Why are osteomoties 3rd time dangerous?
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Revision rhinoplasty and osteotomies
- After the initial healing phase, your bones heal along the osteotomy lines
- Re-fracturing them, in a controlled fashion, is not necessarily dangerous if you are careful
- If they need to be re-fractured, it is likely that the original osteotomies were not complete
- In essence, that means, that the surgeon could be performing osteotomies on parts of the bones that were not touched during your first two procedures
- In the end, you should trust your gut when choosing your surgeon
Osteotomies for a tertiary rhinoplasty
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