What is a Revision Rhinoplasty?
Revision Rhinoplasty / Secondary Rhinoplasty is the second or any subsequent operation on your previously operated nose. Any minor or major operation performed after the first operation should name as a Revision Rhinoplasty.
The common reasons to have Revision Rhinoplasty are;
- Sagging of the nose tip
- Nasal hump or over-carved nasal bone
- Collapse in the nasal cartilage
- Subsequently formed nasal septum deviation
- Asymmetry in nasal tip and/or in nasal wings
- Difficulty in breathing
- Growth in the nasal cavity
- Excessive upturned nose
If you have at least one of these problems or don’t feel fully satisfied about the first result, you probably need a Revisional Rhinoplasty.
The needed time to reach the final result of the nose shape is almost 1 year. If you have waited enough and haven’t reached the desired result, this can be the time to think.
At this “time to think” stage of yourself, this article will help you to get necessary information about Revision Rhinoplasty.
Is it normal to need Revision Rhinoplasty?
The primary Rhinoplasty operation is substantially successful to create satisfying results. However, there is a fact that 25% of the first operation continues with a Revision Rhinoplasty. Some noses are called “difficult” to shape. The surgeon cannot easily fix all the problems of the noses with a single operation. In some cases, the surgeon may tell you why you may need Revision Rhinoplasty in the beginning. They can explain the situation technically and convince you about your needs. They are usually called as “minor touches”, but for some cases there will be major changes in need to make the nose straighten.
On the other hand, the surgeon sometimes doesn’t find any important fault in your primary result. However, you talk about your dissatisfaction and discomfort. This time you have to convince your surgeon to have Revision Rhinoplasty operation. Although the last word comes from the doctor, they always takes your happiness in consideration.
Revision Rhinoplasty is much more complicated than the primary Rhinoplasty, and the most important part is to select the best surgeon.
Is there any satisfaction guarantee for the Revision Rhinoplasty?
To be honest, for none of the plastic surgeries you can get a satisfaction guarantee. With good specialists and your expectation clarities, it is a high probability not to feel disappointed after the surgery.
If you don’t explain your necessities and don’t be aware of the pros and cons, you can probably feel unhappy after the operation. Actually, your surgeon tells you everything about your operation before you have it. You will be aware of the risks. They try to freed your mind from your fears and question marks. You will learn all of the probabilities that you can face with during and after the operation. You will be aware of the existence of the difficulty and easiness and the subsequent surgery necessities.
As with the primary surgery, Revision Rhinoplasty also doesn’t give you pre-guarantee for being completely happy with the results. However, with the new technologies you can see your final nose shape virtually. You can be aware of the risk in cartilage compatibility. You know that the Revision Rhinoplasty always more difficult than the first operation. They usually take longer time. Shortly, if you are with a good-enough surgeon, you don’t need to be afraid or concerned. Therefore, just feel relax and talk to your surgeon about all of your worries. Definitely your doctor will help you to feel safer and you wouldn’t need to get certain guarantee anymore.
How can I find the best doctor and a good cost for my Revision Rhinoplasty surgery?
If you decided to have Revision Rhinoplasty and want to change your doctor, you are in the most important part. Because you need to find the right clinic and best doctor to have your Revision Rhinoplasty operation perfectly.
Good news that we can help you to find them! There are many fully equipped clinics in Turkey, especially in Istanbul to have your Revision Rhinoplasty. There are many experienced doctors performing the Revision Rhinoplasty operations which are more complicated than the primary ones. You can see their reviews and previously performed Rhinoplasty diaries on the internet. You can communicate them to ask your questions. You have right to ask everything about your Revision Rhinoplasty operation, about the whole process. You need to learn the technical details, such as cartilage adding, correction in shape and septum deviation, or only the filing the nasal tip, etc. Without using any bad comments about your previous doctor and operation, you need to explain your experience to your new surgeon. If you can be a good team to revise your operated nose, there is no need to worry about the upcoming result.