poretex/natural Cartilage?
- Do I Need to Have a Medpor Implant in my Tip Removed Before It Can Be De-rotated?
- Why Do Arnica, Neem, Saw Palmetto, Ubiquinone and Other Supplements Meant to Help with Acne Break Me Out?
- When Can I De-rotate my Tip After a Medpor Implant and Open Revision Rhino? I Now Have a Doubly Bulbous Thick Indian Nose.
- Massage Technique to Help W/nasal Tip Edema That Raises Bulbous Rotated Tip Up Even More?
- Best Massage Technique for a Swollen, Rigid Tip 1 Month Post-op to Make It Go Lower & Decrease Pressure, Edema, and Pain?
- Decades of Hormonal Acne and the Cysts Also Come Back in the Same Place; is Surgical Removal of Repeat Cysts an Option?
- Can I Undo an Upward Tip Rotation Without Disturbing a Medpor Implant? Patient W/very Thick Ethnic Skin?
- Accutane at Any Time Before Revision Rhinoplasty? Thick Ethnic, Acne Prone Skin
- How Soon After Bad Rhinoplasty W/ Overrated Tip Can I Try Nonsurgical Rhinoplasty?
- Trimmed Medpor Tip Top Graft & Ear Cartilage Put in Tip; on the Fence Abt Result/want to Go Back on Accutane.Should I Remove It?
- Are Tip Elevation and Tip Rotation One and the Same?
- Had my Nose Shortened Through Tip Rotation & Dislike the Look; How Can I Remedy This & Get the Length of my Nose Back?
- Nose Was Pulled Downward 7 Wks After Open Rhino with a Small Medpor Implant in my Septum & Swelled Up Pink/throbs Some-now What?
- Pretty Sure I Pulled (Dissolvable?) Suture from Up Inside Nose After Open Rhino at 8 Weeks; Nose Swelled. Am I Okay?
- Got Hit in Nose 7 Wks Post-op Rhino with Medpor; Something's Now Poking, the Implant?
- Is It Safe for Me to Tape my Nose After Revision Rhino if There's a Medpor Implant/ear Cartilaje in the Tip?
- Nose Pulled Downward at 6 Weeks Post Op, was Mostly Settled, & Now is Not Sore, but Different, even at 3 Mths Post-op?
- 6 Wks Post Op, Stupid Accident After Rev Rhino; 6 Wks Later, Layer of Scar Tissue from Dorsum to Base. Surgeon Refuses Kenalog?
- Very Frightened I Shifted a Medpor Implant. No Infection Suspected, but Continual Edema/scar Tissue, W/ Capillary Damage.Advice?
- Wad of Scar Tissue Around Medpor Implant in Nasal Tip, Did Not Respond to Predisone; is Kenalog Safe? Ball is Blocking Lymph
- Injured Self at 6 Wks After Rhinoplasty. Now 3 Mths Post-op & Implant is Intact but Ball of Scar Tissue Grown All Around Medpor?
- What is the Difference Between Swelling, Scar Tissue,& Bulbousness? 3 Months Post-op--will my Nose Go Back Down?
- Massaged Nose Too Hard Accidentally While Healing from Injury/dealing with Scar Tissue Formation. Now Nose is Engorged Again?
- Nose is Gelatinous at 3 Months Post-op Due to Complications (no Infection, Implant Intact); Will Taping Help?
- Why is the Nose Getting Bigger at 3 Months? Is This Shrink-wrapping? I Am Back Where I Was at 2 Wks Post-op
- My Doctor Says Kenalog Injections Are Risky but I Suspect Excess Scar Tissue Forming Around an Implant; Can Prednisone Help?
- Stages of Healing-why Did Swelling Go Down at Such a Fast Rate in 2 Months Post-op, but when It Swelled Again, Progress Slowed?
- When does taping stop being effective? Four months post-op, had a setback after bumping nose; Medpor implant.
- Is there anything I do other than wait? 4 months post-op, revision rhinoplasty. What goes on when a nose heals?
- Why is it safe to receive kenalog injections for cystic acne, but not for prolonged scar tissue/swelling in rhinoplasty?
- Can a doctor remove scar tissue from a rhinoplasty if there's a graft in the nose?
- Rubbed nose too hard when it was still healing from open rhino; turned red, then healed, but is still discolored?
- Follow up question; nose is now swollen on one side after massaging too hard, bulbous, but flexible.What does this mean?
- Follow up: Will the nose shrink back again, after an accident? What is "soft tissue swelling"?
- Does swelling time increase w/ each rhinoplasty? I am having prolonged swelling/scar tissue formation & I worry it's the Medpor.
Discussions started by irsi
- For those frantic after revision rhino,plan on swelling for at least 4 wks (so don't book anything important);arnica helped me
- Nose filled w/fluid due to setbacks; how do I make the itching/irritation and tingling stop? Is it prednisone? Uncomfortable
- Has anyone ever had a surgeon safely give them kenalog injections when they had a Medpor implant in their nose?
- Have any of you sustained a blow to the nose after rhino? How did it affect your results?
- Prednisone side effects--for anxious patients, know it can make things worse (read on please)
- Does anyone have experience with nasal tip implants? Medpor?
- Anyone ever gotten a kenalog injection from a surgeon in NYC (other than Sam Rizk) or from someone other than your own surgeon?
- Who are the best surgeons with experience removing implants in NYC?