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Revision Rhinoplasty

Conveniently located to serve St. Petersburg, FL and Tampa, FL

A poorly performed rhinoplasty or poor healing can result in deformities or impaired nasal function. The revision or secondary rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure that corrects deformities caused by a previous operation on the nose. Some patients who have undergone a previous rhinoplasty, or nose job, may be unhappy with the results, either for functional or cosmetic reasons.
Revision rhinoplasty is more complex and nuanced than primary rhinoplasty because there may be less cartilage to work with and there may be scarring within the nose. It is important to allow sufficient time after the first surgery to let the nose heal and the shape mature. Dr. Caceres advises patients to wait at least one year after their first surgery before considering major revision. Revision rhinoplasty surgery is aimed at achieving the most natural appearance with the best possible function. In order to make the desired changes, additional cartilage may be taken from the ear or even the ribs to reconstruct the nose. Dr. Caceres is an expert in primary and revision rhinoplasty and his comprehensive and meticulous surgical techniques can help you achieve the best possible results.

Recovery and Healing After Revision Rhinoplasty

After secondary rhinoplasty, it is vital that you closely follow Dr. Caceres’s post-surgical healing instructions. This will help to ensure that you achieve high-quality results and avoid complications during recovery.

The exact specifics of your revision rhinoplasty recovery process will vary based on the details of your case. Generally, you will experience a degree of bruising and swelling in and around the nose. These issues will only be temporary.

You must keep your head elevated at all times, even overnight, to minimize swelling. Application of a cold compress can also aid in reduction of swelling. Any discomfort or pain felt during recovery can be addressed with painkillers as prescribed.

You will need to take time off from work and avoid physically taxing activities like sports and heavy exercise. This will hasten the recovery process and avoid damage to the healing tissues.

Revision Rhinoplasty Cost

The cost of a revision rhinoplasty procedure is dependent on a number of factors. The exact techniques used, the total amount of time needed to perform the surgery, and anesthesia fees can all affect the price of secondary rhinoplasty.

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Dr. Kevin Caceres has the high degree of experience needed to perform revision rhinoplasty for Tampa, FL, patients. If you are unhappy with your previous nasal surgery results, call us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Caceres!


Revision Rhinoplasty Before and After Photo by Dr. Caceres in St. Petersburg, FL