Revision Rhinoplasty for polly beak - can I get a refund? How can it be fixed? Do I need a rib graft? (Photo)
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Revision Rhinoplasty: pollybeak deformity & bulbous tip
Three months post op is still very early after surgery. Give yourself at least 6 months or more then reevaluate. Although now it appears that you have somewhat of a bulbous tip and pollybeak deformity, you can consider seeking a second opinion from a surgeon who performs many revision rhinoplasties.
Evaluating rhinoplasty results after 3 months
The process of healing for a rhinoplasty procedure is a journey in patience. In general, is wise to wait a full year to fairly evaluate the results of your surgery, to allow the swelling to resolve and the tissues to heal. I would caution you to not jump into revision surgery at this time.
Continue to be patient and good luck!
You should wait a full year and sometimes longer for all the swelling to subside before going in of any revision. Preop photos would be helpful.
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jolet111, I would not recommend such a quick return to the OR. Wait a minimum of 6 months and in the mean time tape your supratip and get Kenalog/5FU injections every 6-8 weeks for a minimum of three injections (assuming you are not pregnant). Then make sure you are seeing an experienced surgeon that does "only faces". See the video and good luck!
Revision rhinoplasty for polybeak deformity,etc.
No surgery for at least 6 more months. Your tip needs to be supported and the excess cartilage removed but it is too early to do this. You should get a second opinion in 6 months from a very experienced revision rhinoplasty surgeon.
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