Unfortunately, some people may find that their primary rhinoplasty has left them with poor aesthetic results or other issues that have affected the stability and function of their nose. In these cases, revision rhinoplasty can be performed to correct these issues and provide patients with results that satisfy their aesthetic and functional goals.
Is Revision Rhinoplasty Right for Me?
Rhinoplasty is a complex procedure that can involve the use of various techniques, often dictated by what is discovered during surgery, in order to achieve the patient’s desired outcome. Rhinoplasty involves removing, reshaping, and repositioning nasal cartilage to create the desired shape, long term structural support and appearance. In some cases, bone may need to be removed or shaved down. may also be present and previously untreated. There may also be an excessive amount of internal scarring following the previous procedure. Some patients may also experience nasal collapse where the improper or excessive removal of septal cartilage causes the nasal bridge to collapse inward following the procedure.
Many patients find that the results of their rhinoplasty did not address their aesthetic concerns. This can mean that the nose still appears too wide, too large, or may still look asymmetrical. If you are experiencing functional issues (nasal airway obstruction that result in migraines, earaches and sinus issues) as a result of your primary rhinoplasty or if you are not happy with the results of your rhinoplasty, you may want to consider revision rhinoplasty.
Choosing the Right Surgeon to Perform your Revision Rhinoplasty
When searching for a surgeon to perform your revision rhinoplasty, it is important that you choose one that is expertly trained and highly experienced for the best possible results. Dr. Kornstein has been a board-certified plastic surgeon for over 25 years. He is also a member of the Rhinoplasty Society, a medical society composed of members who have been expertly trained in rhinoplasty, have performed a high number of rhinoplasty procedures, and who continue to make advancements in nasal surgery. Through his years of experience performing rhinoplasty, Dr. Kornstein has continually refined his surgical skill in performing both open rhinoplasty and closed rhinoplasty as evidenced by his word-of-mouth referral and very low revision rate. He has in-depth understanding of the complex structures of the nose and facial aesthetics and meticulously crafts a unique surgical plan for each patient based on their aesthetic concerns and goals. With a commitment to both the safety and satisfaction of all our patients, Dr. Kornstein offers some of the best rhinoplasty results available.
Schedule a Consultation Today
If you are in need of revision rhinoplasty or if you are looking for a skilled and experienced surgeon to perform your primary rhinoplasty, contact our office today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Kornstein.