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What You Should Know About Revision Rhinoplasty?


Rhinoplasty is a facial cosmetic procedure, usually performed to enhance the appearance or reconstruct the nose. The nose is the most prominent and protruding part of the human face with complex structure. Due to this complex structure of the nose, some people could be unhappy with results after their primary rhinoplasty.  Even in the best of hands, external deformities or breathing difficulties may occur after rhinoplasty. Thanks to revision rhinoplasty, surgeon can correct problems that were not addressed in a primary rhinoplasty. If you think you need revision rhinoplasty, this article will be a guide for you.

Are you a candidate for revision rhinoplasty?

Original rhinoplasty procedure has resulted in an unwanted outcome for any reason, you may be a good candidate for revision rhinoplasty. Procedure is performed for people who have both aesthetic and functional reasons. If your concern is of a functional or cosmetic and you are displease with your nose after primary rhinoplasty, you may be a candidate for revision rhinoplasty.

How long do you need to wait before planning a secondary rhinoplasty? 

If you are planning a revision rhinoplasty, it is important to wait at least one year. Because before undergoing a surgery you should ensure that all swelling has resolved. Surgeons assesse accurately nose after it has had sufficient time to heal.

What is done in a revision rhinoplasty?

The procedure is usually performed under general anesthesia. Although incisions are primarily internal, a small external incision is sometimes used. Surgeons reshape the bone and cartilage of the nose and care to protect the breathing function of the nose.

What to expect of your secondary rhinoplasty recovery timeline?

Although there are some similarities between original and a revision rhinoplasty, recovery process has a few big differences. The recovery period for surgery lasts one or two weeks. And patient need to stay home from work for seven to 10 days following surgery. Patients can expect to experience swelling, pressure and pain/discomfort in the first few days after surgery.

As a result, the decision of undergo surgery is personal. Choosing an experienced, surgeon who understands your needs is the best step of a successful outcome.

Rhinoplasty in Turkey

Vanity Cosmetic Surgery Hospital has been performing various types of  plastic surgeries such as rhinoplasty in Turkey. If you’re considering undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure in Turkey please contact us to book a consultation!

The page content is for informational purposes only. The content of this page does not include items containing information on therapeutic health care. For diagnosis and treatment, you must consult your physician or consult the physicians in our clinic. The content has been written regarding the following sources by Vanity Estetik doctors.


American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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