What is revision rhinoplasty

Perhaps the most difficult plastic surgery technique is rhinoplasty. Even in the best surgeons’ hands, breathing issues or outward abnormalities might develop following rhinoplasty. The intricate architecture of the nose and the “vagaries of healing” are to blame for this.

If you have had a rhinoplasty and are having problems breathing or with the appearance of your nose, a consultation with Dr. William Portuese may help you decide if you are a candidate for this operation.

The Step-by-Step

The surgery is typically carried out while the patient is asleep. Although a tiny exterior incision may occasionally be required, most incisions are inside. The nose’s bones and cartilage are reshaped while taking precautions to protect its ability to breathe. Patients of Dr. William Portuese frequently report improved nasal breathing.

The nose may enlarge for 5-7 days, depending on the patient. Dr. William Portuese can often avoid packing by using cutting-edge techniques and sutures that dissolve on their own and don’t need to be taken out.

Justification for selecting Dr. William Portuese

Dr. William Portuese is uniquely competent to perform facial surgery, and the surgery of the nose in particular, as he is a board certified facial plastic surgeon.  Nationally renowned for his skill in rhinoplasty surgery is Dr. William Portuese.

How about digital imaging?

You can ask for computer-assisted imaging to better understand what rhinoplasty can do for you.

What Takes Place During the Recovery Period After a Revision Rhinoplasty?

It takes one to two weeks to recuperate from a revision rhinoplasty. Depending on the degree of swelling and bruising after surgery, a patient might need to take a seven to ten-day leave of absence from work. One week after treatment, the patient will have a splint removed from their nose. The vast majority of patients won’t need nasal packing after a revision rhinoplasty.


Routine follow-ups and a long-term commitment are necessary for revision rhinoplasty. Once all internal edema has subsided, one to two years after surgery, the full benefits will become visible. A patient’s progress will be monitored by Dr. William Portuese in further consultations. In the first year, he requests three-monthly visits, then once a year after that.

The effects of a botched nose job can be improved through revision rhinoplasty. Studies show that between 5 and 15% of all nose operations require revision rhinoplasty, which may be done for medical or cosmetic reasons.

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