About Revision Rhinoplasty
Rhinoplasty is considered to be one of the most challenging plastic surgery procedures, by most of the plastic surgeons. Structure of the nose is complicated. In expert rhinoplasty, nasal deformities require to be corrected simultaneously while preserving maximum nasal function. The incidence of complications in rhinoplasty operation varies between 7 to 10 percent. Revision rhinoplasty is applied to patients who are dissatisfied their previous rhinoplasty.
Reasons for Having Revision Rhinoplasty
People who have undergone rhinoplasty might be dissatisfied with the results of the surgery. Sometimes prior rhinoplasty may have left damaged or deficient cartilage or bone. Also the shape is not corrected as the patient desired. Patients with problems in shape or function of their nose after rhinoplasty surgery are suitable for revision rhinoplasty surgery.
Preparation Process for a Revision Rhinoplasty Operation
Having your first visit to our clinic or for international patients online consultation for revision rhinoplasty operation, one of our experts will;
- analyze your medical records – It is essential for the surgeon to know about your previous illnesses, treatments and the first rhinoplasty operation you had.
- examine your nose – this is to decide the best option for the surgery
- Ask about your expectations – the surgeon needs to understand why you want a revision rhinoplasty operation and how you want your nose to look. Surgeon will also explain the procedure in details.
During Revision Rhinoplasty Procedure
Revision rhinoplasty operation is performed under general anesthesia. During revision rhinoplasty, in order to support the tip and nose bridge, additional cartilage is frequently required. The required cartilage primarily is taken from inside your nose. If there is not enough cartilage in the nose, the second choice to get the cartilage is the ear. If it is not possible to take it from the ears, the surgeon looks for cartilage in the other parts of the body especially ribs cartilage. What is performed during the surgery depends on the defects and the malfunction of the nose from the previous rhinoplasty procedure. Procedure time is variant due to the patient’s nose condition.
After the Procedure
There may be minimal pain after the revision rhinoplasty operation, our surgeon prescribe you a painkiller for this. According to decision of your surgeon you could stay in the hospital one day or you could be discharged at the same day. Your split and banges removed within about one week. You could continue your daily activities comfortably after one week. Since revision rhinoplasty can be considered a second rhinoplasty, caring after the procedure is more or less the same. Healing and recovery periods will be the same as in full rhinoplasty.
Revision Rhinoplasty in Turkey
Rhinoplasty is considered to be one of the most challenging plastic surgery procedures, by most of the plastic surgeons. Revision rhinoplasty is applied to patients who are dissatisfied with their previous rhinoplasty. Revision rhinoplasty in Istanbul could be considered the best way of it, with best revision rhinoplasty surgeons of Privia Clinic. Please contact us for further information.