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Questions from 11704

Is a Spreader Graft Necessary to Fix Nasal Valve Collapse?

I had a previous rhinoplasty where a dorsal hump was removed leaving me with a collapsed internal nasal valve. The doctor said he would use a closed approach to fix my problems... READ MORE

Replacing a Removed Nasal Spine

During my rhinoplasty 5 years ago my nasal spine was removed without my previous knowledge. My nose looks much shorter from the frontal view and as a result is not aestetically... READ MORE

Are Caudal Septal Extension Grafts Always Required to Derotate a Nasal Tip?

I had septorhinoplasty 5 years ago and my tip is slightly overrotated and have nasal valve collapse. One of the revision specilists I have seen said that rib cartilage is... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Reattach the M. Nasolabialis Muscle to the Septum?

My doctor released the m. nasolabialis muscle (in addition to the depressor septi) during septorhinoplasty (approx. 4.5 years ago). As a result my upper lip does not have the... READ MORE

Can the Function of the Upper Lip Change After Tension Nose is Released?

I had septorhinoplasty 4.5 years ago for a deviated septum and hump removal.To my suprise,after the surgery,I was told my anterior nasal spine was removed to fix a tension nose... READ MORE

Can Revision Rhinoplasty Strengthen a Weak Nose and Resuspend Nasal Skin?

My doctor broke and rasped my nasal bones, shaved down the septum too much and removed the distalend of the ULC.He also trimmed 4mm off the cephalic LLcartilage and sutured... READ MORE

Possible to Reduce Distance Between Nose and Upper Lip with Revision Rhinoplasty?

I had rhinoplasty 5 years ago for a hump removal. To my suprise, the doctor made my nose much smaller and deprojected it.The anterior nasal spine was removed,depressor septi... READ MORE

Is the Entire Depressor Septi Muscle Supposed to Be Disconnected During Rhinoplasty?

My doctor "released" (he said it was not cut?) the entire depressor septi muscle during rhinoplasty. I am unhappy with the changes it has caused. The skin in my lower... READ MORE

Rib and Fascia Vs Ear Cartilage to Fix a Scoop

I have a collapsed nasal valves,scooped bridge,and upturnrd tip from a primary rhino.I went on 2 consults for revision. One Dr suggested using ear cartilage to fix the scoop.... READ MORE

Is Medial Crura Supposed to Be Connected to Nasal Septum?

I had septorhinoplasty 4 years ago and notice my upper lip does not move the way it used to.As a result,it affects the way I look when talking. My doctor acknowledges this but... READ MORE

Can Depressions Below Nasal Bones Be Fixed During a Revision Rhinoplasty?

During septorhinoplasty the doctor changed the size and position of my nasal bones. The bones are shorter. Now,in addition to nasal valve collapse,the upper lateral cartilages... READ MORE

What is the Function of a Nasal Base Plumping Graft?

During rhinoplasty the doctor removed some bone from my nasal base. It not only affected the way my nasal base and upper lip look, but my upper lip moves very differently when... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Place a Graft at the Nasal Base to Replace Bone That Was Shaved Down During Rhinoplasty?

During my primary rhinoplasty 5 years ago, bone was removed along my alar nasal base area. I am very unhappy with the way it looks and feels. I was wondering if there is any... READ MORE

Is It Routine to Cut the Levator Labii Superioris Alaeque Nasi Muscle?

My doctor compromised my levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle during rhinoplasty.Is this a routine procedure and if so can it be reversed? It has changed the looks as... READ MORE

Can Fullness Be Replaced at the Nasal Base After the Doctor Removed Bone?

I had septo/rhinoplasty 5 years ago.The doctor told me,after surgery,that he had to remove: bone spurs from the base of my nose and remove the anterior nasal spine.As a result... READ MORE

Is It Possible for Skin to Not Reattach to Cartilage After Rhinoplasty?

I had a poor rhinoplasty 5 years ago leaving me with collapsed upper lateral cartilages and agressive removal of lower lateral cartilages.When I pinch my nose I cannot feel any... READ MORE

Can a Lateral Osteotomy Be Reversed?

During my primary surgery the doctor removed too much of a dorsal hump. There is some pain on the boney bridge area when I push on it and feels bumpy and irregular. He... READ MORE

Can Fixing the Collapsed Internal Nasal Valve in a Person with Previous Turbinate Reduction Cause Empty Nose?

I was wondering if it is possible that my collapsed internal nasal valve is preventing me from experiencing signs of Empty Nose Syndrome after submucousal inferior turbinate... READ MORE

Can Aggressive Deprojection of a Nasal Tip Result in Changed Airflow Patterns?

It has been a few years after my rhinoplasty/Inf. submucosal turbinate reduction and begun to experience breathing difficulties over the years.I have seen many ENT's which... READ MORE

Can a Long Surgery Affect Swelling and the Final Results of a Revision Rhinoplasty?

I was wondering if a longer rhinoplasty surgery would lead to more swelling as opposed to a short one. Also, can a great degree of swelling negatively effect the final... READ MORE

Are There Different Placements for Spreader Grafts?

I was reading an article that made it sound like spreader grafts can be placed internally or externally. I was wondering what the differece is between the two? Is external done... READ MORE

Will an Over-reduced Nose Cause a Lack of Support to the Upper Lip?

I had rhinoplasty 4 years ago and the doctor over resected removed my nasal spine and cut the depressor muscle. Ever since my upper lip feels very different, like there is... READ MORE

Will Spreader Grafts Strengthen a Weak Lateral Sidewall in Revision Rhinoplasty?

I had a rhinoplasty a few years back and now am having trouble breathing. I have an inverted V slight pinch in the tip of my nose. The nose collapses upon forced inspiration. I... READ MORE

Are Butterfly Grafts Common in Revision Rhinoplasty for Nasal Valve Collapse?

I was wondering if the butterfly graft a common graft used in a revision rhinoplasty. I was also wondering what are the indications for its use and what are the pros and cons... READ MORE

What is the Distal End of Upper Lateral Cartilage?

I had rhinoplasty 6 years ago. In the report it states that along with taking down the septum and ULC for hump removal, the doctor removed the distal end of my upper lateral... 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 connect the ULC to septum. I was... READ MORE

Discussions started by 11704

I was wondering if anybody had a butterfly graft used in a revision rhinoplasty?

I had a consultation for revision and the doctor suggested a butterfly graft to fix my collapsed nasal valve along with septal grafts to fix my side wall collapse.  All... READ MORE