We don't peel the entire face at the same time as a face lift, because I
don't want the skin to be peeled in an area where surgery was done underneath
the skin. During the face lift, no surgery is done underneath the lips or
the front of the chin, so that area can be safely peeled at the very same time,
sometimes saving the patient from an extra trip to the operating room, and
allowing her to hide out while she heals from both operations at once.
That arrangement is more respectful of her time.
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Is There a Way to Put a Very Slight Curve in my Nose Without Surgery?
I had a revision surgery 3 weeks ago. I was left with a too scooped nose so I wanted cartilage places to make it a little more straight with a slight curve. I feel that my nose is too straight now. Is it possible to get a slight curve without having surgery again?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Revision rhinoplasty takes longer to show the final result
Three weeks is too early to judge the results of a revision rhinoplasty. Your nose will be changing and losing swelling for at least a year, more likely 18 months or so.
Also, revision rhinoplasty is so difficult, that it's rarely wise to operate to change anything "slightly." Every time you have surgery, some new feature will appear to bother you. My opinion is that you should back burner the idea of more surgery for at least a year or so.
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