Uneven nostril heights (not size) after rhinoplasty. What can be done to make them even? (Photo)
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Asian Rhinoplasty - Recovery First
6 weeks post op, some advices:
It's too early to make value judgments with 6 weeks after a rhinoplasty.
Swelling after a rhinoplasty depends of the surgery complexity.
In this regard, the nasal swelling Post-op It can last from two weeks to two months.
To reduce this swelling, I recommend you perform delicates daily lymphatic drainage massage therapy over the face (around the nose) avoid sun exposure, and take pain/inflamation pills, as your surgeron precribe you.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
Nostrils are never symmetrical
Aaron Kosins, MD
Newport Beach Plastic & Rhinoplasty Surgeon
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Uneven nostril heights (not size) after rhinoplasty. What can be done to make them even?
Uneven nostril height after rhinoplasty was often present pre-op and not seen or addressed. Although it can be improved, difficult to completely resolve. If you look at your cheeks and base of nose, you will likely see uneven projection and vertical height. Although you appear to have had alar base reduction, that often only changes the nose in a horizontal dimension, not a vertical one. A revision after 3 months can improve the symmetry but will have a possibly noticeable scar on the outside of your ala.
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