Revision rhinoplasty is a more intricate and complicated procedure because every rhinoplasty comes with an unavoidable formation of scar tissue. There is no way of knowing exactly how densely or how extensively scar tissue will be in the nose of a given patient.
Revision Rhinoplasty is a second nose surgery performed to improve or correct results from prior rhinoplasty surgery. Generally the first nose surgery is referred to as primary rhinoplasty. While the majority of the time patients are happy with their primary rhinoplasties, sometimes, patients will they seek a revision surgery for a variety of reasons.
It is estimated that as many as 12 percent of patients who undergo rhinoplasty will return to a physician seeking a revision rhinoplasty.
It is also important to understand that every rhinoplasty surgery leads to the formation of additional scar tissue and means that additional procedures will have a smaller and smaller likelihood of providing results that are as dramatic.
Dealing with scar tissue formation and knowing how to provide the expected results in noses already altered by a previous surgery are elements of the unique challenge that comes with revision rhinoplasty. Not every rhinoplasty surgeon has the experience and skill to offer revision rhinoplasty and not every plastic surgeon is willing to go through the necessary training. It's extremely important to find a top Rancho Mirage revision rhinoplasty surgeon with the training, experience and skill to perform this surgery in order to provide you with the desired results.
A number of problems such as pinched nostrils, scar contracture, and progressive nasal obstruction, as well as internal and external trauma suffered during over aggressive surgery are commonly addressed through revision rhinoplasty and patients experiences issues not listed here should not hesitate to contact the doctors at either of the The Plastic Surgery Institute locations.
Patients have often acquired results in line with those initially proposed by the surgeon and have since decided that they are unsatisfied with those results. Such patients can be accommodated as well.
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At times surgeons may focus too strongly on one aspect of the surgery only to have another aspect suffer the consequences. Surgeons often favor the physical results over the functional results only to have the nose look great but for function to be impeded.
While a pre-operative evaluation can help identify the problem and help the surgeon decide where it is best to focus efforts during surgery, the formation of scar tissue cannot be predicted and one of the defining characteristics of quality revision rhinoplasty specialists, like Dr. Ordon and Dr. Chopra, is the ability to compensate for unexpected variables safely and efficiently during the fast paced and high stress environment of surgery.
It is important for patients to understand that due to the fact that every rhinoplasty is highly individualized in order to provide patients with unique results, the only way to determine the results possible through revision rhinoplasty is through a personal consultation.
Schedule a consultation with Dr. Ordon, world-renowned plastic surgeon and one of the top Revision Rhinoplasty Rancho Mirage specialist. The Plastic Surgery Institute has a great location serve you in Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert area.