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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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If you have a rhinoplasty operation that turns out poorly, it is extremely unlikely that your surgeon will be able to make it right in a second operation.  If you did good research in selecting your doctor, and saw many excellent before and after pictures of his patients, your doctor may be able to perform your revision.

But the vast majority of poor results are created by surgeons who probably shouldn't be performing rhinoplasty, and a doctor like that wouldn't have anywhere near the specialized skill to perform the revision.  Think long and hard before having your doctor revise your nose.


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Questioner: My nose looks like it's cut in the middle, and looks like an extension?
From the picture you can tell that the surgeon made a mess. Looking at the picture, do you think a surgery is necessary?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: No fillers, please! But I believe improvements can be made.
Hi,

I know it's just one photo that you posted, but there are generally ways to improve the areas that you complain about in a revision rhinoplasty. 

The "dents" can often be filled in with cartilage grafting, and they can be made further inconspicuous by lowering prominences of bone next to the dents.

Then, I don't know whether this bothers you, but the tip of your nose can be raised, too. Whenever a nose is a little smaller, the bothersome features often are less noticeable. I shortened your nose in my morph.

My guess is that the doctor who recommended fillers or fat grafting does not perform revision rhinoplasty. Respectfully, I just think that's not a good solution for what I see in your photo.

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