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Pulled Dissolvable Stitch out After Rhinoplasty

I had a tip Rhinoplasty on 2/27/09, and while I was cleaning my nose on the right side today (around a week after surgery), I pulled out my... READ MORE

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

Piece of Thread from Stitches Left After Rhinoplasty

I had the stitches removed two days ago and I am afraid the doctor left a piece of thread inside the scar tissue. On the scar there is a little... READ MORE

Should I Still Have Stiches in my Nose 3 Weeks Post Op? My Doctor Didn't Say Anything About This.

I had rhinoplasty about 3 weeks ago. A week after surgery I saw my doctor and I thought he removed everything - cast, tubing, and the 3 sutures on the... READ MORE

Can Stitches Still be in my Nose 5 Years After Rhinoplasty?

1)I had my nose done 5 years ago by Dr.Gary Friedman in SF.He's now out of business.Since the surgery I have a big bump/growth inside of my left... 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

Bad Smell,is It an Infection?

I got a nose job bout 3 weeks ago,past few days I noticed a smell frm my nose,is it infected? I still have the dissolvible stitches in my nose,is it... READ MORE

Should the Cast and Stitches from an Open Rhinoplasty Be Removed Within 7 Days to Avoid Scarring?

It's been four days since having my primary open rhinoplasty. I would like to know when stitches and sutures need to be removed by, to prevent... READ MORE

Dissolvable Stitch Remained a Month After Rhinoplasty?

I still have a dissolvable stitch in nose after almost a month after surgery. Is this normal? READ MORE

How Long Does It Take for Rhinoplasty Stitches to Dissolve?

How long does it take dissolving stitches to dissolve? It's been almost 3 weeks since my surgery and they are still there. READ MORE

Post Rhinoplasty, Snot, Booger, Glasses, Stitches?

3 weeks post op rhinoplasty, is it normal to have clunks of gross..i also have this string that im not sure if its a booger or stitches... READ MORE

Would I Know if I Accidentally Pulled out a Stitch from Rhinoplasty?

I was cleaning my nose gently with a q tip (one week post op) and I noticed a little plastic (looked like a thread) stick straight out, I wasn't... READ MORE

Stitch Stuck 5-6 Weeks After Rhinoplasty. How Do I Remove It?

All healed nicely, accept a few days ago I felt something rough under my nostril, after further investigation I discovered its the end of a non... 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

Could an Extreme Yawn Break Internal Stitches After Rhinoplasty?

I'm 6 weeks and 6 days post-op my rhinoplasty, was yawing (it was quite a big yawn) i heard a very little tick-like sound, is that weird or am i... READ MORE

Who should be removing stitches for patients?

After undergoing multiple surgeries: rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, chin implant, and lipsuction. Post-op, should the surgeon himself approve of... READ MORE

When can I wear makeup after rhinoplasty?

I had tip plasty and alar trimming 3 days ago and the stitches are very prominent and countless.. so im scheduled to take off my stitches on my 5th... READ MORE

Is There a Stitch Poking Through my Skin After Rhinoplasty?

I think there is a plastic stitch poking through one side of my columnella. Its been 9 months since my surgery and every other week or so I get a... READ MORE

Will Incisions on the Side of the Nose Causes Permanent Scaring? (photo)

Hi Doc, These are the photos 7 days after the stitches are removed post rhinoplasty surgery. From the photos, you can clearly see the cut lines. Will... READ MORE

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