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Reviews by anonpatient
Septal Cartilage Swelling and Pain Nightmare--patients, Be Warned About What Happens when It's Sutured and Harvested. - NY
I wish I had read other reviews about shield grafts and septal cartilage in the nasal tip and all the unhappy patients. My tip is wide and tombstone shaped. Even it had been well-placed, that'd be okay, but for the rest of your dealing with a bulbous nose, it feels awful, it's hard as a rock,... READ MORE
Questions from anonpatient
At What Point is It Counterintuive to Take Prednisone After Rhinoplasty? At 3 Months, Nose is Always Swollen/filled with Liquid?
I suffered a bump after seeing the final revision rhinoplasty result & the swelling around my nasal tip implant (Porex) is turning into scar tissue; one side of my nose... READ MORE
Nose very big due to prolonged swelling/scar tissue after 2nd rhinoplasty; is it pointless to hope for a better outcome safely?
Thick, oily skin. In 2nd rhino, surgeon debulked nose,elevated tip,removed old scar tissue, & augmented tip w/small Porex implant. Saw final "result" in wk 6 but was... READ MORE
One side of my nose was injured after Rhinoplasty, so one side experienced prolonged swelling. How can revision correct this?
1 yr post open rhinoplasty w/ ear cartilage & small implant in tip, no bone breakage. Nose healed well & symmetrically till blow on one side just after 1 month post op; injury... READ MORE
I had open revision rhinoplasty removing a bulky graft seven days ago. I know I'm still swollen, but one nostril in particular has given me trouble since the "bad" rhino 1 yr... READ MORE
Surgeon didn't address breathing issues in open rhinoplasty. Suspect internal valve collapse. Can I address in closed procedure?
I had a revision tipplasty & assumed my surgeon would debulk the sides of the nose & the area above the left nostril, which has been hard to breath out of due to bad healing of... READ MORE
I went recently had an open tipplasty w/septal augmentation and hoped my surgeon would address the internal vault issues I've had scar tissue compressing the roof of my left... READ MORE
Should I have requested a nose be re-rotated to keep the shortening effect when switching out an implant for natural cartilage?
I recently had a nose that had been rotated 1-3mm & projected with a synthetic implant switched for a septal graft. After the rhino using the imp The original implant was in my... READ MORE
Followup: 1 month post septorhino. No old scar tissue was removed, and graft is deviated. Feel severe pain. How do I get relief?
Three wks ago I had a revision rhinoplasty but my surgeon did not remove mature scarring before he resected a septal graft & put it in. B/c the nasal tip was crooked,he put the... READ MORE
My surgeon performed open rhinoplasty on the tip & only the tip. Surgery took 1.5 hours; he replaced a graft & put the graft in deviated, constricting an already semi-closed... READ MORE
I am 3 wks post op & a septal onlay cartilage graft is pushing into my septum/totally obstructing breathing in left nostril. Mature scar tissue from previous rhino never... READ MORE
My surgeon put in a septal graft in my tip, in a nose that was derotated only on the left side. I am now unable to breath because the left nostril is bring compressed/pulled... READ MORE
Is it easy to add moderate projection to a nose to balance projection and tip elevation with an endonasal approach?
I had an unsuccessful rhinoplasty that left the tip very underprojected on the right side but suitably projected in the left. H/e, the left side is derotated and has literally... READ MORE
I have a bulbous, droopy, deprojected tip. I want to bring my upper lip foward; right now my lower lip juts when I smile or speak. How can I plan out a revision and advise my... READ MORE
A trauma after rhinoplasty led my tip to deviate and derotate entirely to the left. There is actually a dent on the right tip as a result. The left side is overprojected/1 mm... READ MORE
My septal cartilage only graft was put in a derotated nose. The derotated was not corrected before the graft was put in. I can see it's much bigger on the left than the right.... READ MORE
My surgeon left me with too little tip elevation in revision. I need to be rotated in one direction & think I need a longer caudal strip. Now what? READ MORE
I had a rhinoplasty w/ a septal shield graft, and hate how it looks/feels. I like the results that come from trimmed medpor grafts & feel that if the implant is placed in ear... READ MORE
I'm two months post op & my breathing upon inspiration is a lot worse because the shield graft was put too low. I am only breathing through 1 nostril & have nasal drip. When I... READ MORE
I have a wide, droopy tip and dorsum. When I pinch my dorsum onto my natural bridge, I can breath well and also think my nose looks more attractive. I want a rhinoplasty that... READ MORE
I am six weeks post-op for septo-rhino & my breathing has gotten worse. I have nasal valve collapse b/c the graft put in widened my dorsum so much I can't breath well, my... READ MORE
I had a rhinoplasty with a septal shield graft and notice the tip is dropping. I need a revision for additional scar tissue removal, but I was wondering if a graft can be... READ MORE
After much thought I feel I need an implant in my nose. One surgeon suggested rib; another will suggest a lot of grafts. I just feel this is unnecessary, & more importantly,... READ MORE
How do Gore-Tex, Medpor and Silastic compare when properly used in Indian/Asian short nosed patients?
It's my understanding that placement of the implant in natural cartilage is the real onus of any implant to help a patient augment a low bridge/support a tip through the dorsum... READ MORE
Two months ago, surgeon really derotated my nose. He didn't touch scar tissue formation I needed removed. The valve issues I'm experiencing are causing really bad headaches, &... READ MORE
A had a botched surgery and literally all my surgeon did was remove ear cartilage and well-placed medpor graft he advised me was inhibiting scar tissue removal. He removed none... READ MORE
A surgeon sewed me up at 0 mm, meaning my columellar strut is very tight. I don't like it. I want to be 1-3 mm so I can smile comfortably. Swelling is not the problem now, poor... READ MORE
I had a poor rhinoplasty result using cartilage from the back of one ear. I have a misplaced septal cartilage graft in my nasal tip now that I'm not sure is safe to re-use and... READ MORE
I was injured a year ago-causing scar tissue & swelling in my bridge & tip- & have undergone an open rhino where my dorsum & tip were lowered. The nasal valve weakness is in my... READ MORE
I was injured before rhinoplasty. My nose swelled badly in the tip, dragging the nose down. My upper lateral valve felt a lot of pressure, headaches and throbbing a few months... READ MORE
I have a droopy, thick skin nose & upper lateral wall valve collapse. Can I reshape my tip & dorsum while helping the valve?
I have weak septal cartilage, upper lateral wall valve collapse causing pain, & want a rhinoplasty revision for scar tissue and a bulbous, droopy tip. Can I correct all these... READ MORE
I'm Indian, and had non infected, non extruding implant removed based on bad advice. Now nose is collapsing. What can I do?
I had a medpor strut graft in a conchal bowl removed b/c I suffered a severe enough blow to the nose that it caused the tip to derotate, but I have thick skin & the amount of... READ MORE
What would happen if I had a shield & strut graft removed? They're hurting me, are unattractive, they're obstructing breathing
A surgeon sewed my nose twisting to the left w/a strut & shield graft. It was a mistake to go thru w/surgery. I'm 2 months post op & the face/headaches get worse & worse b/c he... READ MORE
Discussions started by anonpatient
I plan to get a revision for cosmetic surgery & am temporarily losing private health insurance. I am paying for the surgery, out of pocket, of course, but get the impressions... READ MORE