New Scientist

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If I shorten my nose, will I need nostril reduction?

I have a long nose, with a dorsal hump, and my nostrils slightly flare out. I want a closed surgery with minimal amount of work. 1) If I shorten my nose by shortening the... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty: If I keep the cast and tape on for longer than 2 weeks, will it reduce the amount of swelling after it's removed?

I plan to get Rhinoplasty and I will need a dorsal hump removal (osteotomies), refining of the tip (I don't have thick skin), and possibility nostril reduction. I don't want to... READ MORE

Rhin/Septo/Endoscopic Inferior turbinoplasties inquiries

I will be having a Rhin/Septo/Endoscopic Inferior turbinoplasties, and I have a few questions. I will personally ask my doctor these questions, but it will be nice to hear... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty - Oily skin type issue

I understand that oily skin types take longer to heal. If I change my oily skin type by using tea tree products from 'Body Shop', will that help my recovery? Apparently, it... READ MORE

My right Inferior turbinate is too small & left tube is large. Will both turbinates be symmetrical post operation?

I will be having a Rhin/Septo/Endoscopic Inferior turbinoplasties. My Inferior turbinate on the right is too small because my septum is curved to the right, and my left... READ MORE

Tip projection when my tip is already slightly projected?

I will be having a Rhin/Septo/Endoscopic Inferior turbinoplasties. My surgeon said he needs to project the tip of my nose and that my tip will gradually go down due to gravity.... READ MORE

I have exams 3 weeks after my Rhinoplasty operation. Do you think I should postpone my surgery date?

I have oil skin and I will be getting a Rhin/Septo/Endoscopic Inferior turbinoplasties. I have exams 3 weeks after my operation. Do you think I should postpone my surgery date?... READ MORE

My nose collapses when I suck air from my nostrils. How would surgery fix that?

I will be having a Rhin/Septo/Endoscopic Inferior turbinoplasties. I have a deviated septum, so my surgeon said he was going to get the excess septum and use it to add support... READ MORE

Deviated septum 2 weeks post surgery, will this improve when the swelling is gone?

I had rhino/septo/endoscopic tuboplasties. It's been 2 weeks since my surgery, my cast has been removed and most the swelling has gone down. The right side is more swollen than... READ MORE