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Botched, Butchered Nose Need Revision Info Please? (photo)

Unforunately I got butchered by an ENT. he used the tongue and groove. I think I have alar retraction on the left and right.I will probably need... READ MORE

Other Options for Fixing Alar Rim Retraction After Cartilage Graft Failed to Solve Problem? (photo)

I have severe alar rim retracting on my left nostril caused by scarring inside of the nostril. I already had a revision in which a graft composed of... READ MORE

Hanging Ala 1 Month Post-op Revision to Fix Alar Retraction. Will This Heal Back into Position?

I had revision rhinoplasty about a month back for fixing septal deviation, naasal valve collapse, alar retraction and scooped out nasal bridge. my ala... READ MORE

callus/bump on bridge removal with steroids causes nose tip to be pulled up?

Hello   i had revision rhinoplasty a month ago for septoplasty and alar retraction. I had an open procedure. Although not much was done to my... READ MORE

What is your professional advice for revision rhinoplasty? (photos)

I am 9mths post open rhino (primary) - removal of dorsal hump (requested) and boxy tip (not requested). My Surgeon has suggested dermal fillers for... READ MORE

Need Revision Rhinoplasty Advice Please?

I am exactly 1 year post-op. I have inverted-V, alar retraction and overresection of the alar cartilages wich left my nose concave at the tip and... READ MORE

3 rhinoplasty revision. Thinking of having the 4th one soon . what should i do ? (photos)

3 rhinoplasty revision with same surgeon . still not what i want it to look like. deviated septum , alar retraction , hanging collumella . I did... READ MORE

Revision rhinoplasty - mucosal scarring and alar retraction (Photo)

I had a revision 3 weeks ago to correct a fleshy obstruction in my left nostril, causing serious alar retraction. My new surgeon suspected I had... READ MORE

Is a revision rhinoplasty too risky? (Photo)

I have slight alar retraction, a remaining hump, & a depression on one side of the nose. more than one year after my primary rhinoplasty. My nose is... READ MORE

Ways to fix alar rim retraction in a revision? (photo)

Followed up with my PS that performed my primary rhino last May..he said he thinks my nostril is being pulled up bc of scar tissue. He said he thinks... READ MORE

Two years after my rhinoplasty, it's officially a bad result. What can be done? (Photos)

I had rhinoplasty two years ago, unfortunately it left me with obvious issues: 1- unsymmetrical nostrils where the right nostril is higher than the... READ MORE

Can anything be done to sort out this bad Rhinoplasty operation? (photos)

Hello, I had a hump removed and straighten my nose. I think I have bad alar retraction, and the skin below the nostril looks like a big scar. Why has... READ MORE

Alar retraction and hanging columella post-op, what are my options? (Photos)

I am at 2,5 months post op. Columella strut graft was placed to fix hanging columella but it is a bit low and can be pushed up (Maybe suture broke?).... READ MORE

What are my best options for further improvement? Any minimally invasive options, esp to fix nostril show/droopy base? (Photo)

1989-closed rhinoplasty for bump on bridge; 2007-closed rhinoplasty for tip that gradually grew bulbous after 1989 procedure; 2013-open rhinoplasty to... READ MORE

Alar retraction from a prior rhinoplasty

I have a retracted alar from a prior rhinoplasty. In doing my research, I'm coming across quite a few images where it appears the surgeon has... READ MORE

Revision Rhino: Goretex Removal (Photo)

I had my 1st open rhino 2 yrs ago.My nose was bulbous,bridge had a dent & tip needed projection.Goretex was used,grafted cartilage from my ear... READ MORE

Seeking experienced surgeon in Indiana for reconstruction of nasal valve/nostril collapse. (photos)

Background: 1 rhinoplasty and 4 other surgeries over the past 15 years (osteotomies, correction of deviated septum, turbinate reduction, polyp removal... READ MORE

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