Are transom and interdome suture tongue in groove reversible?

I am very unhappy with my rhinoplasty result which I had 3 months ago! My PS basically botched me n took a lot of my nose so now I am dealing with short , and upturned nose ! I know I have to wait but I am considering getting revision ! PS said he used Transom and interdome suture Tongue In groove tec , do these two tec reversible!? I like my nose drops ! I have long space between my upper lift n my nose ! Thanks !

Doctor Answers 2

Secondary rhinoplasty is always much more complicated than primary.

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Is very likely that the problem with your nose can be reversed but physical examination would be necessary. It would be very helpful to any surgeon you consult with to have a copy of your operative report.


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Hello, thanks for your question and sorry to hear that you are unhappy with your result.  I recommend that you continue to follow-up with your surgeon and express your concerns.  3 months is still very early, and the final result often takes up to 1 year.  Some of the suture techniques can be reversed, but you would need to discuss that with your surgeon or obtain the operative report to review.   

Soumo Banerji, MD
Houston Physician

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