Solution to botched nose job? I've developed a hard thickened scar around my tear duct due to mishap (Photos)
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Tear Duct Scar
Solution to botched nose job? I've developed a hard thickened scar around my tear duct due to mishap
Thanks for your question.
It will be several months before you know the true extent of scar from healing. It is important to manage your scars carefully with massage, sunblock, and topical scar creams. As long as the tear duct continues to function, you won't have other problems.
In the first 2 months after surgery on the face, scars can look far worse than they actually are.
The area of your injury tends to heal fairly well if you manage it properly.
If the scar doesn't heal well, there are several options for treatment including steroid injections, laser, dermabrasion, and scar revision.
Finally it is important that you keep the lines of communication open between you and your treatment team. They certainly want the best for you.
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