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Revision Rhinoplasty FAQs

Q – What is revision rhinoplasty?
Revision rhinoplasty, also referred to as secondary rhinoplasty, is a surgical procedure designed to further reshape the appearance of the nose following a prior rhinoplasty surgery.

Q – Who is a good candidate for revision rhinoplasty?
Patients who have realistic expectations and desire refinement and reshaping of their nose following prior rhinoplasty surgery may be good candidates for revision rhinoplasty. Revision rhinoplasty patients must realize that revision procedures are significantly more complex and difficult than primary rhinoplasty. In general, patients should allow at least ten to twelve months of recovery after their last surgery before proceeding with revision rhinoplasty.

Q – Where is the revision rhinoplasty procedure performed?
Most revision rhinoplasty procedures are performed in the outpatient surgery center.

Q – What type of anesthesia is used for revision rhinoplasty?
Deep sedation or general anesthesia can be used in most revision rhinoplasty procedures.

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