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Scarring Concern from Open Rhinoplasty with Dissolvable Stitches

I'm concerned about scarring from open Revision Rhinoplasty with dissolvable stitches over columella. How long until they fall out? Do dissolvable... READ MORE

Skin in Nose Near Stitches on Septum Red and Raw 13 Days Post-op, Normal? (photo)

I had revision rhinoplasty (removed old deviated goretex implant w/ new one) 12 days ago via close rhinoplasty. The area near the sutures on the... READ MORE

Alarplasty Revision Help? (photo)

This was the result of a alarplasty. My dr has tried to recut me and even derm it down, this was what it looks like now. The last revision was 6... READ MORE

How Do the Stitches on Your Ear Look After Ear Grafting in Revision Rhinoplasty? Does Fascia Grafting Leave a Scar on Your Head?

I am concerned about how will the stitches and scars on my ear and head look after these procedures. I would deeply appreciate some help by sending me... READ MORE

I'm 8 Days Post Rhinoplasty. I Used a Tweezer to Carefully Remove Dried Up Blood, Accidentally Removed Cotton Knots? (photo)

I'm 8 days post rhinoplasty (revision). I used a tweezer to carefully remove dry blood through my nostrils at the tip area. I then accidently tweezed... READ MORE

Is It Common to Use 6.0 Nylon Stitches Inside of Nose During Rhinoplasty?

I see in the post op report from my primary (8 years ago) that 6.0 nylon was used to suture together my LLC, to place a columella graft, and to... READ MORE

Rhino Emergancy

Hi its been a week sincee my revision rhinoplasty using a rib cartlidge strut. ive noticed where the internal stiches are that i can see something... READ MORE

I have stiches inside my nose after Revision Rhinoplasty. It is sticking out. Is it okay to take them out?

On july 7 i had my revision rhinoplasty and i have been seeing strings inside my nose that is noticeable because they are sticking out . i want to... READ MORE

3 rhinoplasty/septoplasty surgeries. Line under nose when I raise my lip when smiling/laughing still 19 months post op (photo)

After three surgeries on my nose I have three attempts (different surgeons) to centralise a severely twisted, dislocated septum. The last surgery I... READ MORE

Using hydrogen peroxide to clean my nose 4 days after surgery. now I'm afraid that I have damaged my stitches.

I used hydrogen peroxide 1 time after 4 days from my surgery and then I read this: "Absorbable Stitches, Hydrogen Peroxide a Bad Mix" http://www.drugs... READ MORE

I would really like to get the names of the very best revision doctors out there that can help. Any suggestion? (photo)

At the age of nearly 13, I broke my nose 2 times within 6 months. A local plastic surgeon straightened immediate. At 16 I went in for septa-rhino,... READ MORE

Pulled out Bleeding Stiches 10 Months After Revision Rhinoplasty?

I had revision rhinoplasty 10 months ago. Recently a dog ran full force with his head into my nose causing a sharp pain. Nose swelled a bit, but... READ MORE

Stitch inside left alar wall, uneven nostrils and tip after revision septorhinoplasty. Could it be due to scar tissue? (Photo)

On 4/7/15 I had a septo, right turbinate reduction and open rhino revision to correct the right side of the nose bridge which was higher/uneven... READ MORE

One side of nose wall is now higher than other after alarplasty, is it a good idea to have an alarplasty revision?

After alarplasty, one side of the nose wall was stitched back together about a couple mm higher than the other side. Not as obvious in person but... READ MORE

Skin tear after Rhinplasty. Caring for wound. (photo)

I had revision open rhinoplasty 10 days ago. During surgery my PS tore my skin. He said there was lots of scar tissue & my skin was thin. Is this... READ MORE

Polly beak deformity + to all the mess? What to do? Can I trust him to perform revision? Why stitch the nose this way? (photo)

8mnths post op, I think I have developed polly beak deformity too. What does need to be done to make it look normal again? Also, the little white... READ MORE

Can all types of nose sutures be removed with a revision rhinoplasty later? I don't like the defined nose I'm having?

An interdomal stabilizing suture,transdomal suture, and bilateral mattress sutures to straighten the lateral bowing.. All sutures in the nasal tip... READ MORE

Revision surgery and breathing problems. (photos)

I got revision rhinoplasty on 30th jan 2016,.This is the after result, Doc said my skin died during surgery (columella part died) why did this happen... READ MORE

Spreader graft question. Are they are held on by stitches?

I had spreader grafts put in via open rhinoplasty during revision. Question... most grafts fit into a pocket and are only sewn so that it heals scars... READ MORE

Can a nose stitched from both sides be opened and reversed back after septorhinoplasty? (Photo)

I had septorhinoplasty 2 weeks back and feeling depressed due to stiches on both sides of nose for making it slimmer. now it is causing breathing... READ MORE

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