Revision Rhinoplasty

What is Revision Rhinoplasty?

Revision rhinoplasty is the rhinoplasty surgery to eliminate the negative results and defects of the previous rhinoplasty surgery or surgeries of the patient.

Why women choose Revision Rhinoplasty?

Why women choose Revision Rhinoplasty?

Patients who don't have the advantage of their primary operation are the ones who choose revision operations. Majority of the patient groups can be defined as below:

 

1) Patients who are not satisfied with the "aesthetics" of their result. They might have one or more of the below problems.

 

The tip of the nose may have pinch deformity, drooping, or excessively shortened and raised. There may be a reverse V appearance in the middle of the nose, uncorrected septum deviation, and irregularities in the nasal bridge.

 

2)Patients who are not satisfied with the "functionality" of their result

 

Patients who cannot breathe easily as a result of their first operation may prefer revision rhinoplasty. If there is an excessive reduction from the planning of the previous surgery, it may high likely to cause a problem in breathing. In the case of unsupported reconstruction of the cartilages, alar collapse may happen — alar collapse results on breathing issues as well.

Why women choose Revision Rhinoplasty?
Revision Rhinoplasty Operation

Revision Rhinoplasty Operation

  • It will take place at the internationally accredited Luxury Private Hospital
  • It will be performed under general anaesthesia
  • The approximate time of the operation is around 2-4 hours
  • You will be required to stay in Istanbul for a total of 6 nights
  • Patient will stay overnight in the hospital after the operation
Revision Rhinoplasty Operation
Procedure details: Revision Rhinoplasty

Procedure details: Revision Rhinoplasty

Revision Rhinoplasty surgery involves differences from primary Rhinoplasty surgery. Tissues are often narrowed, cartilage and bone structures might have been removed excessively or asymmetrically, and the tensions during healing might have weakened cartilages. This situation requires to be much more careful and gentle during the performance of revision surgery. Skin and soft tissue revision is very important too in revision rhinoplasty. Revision rhinoplasty often requires grafts. Nasal septum cartilage is often used or insufficient because of previous surgery. In this case, it may be necessary to remove cartilage from the ribs if needed.

Procedure details: Revision Rhinoplasty

How to prepare for Revision Rhinoplasty?

You have a dedicated team of patient advisors, nurses, and your surgeon to support you throughout the entire journey, and after it. Revision Rhinoplasty is a surgery that demands you to take several steps to help ensure that your treatment is as smooth as possible. Avoiding some points can help you recover faster, and also minimize the risk of complications.

3 Weeks Before

3 Weeks Before

Make sure that you have shared all the details about the medicines you have been prescribed and the medicines you have used before, with your surgeon.

 

You should stop smoking if you smoke. Smoking slows the recovery after surgery and boosts your risks of post-surgical complications. All tobacco products and electronic cigarettes are equally harmful.

1 Weeks Before

1 Week Before

A week before your surgery, you should stop all herbal supplements, herbal teas.

 

If you are taking any blood thinner medication (such as coraspin, aspirin, ecopirin, coumadin, clexan), they should be discontinued one week before the operation.

 

Do not use any painkillers other than painkillers that contain paracetamol one week before your surgery. If you have to use it, inform your surgeon.

Last Night Before

Last Night Before

Your anaesthesia requires at least 8 hours of fasting and thirst. Do not drink water, chew gum 8 hours prior to your surgery.

 

Take a shower the day before your surgery or on the morning of your surgery.

Surgery Day

Surgery Day

Do not wear any jewelry, makeup or contact lenses.

 

Wear clothing that is comfortable and loose. Shirts that button in front are preferred.

After the Revision Rhinoplasty

Your Revision Rhinoplasty will be carried out with the utmost care by your surgeon and you can be sure that the same standard of care will continue during regular post operative checks to ensure a smooth recovery.

 

Soreness and swelling are likely to occur for a few days after surgery, with no bruising expected. However, it is possible in some cases, that minor bruising is possible.

In most cases, the internal silicon supports remain in place for one to five days after surgery. For protection and support, the doctor places a splint on your nose. Both of them are removed latest before your final check.

Your surgeon will give you comprehensive pre-operative guidance before the operation, also give you directions and recommendations afterwards. Follow all of these guidelines to help ensure your ease, prevent risks, and speed up the recovery.

Rhinoplasty FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions of Revision Rhinoplasty

  • 01 Will I see my Doctor before the Rhinoplasty? Yes, the Doctor will need to see you before any operation to plan the procedure and answer any questions you may have.
  • 02 Why do you wish for Revision Rhinoplasty? Improve your self-esteem and confidence when getting your photo taken, and other social situations. Modify the shape or position of your nose to achieve the overall look you've dreamed of in the end of your primary rhinoplasty which was not successful. Correct breathing malfunctions caused by external factors such as shape or position of your nose after your primary rhinoplasty.
  • 03 Is Revision Rhinoplasty OK for me? If you are not happy with the shape or position of your primary rhinoplasty, then Revision Rhinoplasty could be the right choice for you. Revision is suitable for majority of the patients, but everybody is unique. There are an abundance of nose types, so the first step is always a free consultation with a member of our qualified team.
  • 04 What is involved in the operation? The details of a Revision Rhinoplasty procedure vary depending on specifically what you're having performed. Regardless, there will be a possibility to support your cartilages with the help of rib cartilages.
  • 05 Does the operation have a lower or upper age limit? Revision Rhinoplasty is suitable for patients above 18.
  • 06 How long does it take for me to recover completely? Each individual has different healing characteristics. You will have swelling around the nose and eyes and a splint in place for between three and ten days after surgery. You can see the full results after 12 months. In some thick skinned patients, the final results can be seen after 18 months as well.
  • 07 What's the risk? The risks linked with Revision Rhinoplasty are the equivalent as with any other medical procedure that requires a general anesthetic. There are no particular risks individually relating to Rhinoplasty to be worried.
FAQs
  • 01 Will I have pain after the Revision Rhinoplasty? Our surgeon will minimise any discomfort or pain following an operation, but some procedures may be more invasive and will require longer recovery time.
  • 02 When will the Doctor be checking up on me? Your surgeon will be checking you on the 1st day and 5th day after your surgery.
  • 03 How many nights will I stay in the hospital for my Revision Rhinoplasty? You will be required to stay in the hospital for the night following your surgery.
  • 04 Will I be left with scars after the operation? Many incisions are made inside the nose, so there will be no visible scarring. Depending on the procedure, you might have very tiny scars in the columella (the cartilage part which connects the nostrils) or in the nostril creases. These are not noticeable to the naked eye and will not become a problem for your social life.
FAQs
  • 01 How many days will I stay in Istanbul? You will be required to stay in Istanbul for six nights.
  • 02 How long am I going to need to take off work? 5 days to 1 week.
  • 03 Does the price include everything? All the operation procedures, accommodation, airport concierge, dedicated patient coordinator, and transfers is included in the priced, but you will need to purchase flights to Istanbul.
FAQs

Pricing

Revision Rhinoplasty Duration Of Stay Price
Revision Rhinoplasty 6 Nights €4150