It is 32 weeks after my third rhinoplasty, and my nose is still "big". Is it swelling or did my surgeon make a mistake? (photos)

I broke my nose for the third time and my surgeon performed a 3rd rhinoplasty. My nose has been crooked since 9th grade when i first broke it, and even after surgery it was still crooked. The third time i got it performed it looked straight but lately ive noticed it slightly curving to one side and is still swollen. Do I need to perform yet another rhinoplasty (with a better surgeon), or is my nose going to straighten and thin out... Thank you!

Doctor Answers 2

Be patient in waiting for the final outcome of revision rhinoplasty

It can take one year or more for you to see the full healing and results from a rhinoplasty, possibly even longer with revision rhinoplasty, so hang in there!


Toronto Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Revision rhinoplasty after 3 prior rhinoplasties.

Revision rhinoplasty after 3 prior rhinoplasties means you have to wait a full year to decide if another is needed. This should be done by a revision rhinoplasty surgeon with a lot of experience. 

Toby Mayer, MD
Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon
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