Splint + Revision Rhinoplasty

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can scars after rhinoplasty be removed?

I made a nose surgery two years ago in Lebanon. (thick skin) After the surgery i had a lot of scars in my tip, especially on the left side other and... 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

I have had a revision septorhinoplasty and did not have any internal splints put in. Is this normal?

Last week, I had a revision septorhinoplasty and was not given any internal splints. I was under the impression that they were needed to assist with... READ MORE

why can't I breathe out of right nostril 11 days post op?

Had tip revision surgery 11 days ago, I could breathe once the splint was off but now my right nostril is plugged. I can't breathe through my left but... 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

After a minor revision, will removing a nasal splint early affect the result?

I had rhinoplasty over 2 years ago - I was unhappy with the results as there was a piece of cartilage that stuck out. 1 year later, I had a minor... READ MORE

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