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Revision Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Cleveland and Columbus

Revision Cosmetic RhinoplastyRhinoplasty is the most demanding and intricate surgery performed on the face and requires a surgeon to utilize delicate and methodically planned techniques to deliver natural-looking aesthetic improvements. Unfortunately, some patients find that the results of their rhinoplasty are not up to the standard they were promised. In these cases, revision cosmetic rhinoplasty may need to be performed.

Dr. Jim Parry at The J. Parry Clinic in Cleveland, OH, is often called upon to correct other surgeons’ errors from previous rhinoplasty procedures. These cases can be extremely challenging if the correcting surgeon is not highly trained in the field of facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology.

Dr. Parry was fellowship trained by Dr. Calvin Johnson, one of the most influential facial plastic surgeons of his generation and a world-renowned expert in revision rhinoplasty. Under the tutelage of Dr. Johnson, Dr. Parry learned the incredibly difficult skill set required for repairing collapsed, deformed, and twisted noses caused by lesser trained surgeons.

When Is Revision Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Needed?

A successful rhinoplasty meets the realistic goals of the patient and balances both the cosmetic and functional aspects of the nose. In some cases, the surgeon performing the initial rhinoplasty may not specialize in nasal surgery or may not be properly qualified to perform facial plastic surgery. In other cases, there may be some issues that occur during the healing process that affect the final results of the procedure.

Issues may arise if too much cartilage or bone has been removed. In other cases, the nasal pathways may have become obstructed, which can make it difficult to breathe. Scar tissue build-up can also occur, which may distort the results of your rhinoplasty over time.

In general, if you are not satisfied with the results of your primary rhinoplasty, it may be a good idea to schedule a consultation with a qualified surgeon to see if revision cosmetic rhinoplasty is your best option.

The Difficulty of Revision Rhinoplasty

Revision rhinoplasty is a complex procedure that requires expertise and advanced knowledge to perform. The scar tissue present from the initial rhinoplasty can be difficult to work around. In addition to this, cartilage and bone have already been removed, which makes it more complicated to achieve the desired results.

When choosing to undergo nasal reconstructive surgery, it is most important that you choose an extensively trained and experienced facial plastic surgeon who specializes in the procedure. An in-depth understanding of the complexities of nasal structures is invaluable and will allow the surgeon to provide the best possible aesthetic results.

The Expertise of Dr. Parry

Dr. Parry’s background as both a fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon and residency-trained otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat surgeon), makes him exceptionally well-versed and artistically skilled in cosmetic rhinoplasty and corrective nose surgery. He is double board-certified and has devoted his career to providing patients with exemplary facial plastic surgery outcomes.

Schedule a Consultation Today

If you are unhappy with the results of your primary rhinoplasty and are looking for a skilled and experienced facial plastic surgeon to perform your revision rhinoplasty in Cleveland, OH, contact The J. Parry Clinic today to schedule a consultation.


Is Revision Rhinoplasty the Same Procedure as Secondary Rhinoplasty?

Yes, the primary goal of revision or secondary rhinoplasty is to correct any residual issues or achieve the desired outcome that was not fully realized from the initial procedure.

How Soon After Rhinoplasty Surgery Can I Have a Revision?

The timing for revision rhinoplasty varies depending on individual healing and specific concerns. It is typically recommended to wait at least 12-18 months after the initial rhinoplasty surgery before considering revision.

How Long Does It Take for Revision Rhinoplasty to Heal?

While the initial recovery period for revision rhinoplasty is similar to primary rhinoplasty, complete healing, and final results may take several months to a year as swelling subsides and tissues settle.

Is Revision Rhinoplasty More Complex Than Primary Rhinoplasty?

Revision rhinoplasty can be more complex due to altered nasal anatomy from previous surgeries, scar tissue formation, and potential limitations in tissue availability. However, Dr. Parry is a highly experienced secondary rhinoplasty surgeon and will discuss how he will navigate these challenges during the consultation process.

Are There Any Risks or Complications Associated with Revision Rhinoplasty?

As with any surgical procedure, revision rhinoplasty carries inherent risks, including infection, bleeding, asymmetry, and unsatisfactory aesthetic outcomes. Our surgeons prioritize patient safety and take proactive measures to minimize risks and complications.

Will I Need Additional Revisions in the Future?

While revision rhinoplasty aims to address concerns and achieve long-lasting results, additional revisions may be necessary in some cases, particularly if new issues arise or further refinement is desired. Our team remains committed to ongoing care and ensuring your satisfaction with the outcome.