Member since 3/29/2010


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Questions from johndoe85

Small Skin Grafts for Alar Retraction?

Hi,I have undergone revision rhino 3 months ago.I'm very happy with everything except for minor 1side alar retraction(photo). It is not structural, and I am sure it is from... READ MORE

Rotation From Skin Contraction?

My surgery was nearly 7 months ago. Shield graft and pollybeak excision were done. My complaint right now is a fullness in the supratip and a deprojection in the tip. The... READ MORE

Will I End Up With Cephalic Rotation from Healing?

Hi, I had open revision rhinoplasty 7 months ago. Polly beak removed, shield graft put in. The supratip area is still swollen and I can feel the skin has not contracted yet to... READ MORE

Methods to Induce Angiogenesis in Skin

I have undergone a few rhinoplasties and in hopes of improving the circulation in my nose I am looking into ways of promoting angiogenesis, other than hypoxic exercise. From my... READ MORE

Retin-A - No Peeling

Hi, I have been using Retin A 0.025% for the past 3 weeks; I am mainly using it for collagen production. It has cleared up all my blackheads and acne, but I have not noticed... READ MORE

Does Retin A Require Inflammation to Work?

Hi, I have been using retin A for the last 6 months. I know that inflammation is required for the body to heal itself. So is inflammation required in the retin A mechanism to... READ MORE

Can a PDS Plate, in Revision Septoplasty, Be Done Through the Closed Approach?

Very interested in this option as it has been used in Europe with extremely high success rates. I can't find any information on if it needs to be done through the open... READ MORE