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Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
Steven M. Denenberg, M.D.
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Her first rhinoplasty operation, performed elsewhere, left her with those two bizarre-looking bumps on the left side of her nose.  Her plastic surgeon told her that there was nothing that could be done about those bumps.  The photo on the right was taken after her revision rhinoplasty in my office.

Rhinoplasty is by far the most difficult of the plastic surgery operations.  You must be extremely careful in making your selection of a doctor.  FacialSurgery.com has a page containing advice on how to find a competent plastic surgeon.


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"I always thought that having a beautiful nose
would make me feel better,
but I could never imagine that
it would change my life. "
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Questioner: Is There Hope for Another Revision Rhinoplasty?
I had a revision rhinoplasty to fix my deviated septum. I wanted to keep the shape and size and only fix the deviation. A graft was placed (not from my body) but I was surprised that now my nose appears to have bad scar tissue, resulting in a "no shape" and bulbous nose. Could another revision fix my nose, for the last time? Or, will scar tissue keep forming? Can my nose be slimmed and defined? I live in Saudi, but I'm considering a revision in the states. Is there any surgeon you recommend?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Removing scar tissue to give definition to the nose can be difficult
While it's true that some scar tissue will always form after any operation, the question is whether your scar tissue can be carved enough to give a meaningful improvement despite the new scar that can form. Sometimes the cartilages can still be modified to help with narrowing and defining, or adjusting or removing the graft could help.

Could you post larger photos, taken from many angles, and also let us know where the graft sits? That would help. 

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