What is revision rhinoplasty, and when should a patient consider it?

Patients who have had a rhinoplasty procedure, or a “nose job,” and have had an undesirable outcome may want to ask Dr. Wayne P. Foster of Foster MD about the benefits of undergoing revision rhinoplasty. The revision rhinoplasty procedure is a way of fixing past issues that have been performed and providing the patients with more satisfying results. 

Why might a patient need revision rhinoplasty? 

It can happen with any type of surgery, where a patient is dissatisfied with results. However, the face is the first impression you make to others, and if the central portion of the face, or the nose, has imperfections, it can upset the entire balance and harmony of one’s appearance. Below are just a few reasons why a patient might need revision rhinoplasty procedures: 

  • Poor results from inexperienced or unqualified plastic surgeon
  • Changes to the nose during the healing process
  • Too much or too little bone or cartilage removed
  • Trauma or injury to the nose that compromises their final results
  • Displacement of cartilage grafts
  • Asymmetries in the shape and size of the nose
  • Improper healing or noticeable scarring
  • Obstruction of breathing

These potential issues may warrant the need for revision rhinoplasty procedures at Foster MD. 

How to choose a qualified surgeon for your rhinoplasty procedure 

To avoid many of the above issues, it is vital that patients do their research on their plastic surgeon and speak with them about any concerns they may have. Patients should have realistic expectations of what can be achieved with both rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty procedures. Dr. Wayne P. Foster is a well-respected facial plastic surgeon in his community with years of satisfied patients who have had surgical work done at his facility. 

Connect with the top surgeon in the Ocean and Monmouth counties 

Dr. Wayne P. Foster is a qualified facial plastic surgeon who is pleased to offer a range of services for enhancing the facial area. If you have been unhappy with the results of your past rhinoplasty procedure, it may be a good time to speak to our professionals about undergoing the revision rhinoplasty surgery. Foster MD has two office locations in the areas of Toms River and Manasquan and accepts new and established patients seeking facial enhancement.

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