Irregularities after ear cartilage grafting are common
I am sorry to hear about your problem. Ear cartilage is a great graft for rhinoplasty surgery, however it can be difficult to work with and it is very unforgiving if it is too big or not place perfectly. When we use ear cartilage we take extra care to shave it thin and precisely place it in the right place in the nose so it is not visible. Do not worry, if yours is needs to be removed or repositioned that is a fairly easy surgery. I hope this helps and good luck.
Revision Rhinoplasty candidate to remove the ear cartilage graft
Without pictures,it is very difficult to give an opinion on what may or may not be required. In the majority of cases when a primary rhinoplasty involves reduction of cartilage from the nasal hump, ear cartilage grafting is unnecessary, since nasal cartilage is used for grafting purposes. Revision rhinoplasty is always more difficult from a primary due to scar tissue and previous cartilage grafts