Revision Rhinoplasty

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Revision Rhinoplasty 

The need for a revision rhinoplasty is usually the result of excess cartilage and bone being removed from the nose during a primary rhinoplasty. As the nose heals following a rhinoplasty, the nasal skin shrink-wraps around the remaining nasal architecture. Because the structure is weakened, the nose often becomes distorted and misshapen with ski-slope bridges, pinched nasal tips, retracted nostrils and compromised nasal breathing capability. Revision rhinoplasty is one of the most difficult operations to perform, and the surgeon must have extensive experience in treating these deformities before operating on patients. Over the last 18 years, Dr. Romo has performed hundreds of successful revision rhinoplasty surgeries using a combination of natural and artificial implant materials.

Dr. Romo is an expert in revision rhinoplasty. He has designed and developed many new surgical techniques in this field. Dr. Romo utilizes standard techniques for revision rhinoplasty, but also offers newer alternatives for needed architectural support. This means that natural material, such as ear cartilage and rib cartilage, may be used during the reconstruction. If the patient chooses not to use these donor sites, then safe, porous implant material may be used to support the new rhinoplasty. The latter approach reduces the post-operative healing period because donor site trauma is eliminated.
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