I had rhinoplasty about 7 months ago, my nose looks very crooked? Will it get better in time? (photo)
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Persistent nasal deviation after rhinoplasty.
it it is unlikely that this will improve. It will probably become more obvious with more time. Return to your surgeon or See a revision rhinoplasty specialist for correction of this deviation.
At this point, you need to give it time to settle down and heal. If you need a revision then you will likely have to wait a year or longer after your initial surgery.
Revision, some advices:
Thank you very much for sharing your concerns about your Rhinoplasty with us.
Congratulations for having patience and wait more than six months PO, which is the recommended time allowed to make judgments of value and be precise and accurate.
After having analyzed all the info and photos provided to us, i recommend to perform a Secondary Rhinoplasty (not a tip revision) this means (basically) treat the nasal bones and the nasal cartilages.
Therefore i would perform a narrowing of the nasal base (nose osteotomy) and alar and triangular cartilage shaping.
Dr. Emmanuel Mallol Cotes.-
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