Rhinoplasty, also known as nose reshaping or “nose job,” is an outpatient cosmetic surgery procedure to adjust the size and/or shape of the nose so that it’s in better balance with the rest of the face. The first rhinoplasty is called a “primary” rhinoplasty. A Revision Rhinoplasty is performed on a patient who has had a “primary” rhinoplasty in the past.
Why is a Revision Rhinoplasty Performed?
Here are 3 reasons why a patient might wish to have a revision rhinoplasty:
- To refine the results.
While a patient might be perfectly happy with their primary rhinoplasty results, sometimes they wish to have the plastic surgeon refine the nose a tiny bit. Perhaps it’s to lift the tip ever so slightly, or adjust the bridge of the nose. It varies with each patient.