Nearly two-thirds of rhinoplasty patients seeking second surgery have breathing problems

09/24/2010 | HealthDay News

Between 5% and 15% of rhinoplasty patients want a second surgery, usually to correct breathing problems or nasal obstruction, nose tip asymmetry, or a crooked middle-third of the nose, according to a study of 104 patients seeking revision surgery. "These findings emphasize the importance of physician awareness of patients' concerns, understanding the causes of postsurgical nasal obstruction and clearly explaining nasal aesthetics to patients seeking revision rhinoplasty," the researchers said.

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