Nostrils asymmetry after rhinoplasty (after 5 months). (Photo)
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Asymmetry of nostrils 5 months post op
Thank you for your questions.
Some patients report tenderness along the bony areas several months after a rhinoplasty procedure. The tenderness is usually along the osteotomy sites. This tends to resolve, and varies from patient to patient.
At 5 months, because of swelling, some asymmetry of the nostrils may be noticeable. The hope here is that things improve with the passage of time as the swelling settles. There are various causes for nasal asymmetry post rhinoplasty, and these can also be addressed using several techniques.
What you need to do is stay in touch with your surgeon who is best placed to assist you.
Pre op photos needed
It would be important to see if you had some slight asymmetry prior to surgery by studyingg your photos before surgery - most people have a slight degree of asymmetry present - if everything else is fine then such a small degree of asymmetry will not be noticed by people
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