I had revision rhinoplasty for the 2nd time 1 week ago. My original rhinoplasty was done in July 2009. The second revision was done exactly 1 year later when my doctor and I were not happy with the hanging columella. I was very happy with the result after. About a year after, I had a cartlidge bump on the tip and the columella shifted. He fixed it and I am now happy with how its looking. I know I have a little swelling, but what are the chances of it shifting again? I'm stressing out over it!
Shifting Again After Revision Rhinoplasty?
Doctor Answers 1
Shifting columella following revision rhinoplasty?
In general, the typical side effects of rhinoplasty may include the following:
1) Mild pain
3) Blood tinged discharge for 48-72 hours following surgery
As long as your surgeon secured the columella in a proper location, there is a very low chance of shifting. I would enjoy the results you are experiencing and not worry about the "what ifs".
Thanks and I hope this helps!
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