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How Long After Your Primary Rhinoplasty Will Cartilage Reabsorb?

For my primary rhinoplasty, my PS made an incision in my hair and took cartilage from the layer underneath my hair and he also used ear cartilage. How... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty - Rib Cartilage Absorption

Hello, I recently had an augmentation rhinoplasty with my own rib cartilage and the surgeon purposely over-augmented the graft to compensate for... READ MORE

Rib Graft Concerns?

There's a chance I'll need rib grafting (my own) for revision & I keep reading conflicting information. I'm wondering the general opinions of... READ MORE

Is That a Conservative Way to Help Spitting Suture Reabsorption? (photo)

I had a rhinoplasty 20 yrs ago,only to the nasal base.Since last year,pimple like on the inside of my nose,quite visible.Last week sore and it bled... READ MORE

Is ear cartilage graft resorption possible after primary Rhinoplasty?

I had primary rhinoplasty two weeks ago. I had ear cartilage used to augment the nasal bridge. I'm concerned that the cartilage will resorb. My course... READ MORE

About the sutures used in bulbous nasal tip reduction. What happens after the sutures have been absorbed?

I asked a question about those before and most answers said you could use dissolvable sutures to shape the cartilage. What happens after the sutures... READ MORE

Will the cartilage spreader graft used during Rhinoplasty will absorb in time or will be stable?

11 months ago I had a septoplasty to correct my deviated septum; during the surgery, performed by an ENT/ plastic surgeon doctor, the doctor placed a... READ MORE

Is it possible that ear cartilage will be absorb completely ?

I want to have autologous rhinoplasty but I am so worry about the absorptivity of ear cartilage on nose bridge and tip of the nose . Is it possible... READ MORE

Why do I still have distorted tear troughs 11 months after Rhinoplasty? (photos)

Immediately following surgery my tear troughs were black and blue and filled with blood. My plastic surgeon says it will absorb on it's own but it has... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty: true that cadaver cartilage eventually reabsorbs?

Dear doctors is it true that cadaver rib cartilage placed on the nasal dorsum in rhinoplasty will eventually resorb because it has no living cells in... READ MORE

Is there a possibility that the grafts used for my rhinoplasty will be resorbed?

Hello. I got my septorhinoplasty a little more than 3 months ago and I am a bit worried after hearing about graft resorption. As of now, my nose does... READ MORE

Dome suturing question. Any suggestions?

I understand many surgeons use absorbable sutures for the domes. however, my surgeon used nylon sutures for the domes. Does this mean my good shape of... READ MORE

Cartilage grafts and infections?

I was once told that cartilage grafts can potentially reabsorb if there is an infection. Now, I am concerned because I have developed a mild tooth... READ MORE

Reabsorption and Nicotine?

I will be undergoing a nasal reconstruction which entails extensive grafting. Coastal cartilage for the top of the bony base, and ear and septal for... READ MORE

Tip graft to undue cephallic trim?

I am looking to recreate a more bulbous tip, one that is similar to my tip prior to my primary. Which materials for this: coastal or conchal? What's... READ MORE

Did the cartilage absorb or was it swelling? (Photos)

I preferred how my bridge looked around 5 months after my rhinoplasty versus how I look now which is around 21 months post op. Did my bridge look... READ MORE

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