Photo Gallery Revision Rhinoplasty Case Study

* All patients are unique and individual results may vary.

Patients seeking revision rhinoplasty require surgeons with extensive experience in rhinoplasty both primary and revision. The following patient presented with both aesthetic and functional concerns. Her case illustrates the interface of revision rhinoplasty as both cosmetic and reconstructive in nature. This patient who had undergone previous surgery could not breathe well through her nose and was unhappy with her appearance.
Analysis of her pre and post op photos demonstrates the concerns and operative plan to address them.

Before
Revision Rhinoplasty Case Study - patient  - after 1
After
Preoperatively on frontal view there is deviation and asymmetry of the tip. The base view shows the collapse of the nostrils causing airway problems as well as the deviation and asymmetry. Lateral and oblique views show the over projection of the tip resulting in a "Pinocchio" type effect.
Revision Rhinoplasty Case Study - patient  - before 2
Before
Revision Rhinoplasty Case Study - patient  - after 2
After
Revision Rhinoplasty Case Study - patient  - before 3
Before
Revision Rhinoplasty Case Study - patient  - after 3
After
Postoperatively on frontal view tip symmetry and shape are improved. Base view shows correction of the deviation and restoration of nostril rim support with correction of the breathing problem. On lateral and oblique views the tip has been set back restoring balance to the nose.
Revision Rhinoplasty Case Study - patient  - before 4
Before
Revision Rhinoplasty Case Study - patient  - after 4
After