Revision Nose Job in Mexico
I am very happy with my decision to go to Mexico with TopPlasticSurgeons for my revision rhinoplasty. Your team is very good at what you do.
I am 8 months post op and to this day I still can't get over my nose. With little to almost none bruising, I was able to get back to life in no time. The staff is so helpful with any concerns and truly care about their...
Myriam - USA - Revision Rhinoplasty
Thank you!! You have changed my life. My new nose looks so natural, I'm so happy I trusted you with my life. My recovery was too easy, the team was great. I will only go to you for anything else I might need in the future. I love Dr. Bernardo! I get compliments all the time and it's bc of your Dr!
Josanne - USA - Revision Rhinoplasty
My entire process in Mexico was very smooth starting the consultation and into surgery. My assistant called me the following day after surgery to check in with which gave me peace of mind knowing I was not alone.
Lisa - USA - Revision Rhinoplasty
Mexico for a revision rhinoplasty.. Well! ALL my girlfriends called me crazy but i put my trust in you and you delivered! Both Dr. and staff are all very knowledgeable and I definitely recommend Topplasticsurgeonsmexico over any plastic surgeon in the world!!
Vicky - Canada - Revision Rhinoplasty
Cost of Revision Rhinoplasty in Mexico / All Inclusive Revision Rhinoplasty package in Mexico
REVISION RHINOPLASTY IN MEXICO
REVISION NOSE JOB
What is the Revision Rhinoplasty procedure?
At Top Plastic Surgeons Mexico we are specialists in the repair to cases of Cosmetic Surgery that have been performed in other centres and have resulted in being deficient or unsatisfactory.
It is not about applying customary and normal techniques of Cosmetic Surgery.
Revision rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure designed to repair both form and function of a nose that has previously been operated on. Many people have difficult breathing from their nose or are dissatisfied with the cosmetic appearance of their nose as a result of prior nasal surgery. In fact, many patients have had several unsuccessful nasal surgeries, even as many as four or five prior procedures.
Cases of secondary surgery require a meticulous and personalised study by professionals especially dedicated to these types of repair. The techniques applied have to be designed to measure for the condition of the tissue.
Good candidates for revision rhinoplasty include physically healthy men and women who are realistic in their expectations and are unhappy with the results of a prior rhinoplasty procedure.
Our medical team provide a great wealth of experience in secondary surgery or for the revision of those cases that have already been operated on and in which the patient wishes to improve the result. These situations are very demanding professionally and only certain Specialists can meet them with due guarantees.
IN OUR PLASTIC SURGEONS' PRACTICE, ABOUT 30% - 40% OF THE RHINOPLASTIES
THEY PERFORM ARE REVISION RHINOPLASTY
CASES FROM PATIENTS WHO HAD OPERATIONS ELSEWHERE BY ANOTHER SURGEON.
The most common thing these patients say is they did not realize at the time of their first operation that not all plastic surgeons specialize in rhinoplasty or facial surgery.
If your first surgeon specializes in whole body plastic surgery, chances are his/her practice does not specialize in nose surgery.
Rhinoplasty may not be the most common procedure performed in their practice. Unfortunately, most people seeking revision surgery realize this after a bad outcome.
Common reasons why one might seek revision rhinoplasty.
Callous or bump: A small callous or bump may appear on the dorsum up to one year following your procedure. The cause of this is unknown, but if it occurs, it can usually be removed in a minor procedure.
Polly beak: Sometimes called a "parrot beak," this can occur when a hump on the bridge of the nose isn't sufficiently reduced in the area just behind the tip or when there's a build-up of scar tissue. Correction requires revision rhinoplasty.
Pinched tip: When the tip of the nose appears pinched, it's often because too much tip cartilage was removed or the cartilage didn't heal well and collapsed. To correct this, cartilage is usually added to the nasal tip in a revision rhinoplasty procedure.
Inverted V: When a hump is reduced, sometimes the middle vault of the nose collapses inward, causing an "inverted V" appearance. This may be corrected with the placement of grafts in a revision rhinoplasty procedure.
Post-operative changes: In general, following primary rhinoplasty, the nose changes every year. These changes can be unpredictable, and you may not like the way these changes look.
Disappointment with results: Despite your surgeon's best efforts, it's possible that you may be disappointed with your results. Disappointment may be due to unrealistic expectations on your part, unclear communication of your goals, surgical aesthetic misjudgment, or complications during the healing process.
Even if you're completely satisfied with the way your nose looks following surgery, it is possible to experience a nasal obstruction that make it more difficult to breathe through your nose. Most nasal obstructions can be corrected with revision rhinoplasty. If your breathing is hindered in any way, you may want to consult with your surgeon about a follow-up procedure to alleviate the problem..
SO, SHOULD YOU HAVE ANOTHER SURGERY?
WHO SHOULD DO YOUR SURGERY?
WHEN IS IT APPROPRIATE TO HAVE IT?
The first issue you must address is whether the problem needing repair is minor or an unpredictable result after the surgery was performed properly by your surgeon. If this is the case, the first surgeon likely will be able to take care of it.
On the other hand, if the result of the first surgery is plainly unacceptable and you just realized that your plastic surgeon's practice doesn’t really specialize in rhinoplasty surgery, it is not in your best interest to have the same surgeon correct the first surgery. Chances are your doctor is not equipped to perform the revision surgery required. Just as he did not get it correct the first time, he/she will not get it right the second time. In fact a bigger problem may be waiting for you.
Emotionally this is very difficult. You just invested energy, time and money on a procedure that had an unacceptable outcome (assuming your expectations were realistic before and after surgery). The last thing you feel like doing is paying for another surgery.
Having a second surgery by the same surgeon to repair the problem at no charge now sounds very appealing. What you do not realize is that you have a very high probability of having a second bad outcome. A second bad outcome will result in even more emotional distress to you and more damage to your nose, which will be even more difficult and expensive to repair.
It is hard to make the decision to pay someone else for a second surgery. But, before you commit to revision surgery by the first surgeon, get a second opinion by someone who specializes in rhinoplasty to weigh all options.
Timing of surgery is also very important. Several months after surgery swelling may still bother you, and no treatment may be needed. Conversely, problems that are not evident several months after surgery may only be visible a year later when swelling fully subsides. We know it is very difficult emotionally to wait for resolution of your concerns, but be patient.
WHY IS REVISION RHINOPLASTY
Here is another thing to consider. In most revision surgery cases the nose’s skeletal support has been overly weakened from excessive removal of cartilage and bone. Thus, the support and breathing function must be rebuilt at the same time as the cosmetic aspect is addressed.
During revision surgery, the surgeon usually encounters scar tissue inside the nose. It is very difficult and time consuming to operate with scar tissue.
Also during this surgery, the surgeon typically must “undo” what the previous surgeon did and then “redo” an entire operation. This is a reason revision rhinoplasty will take up to four times as long as a primary nose surgery.
Manage Your Expectations
If your first surgery was less than satisfactory, chances are that in the right hands you will achieve a very good result with revision rhinoplasty. Just like with primary rhinoplasty, you must have realistic expectations about what the surgeon can and cannot do.
Expect improvements, not perfection.
Remember, during the second surgery your nose may have large amounts of scar tissue that makes it more difficult to manage during surgery and creates even less predictable results than the first time.
Consequently, it is important to have the surgery done by someone who specializes in revision surgery; someone who is accustomed to dealing with scar tissue and who can maximize your chances of a good outcome.
Are You Emotionally Prepared For Revision Rhinoplasty?
If you had a less-than-ideal outcome from your first procedure and you will require further surgery, do not rush into it. You must be ready emotionally to deal with another operation and another recovery period. As mentioned before, revision rhinoplasty involves operating on scar tissue. Scar tissue will take even longer to heal as compared to normal tissue. It may take your nose twice as long to recover from swelling as compared to your first surgery.The resolution of swelling associated with surgery is a continuous and slow process.
Your nose should look better after surgery, but it will not have its definition or desired shape for many months.
You must prepare yourself to accept small incremental improvements on the appearance of your nose as the months go by, rather than expect to be fully healed after several weeks.
Before the Revision Rhinoplasty
The motivations and requests of the patient will be analysed during the preoperative consultation with the surgeon.
No medication containing aspirin should be taken within 10 days before surgery.
Stopping smoking is obligatory before surgery.
Anaesthesia for Revision Rhinoplasty
Usually the procedure is done with a local anesthetic depth by tranquilizers administered intravenously.
How long does Revision Rhinoplasty take?
Depending on the surgeon, the extent of improvement, and the possible need for further actions, the procedure can last from 45 minutes to two hours.
During the surgery your surgeon can
- Remove a bump
- Increase/Decrease the projection of the nose
- Correct a crooked nose
- Narrow the nose
- Increase/Decrease the size of the nose
- Correct a drooping or hanging tip
- Relieve airway obstruction
- Correct deformities of the nose by adding to, taking away, reshaping and/or rearranging the cartilage and bones within the nose...
How visible will Revision Rhinoplasty scars be?
Incisions are made inside the nostrils, no scar is visible to following rhinoplasty (this method is called close rhinoplasty).
This approach is ideal for minor issues such as narrowing the patient’s nasal bridge or removing a hump.
However, sometimes a small incision is performed at the columella (the partition between the two nostrils), or at the crease of the nostril if a particular gesture is considered (this method is called open rhinoplasty).
An open rhinoplasty is used to address more extensive issues. This approach allows your surgeon the exposure he needs to provide with accurate, precise and more predictable results than the closed rhinoplasty does. For the most part, the tiny scar that results from an open rhinoplasty is nearly invisible.
What is the recovery time healing process for a Revision Rhinoplasty?
Revision rhinoplasty is usually an outpatient practice, that is to say by day hospitalization with an exit on the same day after several hours of surveillance.
Tapes and a splint are placed across the back of the nose, and there may be packing or stents in the nostrils. You may experience temporary swelling, numbness, discomfort, and bruising that respond well to head elevation, ice packs, saline spray and Arnica Montana herbal supplementation.
Oedema and sometimes bruising may appear on the eyelids. The extent and duration are highly variable from one individual to another.
The procedure is rarely painful and it is rather impossible to breathe through the nose which is the main inconvenience of the early days.
It is recommended to rest and make no effort day after surgery.
The scars of the intervention will diminish gradually, allowing the return to her daily after a few days Sport and violent activities should be avoided during the first two months.
How long after a revision rhinoplasty do you start seeing results?
Within three to five months is required to have a good overview of the result, knowing that the final appearance will be obtained after 8 months to 12 months after surgery.
Cost All Inclusive Revision Rhinoplasty
The package includes:
- The Surgical Procedure
- Surgeons, Anesthetist, and all medical team fees
- Stay at Hospital / Clinic
- 7 days / 6 nights in a 4**** Hotel
- All breakfeasts included at Hotel
- All the Pre and Post-operative Consultations
- All Local Transportation from and to (Airport / Hotel - Hotel / Hospital
Hotel / Medical Consultations)
- Bilingual Assistant
- Doctor visiting you at your hotel room five days a week to check
your health conditions after the surgery, and to help you to change
your bandages, or to help you with anything you could need during
your recovery time at hotel.
Cost without package (in case of second surgery): US$2,800
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