Is it normal for this to happen after a rhinoplasty and if a year passes what could be the treatment for this deformity?
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Bumps after rhinoplasty
Bumps on the nose after rhinoplasty could be related to the irregularities in the bone or cartilage. They can also be related to the scar tissues or even palpable edge of the implant, when an implant is used. The scaring related bumps usually go away with time or injection of steroids.
If the bump that you notice is small you should wait. While it is, unfortunately, unlikely that it may go away, there is a chance. Regrettably, most bumps become more visible with time as the surrounding swelling subsides. Fortunately, these can all be eliminated very successfully no matter what causes them.
The residual problem may be graft related, irregularities that were not visible but became visible as the swelling subsided, or scar tissue. Hard to say without an exam and best to give it a year before revising.
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