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How Long Does It Take for Dissolvable Stitches to Dissolve? (Open Rhinoplasty)

I had an open rhinoplasty 11 days ago and have dissolvable stitches placed on my columella. My surgeon did not remove them as he said they will fall... READ MORE

The Stitches in my Nose Aren't Dissolving and It's Been a Month Since my Rhinoplasty

I have a few stitches on one side of my nose and they hurt when I'm trying to clean my nose with cutton swabs. The stiches hang loose and absorb... READ MORE

How Long Can It Take for Sutures to Dissolve After Rhinoplasty?

It has been 18 days after my surgery and I can still see the stitches in my nose and right breast. How long will it take for them to dissolve? READ MORE

What Kind of Stitches Are Used in Rhinoplasty?

Do they dissolve or are they taken out? Do I have a choice? My friend had rhinoplasty last month and she had 16 stitches. She said getting the... READ MORE

Is It Common That a Fascia Graft for Nose Will Dissolve In Time?

Hello , I had very bad irregularities due to a bad rhinoplasty and as a result I had to have it corrected with fascia grafting . I'm concerned as... READ MORE

Do my stitches fall out or dissolve?

It's been two weeks since I've had a septoplasty rhinoplasty and my dissolvable stitches are starting to stick out on the inside wall of my septum and... READ MORE

Kenalog Shots Now my Dorsum Looks Huge. When Will it Go Down?

I'm about 6 months post open rhinoplasty. My surgeon injected kenalog at three locations in my dorsal to see if we can prevent getting a polly beak.... READ MORE

How Can I Remove Dissolvable Stitches on my Own?

I had my rhinoplast/septoplasty oversees.. it has been over a month the stitches on the septum havent dissolved. when i tug on the knots i feel a... READ MORE


I have just had an alarplasty procedure done yesterday, in Thailand and the results so far look ok, but the the surgeon used soluble sutures. I have... READ MORE

Can vicryl and PDS sutures still be in my nose after 6 months?

I thought my stitches were dissolvable but have read up on the absorption time on vicryl and pds and I am surprised as they do not fully dissolve for... READ MORE

What ointment is best to use inside my nose to help dissolve sutures and keep my nose moist 10 days PO from septorhinoplasty?

What do you prefer, Aquafor, A+D ointment or Vaseline? I was told to stop using my anitibioric ointment I was prescribed after day 7. Thanks! READ MORE

How do you know if the sutures are removable or dissolvable? (photo)

I recently had gotten an open rhinoplasty and was wondering if my sutures are removable. I had gotten the gauze out yesterday and it was not very... READ MORE

3 weeks post op of open Rhinoplasty, I have a white bump where stitches were. Should I be worried?

I had open rhinoplasty about three weeks ago. The dissolveable stiches where very long so I decided to cut them to make them shorter. I accidently... READ MORE

I accidentally took out my dissolvable stitches?

I had an open rhinoplasty a week ago and today I accidentally took out my dissolvable stitches on one side of my nose, it's the ones on the bottom... READ MORE

Undissolved Sutures, Nasal Bones Showing, How Would I Go About a Revision? (photo)

Hello, I'm Jordan. I have a few questions that are hard to describe so I tried to provide a bunch of pictures so you can accurately see what's going... READ MORE

Can a cartilage graft dissolve over years after a Rhinoplasty?

I heard cartilage grafts can dissolve overtime.. Is this true? How can the nose be stabilized so nostril collapse won't occur? Especially if a "hump"... READ MORE

Pulled out a dissolvable stitch after Rhinoplasty (two weeks post operation). Could it effect my rhinoplasty results??

Hello, I am two weeks post-op and today was gently touching my nose, then felt something inside my nose and decided to pull it out (thought it was... READ MORE

My dissolvable stitch fell out 5 days after nasal sill incision. Will this negatively impact the results?

There were 2 stitches in each nostril, one permanent on the outside, and one dissolvable on the inside. My PS removed the permanent ones on the... READ MORE

6 Weeks Post-op Stitches Still Not Dissolved?

I had closed rhinoplasty preformed 6 weeks ago and I noticed that in one nostril, there is a stitch that is poking out of my skin that has not yet... READ MORE

Dissolvable sutures in columella and alarplasty incisions? (photo)

I had open rhinoplasty done 8 days ago. The sites for my alarplasty and the columellar incision seem to be healing well. My surgeon used dissolvable... READ MORE

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