rhinoplasty_nose_reshaping_190Nothing can be more frustrating than finding out that you’ve paid for something that didn’t turn out well, and rhinoplasty isn’t exempted from these procedures. If you’ve recently had a nose job, or medically known as rhinoplasty, and the results didn’t turn out really well, don’t frown. Yes, it’s disappointing and no one can even understand the emotional trauma that you’re going through, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t do anything about it.

The Cure For A Bad Rhinoplasty Job

The good thing about advancements in technology, science and medicine included, is that the majority of surgeries and procedures can be fixed. If your previous rhinoplasty procedure didn’t turn out really well, revision rhinoplasty is the solution. Whether you’ve had your procedure because of an accident, or just to enhance some features of the nose, and the procedure didn’t turn out what you wanted it to be, you have the right to go back to your surgeon to have it fixed. What is Revision Rhinoplasty?

What To Expect

In general, revision rhinoplasty is similar to the first procedure you underwent. Local anesthesia will be used to fix the damage, and this is also treated as an outpatient procedure. There are some instances, however, that you’ll be required to stay for a night in the surgery center or hospital. Aside from which, you’ll notice that your face will feel and look puffy – and this is normal. This is because of the local anesthesia. You will also notice that your nose will feel a little bit bruised, which will last for a couple of days or more. Your surgeon will suggest that you apply cold compress to help with the healing process. In addition to which, your surgeon might also prescribe painkillers, and antibiotics which you’ll have to take from 10 – 14 days, depending on how severe the bruise and swelling is. All of these things are normal after the surgery, however, if you have noticed pus forming around the treated area, or if you have fever, don’t hesitate to contact your doctor immediately. Keeping your head elevated a couple of days after the procedure is needed for faster recovery. Your doctor would also require you to stay away from keeping strenuous activities for a couple of weeks to avoid infection and further problems. Preparation For Revision Rhinoplasty Just like when you had your rhinoplasty, your doctor or nurse would give you pre-operative instructions and medical care. Most of these instructions would come in a small packet, which may include some medications that you should avoid taking at least 2 weeks prior the surgery. Sometimes, blood work may also be required before the procedure, but all of these depends on your surgeon and it is on a case-to-case basis.

Making It Right

Many people may suffer emotionally after a bad nose job, but, this is where it should stop. You should immediately contact your surgeon and make things right as soon as possible. It’s just good to know that you’ll not be stuck with a failed rhinoplasty surgery and you can still make it look better – just like how you wanted it to look like.


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