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Questions from Lilly23

Swollen Puffy Red Watery Eyes After Rhinoplasty Normal?

Hi, I had a septorhinoplasty along with turbinectomy done 4 days ago. My eyes are not bruised at all but they are extremely puffy, swollen and watery. Overnight, one of my eyes... READ MORE

Will the Columella Drop After Open Rhinoplasty?

I had an open septorhinoplasty a week ago and the columella seems to have been cut down and now there is no "columellar show". My nose looks flat and pig like from the front.... 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 themselves. How long will... READ MORE

Does Packing in the Nose Increase the Amount of Swelling?

I had an open septorhinoplasty and had packing in my nose which was removed 11 days after surgery along with my splint. My nose is now very wide and swollen. Is it possible... READ MORE

Do Spreader Grafts Make the Nose Wider?

I had a septorhinoplasty 2 weeks ago. My dorsal hump was removed and the surgeon placed spreader grafts and did osteotomies. My nose looks much wider from the front now and the... READ MORE

Rhinoplasty for a Retracted Columella?

I had a septorhinoplasty done 3 weeks ago which involved the removal of a hump. My surgeon also performed tip refinement which I didn't ask for. He also used spreader grafts... READ MORE

Nose Shorter After Septorhinoplasty?

I had a septorhinoplasty 3 weeks ago and my nose appears shorter and flat at the base. My nose tip used to droop slightly (which I didn't ask to be changed). Now it looks as... READ MORE

Will Cutting the Depressor Septi Muscle Shorten my Columella?

I had an open septorhinoplasty done 3 weeks ago. I used to have a slightly dropping tip when I smiled( I didn't ask for it to be changed). After surgery, my columella looks... READ MORE

Will Spreader Grafts Reverse the Narrowing Effect of Osteotomies?

I had an open septorhinoplasty done 3 weeks ago. The surgeon removed a hump, did osteotomies and inserted spreader grafts. However, my nose looks much wider than before. Will... READ MORE

I had an open septorhinoplasty a month ago to remove a hump. Can Alar Rim Grafts Be Removed?

I had an open septorhinoplasty a month ago to remove a hump. I'm not happy with the results. The surgeon made changes to the tip of my nose which I didn't consent to. He placed... READ MORE

Asymmetric Nostril Rims After Rhinoplasty

I had an open septorhinoplasty 5 weeks ago. My nostril rims(which were symmetrical before surgery) are now 2 completely different shapes. It is very notice from front and... READ MORE

Asymmetrical Nostril Rims After Rhinoplasty, Is This Permanent?

I had an open septorhinoplasty 5 weeks ago. My nostril rims(which were symmetrical before surgery) are now 2 completely different shapes and one hangs lower than the other. the... READ MORE

How Long After Rhinoplasty Can I Have a Revision for the Tip?

My revision will mainly be tip work. It may involve removal of alar rim grafts and insertion of a columella strut. Is it safe to have this done 6 months post op? READ MORE

Possible to Reverse Columellar Setback (Tongue-in-groove Technique)?

I had a septorhinoplasty done 2 months ago. The surgeon did a columellar setback using the tongue-in-groove technique. He said he stitched the columellar back to my septum. I... READ MORE

Will Tip Grafts Permently Stiffen the Tip of my Nose?

I had an open septorhinoplasty 10 weeks ago. The surgeon used alar grafts in my tip. Also performed a columella setback. My nose tip is very stiff. Will tip grafts permantly... READ MORE

Results of Steroid injection permanent? (rhinoplasty)

I had a steroid injection done recently. it was injected in my nose tip and also into one of my alar rims. the side that was injected looks much fuller than the other side. it... READ MORE

Runny nose after septorhinoplasty, what is causing this?

I had a septorhinoplasty done 6 months ago. The surgeon also did turbinate reductions in the inferior turbinate. My nose is constantly runny now. What could be causing this... READ MORE

Red bump 7 months after steroid injection and Rhinoplasty a year ago. What could be causing the bump and will it go away?

I had a rhinoseptoplasty (alar rim grafts, spreader grafts) almost a year ago. I had steroid injections in the nose tip and left alar rim 7 months ago. Immediately after the... READ MORE

Osteotomies on the outside of the nose. Will this technique affect my eyes and in what circumstances is this technique used?

Hi, i consulted with a doctor regarding revision rhinoplasty and he told me he would perform a small incision on the outside of my nose for the osteotomies. He said this will... READ MORE

I had steroid injections after revision rhinoplasty. Are the effects of steroid injections temporary?

I just got my cast removed at 2 weeks post op (revision rhinoplasty with ear cartilage used in the tip). Once the cast was removed, my tip was really swollen. My surgeon had... READ MORE

18 days post op Revision Rhinoplasty, my lips look smaller. Is this normal?

I am 18 days post op revision rhinoplasty. I had a small ear cartilage graft placed in my columella. My lips look smaller now (less fuller). I dont know if this is down to... READ MORE

Should I get steroid injections post Revision Rhinoplasty?

I had a revision rhinoplasty with ear cartilage graft in the tip 4 months ago. At 2 weeks post op, my surgeon was keen to do steroid injections.I refused because I had a bad... READ MORE

Will a steroid injection 11 months after revision rhinoplasty still be effective?

Hi. I had a revision rhino with ear graft in the tip. I refused steroid injections from my surgeon multiple times. 11 months post op, my nose tip is still swollen. Will getting... READ MORE

How long should I wait after revision rhinoplasty to get another revision?

Hi. I know the time frame for getting the first revision is 1 year after the primary rhino. I had my revision done almost one year ago. Unfortunately, I'm still unhappy with... READ MORE

Recent comments from Lilly23

Your story sounds so similar to mine. i feel your pain and know exactly what you're going through. its devastating READ COMMENT

What were your concerns with your primary rhinoplasty? READ COMMENT

Is that Shorena Begashvili in those pictures? she has a nice nose READ COMMENT

Honestly, your nose isnt bad looking at all. dr shahidi may have been right. the risks and complications with rhinoplasty far outweigh the benefits. i regret mine it was the worst decision i ever made. i wish i could go back in time and... READ COMMENT

Hi, great results! What was the total cost of the surgery (Including hospital and anesthesia)? Thanks:) READ COMMENT