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Problems After Revision Rhinoplasty with Ear Cartilage Graft - Europe

Hello everybody.Some years ago I had a rhinoplasty,but this rhinoplasty left me with an over-resected and crooked nose and a pinched tip.It took some years before I decided to have a revision rhinoplasty,because I was so afraid of the results.Finally I found a doctor and had the revision 8 months ago.This doctor used ear cartilage graft to fix my nose. Well,now,8 months after ,the tip of the... READ MORE

Questions from Marilu25

Potential Side Effects from Removing Cartilage from the Ear for Revision Rhinoplasty?

Hello, 8 monts ago I had a revision rhinoplasty with ear cartilage. I have some questions regarding the ear: Can removing cartilage from the ear lead to ear collapse after... READ MORE

Can the Nose Collapse After Revision Rhinoplasty with Ear Cartilage Grafts?

Hello, 8 months ago I had a revision rhinoplasty with ear cartilage grafts (my nose was over-resected and pinched after a previous rhinoplasty some years ago). Please tell me,... READ MORE

Can Ear Cartilage Graft Be Removed from Nose Under Local Anesthesia?

Hello, I had a revision rhinoplasty with ear cartilage grafts .Can the cartilage graft be removed under local anesthesia or do I need a complete revision rhinoplasty? It was a... READ MORE

Options For Ear Reconstruction After Cartilage Harvest for Rhinoplasty ?

As I wrote before,I had a revision rhinoplasty with ear cartilage grafts. I can feel and see the depression in my ear (the cartilage was taken from the conchal bowl). Is it... READ MORE

Can Ear Cartilage Graft from Nose Be Placed Back in the Conchal Bowl?

I asked a question about ear reconstruction after cartilage harvest for revision rhinoplasty. I will soon remove the one ear cartilage graft from my nose because of problems.... READ MORE

Uneven Ears After Cartilage Harvest for Rhinoplasty and the Surgeon Refuses to Fix That, Is that Right?

Hi, I asked some questions before about the issues I am facing after a revision rhinoplasty with ear cartilage graft.The ears are now uneven because of the cartilage harvest... READ MORE

Ear Deformity After Cartilage Harvest? (Photo)

This is my ear after cartilage harvest for rhinoplasty.Is this a step-off deformity? I feel that there is a gap betweep the helical crus and the antihelix.My surgeon refuses to... READ MORE

Can Ear Cartilage Regrow if the Perichondrium is Not Removed?

If ear cartilage is harvested from the conchal bowl and the perichondrium is left there , can it regrow after many years ? READ MORE

Can Ear Cartilage Grafts Extrude (From Nose)?

I read that extrusion of ear cartilage grafts (when used in rhinoplasty) can happen, although it is rare.Have you seen such cases?And what has to be done in these cases? You... READ MORE

What Can Cause Cartilage Grafts Extrusion (From Nose)?

I have ear cartilage grafts in my nose and I am scared because I read that they can extrude after many years.What can cause extrusion ? And how often does it happen? Is a... READ MORE

Discussions started by Marilu25

uneven ears after conchal cartilage harvest for revision rhinoplasty

I had a revision rhinoplasty and the surgeon had to harvest ear cartilage from the one ear. The ears are now uneven and it is a noticeable asymmetry between them (the conchal... READ MORE

Recent comments from Marilu25

Claire england : I saw your pictures now .... I am so sorry .... I really hope that this can be fixed , but I assume that you are afraid of undergoing another surgery after all these you have been through !!!!! READ COMMENT

Zhara in oz : thank you for your understanding .... yes I really understand that you are so confused ... and I really understand why you are so afraid og having another surgery ... there is no guarantee , I know ....I regret that I had... READ COMMENT

I am so sorry to hear that .... :( I understand how you feel , I feel exactly the same ..... I couldn't find the pictures you have submitted here on realself... but I can imagine what you are describing ... Can this be fixed... READ COMMENT

Hey Angie, I can upload some photos in my review, although it is not so easy to see these things so clear (due to the camera flash etc) but you can see everything very clear in reality. READ COMMENT

I really don't want to scare you, but my experience with ear cartilage graft was really bad.I regret that I had this revision with ear cartilage.Please read my review. READ COMMENT