Revision Rhinoplasty Explained
Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
Are you considering having revision rhinoplasty surgery? Otolaryngologist and facial plastic surgeon, Mr Patrick Walsh discusses this topic in this video blog. Mr Walsh has performed many initial rhinoplasty surgeries. He has also performed many successful revision rhinoplasty cases. As Mr Walsh explains in the video, both procedures are challenging, however, revision rhinoplasty is generally more complex and takes longer than an initial rhinoplasty.
Grafts required for revision rhinoplasty surgery
Grafts are sometimes required for an initial rhinoplasty, however they are more commonly required for a revision rhinoplasty. As Mr Walsh explains on his blog, a common graft required is from the rib. Such grafts can prolong the recovery period and can be quite painful but are an essential part to achieving optimal results for some patients.
Finding the right surgeon for your revision rhinoplasty
If you have already been through an initial rhinoplasty, then you most certainly will want to find the right surgeon for your revision rhinoplasty. To find the right surgeon, you may need to have multiple consultations with different surgeons. It is important that you feel comfortable with your choice of surgeon. A good line of communication between the patient and the surgeon is vital to ensure your wishes and the surgical possibilities are understood by both parties. For more information or to arrange a revision rhinoplasty consultation with Mr Walsh, you can contact his St Kilda rooms on (03) 95100714.