4 weeks post op of Rhinoplasty, I have a dent on my left nostril. Will this heal or do I need a revision to fix it? (photos)
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Doctor Answers 3
Soft tissue triangle depression
Not to worry!
contouring. This is due to internal suturing. Any concerns about revision should be
held off for a minimum of 6 months. Most issues resolve themselves in 6 months.
I recommend you wait 6 months and then see if the nostrils look symmetrical. You
never revise a rhinoplasty within the first months of surgery. There is swelling and
other factors which play a major role. Healing needs time. If you are not happy
after 6 months, then see your Plastic Surgeon regarding a possible revision.
4 weeks post op of Rhinoplasty, I have a dent on my left nostril. Will this heal or do I need a revision to fix it?
Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
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