Tip of the Nose is Stiff Sensitive & Can't Be Moved After More Than a Year Post Surgery?

Nostrils Uneven Nose Looks Crooked Help

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Nasal tip stiff 1 year after surgery

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The nose, after a rhinoplasty, usually tends to soften up after 1 year.  If you are still having difficulty or pain you should be re-checked to rule out a problem. 

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Stiff Nose After Rhinoplasty

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In some cases, after a rhinoplasty your nose can be made stiffer.  This is especially in cases where grafting to support the nasal tip was performed.  Typically, noses tend to soften up at the 6 to 9 month mark but some noses take longer.  

Anil R. Shah, MD
Chicago Facial Plastic Surgeon
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