Before & After Secondary Rhinoplasty by Dr. Hodgkinson with Bone & Cartilage Grafts
Secondary Rhinoplasty or Corrective Aesthetic Nose Surgery involves a lot more planning and is techinically more difficult to perform than Primary Rhinoplasty (or a first operation) due to the compromised structure and damaged tissues including scar tissue resultant from previous surgery(ies). Persistence, however, pays off and the results although less predictable than the primary operation offer an improvement to the point that the patient’s appearance is enhanced.
Dr Hodgkinson has?performed thousands of rhinoplasties in his over 30 years experience and approximately 50% of these are Secondary Rhinoplasties.
Perhaps the most common problem which presents from Primary Rhinoplasty is a?”Scooped Out Nose”.? Scooped out noses (or “ski jump noses”) are the results of too much surgery being performed.
Another common problem especially in Asian patients seeking grafts to the dorsum or bridge of their nose is that they present having had injections into their noses or foreign bodies/implants put?in their noses during the original surgery which leads in time to a reaction of more scar tissue, unnatural bumps and even extrusion or a “coming out” of the implant.
The current Australian trend in rhinoplasty is all about the “natural” look that is unique to and fits each patient’s face. Dr Hodgkinson is one of the most experienced and skilled surgeons in Rhinoplasty in Australia. He has published many papers on rhinoplasty for the international medical literature and presents papers as an invited speaker for other plastic surgeons worldwide.
At Dr Hodgkinson’s Cosmetic and Restorative Surgery Clinic the patient can also have a digital imaging done to get a concept of the result they might expect from their Secondary Rhinoplasty procedure.
For more details and bookings please contact our clinic on 02 9362 7400.
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- What’s the difference between a rhinoplasty and a nose job?
Q: What’s the difference between a rhinoplasty and a nose job? A: The obvious surgery on Michael Jackson’s nose attracts a lot of comment about rhinoplasty. Many people seeking rhinoplasty have a natural fear of ending up with a nose with an obviously operated-on look
- “I like my face, just not the bump on my nose.”
Dr Hodgkinson explains how this can be fixed: Many patients both female and male come to me who have had a broken nose or who have a bump on the dorsum that is genetic. This “bump” can be surgically corrected with a rhinoplasty to give the nose a more refined contour.
- Male Rhinoplasty/Nose Surgery
Before & After Rhinoplasty by Dr Hodgkinson Here is the result of one of my recent cases; a young Australian man of Greek heritage before and after rhinoplasty (nose reshaping surgery). To create this result, I had to refine the hump, narrrow the tip of the nose and balance the
- Q: Can a rhinoplasty also improve my breathing problems?
Q: Can a rhinoplasty also improve my breathing problems? A: Yes it can. Breathing problems can be addressed at the same time that the nose is reshaped. Trauma to the nose can twist or damage the septum, the internal partition that divides the nostrils, causing breathing problems. A procedure called a
- I want my nose improved but I still want to look like me.
Most patients want improvement – not change. Many patients in my practice voice a concern about having plastic surgery that they feel might make them look like someone else. After years of looking at yourself in the mirror or of your family and friends looking at you it is normal