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Uneven Nostrils and Bulbous Tip After Cast Removal

I had revision rhinoplasty & septoplasty 8 days ago to deproject my nose, straighten the septum and to make my nostrils smaller. I had the cast... READ MORE

No Splint After Tip Revision? (photo)

Hi Dr. Tholen! And thanks so very much for answering my question that I had posted. I don't recall my surgeon putting an outside splint on me after my... READ MORE

What are the chances of toxic shock syndrome with Revision Rhinoplasty?

So I've read that toxic shock syndrome is not very common but does occure in 16 out of 100,000 people due to rhinoplasty. Of course this statistic... READ MORE

6 days post op revision rhino. After the splint was taken out, I look horrible like an avatar. Will this still improve? (photo)

I previously had a silicone in the nose which i had for 19yrs..but since my skin is thinning already and i dont to risk it from extruding, i decided... READ MORE

Heat and pain under rhinoplasty splint. Is this normal?

Hi. I am 3 days post revision rhinoplasty and can feel heat, tightness and pressure under the splint. Does this mean nasal callus is recurring? READ MORE

My splint is very tight and uncomfortable. Will this splint affect my nose? (Photo)

The tip of my nose feels very hard and looks so swollen and wide. Will this splint affect it? Should I lose not? READ MORE

Can the splint from rhinoplasty cause permanent skin damage?

I had revision rhinoplasty on June 1st. When the splint was removed, I had a prominent line/indentation along the side of my nose where the splint dug... READ MORE

Does cartilage graft need a splint after surgery ?

I had my 3rd surgery with same doctor, on 1st surgery he removed too much cartilage and bone ,on 2nd surgery he did ear cartilage and put cast on... READ MORE

Can the splint from Rhinoplasty cause permanent skin damage? Follow up.

My question pertains to the nasal skin. I have no complaint or problem with the shape of the nose- the shape and underlying cartilage and nose looks... READ MORE

What's going on with my nose? (photos)

I had a revision rhinoplasty 8 weeks ago. Same surgeon. My nose looked beautiful when I got the splint off. my frontal view of my nose now looks very... READ MORE

Do I need a second rhinoplasty revision or just wait it out? (photos)

I am two weeks out from my revision. My doctor took cartilage from the ear to use in evening out the tip of my nose. He also turned up my low hanging... READ MORE

What kind of recovery process can I expect after Revision Rhinoplasty? Initial Rhinoplasty/Septoplasty 9/22/15 (Photos)

My Dr offered to do what he called a "quick" revision to my still crooked nose at no cost. He said he will make an incision and do a controlled break... READ MORE

3 months post Revision Rhinoplasty, does my nose still have swelling? (photos)

I had revision open rhinoplasty +alar base reduction 3 months ago. Dr. told me when I got my splint off that his rhinoplastys only take 3 months to... READ MORE

2nd rhinoplasty a month ago. I noticed a bump in my bridge right after Dr took off my splint. He didn't touch my bone (Photo)

Rib cartilage was added in the right side trying to conceal a desviation. He told me that he didn't touch my bridge & this should go down. I’ve t... READ MORE

Should I have reconstructive Rhinoplasty surgery?

I had rhinoplasty a year ago. The doctor did not remove the splint. An assistant, not even a nurse, removed it and the pain was excruciating. I ended... READ MORE

Bump near incision on columella after 2nd open Rhinoplasty.. Any suggestions? (photos)

I just got rhinoplasty 2 weeks ago and the incision area is so large and bumpy it is ruining the entire look of my nose. I literly cried when I first... READ MORE

Can I flatten a bone that raised between my eyes? (photo)

I had rhinoplasty last year. The Dr took bone from my rib, placed it in my nose. The splint was put on so tight that the bone raised between my eyes.... READ MORE

I had a revision rhino on Wednesday and my nose is taped with an aluminum splint on top that looks tipped to one side? (photo)

Hi I had a complex revision on Wednesday and now my splint is tipped to one side. . I have it taped with an aluminum splint on top and lt looks skewed... READ MORE

Can a Nostril Retainer Help Maintain my Septum After Secondary Rhinoplasty?

I recently had revisionary surgery to fix breathing after septoplasty/rhinoplasty failed due to septum memory. After post-op I am able to breath... READ MORE

So far recovery of septal perforation repair is going well! I'm healthy. I'm 1 1/2 weeks post. Splints are still in.

Its the holidays and doctor is busy w/ family. I was told nothing strenuous until the 4-6 week mark, but that on my 4th week post opp he would have a... READ MORE

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