Revision Rhinoplasty Surgery
Even in the hands of the best rhinoplasty surgeons in the country, occasionally problems occur and the need for rhinoplasty revision surgery becomes necessary. Whether it be minor or major, nationally up to 12% of patients who undergo rhinoplasty need a revision. As a patient, you may wonder why your nose looked wonderful after your rhinoplasty surgery and what caused the situation to grow worse. One of the most challenging procedures a surgeon can perform, it is crucial to choose an expert in the field of plastic surgery if you are considering revision rhinoplasty and that is why you should turn to The Virginia Institute for Surgical Arts under the direction of Dr. Trang Vo-Nguyen (Dr. V). Revision rhinoplasty is very specialized because it corrects the inferior results of what is considered the most difficult procedure in cosmetic surgery: rhinoplasty.
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Rhinoplasty surgery is continuously evolving and it is now acknowledged that some of the methods used years ago are causing devastating results today. In the past, aggressive cartilage expurgation was utilized but today’s theories have changed. Less cartilage removal, structural grafting, camouflage techniques, and cartilage repositioning are currently taught. It is now recognized that the key to preventing complications from the initial rhinoplasty surgery is the pre-diagnosis of potential anatomical abnormalities and nasal functions. During your consultation with Dr. V, she will perform a detailed anatomic and functional evaluation of your nose. After the problems are identified, she will create a customized surgical plan based on her diagnosis of any post-operative deformities or obstructions. Her goal is to take what you naturally have and make a moderate or significant difference in the appearance and function of your nose in order to create a pleasing result that you are proud of. Dr. V understands that aesthetics is not the only important factor however and she takes pride in restoring and enhancing the damaged shape of your nose as well as returning it back to a functioning, breathing one again.
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Visually, your nose is the most prominent feature on your face and although you need it primarily to function properly, an abnormal nose can aesthetically detract from your appearance causing low self-esteem. For this reason, many people change their nose through rhinoplasty and when the operation is not performed properly, undesirable results cause the patient great traumatization. At The Virginia Institute for Surgical Arts, Dr. V recognizes the emotional concerns of her patients who have experienced poor results and that is why people from around the world seek her out as a revision rhinoplasty surgeon. In her skilled hands, you will see significant improvement as she always listens to your concerns and puts your desires first. As with any cosmetic surgery, she will also explain the limitations and if she feels any of your goals are not achievable, she will honesty address this.
Dr. V will take the time to explain all aspects of a revision rhinoplasty procedure with you and answer any questions or concerns you may have. If you are unhappy with the results of your previous nasal surgery or you want information regarding any of the cosmetic procedures offered at The Virginia Institute for Surgical Arts, please contact us today. As one of the best revision rhinoplasty surgeons in Virginia and around the world, Dr. V and her compassionate team have helped thousands of patients by creating or re-creating the nose the patient truly desires.
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