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Nose walls and tip feel hollow/concave after heavy cocaine use 6 years ago. Can this be corrected with reconstructive surgery?

After rhinoplasty in teens, I heavily abused cocaine in 20s. I have been sober for 6+ yrs. My inner nose tip feels hollow (in mirror I can see one... READ MORE

Rib Graft Protrusion?

I had reconstructive rhinoplasty and an onlay rib graft was placed on my nose. The edges of the graft are very sharp and protrude through the skin,... READ MORE

Revision Rhinoplasty After Reconstructive Primary. What Needs Fixing? How Complex Is It? Can It Be Done Under Local? (photo)

Primary was NHS reconstructive septorhinoplasty,hump removed,no tip work. Issues: 1.Restricted & noisy breathing 2.Left nostril collapse on... READ MORE

I had major reconstructive surgery. Is it possible to de-project the tip and make it come closer to my face? (photos)

When I was 16 year I had a rhinoplasty. The result was a over scooped nose with a even more boulbous tip. 20 years later I had a revision... READ MORE

Nasal Reconstruction-is There Any Alternatives? (photo)

A plastic surgeon resected an inordinate amount of cartilage from my septum (collapsing). I was told to see Dr. Dean Toriumi in Chicago who... READ MORE

I want a linear nose. Any suggestions? (photos)

I have had 2 rhinoplasties and the second left me with a scooped out, upturned over projected tip. I want a linear profile similar to the procedure in... READ MORE

Post Nasal Reconstruction Using a Rib Graft, What Options Do I Have if I Want a Nicer Looking Nose? (photo)

My nose was perfect looking but didn’t function. Now it functions but looks ugly. Surgery 1: Deviated septum resulting in a collapsed nose. Surgery 2... READ MORE

Irradiated Cadaver Rib Cartilage - I need a revision rhinoplasty to reconstruct the tip of my nose and dorsum.

Hi, I need a revision rhinoplasty to reconstruct the tip of my nose and dorsum, i'd like to know if irradiated cadaver rib cartilage would be suitable... READ MORE

Will Insurance Pay to Repair my Nose That Was Rebuilt from a Car Accident 10 Years Ago?

I was in a bad car accident over 10 years ago and received a lot of trauma to my face. My nose was rebuilt with a couple surgeries and of course... READ MORE

Who is/are the absolute BEST reconstructive rhinoplasty surgeon(s) in the WORLD?

I have had two surgeries; the first was intended to fix a bad fracture/breathing issue, but instead all the surgeon did was remove too much cartilage.... READ MORE

Nose reconstuction - irradiated cartilage graft or autologous graft? What is the chance of resorption in both cases?

After previous rhinoplasty the surgeon left me with saddle nose, alars deformity and asymmetries. Using grafts will be necessary and since I don't... READ MORE

Seeking revision rhinoplasty for bulbous tip. Do I need a more experienced Dr. for major reconstruction w/rib graft? (Photos)

1st rhino thinned bridge, but overzealous alar base reduct pinched nostrils. 2nd rhino opened up nostrils, added a bit to tip w/ear cartilage. While... READ MORE

After Having Implants for 30 Years (The Inventor of the Implant Did my Surgery) I Am Considering Having an Explantation Done?

How do I find a surgeon who specializes in explantation ? As I will not be replacing them I am aware of the deformity I face. Is the "reconstruction"... READ MORE

I had my revision rhinoplasty and ended up with necrosis on columella part and too much scarring

I'm 27 year old female.After revision rhinoplasty on 30th Jan,2016,my skin died on columella part and nostrils were resized and there are scarring on... READ MORE

Is there any possible way to have a reconstructive nose surgery to look EXACTLY how you looked prior Rhinoplasty? (photo)

I underwent a rhinoplasty 10 months ago but results were nothing like I expected.. I wanted a minimal nasal bump shaved down a couple of mm and... READ MORE

Significant Nasal Collapse with Complications - Do I Need a Reconstructive Surgeon in order to Breathe Again?

I had a rhinoplasty 25yrs ago. I never had any problems, esp. w/ breathing . 18 mo. ago, I had a septoplasty & sinus surgery from which I had a bad... READ MORE

How can my nose be fixed? I really want a revision rhinoplasty. (photos)

I had rhinoplasty to my tip and years later it's seem to have grown out of shape. Now 10 years later it looks like I have a little ball off the side... READ MORE

Reconstructive Septo-rhinoplasty. What is Causing Bruised Feeling? Tight Internal Skin? Burning? (photo)

Conservative op,fracture/hump removed, no tip work. Noisy/strained breathing,cartlidge in the wrong place,clear fluid runs one side,lump just above... READ MORE

Can I get my bulbous tip back?

I had a revision rhinoplasty, my tip was reconstructed and sutured together. Before I had a revision my nose was bulbous and the cartilages were... READ MORE

Reconstructing nose bridge and walls, how close can it get to how the nose was before this surgery? Want my nose back! (Photo)

What work's needed to be done to achieve the result as prior the surgery(only cartilage grafts)Can my nose be wider just below the raddix too?Previous... READ MORE

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