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Small Skin Grafts for Alar Retraction?

Hi,I have undergone revision rhino 3 months ago.I'm very happy with everything except for minor 1side alar retraction(photo). It is not... READ MORE

Could a Retracted Columella From Surgery 4 Months Ago Change in Appearance Over Time?

I have a slight retracted columella after a revision was done to fix it 4 months ago. Cartilage from my ear was placed for a strut graft. It still... READ MORE

Can Columellar Retraction Be Fixed? What About The Thinning Of The Area? (photo)

Hello My columella has retracted. I asked before and ws told my own rib cartilage could be used which is great. I have seen some great dcotors who can... READ MORE

Considering a Revision Rhinoplasty for Hanging Columella/retracted Nostrils? (photo)

I initially had a closed rhinoplasty in 2010 to remove a large hump on my dorsum. I haven't been fully happy with the result and I feel the tip of my... READ MORE

Pulling on retracted collumela. Should I follow instruction from my surgeon, 4 months post revision? (Photo)

I had my revision 4 months ago . At my last appt surgeon told me that my collumella is retracting and to pull on it to push it down many times a day .... READ MORE

I Am Needing 4th Revision Rhinoplasty for a Retracted Columella and a Anterior Septal Extension Graft? (photo)

As the Other 3 Reabsorb? My last revision rhinoplasty in 2007 I was 44 at the time. The doctor told me I was too old to use my own Rib cartilage ? My... READ MORE

My columella retracted causing an upper lip protrusion. How can this fixed? (photos)

Dear doctors, I am so depressed about how bad my nose looks after my primary, I had a much nicer nose before. it has changed my whole face, one of the... READ MORE

Can my bridge be augmented with diced cartilage wrapped in alloderm or fascia? Would a plumping graft be suited for me? (Photo)

I got rhinoplasty 9 months ago. I wanted a straighter bridge and a little smaller profile. I think my surgeon resected too much. I don't like that I... READ MORE

Do I Seem Like a Good Candidate for a Second Revision Rhinoplasty (And Possible Otoplasty)? (photo)

I had two rhinoplasties (and otoplasties) performed by the same plastic surgeon. I would like to look prettier and more feminine (with character). I'm... READ MORE

Considering a Revision Rhinoplasty for Hanging Columella/retracted Nostrils or Polly Beak Deformity? (photo)

I initially had a closed rhinoplasty in 2012 to remove a large hump on my dorsum. I haven't been fully happy with the result and I feel the tip of my... READ MORE

What is the best way to improve a retracted columella? This would be a revision surgery. (photos)

My nose was also left overly projected and nothing was done with the tip- can decreasing the projection and tip work improve the appearance of the... READ MORE

After a revision rhinoplasty my columella is large and nostrils uneven and retracted. What can be done to fix this?? (photo)

I used the same doctor for both primary, and revision rhinoplastys. The first time he did a beautiful job. I shoulve left it alone.I thought the tip... READ MORE

Can a columella strut be removed and can the columella look like it once did?

Hi. I had a revision a year and a half ago, and without my consent, the doctor removed my colemulla and made my tip very pointy despite me asking for... READ MORE

Can you remove columella strut through closed rhinoplasty?

I am going to be having a revision rhinoplasty.is it possible to remove a collumella strut through closed rhinoplasty.i was left with a retracted... READ MORE

What procedure is performed to pull a retracted philtrum back in place?

In 2012, I had a revision rhino to correct an inverted v. Against my instructions, my doctor deprojected my nose, and in doing so my philtrum... READ MORE

Revision Rhinoplasty with Grafting: Will my Surgeon Charge a Ton of Money if Its His Own Mistakes?

I had a rhinoplasty two years ago. Although my doctor was lauded as the best surgeon in the area, I feel unhappy with the results. He has left me with... READ MORE

My columella is retracted from a doctor trying to de-rotate my tip?

I had a tip that was a bit over-rotated and the doctor de-rotated it and added a strut removing my columella. it looks very aggressive and sharp and i... READ MORE

How can a surgeon revise a downturned, derotated nose with a retracted columella?

I was injured w/ an implant in my nose, so it had to be removed. A surgeon removed the implant in my columella w/out taking into account how to make... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty- my surgeon's suggestions to correct. Sound reasonable? (Photo)

After two rhinoplasties, my surgeon offered to correct some remaining issues in an in- office procedure. - tip tilts to the right: fold the left lower... READ MORE

Can a retracted columella to a bad rhinoplasty be fixed? What can be done for my nose for the third time? (photos)

4 month a go I did a revision rhinoplasty to fix my polybeak nose . However the dr. made my nose asymetric, short and upturned. my clumella is not... READ MORE

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