Any patients who have undergone rhinoplasty one or more times. Want improvements in the appearance or functions.
1- 3 hours
Recovery from revision rhinoplasty can take longer to heal. A patient who undergoes revision rhinoplasty can take more than one year to recover from side effects like inflammation fully. Each surgery is different, and each patient's needs are different. Also, some patients heal faster than others.
After the surgery, immediately expect some nose bleeding and bruising. One week after the revision surgery, you will experience some pain managed with medication. But breathing through the nose will still be challenging.
After several weeks, you can begin light sports but avoid sports that need physical contact. Swelling and bruising will fade, and you will start to look and feel healed.
Revision rhinoplasty success rate is 5% - 10%.
Revision rhinoplasty is one of the most challenging plastic surgeries because of the complicated anatomy of the nose and working around damaged tissues from the previous surgery. In revision rhinoplasty surgeries, the surgeon's experience becomes vital to delivering satisfactory results.
We will ask you to send your photos as shown in the Photography Guide below to evaluate your case for your online consultation.
We will plan and arrange the procedure to suit your personal preferences and with the best revision rhinoplasty surgeon in Turkey. There are a few primary steps involved in this procedure. Here is what you can expect:
We have many clinics that specialize in revision rhinoplasty surgery. And they offer various types of anesthesia, such as the following:
Your revision rhinoplasty specialist will decide on the type of anesthesia best suits your needs and medical condition.
After the surgery, you will spend the first night at the hospital under your doctor's supervision. The revision rhinoplasty recovery process will take several weeks, and you may feel low degree pain and discomfort in the form of pressure around the nose in the first two days. It is normal to feel nausea; this is a common side effect of anesthesia. But your doctor will prescribe medication to manage the pain.
First Week After the Surgery
During the first week after the procedure, you may feel uncomfortable, and you can expect:
Second Week After the Surgery
In the second week, you will have to follow up with a doctor and remove your splint. During this period, you can expect the following:
Third Week After the Surgery
From this stage onwards, you will begin to notice the surgery results.
Week Four and after
A month after the surgery, most of the swelling will fade. In six months up to a year, you can expect to see the final results. The revision rhinoplasty may extend beyond one year for extensive tip adjustment patients.
Is revision rhinoplasty more painful?
Most patients report they experience a low degree of pain. And experience a faster recovery period compared to the previous rhinoplasty surgery. Revision rhinoplasty surgery will result in less bruising. But it depends on the amount of revision your case needs.
Should I go to the same surgeon for revision rhinoplasty?
It is advised to seek the consultation of your primary doctor who performed the rhinoplasty. Then seek a second opinion from an expert surgeon who has experience in revision rhinoplasty surgeries.
How many times can you have revision rhinoplasty?
There is no accurate number of times you can have revision rhinoplasty. It is vital to choose the right surgeon. Each surgery will come with a set of complications and risks increases. But the procedure will get more complicated the more you have it.
How difficult is a third rhinoplasty?
It is possible to seek a third revision rhinoplasty. But it will have more risks compared to the previous surgeries. It is best to wait until you're fully recovered, which is a year after your last rhinoplasty surgery.
Which country is best for revision rhinoplasty?
Turkey is considered one of the best destinations for medical tourism. It hosts best-in-class plastic surgeons and modern facilities.
Is revision rhinoplasty abroad affordable?
Some of the factors that affect the revision rhinoplasty cost are the location of the clinics, the surgeon's experience, and the technique used. But the treatment is significantly cheaper abroad, especially in medical tourism destinations like Turkey, Poland, Hungary.
Our team will dedicate their effort and time to help you choose the clinic best for you. Our goal is not just to find ‘a doctor’ for you, but to find ‘the right doctor’.